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    Abdominoplasty in Jaipur / Tummy Tuck Surgery at Cosmo-Hair center

    Abdominoplasty in Jaipur

    An abdominoplasty is a procedure that, by removing extra fat and skin and tightening muscles in your abdominal wall, flattens the abdomen. This surgical technique is referred to as a tummy tuck. Looking for Abdominoplasty in Jaipur city? Dr. Buddhi Prakash Sharma is a leading Plastic Surgeon at Cosmo-hair Jaipur.

    It’s a big surgery, so informing yourself, critically testing your situation, and taking your time to make a final decision is crucial. For individuals who have exhausted all other steps, a tummy tuck should be the last resort and they should not use the treatment as an alternative to weight loss.

    Who is the best abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) candidate?

    For both men and women are in good general health overall and are at a stable weight, a tummy tuck is suitable. Being a non-smoker is best.

    While your surgeon can want to perform liposuction as part of a tummy tuck, a tummy tuck should not be confused with liposuction (the cosmetic procedure used to remove fat deposits). The procedure may be useful for women who have muscles and skin stretched after several pregnancies to tighten those muscles and reduce their skin. For men or women obese at one stage in their lives, and still have excessive fat deposits or loose skin in the abdominal region, a tummy tuck is always an option.

    When should you avoid an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)?

    Delay a tummy tuck until you’re done bearing children if you’re a woman who is still planning to have kids. They squeeze your vertical muscles during surgery. Potential pregnancies can divide these muscles and cause a hernia.

    Do you still plan on losing a lot of weight? Then, once your weight has stabilized, you don’t want to consider a tummy tuck. It is important to remember that scarring on the abdomen is caused by a tummy tuck. Typically, this scar is long and may be visible. You will want to rethink if this is something you don’t want.

    When you go for the consultation, the doctor will discuss all these choices with you. You and your surgeon will discuss the outcomes you expect, and during your appointment, the surgeon will decide the best treatment.

    How is an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) done?

    This surgery will take anywhere from one to five hours, depending on the results you want. If you have surgery as an in-patient or surgical operation can also be decided by your situation. They give surgical treatment to you, which will bring you to sleep during the procedure. It’s important to have someone who can drive you home with you. If you live alone and they send you home after the procedure, at least the first night after the operation, you will also need someone to stay with you.

    Complete abdominoplasty: This is the option for patients most in need of correction. The incision (cut) is made at around the same level as your pubic hair, low on the abdomen, and typically runs from the hip to the hip bone. Your surgeon will then control the skin and muscles and form them as needed. Through this operation, you will also have an incision around your navel (belly button), so it is important to liberate your navel from the surrounding tissue. Drainage tubes may be inserted under your skin; when your surgeon sees fit, they will remove these in a few days.

    Partial or mini-abdominoplasty: Mini-abdominoplasty is done with shorter incisions, often in patients with fat deposits below the navel. Your belly button will most probably not be pushed during this process. Between the incision line and your belly button, they will split the skin. An endoscope (a long tube with a small camera on the end) can also be used to perform this surgery. Depending on your condition and needs, this procedure can take up to two hours, again. As with full abdominoplasty, after surgery, you can have drainage tubes.

    Circumferential abdominoplasty: The back area is used in this surgery. You can have either back liposuction or circumferential abdominoplasty if there is a lot of excess fat in the back as well as in the abdomen. The latter procedure allows both skin and fat to be removed from the hip and back regions, which Tri-dimensionally improves the shape of your body.

    Your incision site will be stitched and bandaged after your partial or full tummy tuck. After surgery, the surgeon can make you wear an elastic bandage or compression garment. If so, you must obey all the directions from your surgeon to wear this garment and take care of the bandage. To relieve discomfort, your surgeon will also advise you on how to better arrange yourself when sitting or lying down.

    You would have to significantly limit strenuous activity for four to six weeks if you are extremely physically active. When you go through the healing process, the physician will educate you on this. After the surgery, you may need to take up to one month off work to make sure you recover properly. Your doctor will, once again, help you decide this.

