Abdomen lifting operation is performed to the abdominal area where sagging and cracks occur in time.
Crack and sagging problems may occur due to fast weight fluctuation and pregnancy.
What’s Tummy Tuck?
Tummy tuck is a surgical operation that can create impressive difference.
This is more common in women who have given birth in general. Because the abdominal muscles are streched. However, excess fat in the abdomen can affect all stages of life.
Am I a Good Canditade for Tummy Tuck?
Tummy tuck is a surgical operation is often needed in women who have given birth. During pregnancy, the abdomen is severely expanded with abdominal Wall and abdominal muscles. This issue occurs in post pregnancy period. That’s why we advise to be done tummy tuck after the pregnancy.
Tummy Tuck surgery is usually performed on women but sometimes men demand this surgery too. There is a need for tummy tuck surgery in men or women who have gained or lost a lot of weight.
What are the risks?
Decision of having a aesthetic surgery depends on your own will and whether or not fulfill your expectations. You should decide whether the risks and potential complications of Tummytuck surgery acceptable or not. Your plastic surgeon will explain the risks of the surgery in detail. You’re asked for signing confirmation forms to make sure you fully understand the surgery and all the risks and the possible complications.
Possible risks of tummy tuck surgery include those:
- Fluid accumulation
- Numbness or other changes in skin sensation
- Recurrent looseness of skin
These risks and others will be fully discussed before your consent is taken. It is important to discuss all your questions directly with your plastic surgeon.
What should be done before surgery?
You should quit smoking if you do. You should avoid taking aspirins which can increase bleeding, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements.
Past Medical History
Talk to your doctor about the operations you are taking, as well as the medications you use. If you are allergic to any drug, tell the Plastic Surgeon.
Your Physical condition
For treatment, your doctor will make the necessary examination before you decide to operate. The doctor may also take photographs of the abdomen for medical records.
You should know exactly what you want. You should tell this to your doctor in detail before the surgery and you should know what the result will be.
Operation Process Step by Step
The troubled area under the skin will be removed and a flat abdomen done by bringing the muscles together.
During the surgical procedures, drugs are applied for your own comfort. Options include sedation and general anesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best option for you.
2- Formation of Incisions
The shape and length of the incision will be determined by the amount of excess skin. Once the abdominal skin is lifted, the underlying weakened abdominal muscles are repaired.
3- Closing the incisions
Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions.
4- See the result
Your tummy tuck will result in a flatter, firmer abdominal contour that is more proportionate with your body type and weight.
What to Expect?
Abdominal stretching should be performed in a hospital. It should definitely be done in an operating room environment. You will be anesthetized during the operation and you will not feel any pain during the operation.
You should talk with your doctor in detail with abdominal stretching surgery. As a result, you should expect realistic results. Your doctor should be able to tell you in a correct way, and you should understand it well.
Abdominal stretching in the lower layer of the skin is taken from the problematic region, the distended muscles are tightened and brought closer to each other to ensure the formation of a flat stomach. Finally, the doctor terminates the operation by making a new navel hole in the abdomen.
If the complaint is only in the lower region of the belly, the problem can be solved by a smaller operation called mini abdominoplasty. In the operation that leaves a smaller trace, the abdominal muscles are repaired.
What Should be done after surgery?
After the operation you will be asked to wear a special garment to keep your tummy tight. The reason for this is to reduce the swelling which is a natural result.
Take time to relax and take yourself on the days following your treatment.You can do a little activity to promote blood flow and make faster the healing. The walking will especially good. But try to rest plenty.
In general, patients can return to work after two weeks. If you work in a high level of physical difficulty, you should extend this period a little longer. In addition, your routine program and status will be under constant control.
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The results of tummy tuck may be concealed due to the fact that you do not stand completely upright. You will have a tall and confident stance within a week or two. With the tummy tuck you will have a more firm and tight abdomen, which is more proportionate to your body type and weight.
Tumy tuck is not guaranteed. In some cases, it may not be possible to obtain the best results with a single surgical procedure and other surgical procedures may become necessary. It is essential for the success of the surgery to follow your doctor’s instructions. Your doctor will give you specific instructions on how to take care of yourself.
Frequently asked questions about Tummy Tuck İstanbul
How is tummy tuck performed?
Tummy tuck can be performed in two types: full tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck. If the deformation is at the upper part of the abdomen and the place of navel is changing, the procedure is full tummy tuck. The skin of the abdomen is removed to the ribs and the excess skin is cut off from the body. In the mini-tummy tuck operation, the procedure is performed on the lower part of the abdomen and the liposuction or laser lipolysis is applied to the skin.
Is it possible to correct the hernia with tummy tuck?
If you have a hernia problem due to previous births or similar reasons in the abdomen or belly area during the abdominal stretching, the hernia can also be eliminated.
How is the process of returning to normal life?
Tummy tuck takes approximately 2 to 4 hours and must be hospitalized after the operation. However, the patient can stand up 3-4 hours after the procedure. The return period to normal life varies between 10-15 days.
Is there a scar after the abdomen surgery?
The incision is made in such a way that the incision region will coincide with the body curves and under the underwear. Thus, the natural line of the body is indistinguishable and the trace cannot be noticed. When applied by experienced hands, as in other aesthetic surgeries, the tracks will be hidden subtly in tummy tuck operations.
Is it a painful procedure?
Tummy tuck is performed under general anesthesia. The patient will not feel pain even if he is awake.
How much does it cost?
Cost varies from patient to patient. It is impossible to say the price without examination of the The cost of the procedure varies depending on the condition of the fat tissue to be taken and the size of the procedure to be performed. It is not possible to determine the price without examining the patient.