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Tummy tuck surgery or in medical science language Abdominoplasty, is capable of removing excess fat and repair of muscles in the abdomen, leaving it smooth and firm. A well shaped abdomen is something we all desire and strive for through balanced diet, exercise and weight control. In most cases it is quite hard to achieve a perfect abdomen.
Every individual's normal body will produce a protruding abdomen which appears lagging and sagging. The reason behind is-
Have a look around your body and answer following questions
If the answer to the above questions is yes then you can expect tummy tuck procedure to bring wonderful results for you.
After the surgery your abdomen wrapped with the elastic bandage or compression garments to cover the stitches and minimize swelling. These also work as a support. In some cases thin tubes are left inside the skin on temporary basis to drain excess blood, fluid that might have collected during the procedure.
The results will start to appear after 4 to 5 weeks simultaneously swelling & bruising will fade away.
A tummy tuck is not suitable for weight loss and cannot be treated as substitute for any exercise program.
However, the results of tummy tuck surgery are permanent but the results can diminish by fluctuations in weight. If you are planning to go for weight loss or planning to have a baby it is advisable to postpone the tummy tuck surgery until you are done with other activities.
Stretch marks cannot be expected to be removed completely with tummy tuck surgery although they will be eliminted to some extent.