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Tummy Tuck Surgey/Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck Surgery in Lahore

Tummy Tuck is a cosmetic surgery procedure of removing excess fat and skin from abdomen. The main goal of tummy tuck procedure is to flat patient abdomen by tightening the muscles. In addition, patient can observe improvement in stretch marks after they go through tummy tuck surgery. It is also known as Abdominoplasty and abdominal reduction. This procedure is the best treatment for drooping abdomen if done by the professional and trained tummy tuck surgeon.

Types of Tummy Tuck Surgery:

Following are the types of tummy tuck.

Standard Abdominoplasty:This procedure is suitable for those patients whose laxity is both above and below abdomen. Umbilicus (belly button) is detached and new umbilicus is made it also called full abdominoplasty.
Miniabdominoplasty:Suitable for those having lax skin only below umbilicus. Belly button is saved in its original position and scar is less.
Lipoabdominoplasty:It’s a new technique which combines liposuction with abdominoplasty, where tummy tuck surgeon performs liposuction 1st to remove extra fat. Then tummy tuck is performed. Its results are better than other types of tummy tuck techniques.

How much does Tummy Tuck cost in Pakistan?

The cost of Tummy Tuck depends on the area(s) and the amount of fat being done. Tummy Tuck price varies according to patient to patient and number of areas to be treated. The average Tummy Tuck cost in Pakistan is between Rs. 60,000- Rs. 150,000 depending on single or multiple areas, whether performed under local or general anesthesia. For exact cost of Tummy Tuck please book a consultation with our Tummy Tuck surgeon. The cost of Tummy Tuck in Lahore is slightly less as compare to cost of Tummy Tuck in Karachi and Islamabad.

Is Tummy Tuck right for me?

You may be an ideal candidate for an abdominoplasty procedure if:

  • Fat in your tummy area is unresponsive to healthy diet and exercise routine.
  • The skin on your abdomen is loose and sagging.
  • You have stretch marks on your tummy.
  • Your abdomen is bulging because of laxity or separated abdominal muscles.

Benefits of Tummy Tuck

The vast majority of patients who undergo an abdominoplasty procedure are thrilled with their results. Most patients find that tummy tuck procedure benefits in so many ways that it dramatically outweighs the risks. Some of them include:

  • It makes your tummy flattened, firmer and toned.
  • It makes your waist appear tighter and slimmer.
  • It removes the stretch marks from your abdomen.
  • It improves entire contours of your body.
  • The results of tummy tuck surgery are longer lasting.
  • It gives you a more toned midsection and improved posture as a result of the tightening of abdominal muscles.
  • It boosts your self-esteem. Many patients enjoy a new sense of self-confidence and a wider range of activities and wardrobe options than ever before.

Tummy Tuck Surgey Procedure

The steps for the surgery are:

* Usually, tummy tuck surgery is performed under general anesthesia but for endoscopic tummy tuck, local anesthesia can also be considered as an option.
* Then the surgeon will make incisions in the appropriate sites. Their length and site varies according to the type of surgery. They are made:
- Horizontally between belly button and pubic hairline and around the navel for full or traditional tummy tuck.
- Horizontally between navel and pubic hairline only for mini tummy tuck.
- Few small incisions are made in or around the belly button and along the pubic line for endoscopic tummy tuck.
* Then surgeon will then make the required alterations for improving the appearance of tummy. They include:
- Removal of excess skin and fat and tightening of abdominal muscles in full tummy tuck.
- Removal of excess skin and fat in lower abdomen and tightening of abdominal muscles in mini tummy tuck.
- Tightening of abdominal muscles only in endoscopic tummy tuck.
* Finally incisions are closed with stitches.

How long does tummy tuck surgery take?

  • Tummy tuck surgery usually takes between two and six hours to complete.
  • Depending on the extent of surgery, you are asked to stay in the hospital for 1 day in case of tummy tuck and 1-2 days in case you have had abdominoplasty.
  • Since each person and each tummy tuck procedure are unique, it is important that patients closely follow the surgeon’s specific instructions for recovery.

What expectations can I have from the tummy tuck surgery?

  • You have to be realistic in your expectations.
  • To maintain the outcomes of tummy tuck surgery you will be required to follow proper healthy diet and exercise regimen to maintain the results.

What happens in the recovery period?

  • Initially your may experience that your abdomen gets swelled up for the first few days, but medications control the pain. Apply cool compresses to reduce swelling and discomfort.
  • Try to avoid rubbing the incisions and keep them clean and dry.
  • Placing a couple of pillows behind your knees in order to keep them bent will reduce the tension in your abdominal muscles.
  • You may feel discomfort while standing up straight away, although you should start walking about as soon as possible as this will steer the healing process.
  • The stitches are removed in 10-14 days.
  • You will be advised to wear a comfortable support garment for six weeks.
  • You are going to have follow-up visits in the months after surgery to check on your progress.

What is the abdominoplasty surgery recovery time?

  • The recovery depends on each individual patient.
  • Some return to work after only two weeks while others take three or four weeks.
  • You can usually expect to be back to full activity after six weeks.
  • Heavy lifting or strenuous activity is not advised in the first 6 weeks after the surgery.
  • Moderate exercise such as walking or swimming is recommended until this time.

We are also providing Liposuction and Gynecomastia surgey procedures.