Abdominal Lipectomy Mini, Full, Extended -Tummy Tuck
Abdominoplasty, also known as ‘Tummy Tuck’ is a surgical procedure to tighten and flatten the whole abdomen. The surgical procedure removes excess fat and skin from the upper and lower tummy while tightening the deeper muscles. This creates an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer to enhance body shape and self-confidence.
What is a mini tummy tuck?
A mini tummy tuck removes the excess skin on the lower abdomen. To tightening and flatten the abdomen.
What is a full Tummy tuck?
A full tummy tuck or standard traditional abdominoplasty address the upper and lower abdomen while tightening the deeper muscles and remove and tightening the excess skin. This is usually for the severe overweight patient after losing a large amount of weight or gastric banding – sleeve gastrectomy surgery.
What is an extended Tummy Tuck?
An extended abdominoplasty combines an additional mid-line incision below the navel, with the low diagonal incision, for a major skin and fat removal.
What is a full belt lipectomy?
A full belt lipectomy is a surgical procedure to remove excess fat and skin of the upper lower abdomen and flanks, by creation incision entirely around the waist. The abdomen and buttocks are lifted in one surgery. The belt lipectomy usually is for the severe overweight patient after losing a large amount of weight or gastric banding – sleeve gastrectomy surgery.
Who can perform the abdominal lipectomy?
The surgery can only be performed by experienced certified plastic surgeon.
Candidate for a tummy tuck or belt lipectomy
- Significant loss in body weight
- Male and female
- Emotion stability
- Discomfort with body
- Swelling and rash
- Hygiene problems
- Walking problems
- Trouble with sexual activity
- Poor self-esteem
Preparation for cosmetic surgery
No smoking 2 weeks prior surgery and 4 weeks post-surgery.
Discontinue blood thinners such as Aspirin, vitamin E, fish oil.
Inform the plastic surgeon on your medical history
The surgery will be performed under GA / General Anesthesia
Duration of Operation
2 -5 hours
It is recommended staying a minimum of 16 days for recovery after surgery.