Tummy Tuck Surgery Abdominoplasty
Often, factors such as significant weight gain or fall in multiple pregnancies and inherited traits can lead to flabby skin fat deposits and stretch marks in the abdominal area. These conditions may persist despite proper nutrition and physical activity and may make the stomach disproportionate Body A tummy tuck or tummy tuck may restore the appearance of a firmer, flatter stomach. A full tummy tuck, as described in this animation, is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat and loose skin, and tucks the muscles in the abdominal wall for partial or mini tummy tuck removal.
Remove excess fat and loose skin underneath the navel and The tummy tuck described in a separate animation can be done alone but is often done with liposuction to further improve body contours. Persons who consider a tummy tuck to be healthy should be reasonably fit and not plan future pregnancies. This can tighten the muscles and cause a full tummy tuck.
Perform under sedation with local anesthesia, where the abdomen is numb, and you are relaxed and comfortable. Alternatively, you can fall asleep completely under general anesthesia. The duration of the procedure depends on the extent of the tissue removal and whether the liposuction is also performed by your surgeon Make an incision directly above the pubic area.
The incision is usually made where it is covered by bathing suits or underwear. However, it is important to know that you have a scar when a second incision is made around the navel to free it from the surrounding tissue of the skin and layers of fat over the abdominal wall are lifted to expose the abdominal muscles.
Your surgeon will suture these muscles by tightening them up, resulting in a flatter, firmer abdominal wall and a slimmer waist as the muscles tighten. The skin layer and fat are stretched back over the abdominal wall, a new hole is created for your excess umbilical skin and fat that hang and the original incision is removed. Drainage tubes are usually inserted through tiny holes under the incision into the abdomen so that fluids can escape when healing.
The incisions are sutured and bandages are created. Most likely you will need to wear a compression garment to reduce the swelling and provide comfort and support when you heal drainage hoses. Sutures are usually removed within a week or two after surgery, as every major operation causes bruising and swelling to be normal and usually subside within several weeks, your scar will fade significantly over time. With proper nutrition and exercise, you can enjoy a tighter, flatter stomach for years.