The loosening of the skin as a result of weight loss, childbirth, or muscle loosening around the tummy may hinder your body contour. Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty or lipo-abdominoplasty, tightens the muscles of the abdomen, flattens the tummy, and enhances your body shape.

In tummy- tuck surgery, the loose skin around the abdomen is removed. The loose abdominal wall muscles are also tightened and the skin becomes firm. The umblicus is also given a better aesthetis look and shape.

One can consider a tummy tuck in Gurgaon or elsewhere for the following conditions:

  • Excess loose skin, muscles, and stretch marks in the lower abdomen that does not subside even after rigorous weight loss and exercise strategies.
  • Loose abdominal skin sagging after pregnancy or weight loss.
  • Loss of self-confidence due to hanging or protruding tummy.

The tummy tuck procedure can benefit you in the following ways.

  • It helps tighten the muscles that have loosened up during pregnancy.
  • It improves the aesthetic appearance of the abdomen as it tones and trims the tummy while reducing the stretch marks developed.
  • It helps remove unwanted scars and fat from the lower abdomen.
  • The weak abdominal connective tissues are restored through the tummy tuck procedure.
  • It also enhances your self-confidence.

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Different Types of Tummy tuck in Gurgaon

There are different types of abdominoplasty, and the duration of the abdominoplasty depends on its type. The best plastic surgeon can guide you on which tummy tuck procedure suits you better. 

Abdominoplasty is an inpatient procedure and is combined with liposuction. Depending on the locations and condition of the tummy, 

Full or Complete abdominoplasty

This type of abdominoplasty is when the entire tummy requires correction. An incision is made at the bikini line to remove excess skin and muscle and tone the region as desired. Another incision around the naval allows excess tissue to clear around the navel region. Drain tubes may be placed under the skin at the incisions, which will be removed in 1-2 days post-surgery. The incisions after surgery are sutured and dressed well. The Final scar is hidden under the bikini line.

Partial or Mini abdominoplasty

Mini abdominoplasty involves a shorter incision near the bikini line and is considered when less skin needs to be removed. The incision around the navel is not done in this procedure. After the procedure, the incisions are stitched and dressed. The mini-abdominoplasty takes nearly one to two hours. Depending on the condition, the surgeon may not place the drain pipe.

Extended or High-lateral Tension abdominoplasty

This type of tummy tuck surgery involves skin and muscle toning of the sides and back area of the abdomen. This procedure allows skin and fat removal from the hip, back, and thighs while reshaping the tummy.

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Possible Risks & Complications

After abdominoplasty, one needs to follow the surgeon’s instructions, take care of the bandage, change the dressing regularly, and avoid strenuous activities- bending and running for at least four to six weeks. However, one can resume daily activities and routine after one week of enough rest.

Though abdominoplasty is an effective procedure that gives a flattened abdomen, one may experience pain and swelling post-surgery. One may also observe numbness and bruising at the surgery site. Some of the possible risks and complications of abdominoplasty include:

  • Soreness for several weeks,
  • Bleeding or hematoma,
  • Fluid accumulation or Seroma,
  • Infection at the surgical site,
  • Fat necrosis- the death of fat tissues underneath the skin,
  • Improper wound healing or wound separation.

Why Choose Dr. Ritesh Anand?

Dr. Ritesh Anand, one of the best cosmetic plastic in Gurgaon, can give you ideal solutions for the loose hanging skin of the abdomen. His vast experience and high qualification give him an extra edge in understanding and addressing the concern with diligence.

Dr. Ritesh Anand is a patient-oriented specialist who performs procedures with immense care and meticulousness. He guides the patient before, during, and after the surgical procedure for proper healing and quicker recovery.

Connect with Dr. Ritesh Anand to see visible differences in the tummy and know how to go about the various cosmetic procedures, including abdominoplasty.