Tummy Tuck Surgery: Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck is a procedure preferred by people to remove excess fat and skin from the abdomen, help reduce belly sagging, and leave the belly smooth and firm. In addition, plastic surgery performs to remove cracks and scars in the stomach.

This surgery can be applied to both women and men and indicate to women who have lost a lot of weight or have a very saggy abdomen after pregnancy. In some cases, especially in thin women with only localized fat, our surgeon may recommend liposuction or a mini procedure instead of a Tummy Tuck to remove excess fat from the abdomen and back. With the Tummy Tuck in Turkey, you can achieve the look of your dreams in the company of our experienced surgeons.

Who are the Ideal Candidates for Tummy Tuck in Turkey?

Ideal candidates for Tummy Tuck in Turkey are anyone healthy. Generally, You can do all aesthetic interventions after puberty. However, we don’t recommend this intervention for women who wish to have more children in the future, as pregnancies can cause the abdomen to lose definition. Tummy Tuck candidates have some (or all) of the following issues:

  • Loose skin in the lower abdomen
  • Cracks in the lower abdomen
  • Abdominal muscle laxity
  • Inguinal laxity

The best candidates for Tummy Tuck should be healthy non-smokers. It is essential to avoid smoking to reduce the risks. While patients should be close to their ideal weight, many overweight patients are still good candidates for the procedure.

Types of Tummy Tuck in Turkey

For operations on the abdominal wall, our experts will evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each procedure. In general, check for Tummy Tuck types in Turkey:

  • Liposuction: Our surgeons only do it when there is excess fat in your abdomen and when your muscle and skin are in good condition.
  • Tummy Tuck without umbilical detachment: You may prefer this if there is a slight excess of skin and fat in the area below your navel. In this procedure, the surgeon doesn’t touch the navel.
  • Mini Tummy Tuck with umbilical detachment: This process is indicated for people in a similar situation to the previous one but with moderate excess skin in the area above the navel.
  • Vertical scar Tummy : When there is more skin than in previous cases, they separate the navel from the patient’s skin and then dry it and remove it again. Patients undergoing this operation usually have a small vertical scar on the area.
  • Classic or standard Tummy Tuck: In cases with excess skin, they take the excess from the navel area and combine it with the groin and groin. The sign from the surgery is usually easy to hide.
  • Tummy Tuck with lateral extension: This intervention helps to correct the excess on the sides of the abdomen.
  • Circumferential or contoured Tummy : Indicated when you lose a lot of weight exaggeratedly and have excess skin in all areas.
  • Reverse or ascending Tummy Tuck: In these Tummy surgeries, excess skin finds in the area above the navel. This unites the breasts and gives the advantage of increasing their size.

Tummy Tuck Procedure

Check out the steps of the Tummy Tuck procedure in Turkey in general:

  • Preparation and consultation
    Before having Tummy surgery, it is crucial to undergo a pre-operative evaluation to confirm whether you’re at risk for any complications. For this reason, our surgeon usually indicates blood tests, physical assessment, and risk factors such as smoking, obesity, and advanced age.

    If our doctor determines there is no risk, he will plan and perform the surgery. It would be best if you also stopped taking drugs that can increase your risk of bleeding, such as aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs, and not smoke.
  • Anesthesia
    Tummy takes between 2 and 4 hours, and you will receive anesthesia. When you receive anesthesia, you will not have any pain, and a comfortable procedure.
  • Incision
    As soon as the anesthesia takes effect, our doctor makes an incision between your pubic hair line and your navel, depending on the degree of correction of the surgery. Our surgeon can remove excess fat, tissue, and skin in this case. This will tighten your abdominal muscles. Depending on how much fat and skin you want to be removed, our doctor may cut around your belly button to remove excess skin from your upper abdomen.
  • Final
    Then, our specialist continues to close the incisions made on the skin using stitches, skin adhesives, or tapes. We recommend that you stay in the hospital after the procedure to ensure the success of the surgery and reduce the risk of complications. It is normal to experience mild abdominal pain, darkening, and swelling of the area in the days after the surgery.

Recovery After Tummy Tuck

  • After the intervention, we recommend that you rest for a week and use the belt recommended by our doctor around your abdomen for about a month. You can resume your normal activities after two weeks and gradually after a month of physical exercise.
  • After our doctor removes your bandage, your postoperative edema will gradually decrease. Generally, you will see the final result after 3-4 months.
  • The sensitivity of your problem area will gradually improve, and it will take between 6 and 12 months to recover fully. You can camouflage the scar left after Tummy in Turkey with any underwear or swimsuit.
  • Instead of taking a bath, we recommend you take a short shower that will not affect the postoperative scar. You should not contact the wound in question in the first days with water.
  • It is also essential to maintain reasonable dietary control and not gain weight to avoid altering the intervention results. We recommend that you eat small meals. But in order not to cause bloating in the abdomen, you need to eat more often. In case of constipation, you can take laxatives with the recommendation of our doctor in order not to damage the abdominal wall.
  • We recommend avoiding sunbathing, exercising, or swimming for a few months after cosmetic surgery. This postoperative care is decisive for you to achieve a good result.

Tummy Tuck Results in Turkey

Tummy Tuck results in Turkey will still depend on you. Remember that healing and the final result depend on several personal factors and each skin. However, various cosmetic treatments help speed recovery and minimize scars.

Our surgeon will recommend the most suitable one for your particular situation. Skin care before and after surgery will affect the final result of your scars. Your skin quality, age, drainage, compaction of the area, and decorative features are other factors that help your recovery.

Tummy Tuck Cost in Turkey

The Tummy Tuck in Turkey cost varies completely according to many factors. For example, the surgeon’s experience, location, materials, techniques, anesthesia, and post-care procedures ultimately affect Tummy Tuck prices in Turkey.

Operations Performed

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