Surgical Procedures – Abdominoplasty
A beautiful, hairless abdomen without sagging is the desire of most women! Unfortunately, factors such as pregnancy, important changes in weight, age, can result in an excess of skin and fat in the abdominal area very difficult to be eliminated even with diet and engaging in regular exercises.
For these patients is indicated for plastic surgery of the abdomen or abdominoplasty.
– Frequently asked questions
What is the abdominoplasty?
Is plastic surgery of the abdomen. It is indicated for patients with skin laxity and excess fat in the abdominal area, mainly below the navel. Aims to improve the body contouring returning the proportionality and beauty of the abdominal region, valuing the feminine silhouette.
Should I lose weight before I undergo a abdominoplasty?
It is important to know that the Abdominoplasty is intended to improve the contour the abdomen and not lose weight. How much closer to the ideal weight the patient, your result will be better and more harmonious. This form always we recommend the practice of regular physical exercise and a balanced diet, which are strong allies helping and the surgical result over the long term.
What is done in surgery abdominoplasty?
In Abdominoplasty is performed the removal of fat and excess skin on the lower abdomen. The muscles of the abdomen are treated through a resection (points) in order to approach them and promoting a waist modeling. The navel is renovated to fit the new format of the abdomen, more harmonious. Liposuction is performed as completion of surgery removing the go.
How is post operative of a abdominoplasty?
The patient is hospitalized for 12:0 am in hospital unit. We recommend relative rest at home in the first week. The stitches are removed on 7, 14 and 21 days. After the withdrawal of all points, the patient is released to social activities and for the work. The light physical activities can be practiced after 30 days and the more vigorous after 60 days. You should use a compressive brace postoperative by 12:0 am the first month and by 12:0 in the second month.
Can I get pregnant after a abdominoplasty?
The answer is Yes! The abdominoplasty does not interfere with the fertility of the patient. What happens when you get pregnant after surgery is that there may be a loss the surgery due to the new strain of the abdomen, which can be corrected by a new intervention.
How are the scars of abdominoplasty?
The scar resulting from plastic surgery of the abdomen, is horizontal and located just above the pubic hair and extends laterally depending on the amount of skin and fat removed. It’s a scar planned to be hidden inside of swimsuits.
How long the definitive result is reached in a abdominoplasty?
In the first months post-op, happens a swelling of the organism that masks the results of surgery. This gives edema around the sixth month after the surgery and the definite result if of around 12 months.