Abdominoplasty – Tummy tuck

Abdominoplasty – Tummy tuck

Abdominoplasty removes excess loose skin and fat

Full Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) will require some kind of scar.We use Cube laser for the incision line to achieve best possible scar quality. The scar is usually very similar to a Cesarean with extensions to both sides.

Liposculpture to the “love handles” for maximum tightness and pleasing shape.

We are European leaders in BodyJet Water Jetsream assisted liposuction. This is used to shape the love handle area in abdominoplasty surgery.
Maximum waistline definition gives top results. BodyJet gives excellent liposuction outcomes.

Mummy makeover

Abdominoplasty(tummy tuck(combined with a second cosmetic surgery procedure is usually referred to as “Mummy makeover”. The most frequent combination is Abdominoplasty with breast augmentation and or uplift. Mummy makeover is mostly requested by patients after multiple pregnancies and significant weight loss.
Mummy makeover gives great results and has excellent patient satisfaction rates.

Should you require some more extensive information on Abdominoplasty, either in the Department of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Hospital Quirón Málaga or in Cirumed Clinic Marbella please contact us

Frequently Asked Questions about Abdominoplasty(tummy tuck) surgery:

Does Abdominoplasty remove stretch marks?

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) removes all stretchmarks up to the level of the bellybutton.

Is Abdominoplasty a good way to lose weight?

Abdominoplasty is most definitely not a weight loss procedure. It is designed to tone the abdominal wall mostly after weight loss and pregnancy.

What is the recovery after abdominoplasty?

Expect one week of discomfort.Individual variances apply.

I have a hernia. Can that be sorted at the same time?

Yes. Many patients requesting abdominoplasty have midline hernias like for examples umbilical hernia.This is repaired at the same time as the abdominoplasty.

How long do I stay in hospital after my abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty(tummy tuck) usually requires one to two nights of hospitalization.

Why do many patients lose weight after abdominoplasty surgery?

The tightening of the abdominal wall can act like a moderate gastric reduction. Hence many patients observe some loss of weight after the surgery.

Do I need to wear a compression garment?

Abdominoplasty requires postoperative compression garment for 4-6 weeks.We usually use an abdominal binder for this purpose.

How long does the scar take to fade?

That depends on your skin type. Total fading can take a few months.
We usually laser the incision line 3-4 times in the months following surgery.
This helps to achieve a better scar quality.

Can I have an abdominoplasty at the same time as my Cesarean?

This can be done.
The advantage is immediate shape after birth.
Disadvantage is that the body changes after childbirth result in a higher percentage of necessary corrective procedures afterwards.

Is Abdominoplasty surgery painful?

The tightening of the muscles (rectus muscle plication) will create some discomfort in the first week. All the patients are given sufficient pain medication to take at home, and the discomfort should ease after 2-3 days.

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  • Cirumed Clinic Marbella
    Edif. Panorama, Planta baja, Local 2
    Ctra. de Cádiz, km 184
    E – 29603 Marbella
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