Tummy tuck is a cosmetic procedure in the field of Plastic and Cosmetic surgery and deals with the lower belly fixing. Women are the good candidate for this procedure usually after child birth. Tummy tucking is safe and a very helpful procedure for women who want their belly and an old belly button back.
Usually what happen that after child birth the abdominal wall and the muscle stretch out which leads to a pendullus lower tummy. Even though a women does exercise but unable to correct that defect.
Tummy tuck is a procedure in which a surgeon give incision at the naval called a binky incision. After that the skin and the fat flap is raised at the level of umbilicus. Rectus muscles are plicated or double breasted for tightening of the muscle and the skin containing the fat is than resected. Fine sutures are placed at the site of incisions and taken out at 10 post operative day. The scar is visible for weeks or so than fades out.
Sometimes the belly button is also corrected if it has left his normal position by shifting it surgically this can be done at the time of tummy tuck.
Liposuction can also be performed while doing tummy tuck especially at the upper belly and at the thighs area to give patient a slimmer and trim look.
Normal routine work after tummy tuck procedure is allowed after 4 days but patients can move around slowly for nature calls. Heavy exercises are allowed after 6 weeks.
Other indications for tummy tuck is after weight loss for men and women both and surgeon can give a good shape buy nip tuck.
Well any aesthetic procedure if done under its scientific protocol is safe and result oriented for the Aesthetic Surgeon and blessing for the Patient.