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Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty ) Surgery

Who Are The   People Who Will Benefit From Abdominoplasty ?

There may be sagging of the skin with weight loss after diet and exercise . The reason for this is rapid weight loss. It is extremely beneficial for women who have given birth several times, have cracks and sagging in the abdominal skin, and have weakened abdominal muscles.

In men, they prefer it more in people who have lost a lot of weight and have done sports. Excess and thinning skin in the navel area is removed. It feels happy both physically and mentally .

Patients who intend to lose weight should postpone this surgery. It is beneficial for women who intend to give birth to postpone this operation until after birth. An abdominoplasty surgery will increase your appearance and your confidence in yourself .

How to Prepare for Surgery Before Surgery?

During this period, the doctor will have some requests from you. In particular , if you smoke , you should take a break 4 weeks before and up to 2 weeks after surgery. During this period, you should not stay in the sun much. If you are using it, you should seek vitamin E and aspirin . You should give up heavy diet regimens before surgery .

Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty ) Surgery What is it?

  • Full Abdominoplasty Surgery
  • Partial Abdominoplasty Surgery (Mini)
  • 360 Degree Abdominoplasty (Circular)

Abdominoplasty , middle and lower abdominal region that more is taken of fat and skin tissue flaccid state is an operation. At the same time, the muscles of the muscles are strengthened by stretching. Obese people should lose the amount of weight they can lose before this surgery. With this surgery, the appearance of a fat belly and abdomen is improved .

A However, given the surgery due to trace s may remain . These marks will remain under the underwear. It is difficult to see from the outside. It can be combined with other operations.

Full Abdominal Lift

It is preferred because the sagging skin in the abdomen and belly area is wide and large. This enlargement means not only under the navel, but also sagging of the skin from the sides. An incision of 20-30 cm is made. Excess skin is removed. Re-belly button is done by the doctor. This area covered with special stitches and tapes. It should not be kept upright for 3 or 4 days after the operation . It should be moved more inclined and slower. After the procedure , a special corset should be used for 3 to 4 weeks.

Mini Abdominal Lift

It is preferred due to the low amount of sagging skin in the abdomen and belly area. This sag occurs just below the navel . An incision is made between 8 and 12 cm. Excess skin is removed. It is covered with special stitches and tapes. One should not stand upright for 1 or 2 days postoperatively . It should be moved more inclined and slower. He should use a special corset for 1 to 3 weeks.

360 Degree Abdominal Lifting

The sagging skin in the abdomen and belly area is wide and wide. It is also preferred if there is a downward sagging in the back area . This enlargement is not only under the navel, but also means that the skin sags from the sides and back. An incision is made between 30 and 50 cm. Excess skin is removed from both the front and back area. Re-belly button is done by the doctor. This area, covered with special stitches and tapes. It should not be kept upright for 5 or 7 days after the operation. It should be moved more inclined and slower.  He should use a special corset for 4 to 5 weeks.

Surgery Planning

The doctor will examine you physically . Your general health condition, the amount and distribution of fat in the abdominal area are checked. The sagging, excess and skin quality of the skin in this area is evident . If necessary, a drawing can be made and the skin to be removed can be shown to the patient. The patient’s past spent diseases, huh man asked existing health problems. Habits (cigars call, drink, etc.) and used drugs (aspirin, tranquilizers, etc.) are asked .

During this examination, you should tell your doctor why you want this surgery . This is what you can expect from surgery . Do not hesitate to discuss this topic.

Then the doctor will give you information about all the details of the operation.

For example,

  • Full – Partial – Circulars for which appropriate ?
  • Will it be combined?
  • How many days does he need to stay in the hospital ?
  • Will there be a lot of postoperative pain?
  • When do I start walking ?
  • When can I return to my normal life?
  • How long will I wear the corset ?

How is the Surgery Procedure?

Full abdominoplasty may take an average of 2 to 3 hours depending on the extent of the surgery . Partial abdominoplasty can take 1 to 2 hours. 360 degree abdominoplasty may take an average of 4 to 5 hours. Often, an incision line that extends from one hip to the opposite hip, but can be hidden in a swimsuit, and a second round incision around the belly is required. In partial abdominoplasty, the incision line is shorter . The Belly button location may not be changed. In the 360 ​​degree circular procedure, the front is made like a full tummy tuck. The same process is done on the back around the waist .

A full round of cutting and stretching is done. During the operation, the abdominal skin is separated from the groin and the muscles below the ribs up to the speed . If there is a weakness or hernia in the abdominal muscles , this is reinforced. The skin is cut and removed from the body. These procedures performed in mini- abdominoplasty are more limited. After operation bit optionally wound or metal clamps or also closed with suture . It is covered with tapes . Tubes called drains can be placed under the skin to absorb the excess fluid that will collect in the area .

What is done after Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty ) Surgery?

In the first week , there may be swelling , pain and bruising in the abdominal area . It is taken under control with painkillers . Drains are removed 2 to 3 days on average , and stitches are removed after 1 to 2 weeks. You need to stay in the hospital for 1 or 2 days on average . It may take a few months for you to feel the same.

You can return to work after 3 to 4 weeks. It may take 9 months to 1 year for the scars to flatten and fade. Although it does not disappear completely , this scar can be easily hidden even under a bikini. A bdominoplasty surgery creates excellent results for patients with abdominal muscle weakness or skin sagging.

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