ABDOMINOPLASTY OR AESTHETIC SURGERY OF THE BELLY

:: The abdominoplasty is to remove excess skin and fat in the lower abdomen. It removes the skin distended and    strengthens abdominal muscles.

:: The intervention is performed under local or epidural anesthesia and lasts about two to three hours depending   on the    case.

:: The incision is performed in the lower abdomen in a fold usually covered by the slip.

:: The surgeon took off the skin of the abdomen upwards. The umbilicus remains the same.

:: The abdominal muscles can be tightened so called cures diastasis. It draws the skin of the abdomen down and   remove    excess skin.

:: The scar is placed above the pubis. It is short enough to remain invisible in the jersey except in cases of excess  skin    and fat considerably.

:: The scar is horizontal and can greatly exceed the pubis.

:: The hospital is 24 to 48 hours. If drains were placed to evacuate the serosa, they will be removed after 2 to 3  days.

:: The swelling and bruising will disappear after 3 weeks to 1 month.

:: There may be pain in the surgical suites with a feeling of tense stomach calmed by simple analgesics.

:: Convalescence of one to three weeks allows the tissues to better s'accoler.

:: The patient wears a sheath elastic for 2 to 3 months for the skin is properly fastened. At this stage, the insensitivity of    the skin is normal because the nerves were necessarily severed during surgery. Sensitivity gradually reappear.

:: Care of the scar are performed every 2 to 3 days until the removal of the son to the 15th day.
   After 2 months, the stomach is flat but the scar still a little hard. It takes 6 months to become thin and flexible.

:: The result is final provided they pay attention to its weight. Loosening skin is a natural phenomenon that can recur. It   advises patients to eat balanced and conduct exercises to tone up the lap.

Frequently Asked Questions?

What is an abdominoplasty?

:: An abdominoplasty or dermolipectomie is a surgical procedure which involves removing excess skin and fat of  the    abdomen. It allows to distend the skin and strengthen the abdominal muscles, "rejuvenate" the abdomen.

Where are the scars?

:: The main scar horizontally along the lower abdomen so that the slip could hide. There is also a small scar  around the    navel.

Can you remove stretch marks by a abdominoplasty?

:: Soft skin makes stretch marks less apparent. Stretch marks below the navel disappear with the skin removed.    However, those above the navel but persist are lowest just above the scar.

Can we lose weight through an abdominoplasty?

:: We lose little weight with an abdominoplasty, in practice the order of 1 to 3 kg on average.

:: The loss of weight should be gradual and requires a healthy diet and adequate activity.

How is the intervention?

:: The intervention is performed under loco-regional anesthesia in most cases or under local anesthesia and takes    approximately 2 to 3 hours.

:: It sucks excess fat and then the incision is carried in the lower abdomen in a fold usually covered by the slip, the skin    of the abdomen is removed slightly upwards.

:: The abdominal muscles can be tightened so called cures diastasis. The umbilicus is placed in position. It draws the    skin of the abdomen down and removed the excess.

How long is the hospital?

:: The average length of hospitalization was 48 hours. It depends mainly on the importance of flows in drains.

Is it a pain?

:: There may be pain in the surgical suites with a feeling of tense stomach calmed by simple analgesics.

What are the surgical suites?

:: It should be a recovery of 15 days to allow better tissue s'accoler. You must wear a jacket for about a month.    Care of    the scar are made every two to three days until the removal of the son to 15 days.

After how long can we take the sport?

:: Efforts abdominal muscles are banned for about 1 month. The resumption of sports activities is entitled to removal of the    son (about 15 days after the operation).

         
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