Frequently Asked Questions About the Tummy Tuck Treatment

Tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a highly invasive procedure that is done to remove excess skin and fat from the abdomen area in order to sculpt the body. Both men and women who are physically and mentally healthy can get benefit from the treatment. But it is important to find an experienced surgeon for this surgery because the procedure is complex and requires great skills and competence of the professional.

This article is written to provide you answers to the most common questions that people have about this treatment.

When you can Return to Work?

The patients of Abdominoplasty Dubai have to wear an abdominal binder for a few weeks to maintain the new shape of the body. In case you experience any serious complication, talk to your surgeon immediately. Follow all the post-operative instructions of the doctor to let the wounds heal properly and quickly. And a period of six to eight weeks is required to recover from this surgery. During this phase, you will not be allowed to lift weight or perform any other physical activity. Also, you need to take off from work in order to reduce the risk of muscle repair rupturing.

What else Tummy Tuck can do?

While tummy tuck is a body sculpting procedure but it can also tighten the loose skin. The procedure removes excess skin in addition to fat to produce a better stomach area. You will notice a significant improvement in posture and skin appearance after the treatment. But don’t forget that even after getting tummy tuck surgery, your body will still be prone to weight loss and weight gain so it is better to eat healthy food and maintain your weight to enjoy the effects for the longer period. In case if you fail to maintain tummy tuck results then you can go for revision surgery.

Is Tummy Tuck Painful?

Because Tummy Tuck in Dubai is a surgical procedure, there is a chance that you will experience pain throughout the recovery. Medications with some post-operative instructions will be prescribed to you to alleviate this pain. But you can only use them as per instructions of the surgeon in the days following tummy tuck surgery.

Can you undergo tummy tuck surgery while you are pregnant?

No, it would not be safe to get the treatment while you are pregnant. It is best to wait until you are done delivering a baby. This will ensure that the achieved results will not be affected by bodily changes that are going to occur during and after pregnancy.

Can I expect to have Scars from tummy tuck?

While scarring occurs after tummy tuck surgery, but the enhancements in the body shape are worth it. Also, here are some tips that can help you reduce the visibility of the scars.

  1. Utilizing gentle heat and massaging the affected site can produce a significant reduction in the scars.
  2. You can also use prescribed scar creams to diminish them
  3. Petroleum gel can help you reduce the overall appearance

How long after the surgery do the Results appear?

While some results of tummy tuck surgery appear immediately after the Dynamic Cosmetic surgery, you can expect to see the end result after about six to eight weeks. Most patients experience final results when all the swelling goes away and we know swelling resolves slowly so it can take up to two to three months for fuller results to become visible.

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