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    About Tummy Tucks
    About Tummy Tucks

    About Tummy Tucks

    A tummy tuck, medically known as abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure aimed at improving the appearance of the abdomen by removing excess skin and fat and tightening the abdominal muscles. This procedure is commonly sought by individuals who have excess skin and weakened abdominal muscles due to factors such as pregnancy, significant weight loss, or aging.

    During a tummy tuck, the surgeon makes incisions typically in the lower abdomen, which allows for the removal of excess skin and fat. In some cases, the surgeon may also tighten the underlying abdominal muscles that have become stretched or separated, resulting in a firmer and more toned abdominal profile.

    Key Feature

    • Removal of Excess Skin

      Removal of Excess Skin

      One of the primary goals of a tummy tuck is to eliminate loose or sagging skin from the abdominal area. This excess skin may be a result of pregnancy, significant weight loss, or aging.

    • Fat Removal

      Fat Removal

      In addition to removing excess skin, a tummy tuck can also address stubborn fat deposits in the abdomen. Liposuction may be used during the procedure to contour and sculpt the abdominal area further.

    • Muscle Tightening

      Muscle Tightening

      Abdominal muscles that have become stretched or weakened, often due to pregnancy or significant weight gain, can be tightened and repaired during a tummy tuck. This helps restore abdominal strength and tone.

    • Improved Abdominal Contours

      Improved Abdominal Contours

      By removing excess skin, fat, and tightening muscles, a tummy tuck can create a smoother and more toned appearance in the abdominal area.

    • Correction of Diastasis Recti

      Correction of Diastasis Recti

      Diastasis recti is a condition where the abdominal muscles separate, commonly occurring during pregnancy. A tummy tuck can repair this separation, restoring a firmer and flatter abdominal wall.

    • Customization

      Customization

      Tummy tuck procedures can be customized to address each patient's unique needs and goals. Different techniques, such as full tummy tuck, mini tummy tuck, or extended tummy tuck, may be utilized based on the amount of correction required and the patient's anatomy.

    BENEFITS

    • A tummy tuck removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen, resulting in a flatter, more toned appearance. This can help achieve a more aesthetically pleasing abdominal contour.

    • Abdominal muscles that have become stretched or weakened, often due to pregnancy or significant weight loss, can be tightened during a tummy tuck. This improves abdominal strength and posture.

    • While not the primary goal, a tummy tuck can reduce the appearance of stretch marks, especially those located on the lower abdomen that are removed along with excess skin.

    • A flatter abdomen achieved through a tummy tuck can enhance overall body proportions and silhouette, leading to improved clothing fit and increased self-confidence.

    • Diastasis recti, a condition where the abdominal muscles separate, can be repaired during a tummy tuck, restoring a firmer and more toned abdominal wall.

    • Tightening of the abdominal muscles during a tummy tuck can improve core strength and posture, reducing strain on the lower back.

    BENEFITS
    BENEFITS

    Before & After Results

    Procedure
    Procedure

    Procedure

    Flatter and Firmer Abdomen: One of the primary outcomes of a tummy tuck is a flatter and firmer abdominal contour. Excess skin and fat are removed, and the underlying abdominal muscles may be tightened, resulting in a smoother appearance.

    Improved Waistline Definition: By removing excess tissue and contouring the abdomen, a tummy tuck can enhance waistline definition, creating a more sculpted appearance.

    Reduced Stretch Marks: While not all stretch marks may be eliminated, those located on the lower abdomen may be removed along with excess skin, leading to a reduction in their visibility.

    Correction of Diastasis Recti: Abdominal muscles that have separated (diastasis recti) can be repaired during a tummy tuck, improving abdominal strength and reducing the appearance of a protruding belly.

    Enhanced Body Proportions: A tummy tuck can improve overall body proportions, especially for individuals who have excess skin and fat localized in the abdominal area.

    FAQs

    Who is a good candidate for a tummy tuck?

    Good candidates for a tummy tuck are generally individuals who are in good overall health, have realistic expectations about the procedure, and are bothered by excess abdominal skin and fat that does not respond to diet and exercise. Candidates should be non-smokers or willing to quit smoking before and after surgery.

    What is the difference between a tummy tuck and liposuction?

    A tummy tuck focuses on removing excess skin and fat from the abdomen and tightening the abdominal muscles, while liposuction specifically targets and removes localized fat deposits. In some cases, both procedures may be performed together to achieve optimal results.

    How long does recovery take after a tummy tuck?

    Recovery time can vary, but most patients can expect to resume light activities within a week or two after surgery. Strenuous activities and exercise should be avoided for several weeks to allow for proper healing.

    Will there be scars after a tummy tuck?

    Yes, a tummy tuck involves incisions, which will result in scars. However, a skilled plastic surgeon will place incisions strategically to minimize visible scarring. Scars will fade over time and can often be concealed under clothing or swimwear.

    Are tummy tuck results permanent?

    The results of a tummy tuck can be long-lasting, especially with a healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise and a balanced diet. However, factors such as aging, weight fluctuations, and pregnancy can affect the longevity of results.

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    Sadia Syed
    2023-10-04
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    2023-09-26
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    Joanne Jones
    2023-08-24
    Have just returned from treatment at BodySmart PolyClinic and am 6 days post op. Had a wonderful experience with Dr Tarek and the team, I had travelled to the UAE for surgery upon my friend having such a good experience last year. I have had lipo sculpting bbl volume and extended tummy tuck panniculectomy. Dr Tarek has given me the body back from 20 years ago pre c section and I am thrilled with my results and care
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    2023-06-22
    I love this clinic .. it’s located in Lamer Dubai .. the services are up to date .. the staff are so lovely, helpful and smiling all the time yet they are very professional. Doctor Tarek is so talented and listen carefully to the clients requests. Kinga the beauty therapist knows exactly what’s suitable for your skin. I tried Botox, skin peeling and LPG and I loved it❤️ Will come again and try other services for sure.
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