Would there be huge scars from the procedure and how noticeable will they be?
Incision performed during Mini Tummy Tuck is usually far less than Full Tummy Tuck. It usually hides in the natural demarcation zone between the lower abdomen and pubic area. More or less, it’s the same area where Caesarian-Section scar sits. The resulting scar from Mini Tuck is far less noticeable than Full Tummy Tuck and can be further reduced by using CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing post surgery for scar reduction.
Do I need to abide by any special diet, both pre-operatively and post-operatively?
You should follow a healthy and balanced diet prior to the operation. However, consuming certain products can make you bleed easily. Avoid fish and fish oil, green tea, ginseng, turmeric, garlic, alcohol for at least 7 days before your surgery. For the 10 days prior to the surgery you should not take any blood thinning medication such as anti-inflammatories like aspirin or nurofen and warfarin etc. Please discuss all current medications you are on with your doctor at the time of initial consultation.
What are the risks of this surgery?
Mini Tummy Tuck is a far less invasive and therefore, far less complicated surgery than a Full Tummy Tuck. However, even minor surgeries carry some risk.
- Post surgical bleeding
- Delayed wound healing and
- Suboptimal results.
Another uncommon risk is the collection of fluid in a small pocket under the skin (seroma). Your doctor will discuss all these risks in detail with you at the time of consultation.
Does Mini Tummy Tuck remove stretch marks?
Yes. Any stretch marks present on the skin that is being removed during Mini Tummy Tuck are automatically gone with the skin. Remaining Stretch marks can be treated by Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing.
Am I a candidate for Mini tummy tuck?
As described above. Mini Tummy Tuck is a day surgery procedures suitable for healthy and fit individuals who want to get rid of unsightly loose skin in the lower abdominal area. They do not need Full Tummy Tuck. Your doctor will assess you at the time of consultation to see whether this procedure is suitable for you.
What sort of post-operative follow-up is there?
Patients are reviewed the next day as well as one week following their surgery. Third review is usually scheduled after four weeks to 8 weeks. Most patients tolerate the surgery extremely well. Pain is usually controlled with oral anegesia We recommend bed rest for first 3 days after your surgery.
How much does it cost?
Prices start from $4500 to $6500. There are no extra fees charged.
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