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Published on: 11 Jan 2017 by oclark8819

How is A Tummy Tuck Procedure Performed?

How is A Tummy Tuck Procedure Performed?

Tummy tuck in Tampa is a procedure that can be conducted as an outpatient surgical procedure or at the hospital. With a tummy tuck, you will be under a general anesthesia which makes you unconscious to prevent feeling the pain. There are cases where you may be given an analgesic to be partially sedated as well.

During the procedure, a plastic surgeon makes an incision so that fat can be removed.  The fascia that overlies the abdominal muscles gets tightened using permanent sutures. Your surgeon repositions the skin on the belly button and his incision is made from one hip to another and over the pubic hair, it will be stitched together and there will remain a scar which falls along the natural crease on your bikini line. The procedure takes approximately 3 hours during which you may be given an antibiotic in order to prevent infection.

After the tummy tuck procedure, abdominal incision at the bellybutton will be covered using surgical dressing. Some tubes may be put within the incision site, so that they may drain the excess fluid and blood. It is possible to feel moderate pain, but this can be controlled with pain medication. As well, swelling is common for six weeks and in some cases, it may take around 3 months for the entire swelling to disappear. Drains may stay in place for several days after the surgery during which time you should continue taking antibiotics and anticoagulant- given they have been prescribed. You will wear abdominal binder or an abdominal garment for six weeks after the tummy tuck to help prevent fluid buildup and offer abdominal support while healing.

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