Cosmetic Procedures

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Procedure
Flatten abdomen by removing excess fat and skin, tightening muscles of abdominal wall and repositioning the umbilicus.
Length
2 to 5 hours
Anesthesia
General.
In/ Outpatient
Either depending on individual circumstances and extent of surgery.
Side Effects
Temporary pain. Swelling, soreness, numbness, bruising, tiredness for several weeks/ months.
Risks
Blood clots. Infections. Bleeding under the skin flap. Poor healing resulting in conspicuous scarring or skin loss. Need for further operations.
Recovery
Back to work: 2-4 weeks. More strenuous activity: 4-6 weeks or more. Fading & flattening of scars: 3 months to 2 years.

Doctors performing this procedure: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) in Australia

Doctors performing this procedure: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) outside of Australia