Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)


Tummy tuck or abdominal dermolipectomy is an aesthetic surgery intervention indicated for people who, not being obese, present an accumulation of fat, excess skin and relaxation of the muscles of the abdominal wall, which does not improve with diet or exercise. This operation is also indicated by an abdominal detachment that can appear after an increase and a later loss of weight. Before surgery, the plastic surgeon assesses the local appearance of the abdomen - fat accumulation, skin condition and muscle relaxation - as well as the health status of the patient. An incision located in the lower abdomen area corrects the problem of sagging and excess skin that presents the abdominal region. The degree of weakness in the muscles of the abdominal wall is verified, to perform the reconstruction of the Straight abdominals, recovering the tone and form that these muscles must have, which helps to define more the waist.