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Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure used to tighten and shape the abdomen, aiming to remove excess skin and fat tissue while strengthening the abdominal muscles. This procedure often targets the removal of loose skin and fat tissue after significant weight loss or pregnancy.



Candidates for abdominoplasty are typically individuals with significant loose skin, fat tissue, and weakened abdominal muscles due to weight loss or pregnancy. These patients often struggle to achieve desired abdominal tone through exercise or diet alone.


Before abdominoplasty, patients will consult with a surgeon to understand the procedure, expected results, and potential risks. Preparation for treatment may involve examinations, testing, discussions about dietary habits, and instructions to stop taking certain medications before the procedure.


During abdominoplasty, the surgeon will make an incision from hip to hip, tighten the abdominal muscles, remove excess skin and fat tissue, and tighten the remaining skin to achieve a flat and taut abdomen.


After abdominoplasty, significant tightening and shaping of the abdomen are expected, reducing volume and eliminating excess skin, resulting in an overall improved abdominal tone.


After the procedure, patients should follow the physician's instructions regarding wound care, wearing compression garments, and gradually returning to normal activities. Regular check-ups and monitoring of recovery are also important to minimize the risk of complications and ensure successful rehabilitation.


What is abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is an aesthetic procedure that can make the abdominal area firmer. This procedure very effectively removes excess skin and fatty tissue from the abdominal area. This problem most often occurs after pregnancy and childbirth in women and after significant weight loss in young or middle-aged women and men.

Am I a candidate for abdominoplasty?

Doctors at the clinic will talk to you about restrictions and expectations. When you have all the information, make a decision and assess whether you are a good candidate for abdominoplasty.

When will I see the results?

You can see the first results immediately after the procedure, and over time the swelling itself decreases and a new body shape is visible. After three months, most of the swelling will subside, and the final result will be visible after a year.

After how long can I return to work after abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty is an invasive procedure that usually requires 3-4 weeks of recovery. The exact time also depends on the severity of the procedure, your tolerance for pain, and the mental and physical workload at work.

Can abdominoplasty help me lose weight?

Abdominoplasty is not a procedure with the help of which you can get rid of excess weight. If you have excess skin on your stomach after dieting and the usual methods of losing weight, then this operation is for you.

What tests should be done before surgery?

After the consultation with our doctors and the agreed procedure, it is necessary to perform standard laboratory examinations such as blood count, blood coagulation tests, KG and Rh factor, urine, EKG, and depending on the age, X-ray of the heart and lungs and internal examination.

What is the recovery process like after abdominoplasty?

The recovery process after abdominoplasty can vary, but generally involves a period of downtime and gradual return to normal activities. Patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort, which can be managed with pain medication and proper post-operative care.

Will there be visible scars after abdominoplasty?

Yes, there will be scars after abdominoplasty. The incisions are typically made in areas that can be concealed by underwear or swimwear. Over time, the scars tend to fade and become less noticeable.

Can abdominoplasty help with loose abdominal muscles?

Yes, abdominoplasty can address loose abdominal muscles. During the procedure, the surgeon may tighten the abdominal muscles to create a firmer and flatter abdominal contour.

Are there any potential risks or complications associated with abdominoplasty?

Like any surgical procedure, abdominoplasty carries certain risks and potential complications. These may include infection, bleeding, poor wound healing, changes in sensation, and asymmetry. It is important to discuss these risks with your surgeon before undergoing the procedure.

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