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Tummy Tuck with Liposuction

Lipoabdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck + Liposuction)

Do you envision an abdomen that is flatter and more sculpted? Are you interested in how liposuction and abdominoplasty work together to help you accomplish your aesthetic objectives? You’re in the right place!  To learn more about Abdominoplasty surgery, please contact us today to make an appointment.

What is Lipoabdominoplasty?

Plastic surgeons use a surgical treatment called lipoabdominoplasty, sometimes referred to as a “tummy tuck with liposuction,” to reshape and contour the abdomen. In order to obtain a flatter, smoother, and more aesthetically pleasing abdominal appearance, it combines two procedures: liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck). People who have extra abdomen fat and loose or sagging skin frequently seek this operation as a result of conditions like pregnancy, major weight reduction, or aging.

Tummy Tuck vs. Lipoabdominoplasty

While both lipoabdominoplasty and a standard tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) are surgical treatments intended to improve the appearance of the abdomen, their methods and end goals are different.

Abdominoplasty, sometimes known as a stomach tuck, is most commonly used to treat excess skin and weak abdominal muscles. In order to achieve a smoother and firmer abdominal contour, the surgeon eliminates excess skin, tightens the abdominal muscles, and repositions the remaining skin. It’s a great option for people who have considerable skin laxity, muscle separation (diastasis recti), significant weight reduction, or pregnancy.

However, lipoabdominoplasty combines the advantages of both abdominoplasty and liposuction. Lipoabdominoplasty includes liposuction to remove localized fat deposits from the abdominal area, improving body contouring in addition to skin and muscle enhancements. This technique is best for people who want to address persistent pockets of fat that won’t go away with diet and exercise in addition to tightening their skin and muscles.

The Core Components of a Lipoabdominoplasty

The main elements of a lipoabdominoplasty operation are as follows:

– Fat removal

In lipoabdominoplasty, the removal of excess fat from particular regions of the abdomen is the main goal of liposuction. The upper or lower abdomen, the flanks (love handles), the waistline, or other places with localized fat deposits may be among them. Before beginning the abdominoplasty portion of the procedure, liposuction is done.

– Muscle tightening

By creating an incision often below the bikini line, the surgeon can gain access to the abdominal muscles (the length and placement of the incision might vary depending on the patient and the scope of the treatment).

Particularly in cases of pregnancy or considerable weight swings, the abdominal muscles are frequently weak and divided. To produce a firmer abdominal wall, the surgeon ties these muscles together and tightens them.

– Skin Tightening

The surgeon concentrates on the skin after repairing the muscle. Concerns about extra skin are prevalent, especially in individuals who have lost a lot of weight or had several pregnancies. The surgeon removes the extra skin with care. Depending on the demands and objectives of the individual, a different quantity of skin may be removed.The remaining skin is redraped over the newly tightened abdominal muscles after the superfluous skin has been removed. To look smoother, flatter, and more toned, you must complete this stage. To produce a natural shape, the surgeon ensures the skin is spread evenly.

How Abdominoplasty is Performed?

The surgical treatment known as an abdominoplasty, also called a “tummy tuck,” starts with the injection of anesthetic. To access the abdomen, surgeons often make meticulously planned incisions below the bikini line. They can fix weak or damaged abdominal muscles if necessary. Additional contouring may be achieved with liposuction once excess skin and fat have been eliminated. In full abdominoplasties, the navel may also be moved in addition to the remaining skin being repositioned. To minimize scarring, incisions are closed with sutures or staples that are judiciously placed. Drains and sterile dressings are sometimes used.

 

What to Expect After Lipoabdominoplasty?

The immediate post-operative period following lipoabdominoplasty is characterized by some abdominal pain, swelling, and bruising. You might leave the hospital the same day or spend the night, depending on how extensive the treatment was. To treat any pain, doctors will prescribe painkillers. You should relax and engage in minimal physical activity during the first week, and you probably will wear a compression garment to lessen swelling. Swelling and bruising will progressively subside over the first few weeks, and your surgeon will schedule follow-up appointments with you. Avoid engaging in strenuous activities at this time.

Lipoabdominoplasty Cost in Turkey

Lipoabdominoplasty cost anywhere from $2,000 to $5,000 or more in Turkey. It’s important to remember that this cost will change based on the services used and the clinic of choice. To obtain information, you can get in touch with us.

HOSPITALIZATION

1 day

PROCEDURE TIME

4-5 hours

ANAESTHESIA

General Anaesthesia

RECOVERY PERIOD

10 days

DRAIN REMOVAL

3rd day

STICH REMOVAL

15 days post-op

LENGHT OF STAY

8 days in Turkey

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Lipoabdominoplasty Surgery

Recovery time for lipoabdominoplasty is 10 days. 

A flatter, smoother, and more toned abdominal contour is the result of lipoabdominoplasty.

When carried out by a board-certified plastic surgeon at a recognized healthcare facility, lipoabdominoplasty is safe.

The amount of fat removed with abdominoplasty is typically ranging from a few hundred milliliters to around one liter.

The weight lost during an abdominoplasty is often quite little—it is usually only a few pounds or less, which is about similar to the weight of the tissue that was removed.

Follow your surgeon’s pre-operative instructions to get ready for your lipoabdominoplasty surgery, which may involve stopping smoking, avoiding certain drugs, and leading a healthy lifestyle.

As a cosmetic or elective treatment, lipoabdominoplasty is typically not covered by insurance.

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