Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck (Belly Fat Reduction) in Chandigarh

What do you understand by tummy tuck?

 

Tummy Tuck is also known as Abdominoplasty and helps in Belly fat reduction. It has been noted that this procedure helps in the restoration of separated or weakened muscles. This will help in the creation of the abdominal profile which is firmer and smoother. Each one of us wants to get an abdomen which is well-toned and flat and we try and achieve this with the help of weight control and exercise. But a lot of time desired goals cannot be achieved with the help of such methods. There are many normal looking people who develop tummy or abdomen, which is sagging or protruding.

 

Some of the common reasons for such problems are listed below:

 

  • Aging
  • Pregnancy
  • Prior to surgery
  • Major weight fluctuations
  • Heredity

Why Us?

Dr. Harpreet S. Bakshi is a well known surgeon of belly fat reduction and is proudly associated with the reputed Skin ‘n’ Shape Clinic. According to the experts, this modern technique of tummy tuck is a completely individualized process. This is something which you will be opting for improvement of your overall personality and not for anyone else. It is an excellent option in case:

 

  • Your expectations are realistic
  • Your weight is stable
  • You are physically fit

 

It is to be noted that the procedure’s results are permanent, but in some of the cases it has been seen that the weight fluctuations can have an adverse effect on the result. Due to this reason it is always suggested that in case you are planning a pregnancy or major weight loss in the near future, then you must postpone the idea of getting this particular surgery done.

What cannot be achieved with a tummy tuck?

In case you think that tummy tuck is an alternative to a proper exercise regimen or weight loss methods then you are wrong. Also, this method cannot be used for the correction of the stretch marks. Just in case such marks are located in those areas which have additional skin, which can be easily exercised later on, then these can be improved. Some of the related procedures are listed below:

 

  • Thigh lift
  • Surgery for breast lift
  • Body lift

What all you need to do before the surgery?

  • You need to get medical evaluation or lab testing.
  • Give up smoking.
  • You might have to start taking some of the medications.
  • Avoid anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin and some of the other herbal supplements which can lead to excessive bleeding.

Some of the special instructions given to you by the specialists will include:

  • What you need to do about the surgery’s day.
  • Follow up as well as postoperative care.
  • Anesthesia use and its effects.

Steps of the procedure and results

  1. Anesthesia – There are several medications which are administered during this surgery for the patient’s comfort. Some of the options are general anesthesia and intravenous sedation.
  2. Incision – The incision is usually horizontally oriented. This is in between the area of the navel and the pubic hairline. The kind of correction which is important will determine the length as well as the shape of the incision. It is through this incision that the abdominal muscles which are weak are corrected, excess tissue, skin and fat are removed. Also, there is another incision for the removal of the extra skin from the upper abdomen.
  3. Closing incisions – In this generally clips, tapes or skin adhesives can be used.
  4. Results – The final results include firmer, flatter abdominal contour. This will be in proportion to your weight and body type. There can be swelling and also you might not be able to stand straight for a while after the surgery. You will be taking a week or two for recovery.

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