Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
Services & Facilities
- Doctor fee
- Clinical interview/ surgery consultation
- General anesthesia fee
- 3 nights in hospital (in case of doing under general anesthesia)
- All medications supplies
- Inform us about any allergies, all medical you are using and medical that you can’t use.
- Avoid aspirin And all the supplements , anticoagulant and vitamin E before surgery at least 2 weeks
- Blood pressure within controlled
- Do not smoke at least 10 days before and after surgery
- Plan to be in Bangkok at least 10 – 14 days after surgery
When tummy tuck is performed by a suitable plastic surgeon, incurrent diseases such as infection, bleeding, tissue necrosis are not usually occurring.
Most common problem from the surgery is long surgical wound on the lower part of abdomen. That wound happened from removing excess skin. Other problem is about contour and color around wound area will be noticeable but depend on each patient. In some cases the wound become keloid. So post operative care is very important to minimize unpleasing result.
Principle of agreement
You should come in and consult with doctor about reason and propriety of surgery that you should or should not do. In fact this procedure suit for patient who has much of excess and laxity of skin more than the one who has just excess fat tissue. So the doctor will do the physical test before discuss the problem with you.
Fact about procedure
Abdominoplasty also known as “tummy tuck” is operation performed to remove excess fatty tissue and skin fold in the mid and lower part of abdomen and lift up the abdominal wall. When women have children, the abdominal muscle will be distended. Men also can have the tummy tuck with excess skin and fatty tissue. Abdominoplasty can be performed by little to large scale. Removal of excess skin ,fatty tissue, some stretch mark will be done. Patient has to rest in bed at least 2 – 3 days with periods of walking. You will be discomfort for laughing, coughing, sneezing and any activities that effect to abdomen.
Patient should have bed rest in hospital 2 – 3 days with periods of walking and bag of blood drainages and wearing the abdomen bandage to heal up the swollen and pain. Stitches off can be performed after operation 7 days. We will inform you about wound care before you back home. Abdominal binder should be wear everyday in first month.
Duration of operation
2 – 3 hours
- Work within 1 week
- Sport within 2 – 4 weeks
- Travel within 2 weeks