Abdominoplasty, is a popular plastic surgery procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the abdomen in men and women. After the procedure you get a taut and a fitter looking abdomen. It is sought by women after their pregnancy when the abdominal muscles become loose and lax or by men and women after massive weight loss by surgery or otherwise. It is one of the most popular body contouring procedure worldwide. It still stands on the list of top 5 popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the US by American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Tummy tuck surgery in India with IndiCure is done by some of the best cosmetic surgeons in India handpicked by IndiCure, at private cosmetic surgery clinics and hospitals in India that equal their European and American counterparts in terms of quality and safety standards and also lets one have huge savings because of cheap tummy tucks
Men and women with protruding bellies which are disproportionate compared to the rest of the body, or men and women with loose abdominal muscles and overhanging skin after massive weight loss or women with weak abdominal muscles, extra fat and skin in the abdominal area after pregnancy and child birth; can undergo tummy tuck surgery.
You are a suitable candidate if you are a women past child bearing, or if you are either a man or woman above the age of 18. You also need to have realistic expectation from the procedure along with emotional stability and physically healthy.
Tummy tuck is done under general anaesthesia and takes about 4-5 hours. You would stay at the hospital under medical supervision for 2 to 3 days after the surgery. This is done just to make sure that you are on the right healing path.
A horizontal incision is made just from one hip bone to the other just above the pubic area. Excess fat and skin is removed through this incision and the abdominal muscles are tightened. Stretch marks, which are well below the navel are removed as well. Drainage tubes are inserted to remove any excess fluid.
There can be different types of tummy tuck depending upon the extent of surgery performed:
Mini tummy tuck (Mini Abdominoplasty) – less extensive than tummy tuck and is a good option for those who have loose skin and muscles only below the navel. The incision is smaller than a tummy tuck and the belly button is also not released.
Extended tummy tuck (belt lipectomy) - more extensive than tummy tuck and is a good option for people with loose skin and muscles in the back as well. The incision extends at the back as well, making it a 360 degree incision. Sought by men and women after massive weight loss to remove extra skin from the lower body.
You would stay at the hospital for 2 days after tummy tuck surgery to make sure you are healing well. You would be advised to stay for a week in town after that. So, a total of 10 days are required for you to get tummy surgery tuck in India, recover and fly back to your country.
Recovery & Results
It is normal to feel pain and discomfort for a couple of days after the tummy tuck, which would be controlled with pain medications. You would be advised to walk from the next day of the surgery. This improves blood circulation. You would stay at the hospital under medical supervision for 2 days, after which the drainage tubes would be removed and you would be released from the hospital.
You would be advised to wear a compression garment for a few weeks after the surgery and would be advised against doing any heavy work and exercises for 6-8 weeks.
The results of the tummy tuck are gratifying and you would well appreciate the shape of your body immediately after the surgery and much better when the swelling begins to subside. Results of tummy tuck are permanent unless you gain or lose excessive weight. The scars are permanent, though become inconspicuous with time and are well hidden inside the underpants.
All inclusive* Tummy tuck abdominoplasty cost starts from about 1500 GBP / 2400 USD / 1890 EUROS and varies depending upon the skill and experience of the surgeon, facility and location India.
*The cost is inclusive of surgery, anaesthesia, pre-operative investigations, stay at the hospital for a specified number of days, medicines and consumables, food during stay at the hospital and airport transfers.
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