Anatomically, we are a society prone to putting on weight and unfortunately being deformed upon weight gain. Turkish people congenitally have wide and thick structure of hips, abdomen and waist. The abdomen area is deformed due to aging, giving birth or gaining and losing excessive weight, which could all cause irreversible stretch marks, skin laxity and sagging.

WHEN IS TUMMY TUCK SURGERY PERFORMED ?

With laser lipolysis, we can now make especially the subcutaneous fat tissue thinner and tighten the skin to a certain extent. However, if stretching and contracting the skin will not be sufficient, we could do nothing but remove this excessive part of the skin. Up until 5-6 years ago, tummy tuck was one of the biggest and onerous surgeries of aesthetic surgery. As a matter of fact, if you do not perform your surgeries with laser, it still is so.

HOW İS TUMMY TUCK SURGERY PERFORMED ?

The procedure we perform is roughly as follows; We extend the C-section mark to the sides by 4-5 cm and separate the subcutaneous fat tissue along with the excessive part of the skin from the underlying muscle tissue. Thanks to laser, all this separation procedure lasts for 15 minutes for the whole abdomen area.

Afterwards, we tighten the loose abdomen muscles due to delivery, weight gain and loss with the assistance of laser, but this time using a different wave length and frequency. If required, we perform the same stretching procedure to the waist area. We then remove the excessive skin and close up.

So, it is finished. It is a procedure lasting maximum 1.5 - 2 hours.

HOW İS ABDOMINOPLASTY POSTOPERATIVE CARE ?

After the surgical bandages are moved in 2 days, you wear a compression garment for about 15 days. You can resume your work life, school or vacation once the bandages are removed. Restriction of movement, resting at home for weeks, pain, leakage or bleeding are no more in question.