Abdominoplasty, which targets men and women, involves aesthetic procedures for muscles and tissues, by removing excess skin and fat from the lower abdomen in a sophisticated and modern way that ensures positive results.
What is tummy tuck surgery and who suits?
This surgery aims to remove excess skin and fat from the lower part of the abdomen caused by many causes, including in what happens to women after childbirth as a result of the expansion of the abdominal skin during pregnancy, sometimes these skin appendages are large do not disappear after birth, in addition to Cracks (weakness) in the abdominal wall must be removed, and others are due to weight loss or gagging (cutting the stomach) that cause large sagging, and this section includes men and women, also the process of tummy tuck is not only a cosmetic process; it also helps to tighten Abdominal muscles.
What are the types of tummy tuck?
During a full tummy tuck, excess skin and fat are removed from the lower abdominal area, tightening the sagging muscles along the abdomen.
It is easier, simpler, and cheaper for the doctor who performs the surgery and for the person performing the operation. During this surgery, the surgeon removes the sagging skin in the abdomen below the navel, leaving a relatively small scar.
How are abdominoplasty done?
This surgery is performed under general anesthesia, and the duration of the procedure varies, but not less than two hours.
Abdominoplasty is performed in the lower abdomen, which varies according to the amount of flabby skin.
The skin appendages and the abdominal wall are then cut by internal suture along the abdomen, the umbilical fixation of the navel, and the suture of the surgery from the outside.
Two tubes are installed to drain the material resulting from the operation, and these pipes are removed after two or three days depending on the state of surgery without any pain.
What is the duration and recovery period?
The person needs to stay in the hospital for two nights after the operation in addition to a stay of at least 5 days in Istanbul for the necessary review.
There are some swelling in the place that lasts for a week to a month, and the recovery period varies from person to person.
Smoking and drinking alcohol are factors affecting the healing period, it is important to stop taking them before and after the operation to get the desired result shortly, the patient also can start to practice normal life after 5 to 10 days, also can start exercising a month after the operation.