Tummy tuck Surgery
TUMMY TUCK SURGERY IN MUMBAI
- A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure to get rid of the surplus skin and fat deposits.
- Tummy tuck surgery is a highly individualized procedure and you should do it for yourself.
- Tummy tuck surgery is not a substitute for weight loss or an appropriate exercise program.
- A flat and well-toned abdomen is something many of us strive for through exercise and weight control.
Tummy tuck surgery also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.
A flat and well-toned abdomen is something many of us strive for through exercise and weight control. Sometimes these methods cannot achieve our goals.
Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging.
FAQS ABOUT TUMMY TUCK SURGERY
What is Tummy tuck Surgery?
A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure to get rid of the surplus skin and fat deposits ( as seen after pregnancy/ weight loss) over the tummy, by making an incision in the lower part of tummy/abdomen.
What is the cause of lax surplus skin and striae marks?
With repeated/ prolonged stretching of skin (as in pregnancy/obesity) the elasticity of the skin is lost and there are breaks in dermis (deep) layer of skin. When the stretch factor is gone, the skin can not contract back to the underlying muscle contour, resulting in lax skin and striae marks.
What is ‘tummy bulge’?
‘Tummy bulge’ is due to weakness in abdominal muscles. Tummy bulge which is resistant to exercises can be got rid of by muscle tightening, which is done concomitantly with tummy tuck surgery.
Do you do liposuction also?
Yes, a tummy tuck is usually preceded by liposuction to achieve perfect contour.
Can I get pregnant after tummy tuck?
A tummy tuck does not affect pregnancy in any way. But we advise females to first complete their family because there will be a recurrence of excess skin after pregnancy.
Tell me Something about Tummy tuck Surgery?
Few blood tests need to be done to ascertain your general fitness for Tummy tuck Surgery. Tummy tuck Surgery is more of a daycare procedure now and you can go home back late in the evening. It is done under Regional Anesthesia. The surgery lasts 2-3 hrs on average.
First follow up on the 3rd day after surgery, and suture removal on the 10th day.
When can I join my work?
You can join your duties 3 days after surgery, but we advise one week rest.
What is Postoperative care required?
You need to wear pressure garments for about 3-6 months.
Will there be a scar?
Yes, there will be scar along bikini line, but it is well hidden in underwear. With time the scar softens down and become unnoticeable.
What can be done to hasten the resolution of redness, edema and scar?
We explain you gentle massage of tummy and scar, along with pressure garment which you have to wear for most of the day.
What can go wrong with Tummy tuck Surgery?
- Reactions to Anesthesia/ Drugs
- Hematoma(Blood collection)/ Seroma requiring drainage
- Infection requiring Higher Antibiotics
- Minor Asymmetry which may require some touch-up Procedure
- Flap Necrosis
At Harleys clinic in Mumbai, we take full aseptic precautions & standard surgical protocols are followed to minimize the incidence of any such unfortunate complications.
What is the cost of Tummy tuck Surgery in Mumbai?
Harleys Cosmetic clinic is the cost-effective destination for your tummy tuck surgery in Mumbai. Here Procedures are performed as per International standards at Indian prices.