Tummy Tuck

To strengthen their abdominal muscles and reduce excess skin, women who have had several children may appreciate the surgery as beneficial.
The surgery is also an alternative for men or women who were previously obese and currently have excess fat or loose skin around the stomach area.
However, Abdominoplasty is not for everyone. The doctor might advise against surgery if the patients wish to lose significant weight, might consider pregnancy, have a chronic condition, have a body mass index over 30, are a smoker, and had a previous abdominal surgery, which led to visible scar tissue.

The tummy tuck is performed to achieve several aesthetic and health objectives by removing excess skin in any area of the body and getting rid of excess fat. a tummy tuck is a major surgery, aimed at flattening the abdomen by removing excess fat and skin and tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall.

Types of tummy tuck
The patient is fully sedated inside the operating room, the tummy tuck procedure takes about four hours and the doctor marks the area where the surgery will take place.

Full tummy tuck: Usually involves a large incision in the abdomen, large-scale fat and skin removal, and possibly the creation of a new belly button.
Partial tummy tuck: This May include a smaller incision, less tissue removal, and may not include an incision around the abdominal navel.

After the tummy tuck
Wear the compression belt continuously for 6 weeks.
Filter tubes are removed 3 days after the operation.
You need a two-week rest, yet you should walk inside the room to avoid clots.
You should stop carrying heavy objects for eight weeks and can return to normal life after at most two weeks.
You may experience some swelling and bruising that gradually disappear.
You can only exercise and swim two months after tummy tuck surgery.
Lie on the back and lift the legs, to help the intravenous circle to move from skin incisions and legs, and avoid any swelling
Stay away from foods that cause gases and bloating
Drink a lot of fluids

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