Tummy Tuck Surgery is also called as Abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin from the abdomen and creates an abdominal profile which is smoother and firmer. Many times, this surgery is also performed for Aesthetic Reasons to provide a smoother and firmer abdomen giving the look of a flat and well toned abdomen. Even individuals with normal body weight and proportion can develop a protruding or drooping abdomen due to various causes like:
A tummy tuck is not a substitute to a weight loss program. Generally, the results of a tummy tuck are permanent, but can get impacted by fluctuations in body weight. Tummy tuck Surgery can not correct stretch marks unless they are in the areas of skin being removed due to Tummy Tuck. Dr V K Srinagesh of Ojas Aesthetic Institute is Board Certified Surgeon with many years of experience in these kinds of Cosmetic Surgeries. Ojas Aesthetic Institute offers this surgery at an affordable cost providing right results.
Flattens the abdomen by removing excess fat and skin and tightening muscles of abdominal wall. Correction of small hernias if present.
2 to 5 hours.
General, or local with sedation.
Either depending on individual circumstances and extent of surgery.
Temporary pain. Swelling, soreness, numbness of abdominal skin, bruising, tiredness for several weeks or months.
Blood clots. Infection. Bleeding under the skin flap. Poor healing resulting in conspicuous scarring or skin loss. Need for a second operation.
Recovery: Back to work:
2 to 4 weeks.
More strenuous activity:
4 to 6 weeks or more. Fading and flattening of scars: 3 months to 2 years.