Abdominal Lipo in Karachi, Pakistan

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Abdominal plastic surgery includes procedures to remove and tighten excess skin, fat, and muscle tissue. Many seeking abdominal plastic surgery have lost large amounts of weight and now have loose skin and tissue that abdominal plastic surgery can remove. Others have tried dieting and exercise, but have stubborn areas of fat that abdominal plastic surgery will get rid of. Patients choosing procedure are generally not looking for a “quick fix”. Abdominal plastic surgery is usually the last step in reshaping the body, following months of diet and exercise.

Also Check: Liposuction in Pakistan and Tummy Tuck in Karachi

  • Abdominal plastic surgery usually involves liposuction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), or both
  • In some cases, abdominal plastic surgery is performed on a small, specific section of the stomach” this is called a “mini-tuck.”
  • Abdominal plastic surgery in these cases consists of small incisions above the pubic bone
  • This type of abdominal plastic surgery removes fat and tightens skin and muscles below the belly button
  • More traditional abdominal plastic surgery reduces the size of and tightens the entire stomach area
  • In the traditional abdominal plastic surgery, the incisions are larger in size, and the site can take longer to heal.
  • Abdominal plastic surgery carries the same risks as almost any type of surgery, and the best way to avoid abdominal plastic surgery mishaps is to choose a qualified physician who has extensive experience in performing abdominal plastic surgery procedures

Abdominal Etching – Get A More Defined Stomach

  • Abdominal etching (liposculpture) is a cosmetic surgery procedure where an individual’s abdominal muscles are defined using liposuction
  • Unlike a traditional tummy tuck that involves the removal of significant amounts of fat and skin, abdominal etching is best suited for those who are already close to their ideal weight
  • This is because no skin and only small amounts of fat will be removed as the surgeon is sculpting the appearance of the abdomen
  • During the tummy tuck procedure, loose muscles are tightened using stitches
  • Abdominal etching is only carried out with patients who already have reasonably tight muscles but are seeking to define them more
  • If you require more than what this type of plastic surgery offers, you may be a good candidate for a tummy tuck
  • Abdominal etching was only really developed in the early 1990’s but its popularity has been steadily increasing for the last 20 years
  • Both men and women want to undergo this surgery so they can achieve the chiseled abs and flat stomach that are so attractive today
  • Abdominal etching is not a weight loss surgery, If you are having weight issues then it is best to look into alternative treatments that will give you your desired results

The Best Candidate For Abdominal Etching

  • The best candidate for this plastic surgery has naturally athletic-looking underlying muscles that can be accentuated with abdominal etching
  • People who are liposuction candidates, with very localized, exercise-resistant fat deposits, can obtain additional improvements through abdominal etching
  • Likewise, patients who undergo an abdominoplasty to reduce loosened and excessive muscles may achieve a more athletic-looking appearance with abdominal etching
  • The strength of the results depends on personal anatomy
  • The ideal candidate also follows a proper diet and exercise program, which are necessary to maintain the benefits
  • The abdominal etching technique can be performed at the same time as liposuction
  • The procedure may be performed at the same time as other procedures as well, depending on the combination treatment plan you have developed in consultation with your surgeon

Abdominal Etching Procedure In Karachi, Pakistan

  • The abdominal etching surgery takes 1-2 hours and is done under general or local anesthetic
  • It is normally an outpatient procedure so you don’t have to stay overnight in hospital
  • You will, however, need to monitor for a few hours after the surgery to make sure everything is ok
  • Before the surgery Dr. Syed Arif Hussain will make some markings on your abdomen to show where your muscles are when you flex them
  • This is where he will make grooves with a special cannula during the procedure
  • To make these grooves, liposuction is carried out through tiny incisions made on your body
  • These incisions will take a couple of weeks to heal
  • You will have to wear a compression garment for the first few weeks after the surgery so your body can adjust to its new contours
  • This garment will also help reduce swelling. Of course, you will need to rest and relax so that your body can recover but you should be able resume your day to day activities in a couple of weeks
  • As with all surgical procedures, there are risks and side effects associated with abdominal etching. These will be explained to you before your surgery so you can make an informed choice
  • A different cannula may be used to perform liposuction and to perform the muscle-definition sculpting
  • Most patients return home within hours after surgery

Results Of Abdominal Etching Surgery

  • The results of your treatment will be seen in the weeks following surgery but the full results of your abdominal etching won’t be seen for a few months
  • These results depend on your own anatomy and you will need to live a healthy lifestyle to maintain them
  • Abdominal etching takes you a step beyond conventional liposuction fat removal
  • This procedure is intended to give you a flatter, tighter stomach area, with stronger muscle definition

After Abdominal Etching Surgery

  • As a complete after care guide line Dr. Syed Arif Hussain will supply a postoperative instruction list to reduce the risk of complications
  • He will fit the patient with a medical compression garment to wear at all times other than bathing for three to six weeks, or as directed by the doctor
  • Patients often can shower within 48 hours after surgery
  • Pain, swelling, and bruising may occur, all of which can be managed with medications and proper care
  • Restrictions include no exercise or lifting of ten pounds or more
  • There cannot be any pressure placed on the abdominal area
  • Normal activities typically can be resumed in one to three weeks
  • The full results of abdominal etching appear within six months of the procedure
  • But patients often see results such as better-fitting clothes and a firmer abdominal appearance much sooner.

Complications and Risks of Abdominal Etching

  • Complications are possible with any medical procedure
  • The most common but infrequent complications include infection, bleeding, and excessive scarring
  • The surgeon can intervene in these situations; however, they can prolong the recovery period
  • Be sure to discuss the possible risks and treatments with your doctor

Consult A Qualified Plastic Surgeon.

  • A qualified surgeon will help ensure the treatment is appropriate for your condition, increase the odds of success, and reduce the risk of complications
  • This is a fairly new technique so it is important to consult a board-certified plastic surgeon, from the American Board of Plastic Surgery, with extensive, specific abdominal-etching experience, as well as expertise in all areas of abdominal plastic surgery
  • The type of board certification is also important

Here are some tips to consider when consulting a plastic surgeon:

  • Review the doctor’s credentials, education, training, type of certification held, and number of times that the treatment has been performed in the practice
  • View before-and-after photos of patients with similar conditions who received abdominal etching, liposuction of the abdomen, and abdominoplasty
  • Bring a photo of yourself from the past when your abdomen was in its best form to help set realistic expectations
  • Inquire about the technique of the procedure and possible complications from surgery
  • Ask for a list of pre and post-operative instructions
  • Results vary among providers and patients

Disclaimer: Individual results may vary

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