What is tummy tuck?

Abdominoplasty is popularly known as ‘tummy tuck’. It is a cosmetic procedure, which is performed to make your abdomen look in shape. It involves removing excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen. It also involves stitching of connective tissues to give a toned look to the stomach.
MGM Hospital CBD to improve the appearance of the abdomen by removing excess skin and fat and tightening the abdominal muscles. The procedure is typically performed on patients who have experienced significant weight loss or pregnancy, which has resulted in excess skin or weakened abdominal muscles.
MGM Hospital CBD's team of skilled plastic surgeons conducts a thorough evaluation of each patient's health, medical history, and aesthetic goals to determine the most appropriate treatment approach.



Common symptoms of tummy tuck get in touch with our doctors to know more about it:

  • Redness and swelling at the incision site.
  • Drainage of yellow or cloudy pus from the incision site.
  • Fever.


MGM hospital healthcare team helps to know what are the causes of tummy tuck:

  • Scarring.
  • Hematoma (bleeding).
  • Infection.
  • Seroma (accumulation of fluid).
  • Poor wound healing.
  • Blood clots.
  • Numbness or other changes in sensation.


If you come our hospital and get treatement from our specialist the risk associated with tummy tuck is get reduce:

  • The patient may experience pain and swelling for a few days after the surgery.

  • There may be numbness, slight bruising, and tiredness too.

  • If you experience surgical bleeding or infection or see the wound healing slowly, or observe any other complications, consult the concerned doctor immediately


Contact our facility to avoid a tummy tuck:

  • Do not walk with your back straight. Walking straight may put pressure on the incisions.
  • Do not laugh, cough or sneeze too hard. It can rupture the incisions and cause discomfort.
  • Avoid hot showers or baths. Although it may seem relaxing, hot water can increase the chances of infections at the surgery site.
  • Avoid strenuous physical activities. Even if you feel that you have recovered, the internal wound might still need time to heal completely.Choose a diet that is rich in fiber to avoid constipation.

How is it diagnosed?

Diagnosis available at MGM hospital CBD to get recoverd from tummy tuck: When done to remove excess skin or fat with or without tightening of the underlying muscles is considered cosmetic and not medically necessary. Repair of diastasis recti is considered cosmetic and not medically necessary.
The medical team at MGM Hospital CBD may also use imaging tests such as CT scans or ultrasound to evaluate the extent of excess skin or fat in the abdominal area and to determine the optimal surgical technique.
MGM Hospital CBD offers comprehensive diagnostic services for tummy tuck surgery to determine if the patient is a good candidate for the procedure and to plan the surgical approach.
The diagnostic procedures may include:
• Physical examination
• Medical history
• Imaging tests
• Blood tests


How is it treated?

The medical team at MGM Hospital CBD begins by conducting a thorough evaluation of the patient's health, medical history, and aesthetic goals to determine the most appropriate treatment approach. They may recommend traditional tummy tuck surgery or a less invasive technique such as mini tummy tuck or endoscopic tummy tuck.
MGM Hospital CBD provides personalized, comprehensive care for patients undergoing tummy tuck surgery, with the aim of achieving safe, natural-looking results that enhance the patient's overall appearance and confidence.

During surgery

The plastic surgeon will make an incision across the lower abdomen and remove excess skin and fat, and then tighten the underlying abdominal muscles to create a flatter and more toned appearance. The procedure may be performed under local or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of the surgery and the preferences of the patient and surgeon.

After surgery

Patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort, which can be managed with pain medication and compression garments. Recovery time will vary depending on the extent of the surgery, but most patients can return to work and light activities within two to four weeks, with more strenuous activities and exercise being gradually resumed over several weeks.

Post-operative care

It's important to choose a board-certified plastic surgeon who has experience performing tummy tuck procedures to ensure the best possible results and minimize the risk of complications. Patients should also have realistic expectations about the outcome of the surgery and be prepared to follow post-operative care instructions carefully to ensure proper healing and optimal results.

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