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Tummy tuck is very common surgery, which can help you get the kind of look you want for your
stomach. Tummy tuck surgery is suitable for people who have tried all kinds of exercises
and diets to tone their stomach but have not been successful. The tummy tuck surgery is also
known as abdominoplasty.
A tummy tuck surgery or abdominoplasty is suitable for both men and women who are in good
health condition. However a tummy reduction surgery is not to be confused with liposuction.
However sometimes liposuction is performed as a part of the tummy reduction surgery to keep
the fat away.
Abdominoplasty in Mumbai India is also a suitable process for women who gained a lot of
weight in their pregnancies and the skin is stretched because of multiple pregnancies.
The weight goes with after the pregnancy but the lose skin remains and tummy reduction
surgery can help reduce the skin and tighten the muscles. Men and women who have been very
obese at some time in their life and now have lost weight through exercise and surgical
procedures. Then the tummy tuck surgery can help tone up the loose skin in abdominal area.
However your surgeon will advise you against having the tummy reduction surgery if you
are a women and plan on having more children. The reason behind is that during the
abdominoplasty, the vertical muscles of the stomach are tightened and in case of future
pregnancies these muscles can get separated.
Abdominoplasty surgery begins with administrating general anaesthesia
to the patient. Therefore it is important that you have somebody drive
you home after the surgery and stay with you for a few days. Also take a
few days off work to rest and recoup.
-There are many options for the tummy tuck surgery and therefore the abdominoplasty cost will also vary with the kind of procedure that is suitable for you.
Your surgeon will recommend the best tummy reduction surgery option to you. There are many two options for tummy tuck:
Complete abdominoplasty : in this process the abdomen is cut from hipbone to hipbone.
The incision is made as low as the pubic hair line. This type of process is most suitable for patients
who need the most correction. This way the surgeon will be able to contour the skin and reshape and alter
the tissue and muscle as needed. The belly button opening is also changed because the naval tissue is
Partial or mini abdominoplasty : As the name suggests this type of process is done
when the fat is located in the area near the naval. The belly button is not moved in this process.
This process does not require big incisions and sometimes done with the help of endoscope.
This process takes considerably shorter time too.
The surgery for tummy tuck can take anywhere between one to five hours
depending on the amount of work that is needed. Also with tummy take the
scarring is permanent. You can discuss with your doctor with options available
The abdominoplasty cost varies on various factors. One of the prime factors
affecting the abdominoplasty cost is the expertise of the surgeon in the process.
The surgeon needs to have enough experience and the right kind of qualifications
to understand your expectations. Since every body is structured different
therefore the tummy tuck operation is also customized. The surgeon will take
to you about your medical conditions, current medications and any previous
surgeries you have had before. If you are a smoker you will have to quit about
three weeks before the surgery. A good surgeon will make sure that you understand
the risks of the surgery and evaluate your general health before setting up the
appointment for the tummy reduction surgery. He will also take photographs of the
stomach to show you the changes that will be made.
The tummy tuck cost also includes the time needed for the surgery.
This will depend on the amount of work need on your stomach. Other factors
included in the abdominoplasty cost are the operating room and medicines cost.
The cost of anaesthesia is also included in the tummy tuck cost.
You should make it sure that you discuss the inclusion and exclusions in the abdominoplasty cost in Mumbai India.
This is another important point to discuss with your surgeon. Since incisions
are to be made you will need to give the cuts proper time to heal. Therefore
you will need to invest in some ice packs to use. Numbness, bruising and
tiredness is quite common thing to experience after the surgery and you will
have to be patient and take medicines and follow the doctors advise at all
The tummy tuck surgery can give you the toned flat stomach that you
always wanted if it is done under the hands of an expert surgeon.
Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.