Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck is a procedure which is done to address the saggy skin in the tummy. It involves removal of the excess saggy skin surgically and creating a flat tummy.

Ideal Candidate

  • Patients who have reached ideal body weight
  • Those who have saggy skin causing physical/ emotional distress
  • In good physical and mental health
  • Women who have completed their family

Procedure Details

Tummy tuck is usually done under general Anasthesia. It involves surgical removal of excess skin, repositioning of the umblicus and tightening of lax rectus muscle. This can also be combined with liposuction of the upper tummy to give a better contour. It takes about 2-3hours . Hospital stay of 48 hours is required. Patient is advised to wear a compression garment for a period of 6-8 weeks post surgery . Strenuous activities to be avoided for a period of 2 months.