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