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5 Question to Consider Before Tummy Tuck


If you were to ask anyone which area of body hard to lose fat they will tell their belly. Birth, weight changes and aging may occur in the abdomen. It fails to get the curved waist back with exercise and diet. Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that helps flatten the abdomen by removing excess fat and skin. It also tightens the muscle. The procedure is used to remove excess skin and fat on the abdomen.

For many prospective tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) patients, post-procedure pain and the recovery process is a concern. Therefore, it is very important that patients have detailed information about the procedure. Tummy tuck surgery provides beneficial results for many women and men but it also varies greatly from patient to patientThe sections below can provide a general idea of what to expect after a tummy tuck surgery.

Recovery time can be long

Recovery can vary from two weeks to two months. During this time patients should avoid strenuous activity and avoid lifting heavy objects. A temporary tube may be inserted under the skin to drain excess fluid from the surgical site. A compression garment is worn during the recovery period. With their doctor’s permission, the patient may return to work after a week or two.

Permanent scar

Some degree of permanent scarring after a tummy tuck surgery is likely. However, a skilled surgeon can position the scar so it is not noticeable, often below the panty line so it is hidden under a bikini or underwear. Often scarring can appear to worsen during the first 3-6 months after the procedure. However, after about 9 months the scar typically flattens and lightens in color.

Temporary tube

A temporary tube may be inserted under the skin to drain excess fluid from the surgical site. Mostly, surgical drains are placed following an abdominoplasty. Although temporary, these will require attention and care. Before the surgery, your surgeon will share all the important thing about drain like limitations on bathing. Mostly the drains are painlessly removed in seven to ten days. But in some cases, they may need to stay in place for two weeks or longer.

Full healing can take some time

The benefits from your tummy tuck will not be noticeable in a short period. redness, bruising, stiffness and swelling are normal for the first few weeks. Recovery will begin slowly over the next four to six weeks and results will begin to show. However, swelling may remain for six months or longer. A temporary numbness or a loss of sensation along the incision line is normal, but will slowly resolve. It can take a full year before the stomach has finished healing and the complete results of surgery can be seen.

Plastic Surgery in Turkey

Vanity Cosmetic Surgery Hospital has been performing various types of plastic surgeries such as tummy tuck in Turkey. If you’re considering undergoing a tummy tock procedure in Turkey please contact us to book a consultation!

The page content is for informational purposes only. The content of this page does not include items containing information on therapeutic health care. For diagnosis and treatment, you must consult your physician or consult the physicians in our clinic. The content has been written regarding the following sources by Vanity Estetik doctors.


Regan JP https://europepmc.org/article/med/28613712

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  1. After losing too much weight, my body was sagged. Vanityi was recommended by my friend. A hospital with really successful doctors. I am in recovery now, but even this state is great.

  2. I dropped from 120 kilos to 65 kilos and my body sags because I didn’t go gym. I found Vanity aesthetics clinic as a found of my long research. It will be 1 year since my surgery and my scars are gradually decreasing. Well I chose you Thank you for your support


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