Dr. Rohit Krishna: Renowned Cosmetic Surgeon In Delhi For Abdominoplasty
What Is Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)?:
Abdominoplasty surgeon removes the excess fat and loose skin from abdomen area followed by tightening the abdominal wall muscles.
Who Can Avail The Benefits Of Abdominoplasty?
Women or men both with abnormal shaped abdomen due to excess of skin and fat deposit or due to separated and weakened abdominal muscles may consider to avail the benefits of Abdominoplasty.
Procedure Of Abdominoplasty:
There are three categories- Complete abdominoplasty, Partial abdominoplasty and Circumferential abdominoplasty. Horizontal incision above the pubic hairline is made. The excess skin is dissected upward towards the rib cage followed by muscle tightening and belly button repositioning. Excess skin is cut out.
Preparing For Abdominoplasty:
Knowing the process and the involved complicacies strengthen your faith and make you ready to manage the post surgery care; our trained counselors help you out in friendly way.
Depending on final assessment, Abdominoplasty operating time may be 1 to 5 hours. Cosmetic surgeons in India prefer general anesthesia to make the patient comfortable. A minimum 24-hour hospital stay is advised in case of complete abdominoplasty.
During the recovery period of few weeks, patient may experience swelling, tenderness, numbness of abdominal skin, bruising, and tiredness etc. Dressings may require change at alternative days for the first two weeks. Stitches are removed in stages over a period of one or two weeks. Patient may be advised to wear a girdle for 20 to 30 days. Back to work in 2 to 3 weeks. Strenuous exercising and sunbathing can be started in 4 to 6 weeks. Results are permanent sparing exceptional cases that too over the years.
Any plan to become pregnant or excessive weight loss in future should be shared with the Abdominoplasty Cosmetic Surgeon. Sometimes Abdominoplasty surgeon uses liposuction also in conjunction of Abdominoplasty procedure to remove excess fat.