Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck

A Detailed Guide to Tummy Tuck Surgery in Turkey

The tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty surgery, covers all procedures to recover the sagging abdomen and belly area, especially during pregnancy and postpartum.

In classical abdominoplasty surgeries, the aesthetic appearance of the sagging and deformed area in the sub-belly area is restored. In the Tummy Tuck technique, the abdomen, waist, and groin are shaped. Especially when it comes to fat in these areas, laser lipolysis, laser liposuction, liposuction, thinning, and shaping can be combined with the tummy tuck process to achieve very satisfactory results.

Step by Step Guide to Tummy Tuck Surgery and Recovery

Tummy Tuck surgery is not a weight-loss procedure. During Tummy tuck surgery, only stubborn fatty tissues in this area are removed.

Tummy tuck surgery lasts 2 to 3 hours depending on the size and width of the abdomen and is performed under general anesthesia. In abdominal stretching, the skin is separated from the abdominal wall up to the lower part of the ribs. The surgeon will repair the looseness in the abdominal muscles, making it a flat stomach and the waist narrow. Excess skin is removed by pulling the skin down. Your medical team will help you walk as early as the first day after a tummy tuck to help prevent blood clots from forming. You will wear a supportive abdominal suit (abdominal binder) for about six weeks after the tummy tuck. This outfit helps prevent fluid buildup and provides abdominal support while healing. 

During the first six weeks after a tummy tuck surgery, you need to be careful when moving. You also need to avoid positions that force your incision line, such as fast bending at the waist, to prevent the wound from reopening. It can take 2-3 weeks for you to feel the same.

Tummy tuck surgery can give your stomach a more toned and thinner appearance by removing excess skin and fat and strengthening your abdominal wall.

For tummy tuck surgery to be long-lasting, you must have a stable diet to maintain your weight.

The Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Undoubtedly, tummy tuck surgery offers cosmetic results. In fact, a tummy tuck can also provide medical benefits, especially when it becomes the necessary corrective surgical procedure for patients with certain conditions. These benefits are;

•    Decreases back pain
•    Reduces stress urinary incontinence
•    Corrects a ventral hernia
•    Improves posture
•    Improves abdominal shape 

Tummy tuck surgery does not affect pregnancy. After pregnancy and childbirth, re-fat may occur in the abdomen. If you wish, you can apply for tummy tuck surgery again after 6 months of giving birth.

While there are many physical benefits of tummy tuck surgery, keep in mind that this is a serious operation.

If you are considering this surgery, do your research and arrange a consultation with a qualified surgeon. As Medco Healthco, we will be pleased to answer all your questions.

Who Can Get a Tummy Tuck Surgery?

We strongly recommend that you consult a cosmetic surgeon before deciding on a tummy tuck surgery. You can undergo this procedure;

•    If there is no decrease in belly fat despite diet and exercise
•    If there is excessive fat and sagging in the lower abdomen in proportion to body mass
•    If you experience sagging and laxity in the abdominal muscles as a result of pregnancy (usually multiple pregnancies)
•    If there is excessive fat and sagging as a result of aging

Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Have Any Side-effects?

The people who will have this operation need to know that this surgery is not a simple operation, and like any operation, it has some risks. Complete recovery may take a few weeks after the surgery. Overall, make sure your doctor inform you in detail about the side effects.

However, the side effects can be;

•    Pain 
•    Infection
•    Bleeding

How Much Does Tummy Tuck Cost in Turkey?

With its strong healthcare system, Turkey is one of the top countries for medical tourism. Therefore, Turkey is a convenient destination for weight loss surgery if you think that you are considering having surgery and Tummy tuck surgery abroad.

You can leave your phone number to us on our website, and the Medco HealthCo team will contact you to draw up a free treatment plan and cost estimate.

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