A flat stomach is almost everyone's dream. In order to achieve this, the diet and sports we do are procedures that we can get results in the long term and sometimes we can't. When we want to achieve an operationally flat stomach and a thin waist, the surgery we perform is abdominoplasty.
Abdominoplasty is an operation performed under general anesthesia in operating room conditions and takes approximately 2-3 hours. It is performed by making a longer incision than this incision in the area where the cesarean section is made. The rectus muscles separated from each other on the anterior abdominal wall, which gives the abdomen a cambered shape, are stitched together, and operations are performed to create an inner corset effect. The belly button, which will be replaced after stretching, is placed in its new place. The sagging excess skin and adipose tissue is removed and the abdominal skin is closed tight. Seam marks that fade over time can be hidden under bikinis and underwear. A flatter abdomen and a thin waist can be obtained by performing liposuction on the waist side areas and other necessary areas.
The hospital stay is 1-3 days. Postoperative pain is minimal and responds to painkillers. The patient starts walking after surgery. Walking forward for a while, bent at the waist, gradually becomes upright walking in a few days. It will be necessary to use a corset for 6 weeks. You can return to your work life in about 2-4 weeks.
In mini abdominoplasty surgery, a stretching procedure is performed under the belly button, and the location of the belly button does not need to be changed.
It is very important for wound healing not to smoke for 4 weeks before and 2 weeks after the operation. In addition, in patients using vitamin E, aspirin or drugs that prevent blood clotting, these drugs should be discontinued or medication adjusted before the operation.
With abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery), it is possible to get rid of abdominal fat and saggy skin.