With a tummy tuck, fat tissue removed and carefully tightened muscles in the lower abdomen and upper abdomen. The skin of this remote is between navel and pubic area. This surgery is performed after pregnancy or severe weight loss. The appearance of the abdomen of the new weight is adjusted by the tummy tuck. This intervention is not the fat reduction and would be only the second step after a diet. A firm tummy and a slim waist without skin surpluses are the target of the intervention. under general anesthesia.
Mainly an overhangs in the lower abdominal region occurs after one or more pregnancies or cesarean, which if necessary can be corrected with muscle tightening or even a skin tightening. The normal weight should be before approximately reached.
So-called "ball bellies" are not, because the fat is mainly located between the bowels, here an endoscopy technique can be used but as an alternative. This requires only small incisions in the pubic hair area which introduces the endoscope etc and over long hooks extended muscles from the inside will be streamlined.
After several skin cuts the navel is set, but still remains connected to its blood vessels with the abdominal wall, until the upper flaps of skin can be tightened, then to sew the cord to the aesthetically correct position. At the same time a liposuction in the lower abdomen, can be possibly, favorable prognosis of the doctor up to the lower leg.
Even a pregnancy is planned should make this tummy tuck never get, as the abdomen in this case could stretch out.
Price - cost in euro:
up to 3 hours
approx. 20-40 cm in the lower part of the belly, sucked. "Bikini cut"
Flaps of skin can weigh up to 10 kg
Compression bandage for at least 2-3 months (day and night)
assess at the earliest after 3 months (usually after 1 year), as swelling can persist as long
Ability to work
Depending on the type and quantity of the distance: about 2 to 6 weeks
Depending on the management of lifestyle, may be also permanently
assumes the costs only for strong health problems rarely
Prior to surgery:
- 10 Days before any blood-thinning agents
- 10 Days before no cigarette and alcohol consumption
- also abstain from hormone supplements or pills
- because this surgery is planned, autologous donation 4 weeks before surgery advisable
After the surgery:
- Movement of the legs in the hospital bed, just 1 day after surgery
- After dismissal two weeks not showers, no sunlight, and hot tubs and saunas for several months
- approximately 3 months-no sports or other heavy physical work
- Rubbing ointments from the beginning
- dispense for several weeks after the operation on cigarette and alcohol consumption