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Tummy tuck is a procedure to remove excess fat and skin while tightening muscle in your abdominal wall,mainly advised for men or women who are obese.Women who have had several pregnancies may find the surgery useful too. ... Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions related to Tummy Tuck

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What are the side effects of tummy tuck procedure?

Tummy tuck procedure is completely safe there is no side effect of the procedure but there can be temporary swelling and pain which will resolve within three weeks of the surgery. After surgery you will notice a better shape which will continue to improve till six months of surgery.

What precautions you should take after tummy tuck surgery?

You should avoid doing any strenuous activity for three to four weeks after surgery. You have to wear compression garment daily for six months to provide support to your abdomen region.

When you can see the final result of tummy tuck procedure?

The final result of the procedure will be seen when your swelling has been resorbed and you are able to stand full upright till healing is done.

How long will the results of tummy tuck last?

The results of tummy tuck can last for 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.

When the scar of the surgery fade?

The scar of the surgery fade within six months of the surgery and then it becomes lighter in colour

How long will a tummy tuck last?

The result of tummy tuck procedure will last lifetime if you are able to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy diet and with regular exercise. If you are not able to do this then fat will start accumulating in your body parts.

What is the procedure of tummy tuck?

In tummy tuck surgery an incision is being made in the pubic hairline and the extra fat and the skin are removed by excision. Then a second incision is being made near the belly button for removing the extra skin present in the abdominal region, the upper part of abdominal skin and the remaining tissues are pulled downwards before the incision are being closed.

Who performs tummy tuck surgery?

Tummy tuck surgery is being done by a plastic surgeon.

How long does a tummy tuck take?

It will take around 2-3 hours to complete the surgery and after that you have to be in the hospital for at least one day after surgery.

What is the duration of tummy tuck surgery ?

1-4 hours.

Any diet modifications i need to adapt post surgery?

Lean proteins such as grilled or broiled fish or chicken, or tofu, peas and beans and unprocessed nuts are all good choice for supplying adequate protein.

How long is the recovery period after tummy tuck surgery ?

The recovery time for a tummy tuck varies for each individual varies but generally takes at least 6-8 weeks.

Will there be any scar after the procedure?

Like any surgical procedure, a tummy tuck does leave a scar along the incision line but there's a lot to know about how the incision is made, how it heals and what patients can do to minimize the scar's appearance.

Can my fat grow again after this procedure?

During body contouring procedures like a tummy tuck, fat cells are eliminated from the body and thus cannot return.

How much waist can be reduced from this procedure?

Expect to lose 1-2 inches from the waist size comfortably.

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.

What are Precautions to take before surgery?

Stop smoking, Avoid certain medications, Maintain a stable weight, Take medication to prevent complications and arrange for help during recovery.

What is Tummy tuck?

Tummy tuck is the surgical procedure which is being used for removing those extra, loose and hanging skin from the tummy region.

Does a tummy tuck lift your pubic area?

Tummy tuck doesn’t always include the pubic region because it focuses on contouring the belly region and the tightening the skin and muscles in the middle section of your abdomen. If you need to tighten your pubic region then you should consult with your surgeon about it.

How painful is a tummy tuck?

There is mild to moderate pain after tummy tuck, in some cases pain or loss of sensation can be seen for months or even years after the procedure. 

Who can go for tummy tuck?

You can go for tummy tuck if you have loose and extra skin and fat, but you are not happy with the shape of your abdomen region. If you have got loose skin because of genetics, pregnancy, weight loss, aging process or any previous process then tummy tuck will resolve it.

What does tummy tuck do?

Tummy tuck is used for removing those loose and extra skin and fat present in the tummy region and it tightens the weak muscle. It also improves the stretch marks and the extra skin present in the lower abdomen and below the belly button.

Who is the perfect candidate for abdominoplasty or tummy tuck?

Perfect candidate for tummy tuck or abdominoplasty are :Patient who is in good health and should not have any active diseases or serious pre-existing medical conditions, having realistic expectations from the outcome of the surgery and patient must be mentally & emotionally stable.

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