Abdominoplasty also known as a Tummy Tuck is a procedure that removes excess skin and fatty tissue, along with restoration tightening of the weakened abdominal muscles in order to create a smooth and firm abdominal wall. This provides a flat tummy and waist accentuation.
The abdominoplasty helps remove the sagging skin that is caused after weight-loss, pregnancy, aging and unwanted stretch-marks.
There are different techniques for a tummy tuck, and it will depend on your body type and desired outcome, from a mini-tummy tuck to a circumferential abdominoplasty, the best choice is to discuss the most appropriate approach along with your plastic surgeon to help you achieve the flat tummy of your dreams.
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Surgery, Anesthesia & Hospital Stay
The time for the surgical procedure is around 2-4 hours depending on the technique. General anesthesia is given for a safe and comfortable procedure. Tummy tuck surgery requires at least one night stay at the hospital for patient safety and care.
Surgical & Anesthesia Risks
Every surgical procedure has risks, Blue Medical Services works only with board certified surgeons. It is important that you follow your surgeon’s recommendations in order to have a good pre-surgical preparation and post-surgical care.
Most common risks involved are:
Rare risks of:
- Anesthesia related
Your plastic surgeon will discuss benefits and risks of the procedure. It is important that you ask as many questions as you like, Blue Medical Services will help you with the communication between you and your surgeon. We believe in your right to be informed and it will be our pleasure to help you dissipate all doubts you may have.
** Due to the importance of having a safe surgical procedure, Blue Medical Services will only offer their services to NON-SMOKING patients.
Stay & Recovery Time
It is usually recommended for the patient to have approximately 10-15 days stay at the destination, in order to have proper after care and medical check ups with your surgeon. After the procedure a compression garment is placed to help with healing, reduce pain & inflammation. Recovery time 3-6 weeks.
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Cost of The Procedure
- Mexico $3,600 USD
- UK $5,200 – $10,930 USD
- USA $4,500 – $10,000 USD
- Canada $4,250- $8,000 USD
- Australia $5,500 – $8,800 USD
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