Tummy Tuck in Elizabethtown, Kentucky by Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeons
A Elizabethtown Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. This procedure is very popular in Elizabethtown and is offered by many of the plastic surgeons at Perfect Yourself. All Surgeons in Elizabethtown who perform Tummy Tuck surgery are Board Certified and can be contacted directly from The Perfect Yourself inquiry forms.
Elizabethtown Tummy Tuck surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients in Elizabethtown with loose tissues after pregnancy or individuals with sagging skin after major weight loss.
Tummy Tuck operations vary in scope and are frequently subdivided into categories. In Elizabethtown depending on the extent of the surgery, a complete Abdominoplasty can take 1 to 5 hours. A partial Abdominoplasty (Mini-Tuck) can be completed between 1 to 2 hours.
A Tummy Tuck in Elizabethtown involves: An incision is made from hip to hip just above the pubic area. Another incision is made to free the navel from the surrounding skin. The skin is detached from the abdominal wall to reveal the muscles and fascia to be tightened. The muscle fascia wall is tightened with sutures. The remaining skin and fat are tightened by removing the excess and closing the defect. The old belly button stalk is brought out through a new hole and sutured into place. Liposuction is often used to refine the transition zones of the abdominal sculpture. A dressing and sometimes a compression garment are applied and any excess fluid from the site is drained.
After your Elizabethtown Abdominoplasty, recovery can take one to four weeks and patients are advised to take at least a portion of this recovery time off from work. Full recovery takes 3 - 6 months, with further fading of scars thereafter.
To assess your suitability for a Elizabethtown Tummy Tuck procedure, Your Perfect Yourself Plastic Surgeon will carry out a no-obligation consultation with you to discuss a variety of factors such as age, weight, and your status of health, Your Elizabethtown tummy tuck surgeon will also discuss all costs involved for Abdominoplasty Surgery, and advise you on risks and complications.
These Elizabethtown tummy tuck surgeons are featured on the world largest plastic surgery directory of board certified surgeons, Perfect Yourself. You can find before and after photos including facelifts, liposuction, tummy tuck and rhinoplasty. These Elizabethtown tummy tuck surgeons are also a plastic surgeon specialist in all forms of surgical breast procedures including breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, breast implants, breast lifts, breast enlargement, breast enhancement, breast reduction and male Gynecomastia.
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