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With tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty) the surgeon removes fat and excess skin from the stomach. The goal is to reverse the sign of aging and it is not a weight loss operation.
A tummy tuck operation takes a certain amount of skin and fat, weight reduction varies depending on the volume of the patient’s abdomen. This operation takes a certain amount of skin and fat, and weight reduction varies depending on the volume of the patient’s abdomen. For the plastic surgeon, it is important that any scars are placed so that they can hide with swimsuit.

Tummy tuck in Brazil

Brazilian plastic surgeons performed 129 601 tummy tuck procedures in 2013 according to statistics from ISAPS.

There are various types of abdominoplasty

  • Full tummy tuck – a surgery where you move the navel.
  • Modified abdominoplasty – where the navel is not moved
  • Body Lift (cirkumferent) where the surgeon removes excess tissue from the entire body.

All surgery carries a risk for the patient and therefore it is very important that you are confident with the doctor who will perform the surgery. The surgery takes 2-3 hours and is done under general anesthesia. The end result after a tummy tuck can see only after a year and during that time has been monitoring.

Risks with a tummy tuck

You get a scar where you take out the fat that looks like a caesarean section and depending on the method and surgical scar varies in size. It is common to give so-called “bikini cut.” Ask your clinic for treatment images from patients and who will perform the surgery. Some choose to hide the scar with doing tattoos along with the scar but the best is of course to Minni more scars. It is common with swellings in several months that disappears with time.

The cost of tummy tuck

It is important to choose the right surgeon for tummy tuck as it is one of the most risky cosmetic surgery should be very restrictive if you do the surgery. You are at risk for blood clots and scar at poorly executed operations.

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