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TUMMY TUCK


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Tummy tuck     Tummy tuck

 

 

This surgery offers help to women who suffer from stretched or even torn muscles after pregnancy or stretched muscles and torn, scarred skin together with fat deposits on their stomachs or scarring caused by caesarean section or hysterectomy.

During surgery, a cut will be made from one hip to the other above the vaginal bone and around the navel, which will remain untouched.

A tummy tuck tightens stretched muscles and removes loose skin and excess fat.

 

The most common complications are infection of the wound and haematoma. Both complications are easy to treat.

This surgery is only performed under GENERAL ANAESTHETIC. The best method of anaesthesia will be determined by the physician-anaesthesiologist in our clinic on the basis of your pre-surgery interview.

 

Patients are required to stay in our clinic in the care of our staff for at least one day after general anaesthetic.

 

The following must be submitted to the anaesthesiologist before general anaesthesia: ECG, BLOOD (VENOUS) AND URINE test results.

If necessary, the tests will be organised by our clinic.

 

POST-SURGERY VISITS:

You will have to wear a plaster for about 2 weeks after surgery and you will have to come to the clinic to have it changed.

Stitches will be removed after about 14-16 days.
 
TIME SCHEDULE
 

  • 2 - 5 hours for procedure
  • 1 - 2 nights at the clinic
  • 5 - 10 days off work
  • 4 - 5 weeks rehabilitation, returning to normal life (incl. sex)
  • 6 - 8 weeks full rehabilitation, sports
  • 6 months, the best results appear

     
     

AVOID ASPIRIN TWO WEEKS BEFORE AND THREE WEEKS AFTER SURGERY!

 

PRE-SURGERY ADVICE:
 

  •       Take 4x500 mg of vitamin C every day for 1 month before surgery;
  •       We recommend a course of lymph massage 1 month before surgery;


POST-SURGERY ADVICE:

WEAR SPECIAL TIGHT UNDERWEAR 24 hours a day for three weeks