Abdominoplasty - Tummy tuck information and locations in Mexico

Also known as a tummy tuck, this surgery is done to remove excess fat and skin from the abdomen it can also strengthen the muscles to obtain a smoother and firmer abdomen.
An abdominoplasty is performed to give the abdomen a well-toned appearance after pregnancy or weight loss. Usually is done under general anesthesia, the surgeon will make incisions at the base of the abdomen to remove the excess fat and skin where needed. Some patients might need to work on their abdominal muscles in order to strengthen them. To obtain better results, this procedure can be combine with liposuction.
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Procedure: 2 hrs.
Hospital stay: 3 days
Cleared to fly: 12 - 14 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled with the plastic surgeon after 5 - 10 days of abdominoplasty surgery. Patients are clear for flying after 12 - 14 days from abdominoplasty surgery.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Abdominoplasty frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for abdominoplasty?
Candidates for surgery usually are men and woman with good health and have a weak abdominal wall or want to remove excess skin. We recommend you to refer to one of our specialists for an evaluation to determine if you are a candidate for surgery.
Is this procedure painful?
During the procedure, you won’t feel any pain. After surgery, you could experience mild discomfort and swelling. Your specialist will prescribe you pain medication if needed.
How long will recovery take?
Recovery times vary depending on the amount of skin removed. Usually after 2 or 4 weeks you can return to your usual activities. Results will continue to improve for up to 6 months.
For how long will the results last?
Results are generally permanent; however, weight changes may cause fat to accumulate around the abdomen, and this will stretch your skin again.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.