Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure in which excess fat and sagging skin tissue in the middle and lower abdomen are removed and the abdominal muscles are repaired and strengthened.
How is the operation procedure?
Full abdominoplasty takes 3-4 hours depending on the body structure of the person and the width of the surgery to be performed. Excess skin tissues are removed, the belly button is adapted to its new place, and the relaxation in the abdominal muscles is repaired. Liposuction can also be added to create the hourglass in the abdominal area.
How is Preparation for Surgery Before Surgery?
Ideal weight balance should be reached in the preoperative period. Abdominoplasty is not a weight loss surgery. Smoking and blood thinners should be avoided.
What is done after the operation?
The hospital stays for 1-2 days and special corsets are worn after the operation. In the early period, you should walk and rest by leaning forward. After the rest period of 10 days, social life is returned. Sports etc. activities can be started after 1 month.
Surgery and Recovery Process
The recovery period after surgery differs according to the person's metabolism and quality of life. It is normal to experience pain and pain sensitivity in the first few days. You are expected to overcome this situation with the help of antibiotics and painkillers that your doctor will give you.