Time for Tummy Tucks

July 26, 2007 at 10:45 pm (beauty, cosmetics)

In my previous entry, I spoke about how the first step to looking good was losing weight through diets. And I still stand by that after this post. But sometimes, those diets and even all that exercise might not be rewarding enough. The physical results you get might not be satisfying enough. These results from all that hard work of exercising and dieting can be unsatisfying since some fat deposits in certain areas in your body may not respond. Unfortunately, this is when the “natural” methods for weight loss is ineffective. However, the body you want can still attained if you are willing to consider other options. You can get a tummy tuck.

Abdominoplasty
, also known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure that gets rid of excess skin and fat tissue from the middle and lower abdomen. With the removal of excess fatty tissues and skin, the muscles of the abdominal wall are then tightened. This surgical procedure can dramatically reduce the appearance of that gut, making your abs appear to be more solid. Getting a tummy tuck can be an effective procedure for individuals who have lost a lot of weight and suffer from sagging, especially women after giving birth.

Getting a tummy tuck can renew your appearance and help you regain your self-confidence. The procedure is a sure method. In addition, it is a faster method for sculpting the body you want as opposed to long durations of routine exercises and dieting.

The tummy tuck procedure is most commonly done by having a long incision made from hipbone to hipbone, right above the pubic area. The abdominal wall and skin are then divided to expose the underlying muscle. The muscle is then collected and tightened through the use of sutures. Then, the excess fat and skin are taken out. Afterwards, the remaining thing left to do is to tighten to close the gap. Before the skin is reattached, liposuction might be used to enhance the abdominal region’s look.

It is said that many tummy tuck procedures are performed successfully each year. When the procedure is carried out by a qualified plastic surgeon who is trained in body contouring, the results are generally fairly well-received.

The first few days after the procedure, during the recovery process, your abs may probably experience some swelling. And they will likely experience some pain and discomfort. However, there are always prescribed pills/ medication… Also, depending on the extent of the surgery, you can be released within a few hours or you might be required to remain in the hospital for a couple of days.

If you’re thinking about getting the procedure, it is crucial that you follow the doctor’s post-procedure instructions. The doctor’s orders from showering to changing into dresses must be fully carried out and followed. After the tummy tuck, the surface stitches will be removed in five to seven days. And also, the deeper sutures with ends that sticks out through the skin will be taken off in two to three weeks.

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