1. Abdominoplasty removes excess fat from the abdomen and tightens stretched or weak abdominal MUSCLES
2.One can undergo abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, if he or she has any problems like, loose or sagging abdominal skin, abdominal muscles that have been weakened by pregnancy, excess fatty tissue in the abdomen that does not respond well to exercise.
3.A long horizontal incision is made from hip to hip just above the pubic area, and another incision is made around the navel to free it from the surrounding skin.
4.Stretched or weakened abdominal muscles are tightened and secured with sutures.
5.Excess skin is then removed.
6.The remaining abdominal skin is stretched back down over the abdomen and the incision is stitched closed
7.A new opening is created for the naval and umbilicoplasty is done
8.The surgery is done under General anaesthesia with the Foleys catheter placed in the bladder
9.Someone who expects absolute perfection is not a good candidate for Liposuction.
10.It usually takes 2 to 3 hours for the procedure
11.Pt is stared ambulation from the next day
12.It is better to take bed rest for a period of 7 to 10 days
13.Sedentary work is started at 2 to 3 weeks
14.Sports and other activities can be started after the 6 th post operative week