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Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck Surgery In Cochin

Tummy tucks surgery or abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure to restore firmness of muscles and tissues in the abdomen. The procedure removes excess fat and skin from the abdominal area. When the abdominal muscles and tissues are too weary and loose, tummy tuck surgery is recommended to trim the excess fat and skin. The procedure is used to attain a fit and toned abdomen even without regular exercise. The procedure helps to attain a flat and toned abdomen by restoring the strength and flexibility of abdominal muscles and tissues.
Abdominal drooping is caused by few factors and includes:

  • Aging
  • Unhealthy diet
  • No physical activity
  • Heredity factor
  • Pregnancy and child birth
  • Previous abdominal surgery
  • Rapid weight gain or weight loss

Who all benefits from the tummy tuck procedure?
Tummy tuck surgery is beneficial for all those who experience following conditions:

  • Drooping abdominal tissues and skin after pregnancy and child birth
  • Rapid weight loss or weight gain causing lose sagging skin and tissues in the lower abdomen
  • Deposits of fatty tissues around the abdominal area
  • A protruding abdomen
  • Weakened and stretched abdominal muscles and skin

Tummy tuck procedure
The surgeon initiates the procedure by administering a dose of anesthesia to relax the muscles and to reduce the discomfort and pain caused by the surgery. The surgeon makes an incision in the abdominal wall horizontally along the skin crease. The abdominal skin is lifted and the underlying muscles are repaired and tightened. Next, the upper layer of abdominal skin is pulled down like a shutter and stitched together closing the incision. The excess skin is trimmed and a new belly button is popped through the surface of the skin and sutured to the exact position.
The tummy tuck surgery is completed in one to three hours and time varies depending on the volume of abdominal tissues and muscles that has to be repaired. After the surgery, the doctor prescribes medications to ease the pain and discomfort and antibiotics to eliminate the risk of bacterial infection. Doctor provide instructions to the patient to be followed during the recovering phase and advise to limits the activities for next few weeks and to restrain excess pressure in the abdominal area. Avoid activities that demand to lift weights and bend over. Drains are positioned to drain out excess fluids from the incisions in the abdominal area.
The recovery period differs for each individual and may take up to 3 weeks after the fat loss surgery. Wearing compression garment provide support and minimize swelling in the abdominal muscles. The incision scars are minimal and fade out over the period.
At Kims hospital, we perform tummy tuck surgery to rejuvenate the abdominal muscles and tissues and to produce a flat and well-toned abdominal muscle. We offer the best and latest treatment techniques for tummy tuck procedure from well qualified and experienced specialists and surgeons. To know more about tummy tuck procedure and treatment cost book an appointment now.