What Is A Tummy Tuck?
Tummy tuck, also known as Abdominal plasty eliminates excess fat and skin and tightens the weakened muscles of the abdominal wall to create smoother body contours. There are options available for your tummy tuck, including a mini tummy tuck or full tummy tuck according to your current situation and expectations for your final result.
Who is Eligible for Tummy Tuck
Below is a list of reasons a tummy tuck in might not be for you if:
You suffer from a chronic disease, such as heart disease or a serious form of diabetes.
Your intent is to lose a lot of weight.
You are thinking about getting pregnant in the future.
Your BMI exceeds 30.
You have already had abdominal surgery in which there are visible scars.
You smoke frequently.
Tummy Tuck Procedure
Step 1 – Anesthesia is given to keep you comfortable during procedures. Your surgeon will suggest the best choice of anesthetic.
Step 2 – A horizontal incision will be made in the area between the hairline of the pubis and the navel.The shape and length of the incision will be determined by the amount of excess skin.
An additional incision may be required for the upper abdomen if there is excess skin that must be removed from it. The upper abdominal skin is pulled down and the excess skin is trimmed.
The remaining skin is sutured together and another opening for the belly button is created. The The navel is projected onto the surface and sewn in position.
Step 3 – The skin is then closed with sutures, skin adhesives, ribbons and staples.
Step 4 – Your abdomen will heal to reveal a flatter, firmer abdominal contour relative to your new body type and weight.
Tummy Tuck Aftercare
You will need to allow up to 6 weeks following your surgery to recover. This means you won’t be able to work, exercise or drive a car, however, your surgeon will provide you with more details on this and a specific time frame for you. After 6 weeks, you should begin to see and feel the full effect of your abdominoplasty in turkey before and after. After a few weeks of surgery, you may be required to attend a follow-up appointment to ensure that your wound heals properly.