Abdominoplasty - Operatör Doktor Ercan Demiray
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Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty is a surgical method applied for the treatment of prolapse problems in the abdominal region as a result of giving birth or gaining or losing weight, in other words, elasticity problems. There are two types of Abdominoplasties, namely mini and complete. Mini Abdominoplasty is preferred when the prolapse or floppiness amount is less. The cut to be made is shorter and no cuts are made around the belly-button. And the complete Abdominoplasty is preferred when the prolapse amount is more than the ones that mini Abdominoplasty is preferred. Liposuction is applied on the abdominal region and the side regions in both of the techniques. During these applications, fixation of looseness in the core muscles or gastrocoele. Although it varies according to the surgery technique to be chosen, average time for getting back to daily life is one week. Abdominoplasty Istanbul

For whom are Tummy Tuck Surgeries appropriate for?

There may be loosening, drooping, elasticity problems and deformations in the muscles due to weight gaining and losing or post-natal period. Moreover you may be in the situation that you cannot get free from the fat deposition placed in no way though you are doing exercise and dieting.

These deformations observed in the abdomen region do not form a pleasant appearance esthetically. This region causes problems in terms of clothes selections and an unpleasant appearance in general view. In this case it causes people to feel bad and have confidence problems.

If you think that you need this operation when you see yourself in the mirror and you will be happy in case you get free from this drooping, excess, and you think that you want to wear bikini and tight clothes comfortably, Abdominoplasty operations will be appropriate operations for you as long as your surgeon emphasizes that you are suitable for them.

Which anesthesia method is used? What is the duration of the operation?

Abdominoplasty operations are operations performed under general anesthesia. The duration of the operation generally varies between 2.5 and 3 hours. Abdominoplasty Turkey

How long should the patients coming from another city or abroad stay in Istanbul?

The period of returning to daily life is one week in average as well as it changes according to the operation technique to be chosen. You need to stay at the hospital for 1 day on the operation day (with your attendant if you desire). Afterwards you are kept under observation for 1 week with regular controls by following the control process we specify in the place you will reside.

Hotel and transfer organizations of our guests, who have residence problem in İstanbul, are arranged by our team. Tummy Tuck Istanbul

Can I have a child shortly after the Abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)operations are generally recommended in order to correct the deformations, drooping, loosening occurred in the post-natal period and only for the patients, for whom liposuction treatment will not be sufficient alone. It is more appropriate that the people, who want to have children, undergo this operation after giving birth. There is not a generalization that abdomen plastic surgeries are not performed before having a child. However, it is more appropriate that Abdominoplasty are performed after giving birth when it is considered that abdominal muscles and skin are again deformed by giving birth whilst you have a flat and pretty abdomen. These operations may be performed 1 year after the birth.

Will the corset be used in the post-operative period and how long should I use it?

Using corset is necessary for such operations in the post-operative period. It supports you to adapt life quicker, and the appearance aimed after the operation. It will be put on you by the caregivers shortly after the operation. You will be informed by your doctor about how long it is required to be worn.

Should smoking be stopped before Tummy Tuck?

It is surely important that smoking is not come into our lives and written off our lives without needing any surgical intervention.
However, you have to stop smoking at least 2-4 weeks before the Abdominoplasty operations.
Although this period accepted as 15 days in advance in other plastic surgery operations (except for face lifting), it is definitely important to quit smoking 1 month in advance for abdomen lifting operations.
We recommend you to inform Dr. Ercan Demiray absolutely about your smoking habit. In case you don’t stop smoking in advance as recommended on the operation day, you operation will be
delayed. Since smoking affects blood circulation, it delays wound healing and it may cause problemsin your operation. Smoking increases the risk of complication.

What are the points, which need to be known, before the Abdominoplasty?

• These operations are performed under general anesthesia. Therefore, it is important that you are hungry in the manner that you are fasting for the period (approximately 8-9 hours) determined by your doctor in the pre-operative period.
• Smoking must be stopped 1 month in advance.
• You should stop drinking herbal tea, taking blood-thinner products such as aspirin and vitamins approximately 1 week or 10 days in advance.
• There shouldn’t be fingernails or colored concealers, and make-up on you on the operation day.
• If you have undergone any operation or you use medicine regularly, you should inform the anesthetist about the minor details related to your health.
• We recommend you to come to the hospital approximately 1 week in advance in order to make your procedures performed for the blood analyses and anesthesia examination to be performed before the operation.
• You should be hospitalized for 1 night at the night of the operation. This period may extend to 2 nights in some cases according to the approval of your surgeon.

How long does it take to return to normal life after Tummy Tuck?

Approximately 1 week to 10 days are required in order to return to normal life after abdominoplasty operations. However, as it is known, healing and recovery period may differ for everyone. It approximately takes 6 months and 1 year for the abdomen to completely take original shape and achieve a successful result.

Will it scar after Abdominoplasty?

It is quite important that Tummy Tuck operations are performed by a master and experienced specialist. There will be scars not only after the abdomen lifting but also many operations. However, your surgeon will position these scars in the regions with natural lines or in invisible regions. You can comfortably wear bikini after these operations since these scars will be under the bikini area. It approximately takes 1 year for scars to become pale colored. Afterwards it will have a hardly visible appearance. It may become much more invisible by laser treatments. The people, who have undergone this operation, will not be uncomfortable due to these pale scars as they have a much 00more proportional and pleasant appearance and they can wear swimsuits or bikinis as they will be under bikini. Tummy Tuck Turkey

What is the cost of this application?

Abdominoplasty cost may vary according to the patient’s situation. We cannot publish prices at our website as per the laws.

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