Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty/ Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty is a procedure which involves flattening of abdomen by removing extra fat and skin which can’t be reduced with diet or exercise.

Indication

The procedure is helpful to treat conditions such as

  • Excessive skin and fat due to obesity
  • Weakened abdominal muscles due to aging ,
  • Skin and fat loosened post Pregnancy

Types of Abdominoplasty

Complete Abdominoplasty: involves cutting of abdomen from hipbone and then contour the skin, tissue, and muscle as needed.
Mini Abdominoplasty: Done on the people whose fat are deposited below the navel.

Right candidate for Abdominoplasty

  • Tummy tuck is suitable for men and women who are in good health.
  • Women who had several pregnancies and are looking for tightening of abdominal muscles
  • Men or women who were once obese.

Risk factor

  • Surgical risk such as bleeding
  • Blood clot
  • Inflamed or itchy scarring