Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) is a surgical procedure in which the excess fat and sagging skin tissue in the middle and lower abdomen is removed and the abdominal muscles are stretched and tightened.
Tummy Tuck surgery process
First, general anesthesia is applied to the patient. As with every anesthesia, the person is anesthetized according to the height, weight and age of the person. Depending on the type of tummy tuck to be applied, incisions are opened and stretching is performed and the incisions are sutured and the operation is completed.
What are the types of Tummy Tuck surgery?
There are 2 types of tummy tuck surgery. The reason of being 2 types is the change in operation depth according to the intensity of the sags and folds in the abdomen.
Type 1 Classic Tummy Tuck Operation: It is an operation for very dense sagging. It takes 2-3 hours.
Type 2 Partial Tummy Tuck Operation: It is an operation performed for non-intense sagging. It takes 1-2 hours.
Who can have Tummy Tuck surgery?
This operation is suitable for all male and female patients.
This procedure is suitable for people who have lost weight, have given birth and have passed through their youth period. After these conditions, sagging in the abdomen, excess skin appearance occurs. If you are planning on giving birth and you have not tried the diet and weight loss method, this operation is not recommended because it may be detrimental to the removal of anesthesia and excess skin.
Things to consider before surgery?
As general anesthesia will be applied before the operation, aspirin and cigarette should not be consumed.
Things to consider after surgery?
Post-operative period is the period in which recovery will begin. Attention should be paid to the use of shower, chemical, cosmetic products and medical advice. Duration of operation from 1 to 2 weeks may need a rest period. In this period, heavy sports, the abdomen will reduce the operation effect or disrupt activities should not be done.