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: Tummy Tuck in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCS 02 9362 7400
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Moore, Colin FACCS 0414 251 234    Website
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie, Harvey Bay Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John FACCS 1300 88 1388    Website
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie, Harvey Bay Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222