Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty – is a correction method of stretched  abdomen muscles  tissue. Often, the need for such an operation appears after pregnancy, after weight loss that invariably leads to a sagging belly. However, this procedure is carried out not only for women, but is quite common in men also. During the operation excess skin is removed, leading to normal muscle condition, geting rid of fatty tissue and stretched skin. People with normal weight can regain a flat stomach and see significant differences before and after abdominoplasty. After the operation will be no skin folds, and the scar is observed only in the lower abdomen.

Operation results:

  • The procedure provides body contours correction

  • Excessive fat folds will disappear

  • Tone of the anterior abdominal wall will return again

  • Abdominoplasty gives you a beautiful, smooth and attractive stomach. Abdomen wall lay is perfect, and if you have ever had scars or stretch marks on the front wall of the abdomen you will forever forget about it.

Operation time
2-4 hours
Anesthesia
Genral anesthesia or combined method
Stationar
3-5 days
Rehabilitation
5-6 weeks
Result
Sleek, taut belly; relief of muscle becomes visible , waist acquires its former elegance and flexibility
indications and contraindications
  • The presence of large fat deposits in the abdominal area;
  • A large number of loose skin on the abdomen wall
  • Weakness of the abdominal muscles;
  • The appearance of the abdominal wall hernia
  • Scar deformity;
  • Diastasis of the rectus muscles.
  • The acute period of infectious or viral diseases
  • Organic lesions of the nervous system
  • Intestinal disorders;
  • Abnormalities of the heart and blood vessels;
  • Respiratory system diseases
  • Decompensated diabetes
  • Наличие аллергических реакций
  • Pregnancy
  • Psoriasis
  • Fungal skin disorders
  • Purulent skin disease
  • Dermatitis
Procedural steps

Preparation for surgery

  • Before the surgery, the surgeon will conduct a detailed consultation, answer all the questions, gather a detailed medical history and perform a physical exam to make sure you are in good physical condition

  • For 2-3 weeks prior to surgery is necessary to pass the tests prescribed by the doctor

  • It's better to begin oreparation for surgery not less than in a week. If you'll stop smoking and taking drugs it would be great

  • On the eve of the operation you'll talk to the anesthesiologist. For 1-2 days before surgery, try to eliminate from the diet junk food, and drinking plenty of fluids.

  • Surgeon will photgraph you to compare the results.

Operation

  • Under general anasthesia

  • Initially, the surgeon spends a long cross-section from one to the other thigh, under bikini lines, in an shape of arc. Abdominoplasty cut extends above the pubic area. After that the incision is made around the navel to free the tissue from the abdominal wall.

  • Next, the surgeon separates the skin of the abdominal wall to have access to the rectus abdominis muscle.

  • During abdominoplasty straight abdominal muscles are sewn together, and this is effects tightening the abdominal wall.

  • The excess skin is excised, and then the wound is sutured.

  • The surgeon creates a navel in a new place.

The postoperative period

  • Patient stays in hospital for 1-3 days

  • Sutures are removed at 5-10 days after surgery

  • The patient can return to work in 2-4 weeks

  • To the full amount of physical activity, you can return within 3 - 6 weeks

  • Scars will lose their color and become invisible at about three months to a year after surgery

  • To generate an good contour of the abdomen one mst wear a special compression garment for 1 month

Results Photos
Frequently Asked Questions
After 10-15 days, you can return to your normal life. Physical activity and exercise are prohibited for 2 months. The first changes are visible immediately. The best results can be achieved in patients with normal-weight patients. Persistence and effectiveness of the changes is quite high, but may vary due to variations in body weight and subsequent pregnancies.
In the absence of pregnancy or significant weight gain, the results of the operation will be permanent, although plastic surgery is unable to prevent the signs of aging. After skin tightening, it will sag with age, but not much. However, if you strongly gain wheit, and then lose weight after a tummy tuck, skin can become stretched again, negatively impacting on its overall appearance. Similarly, if you become pregnant, your stomach will stretch again. For this reason it is best to postpone the tummy tuck until you give birth to as many children as planned. If you decide to lose weight, do it before surgery.
Abdominoplasty can be performed only after the child's breastfeeding, and in the absence of other contraindications
At the rehabilitation period after abdominoplasty swelling and bruises are inevitable. The period during which the swelling comes to "zero", and the bruises disappear purely individual for each patient. This depends not only of the operation, but also on the resistance of the human body.
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