Also known as abdominoplasty surgery, the name of the abdominal stretch in the world is Tummy Tuck. For people with excess fat, excess skin, sagging and similar problems in the abdominal area for various reasons, one of the treatment methods that has started to be applied as a result of advances in medicine in recent years is Tummy Tuck operations. Although it can be seen in both sexes, looseness and sagging in the abdominal area, which is often seen, are stretched and restored to a smooth appearance with the help of a simple operation applied by plastic surgery methods. In this way, the appearance of sagging skin is eliminated, excess fat is taken and the abdominal area is flattened, especially the cracks located under the belly button are eliminated.
Tummy Tuck Is Divided Into Two Parts:
* FULL TUMMY TUCK SURGERY (ABDOMINOPLASTY)
* PARTIAL TUMMY TUCK SURGERY (MINI-ABDOMINOPLASTY)
A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure in which excess fat and saggy skin tissue present in the middle and lower abdomen are removed and the abdominal muscles are stretched and strengthened, not a treatment for obesity. Overweight people should lose the amount of weight they can lose before this operation. The technique applied in tummy tuck surgery, the area where the skin will be removed and other issues are decided in the light of a detailed examination and radiological images that will be performed by the doctor. In general, the level of the caesarean section is called a line to be drawn sideways from the area to the belly button area, the sagging and cracked skin is taken from the upper part of the belly button and the remaining skin is stretched down. The belly button is also reconstructed so that it can be brought to the appropriate position. In addition to sagging and laxity, if there is a problem of excessive fat, excess fat in the abdominal area is taken by a method called liposuction. The abdominal muscles, which are loosened thanks to the Collector stitches placed on the abdominal wall membranes, are tightened and restored to their former hardness. Incisions as a result of surgery are stitched with aesthetic sutures, preventing the formation of unpleasant scars. After surgery, abdominal sagging, looseness and cracked skin problems caused by pregnancy or excessive weight loss are eliminated.
After Tummy Tuck Surgery
After tummy tuck surgery, patients are usually discharged after 1 day of hospital care, although this varies depending on the conditions of the operation. After tummy tuck surgery, patients are usually advised to wear a special corset. This corset, worn continuously for 1 month, helps the abdominal area to reach the desired shape, increasing the success of the operation. About 3-4 hours after the end of the operation, you can stand up and walk with the help of a relative, and the day after the operation, you can walk slowly without help. During surgery, it is normal to have pain for some time due to operations and stitches in the abdominal area, and your doctor will perform the necessary painkillers. 2-3 days after surgery, you can take a bath and access the comfort that you can do your daily work on your own.
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The first stage of the operation begins with the preliminary examination. The patient is presented with some forms to fill out. Then, analyzes are made for general controls. At the Swedish Clinic, patient health is our priority. After the physical examination and final controls are completed, the patient is given detailed information about the operation. How the operation will proceed and what you need to know about the process are fully conveyed to the patient at this stage. The operating room is prepared for the operation and the operation begins with the patient's approval. The operation is performed under general anesthesia. After the successfully completed operation, our patient is taken to a separate room. Our specialist doctor and his team make the final checks here and inform the patient about how the operation was performed.
You will wake up from a painless sleep on the first morning after the operation. Our nurse team takes special care of you for all kinds of food and beverage and your needs. Uninterrupted sleep is important for you to rest well after the operation. All the details, from bed control to medication follow-up, have been thought of by our team and arranged perfectly. Our specialist doctor and his team will visit you again to make final checks and ask how you are feeling. In addition, new information will be given to you on the second day, and what you need to pay attention to for the future will be explained. With the final checks, the discharge process will begin, as everything is in order.
You will have spent your first night after discharge at your own home or hotel. In case of any problem, you can reach our specialist doctor and our experienced health team. You should spend this time resting at home. You should not neglect to wear the corset given to you. Please do not skip this important detail for shaping your body.
During this process, you should take your medications and act according to the information conveyed to you when you are discharged. Rest helps to shorten the recovery period after surgery. The medicines you use will help you get through this process quickly and not feel any pain. The drain will be attached until the day of the check, but you still do not need to act in this normal way. You can enjoy Istanbul and wander around.
Our healthcare team will continue to meet with you and analyze your general condition. Today, you will be able to take your first shower after the operation and you will feel more ready for physical activity. Your check will be done today and the resistors will be removed.
You will have made great progress after the operation. The general recovery process after the surgery is considered complete as of this day. You can reach your specialist doctor at any time. Your assigned health counselor will continue to provide daily notifications. You are now ready to return to work and resume your normal life.