Reasons like taking and losing weight, aging, birth can cause sagging skin. This is a condition that many women experience and get rid from it with abdominoplasty. this operation does not only apply to women, but also to men.
Especially in the abdomen during pregnancy, the relaxation of the skin, the muscles extend especially after pregnancy. The skin of the abdomen reaches the maximum level of expansion during the last months of pregnancy and cracks appear. It is possible to correct this type of skin and restore its aesthetic appearance by the abdominoplasty.
Patients who want to undergo the abdominoplasty procedure should not have a new child’s plan.
Excess skin and fat vary from patient to patient. In some cases, the skin may be slightly oversupplied and liposuction is not necessary. In some operation the removal of excess skin and abdominoplasty are performed simultaneously.
How Is The Abdominoplasty?
The abdominoplasty is performed after general anesthesia, The skin is removed by a slit of the patient’s abdomen, tightening the abdominal muscles and eliminating excess fat tissue. Then the excess skin is stretched and removed. Finally, the navel is put in place.
Types Of Abdominal Surgery
Sag and stretch marks determine the size of the abdominoplasty.
A full abdominal stretch is a stretch between the abdominal muscle and the lower abdomen on the belly button. This method is preferred in the abdomen with severe stretch marks and sagging. Full abdominoplasty surgery, the belly button is regenerated.
Mini abdominoplasty surgery is applied to patients with severe stretch marks or sagging skin that are held at the bottom of the belly button. It is a simpler operation than a complete tummy tuck. This process requires a smaller surgical incision than full abdominoplasty
operation and recovers is faster. The navel does not change but in some operations, its position may change slightly.
What Should Be Considered After The Operation?
Abdominoplasty is an important operation and should be given special attention before and after surgery until the full recover. Smoking affects the healing process and it is recommended to stop it before 2 weeks of the operation and approximately 2 weeks after the operation.
After the Abdominoplasty, patients should move away from the sun and keep their abdomen upright so that they do not affect the stitches.
The patient is advised to wear Corsica after the Abdominoplasty, which is important for the formation of the structure of the abdomen. The patient must sleep and heal the wound. Activities should be limited for a certain period. If the patient is taking medication regularly, he should inform the doctor to use it under his supervision.
The full recovery period after the Abdominoplasty can range from 3 to 6 months. The duration of this period varies according to the structure of the patient’s body, which the technique is performed and the extent of the patient’s attention thereafter.
Our expectations for patients who have had abdominal surgery to take care of their health, eat healthy meals, walk and exercise regularly.
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