    How should you prepare for an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)?

    Smoking can increase the risk and delay in recovery from complications. If you smoke, stop, as decided by your doctor, for a certain period. Only scaling back on smoking is not enough. For at least two weeks before surgery and for two weeks after, you must completely stop using all forms of nicotine, gum, patches, and e-cigarettes.

    Make sure you eat regular, well-balanced meals. Before the procedure, do not eat excessively. Proper nutrition plays a vital part in proper healing.

    Your surgeon can advise you to stop taking some of your medications and dietary supplements for a certain time before and after the operation as part of your pre-operative consultation. If you are taking some blood thinners, you must let your surgeon know.

    What are the risks and side effects of abdominoplasty?

    As expected, after surgery, you will have pain and swelling. If required, your doctor can prescribe a painkiller and will advise you on how to handle the pain best.

    A few weeks or months of soreness will last. For the same period, you might also have numbness, bruising, and general tiredness.

    A tummy tuck poses different risks, including

    Fluid accumulation beneath the skin (seroma)

    After surgery, drainage tubes left in place will help reduce the risk of excess fluid. Using a needle and syringe, the doctor may also extract fluid after surgery.

    Poor wound healing

    Areas along the incision line often heal poorly or split. To avoid an infection, it may give you antibiotics during and after surgery.

    Changes in skin sensation

    The repositioning of your abdominal tissues during a tummy tuck can affect the nerves in the abdominal area and, infrequently, the upper thighs. You’re probably going to experience some decreased feeling or numbness. In the months following the operation, this normally diminishes.

    Tissue damage

    Fatty tissue deep inside your skin in the abdominal region could get damaged or die during a tummy tuck. This risk is enhanced by smoking. The tissue can heal on its own or require a surgical touch-up operation, depending on the size of the region.

    Unexpected scarring

    The incision scar is permanent from a tummy tuck, but is situated along the easily concealed bikini line. The scar’s length and visibility vary from person to person.


    Laser treatment

    Also, there are laser treatments available. The small blood vessels on the surface of the skin that causes redness are collapsed by vascular lasers. One of the best choices for enhancing the texture and color of scars is laser surfacing. The skin can be resurfaced by this technology. Scarred skin is replaced by healthy collagen, improving the overall texture and color.

    To see how long you should wait before starting laser therapy, check with your doctor. Treatments with lasers are costly. If you go with this treatment, over a few months, you’ll possibly require two or three sessions.

    Surgical scar revision

    When you want your scar to be similar to your usual skin in tone and texture, scar revision surgery is an alternative. A mixture of topical therapies, minimally invasive procedures, and surgical revision can be used by your doctor. The scar will always be visible to you, but it will be less noticeable.

    As with laser therapy, to see how long you can wait for scar revision surgery after your tummy tuck, you can consult with your doctor. They can suggest that you wait at least a year so that you can first see if the scar has healed over time. Costs differ with this treatment.

    Through extracting excess fat and skin, and tightening muscles in your abdominal wall, abdominoplasty surgery flattens the abdomen. In the days after surgery, it’s very necessary to follow all your surgeon’s orders on how to care for the bandage. You need to go with an experienced doctor for proper instructions and recovery.

    Must visit Cosmo-Hair for Abdominoplasty surgery in Jaipur, Dr. Buddhi Prakash Sharma is one of the best Cosmetic Surgeons In Jaipur. Dr. Buddhi Prakash Sharma is well experienced and provides services across India and his services. Expert doctors and gentle staff of Cosmo-Hair Jaipur caring and support every patience during recovery time. If you are interested in taking these benefits during your treatment, you can book your online appointment from Cosmo-Hair Jaipur.


    For plastic surgeons performing body contouring, complete revision abdominoplasty is an important treatment. It is achieved when residual myofascial laxity, residual soft-tissue excess, and/or residual excess adiposity have been left by the aesthetic outcome of the primary abdominoplasty.