Abdominoplasty, more commonly know as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the tummy or abdomen. The procedure is usually performed under a general anaesthetic. The operation itself takes about 2 to 3 hours to perform.
Tummy tuck is one of our most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedures. Mr Reza Nassab, lead surgeon at CLNQ, is well known for his mummy makeover procedures which combine breast and tummy surgery. The mummy makeover has been featured on the TV show Real Housewives of Cheshire.
WHO IS SUITABLE FOR A TUMMY TUCK?
Tummy tucks are performed for many reasons and some of these include:
- Improve self confidence
- Help appearance in certain clothes, underwear or swimwear
- Improve the balance of the figure
- Feel more feminine
- Remove loose skin following weight loss or pregnancy
- Tighten the weakness in tummy muscle, also called diastasis, after having children
- Improve the overhang of skin or improve the scars from surgery or previous C sections
What are the risks of abdominoplasty?
Abdominoplasty is performed under general anaesthetic. The procedure involves removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen and improving the contour of the body. Some potential risks with tummy tuck are discussed below although your surgeon will discuss these and more during your consultation.
ABDOMINOPLASTY BEFORE AND AFTERS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS