Information about tummy tuck surgery:
Abdominal wall changes most often develop as a result of obesity, weight loss following obesity, permanent changes left after pregnancy, or surgical interventions. Excess skin and fat locally formed on the abdomen can cause not only aesthetic, but also functional complaints, spinal disorders, skin diseases that develop in the adjacent skin areas, and psychological disturbances.
Abdominoplasty includes surgeries performed in the abdomen area, the purpose of which is to eliminate or restore changes in the skin, fatty tissue and abdominal wall. Abdominal plastic surgery incision in a curved line connecting the two iliac spines, it passes in a hidden place in the groove above the pubic mound. Sagging skin, sometimes with stretch marks, is removed together with subcutaneous fat. If we detect an expansion between the rectus abdominis muscles, an abdominal wall or umbilical hernia, we treat it. The navel is then fixed in its original position. The wound is closed with plastic sutures in several layers. At the end of the abdominal plastic surgery, a compression bandage or corset is applied.
To whom do we recommend tummy tuck surgery?
Abdominal plastic surgery is the most ideal solution if dissatisfaction with the shape of your abdomen causes you psychological problems!
Things to do after tummy tuck surgery
Wearing a pressure bandage or corset after abdominoplasty is absolutely necessary for 4-6 weeks. In uncomplicated cases, wound healing takes 2 weeks. After the operation, after an observation period, the patient is discharged home with a companion. The patient is responsible for organizing home care and following the instructions. Subsequently, the patient is regularly monitored, sutures are removed, and further instructions are given at that time.
Possible complications after abdominal plastic surgery
No doctor can guarantee that a tummy tuck procedure will be free of complications. Complications of medical intervention: thrombosis, embolism, post-bleeding, inflammation, however – thanks to the development of medicine – are becoming rarer and can be treated if they occur. In order to prevent complications, plastic surgeon in Noida use low molecular weight heparin derivatives, which the patient must continue at home.
Complications include serous formation, weakness resulting from blood loss during surgery, drowsiness, wound infection, and sensory disturbances due to damage to the superficial skin nerves. A late complication can be a hypertrophic or keloid scar.
The day after the abdominoplasty, the patient can get up, then the bandages are changed and the drains are removed. Weight bearing capacity is gradually regained usually within 2 weeks, wearing the elastic band is necessary for 4-6 weeks to promote adhesion.