With age, diet and exercise alone can no longer have the desired flat stomach
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, surgically removes loose skin, persistent fat in the belly (which does not start with the diets) and even allows to tighten the muscles of the abdominal wall.
This way, you’ll be able to get a flatter belly from the front as well as from the side, which makes your figure sleeker and more elegant so you can wear the clothes you want without worry.
Tummy tuck is a very popular surgery that can even improve the appearance of stretch marks.
Tummy tuck price : £ 2 210
This package includes: the Surgery, anesthesia, use of the operating room, stay at the clinic, drugs, surgeon and anesthesiologist fees, a compression bandage, convalescence at the hotel and transfers (Airport / Clinic / Hotel).
Anesthesia : General
Length of stay : 6 days (5 nights): 3 nights at the clinic / 2 nights at the hotel
Tummy Tuck scar : The incision follows genrally the bikini line. The scars are discreet and disappear almost totally after one year.
Time of absence before returning to work :You can return to work after one week. Do not exert yourself and keep moderate physical activity for 15 days.
Before the surgery:
Before a tummy tuck, it is best to abstain from smoking for several weeks and even after surgery so as not to hinder the healing process.
Avoid certain medications as directed by your doctor and it is necessary to declare any drugs or treatment you take to your surgeon.
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A personal consultation with your surgeon will be done before your surgery (in addition to the online consultation before your arrival).
Our surgeon will conduct a detailed and accurate consultation with you to assess your physical and emotional health, discuss your aesthetic goals and answer any questions or concerns you may have about your tummy tuck surgery. This will help your surgeon to develop an individual surgical plan.
During this preoperative consultation your surgeon will address the following points:
- Your medical background
- Your current medications or treatments, including nutritional supplements and herbal remedies
- Your previous surgeries
- Your history and weight loss goals
During your first examination, the surgeon will also evaluate: :
- The quality and elasticity of your abdominal skin
- The condition of the underlying abdominal muscles
- The amount of excess fat in the abdominal area
- The location of existing scars
For men and women with moderate problems to correct, the surgeon may suggest other options than abdominoplasty, such as liposuction or a mini-abdominoplasty.
During the surgery :
In a tummy tuck surgery, the surgeon usually makes a horizontal incision above the pubic area.
Where possible, the incision will be located within the boundaries of the area covered by the bikini to be discreet at the beach.
The length of the incision will depend on the amount of excess skin to be removed.
A liposuction will be done in all the abdominal area to remove the fat.
Subsequently, the abdominal skin is lowered by tending and the excess is removed.
With this incision, the surgeon can also tighten the abdominal muscles, if necessary, by pulling them together and sewing them in place. He will also remove any excess of skin from the lower abdomen. Although it is not always possible to remove them all, stretch marks are often removed with excess skin.
With a complete tummy tuck, a new incision is made for the belly button. The navel will be repositioned in its ideal place depending on the case, its appearance can be slightly modified.
After the surgery and to avoid the accumulation of fluids, small drainage tubes can be placed under the skin. Although you feel some pain, it will usually be alleviated with pain medication that will be provided to you.
The bandages can be applied to your abdomen and covered with tape or an elastic bandage.
You will also be provided with a compression sleeve that you should wear after the operation.
The tummy tuck scar:
A horizontal scar above the pubic area. This scar will be limited to an area covered by a bikini bottom to avoid any embarrassment at the beach.
After the surgery of tummy tuck:
For a tummy tuck, a 2-day stay at the clinic followed by 4 days of convalescence in a hotel are planned.
To help the blood circulation, you will be encouraged to get up and move when you wake up after surgery. However, avoid bending over and lifting objects at this point. Sleeping on your back with high knees may also be recommended for the first few weeks after surgery.
Although everyone heals at a different pace, your recovery after a tummy tuck will be as follow:
In the first 7 to 10 days: Swelling and bruising will reach their peak
After several weeks:
- You will be able to remove your compression sheath after 3 to 6 weeks according to the recommendations of your surgeon
- Activity and exercise can be resumed gradually
- Non-tiring work can be resumed
- Bruising and swelling will continue to fade
- Your results will begin to appear
After a few months (6 to 8 months):
- Your final results will begin to appear
- Hematomas and swelling will disappear
- Your scar will start to fade
- After the tummy tuck, the patient will have a flatter and thinner belly. The scars are permanent but will disappear with time.
What to expect as a result of a tummy tuck:
Shortly after your tummy tuck, you can begin to notice an improvement in your abdominal shape.
As you heal and your hematoma decreases, a firmer, smoother figure begins to emerge. Many patients who have had a tummy tuck also report that they feel better about themselves and have more confidence in themselves.
Although the scar in your tummy tuck is permanent, it is usually easy to hide under the undergarments and fades considerably over time.
Generally for a tummy tuck, you can expect lasting results. If you maintain a fairly stable weight, you can expect to keep your new figure for many years.
Gravity, aging and weight fluctuations may slightly relax the abdominal skin. If this happens, additional surgical treatment can be used to restore your belly.
Because pregnancy and weight fluctuations can ruin your results after a tummy tuck, many women postpone their tummy tuck surgery until they plan to stop having children.
Abdominal scars from previous surgeries may limit the outcome of your tummy tuck. Although in some cases, as with many caesarean section scars, new incisions can be made below the existing scar, which can then be removed at the time of your tummy tuck for an improved look.
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