What is a tummy tuck?
Tummy tuck surgery or abdominoplasty, its a surgical procedure where excess fat and skin are removed from the tummy and in some cases weakened or separared muscles are restored to create a smoother and firmer appearance.
Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging. The most common causes of this include:
it is true that regular exercise and a healthy diet can healp the appearance of one's tummy but sometimes this is not enough, when the abdomen is loose and sagging the more common causes are:
- Significant fluctuations in weight
- Prior surgery
Am I a good candidate?
Tummy tuck surgery is carried out on both women and men, This procedure is ussually sought by women who have no plans to conceive anymore children.
What about price?
Costs vary widely and depend on the complexity of the procedure, where the surgery takes place and which anesthetic is administered. Please feel free to ask a personalized quote here
Tummy tuck 3,800 US Dlls
Breast lift and tummy tuck (mommy makeover): 6,500 US Dlls
How do I prepare for this procedure?
The final scar is ussually at the level of the bikini. Sometimes patients can choose the position of the scar depending o the type of the bikini they wear. read more here
Tummy tuck surgery
It involves making an incision across the lower part of the abdomen and removing a wedge of skin and fat. The surgery maybe performed in combination with liposuction procedure.
How is this procedure performed?
What will my recovery and healing from this procedure?
This procedure being complex, requires a significant amount of time to recovery / nearly 4 to 6 weeks. Patients might experience mild disconfort and contusions around the abdomen. But, such complications subside with time as the patient recovers completely.