Mini Abdominoplasty Surgery

mini tummy tuckA mini abdominoplasty removes low or medium degree drooping and the person get a flatter and fitter look. Mini abdominoplasty is completed by cutting the supra-pubic skin and removing fats through liposuction. Patients who are good candidates for a mini abdominoplasty are generally those who have low or medium level drooping in their abdomen. Getting rid of stubborn fats with exercising and diet is not always possible. To eliminate the droopy look in your belly, you should take an early step and benefit from mini abdominoplasty before the degree of drooping advances.

What is the Difference Between Full and Mini Abdominoplasty?

Mini abdominoplasty is different from the normal one. An incision all along the abdomen is not made in mini abdominoplasty. Only a small incision is made to wrap up the drooping skin and fats are removed with liposuction. Therefore, recovery process after the mini abdominoplasty is shorter than the one of the normal abdominoplasty. As only a small incision effect will be created in mini abdominoplasty, the location of the belly button will not change and no incision is made in the tummy. However, because the location of the belly button changes in the normal abdominoplasty, two incisions are applied in total. There is an average 1 cm-incision in mini abdominoplasty, and location of this scar is adjusted to be hidden underneath the underwear. Incision scar is not much visible.

Effects of Mini Abdominoplasty

People who are fit for mini abdominoplasty are not overweight. Mini abdominoplasty is used for making small and medium size tummy look tighter. Upper belly of persons who are considered to have this operation is in good condition where drooping is seen only in the lower belly. Postpartum belly which women complain about can be tightened by mini abdominoplasty.

It must be the physician who decides persons are fit for either mini abdominoplasty or full abdominoplasty. Mini abdominoplasty does not bring impressive results to people whose weight is above a certain level and who have excessive drooping due to frequently losing and gaining weight.

Details Need to Know About Mini Abdominoplasty 

Mini abdominoplasty is performed under general anesthesia. Depending on whether fat removal is to be made, mini abdominoplasty takes 1-2 hours on average. Patients can do walking exercises 4-5 hours after the operation.

Drain tubes placed to collect liquids in the body after the operation are removed after 24 hours. Patients can get back to their normal life 3-4 days after mini abdominoplasty. Although the operation’s effects are permanent, drooping may occur again, if patients gain and lose weight or give birth.

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