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About Tummy Tuck

This is also known as abdominoplasty. It is a surgery performed to flatten the abdomen by removing extra fat and skin, and tightening the muscles in the abdominal wall.


In the following sections, you will know about

  1. What is Tummy Tuck?

  2. Cost of Tummy Tuck Surgery

  3. Tummy Tuck Surgery, Recovery, Risks and Medical tests needed for  Surgery 

  4. Best Doctors and Hospitals for Tummy Tuck Surgery 

  5. Frequently asked questions about  Tummy Tuck Treatment


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Days in Hospital 1
Days Outside Hospital 4
Total days in India 5
Treatment Cost USD 3,000


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Tummy Tuck  Surgery

Everybody strives for a flat and well-toned abdomen through exercise and weight control. Sometimes these methods cannot achieve our goals. Even individuals of normal body weight and proportion can also develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging. The most common causes of this include:

  • Aging

  • Heredity

  • Pregnancy

  • Prior surgery

  • Significant fluctuations in weight


Procedure of Tummy Tuck 

The procedure can take somewhere between 1 to 5 hrs & is performed under general anaesthesia.

There are two options for a tummy tuck, the appropriate procedure for the patient will be determined by the doctor.


Complete abdominoplasty. In this procedure, the abdomen will be cut from hipbone to hipbone in this procedure. This is the option for those patients who require the most correction. The incision will be made low, at about the same level as the pubic hair.


Partial or mini abdominoplasty. This procedure is mostly performed on patients whose fat deposits are located below the navel and require shorter incisions.

  • In this procedure, the belly button most likely will not be moved.
  • Patient’s skin will be separated between the line of incision and the belly button.
  • This type of surgery may also be performed with an endoscope (small camera on the end of a tube).


After the procedure

It's very important to follow the surgeon's instructions as how to take care of the bandage in the days following surgery. complete recovery takes several months.



Factors Affecting the Cost of Tummy Tuck Treatment

Following are the factors which will affect the treatment cost:

  1. The hospital patient is opting for.

  2. Room –Standard single room, deluxe room, super deluxe room for the number of nights specified (including nursing fee, meals, room rate, and room service).

  3. Operating room, ICU

  4. Fee for the team of doctors (Surgeons ,Anesthesist ,Physiotherapist ,Dietician )

  5. Medicines

  6. Physiotherapy session

  7. Standard test and diagnostic procedures

  8. Post –surgery garments

  9. Type of procedure performed


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FAQS of Tummy Tuck


  • Who is the perfect candidate for abdominoplasty or tummy tuck?

  • Perfect candidate for tummy tuck or abdominoplasty are :

    • Patient must be in good health and should not have any active diseases or serious pre-existing medical conditions. 

    • You must have realistic expectations from the outcome of the surgery

    • Patient must be mentally & emotionally stable


  • At what age should abdominoplasty be performed?

  • There is no "normal" age or time in one's life undergo an abdominoplasty, but it is most often done after a woman has given birth and does not plan to have more children, or after someone has lost all the weight he or she intends to lose.


  • Is there much pain associated with abdominoplasty?

  • The amount of pain with an abdominoplasty is quite variable. Some people report a moderate amount of discomfort and some say it is more intense. But most people experience some pain.


  • Is there a lot of swelling involved with abdominoplasty?

  • There is some swelling after the tummy tuck procedure. Abdominoplasty is a serious surgery and, depending upon the case, a lot of tissue is removed, so some swelling is inevitable. This Swelling should subside within in a few weeks


  • When will the results be visible?

  • Difference will be visible once the swelling subsides.


  • How long will the results of tummy tuck last?

  • The results of tummy tuck can last for many, many years. If you have no large weight gain or pregnancies after your tummy tuck, then the changes will be relatively permanent. There will be some relaxation of the tissues with age, but not to the extent prior to surgery.


  • Who is not the candidate for tummy tuck?

  • One should not consider tummy tuck if :

    • You are pregnant

    • If a person is planning to lose weight

    • Using it as an alternative for weight loss

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