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Abdominoplasty, also known as “Lipectomy” is a mayor procedure designed to remove the excess skin and fat from the lower, medium or round abdomen (these are the three different modalities for this kind of surgery). It is used to tense the muscles from the abdominal walls as well.
This surgery can reduce dramatically the appearance of a swollen abdomen. The patient must realize that, as a consequence of this surgical procedure, a permanent scar will be originated and its size will vary depending on the original problem and the technique used to fix it. The scar length will also depend of the surgeon’s surgical techniques and for this reason the patient must evaluate carefully the selection of the specialist that will proceed with the surgery.
This type of procedure it is indicated for people who have an excess of skin and fat located from the belly bottom down.
It is Indicated for people who has an excess of skin and fat by above as below the belly bottom.
It is designed to remove excess skin and grease from the front, back, and sides of the waist. This technology allows us to lift the gluteus, stretch the lower back, the lateral part of the muscle, and tense the abdominal muscles. This is also known as corporal rejuvenation surgery.
Between 2 to 4 hours.
Who are the best candidates?
Healthy Subjects that happen to have excess skin under the bottom belly or flaccid skin around the abdomen. Problems that can not be corrected with diet or exercise.
What is the recovery process?
The patient will have to use a surgical tensor during 5 weeks. Keep limited activities for two weeks and the stitches are removed between 1 to 2 weeks depending of the case.
Returning to normal activities
The time for people to recover and come back to their regular activities changes according to the kind of surgery that was executed and the kind of activities. However in normal basis it could take 3-4 weeks.