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With Modern Surgery Techniques, Tummy Tuck Surgery is Safer Than Ever

With Modern Surgery Techniques, Tummy Tuck Surgery is Safer Than Ever

Your tummy will undergo significant changes during pregnancy, including losing your abdominal strength and contour. The pregnancy will stretch your tummy, leaving you with excess skin, separated muscles, excess fat, and stretch marks that won’t go away after losing the extra pounds. Thankfully, you can get rid of these side effects through a tummy tuck.

In the past, many people were skeptical about the safety of this cosmetic procedure, but the current advances in plastic surgery have made it completely safe. Here are some of the latest improvements in tummy tuck that have made it safer.

Lower Incisions

A tummy tuck involves making an incision around your belly button, removing the excess skin and fat around your tummy, and tightening your abdominal muscles and skin to give you a flat and tight stomach. But with the new techniques, the incision around your belly button may not be necessary, especially if you’ve not added on a lot of excess weight. In this case, your surgeon will just make a lower incision that resembles the C-section scar. You won’t risk losing your belly button or getting a big scar on your tummy that resembles a bull’s eye.

Anesthesia and Surgical Techniques

With the latest anesthesia techniques, tummy tuck patients recover quickly, so they don’t have to spend the night at the hospital or hotel under the watch of a private nurse. Modern local anesthesia allows the surgeon to numb the surgical site so you can remain awake throughout the procedure. You won’t need 24 hours to recover from the sedatives.

Advanced Liposuction Techniques

Today, plastic surgeons are now using a water-assisted liposuction method that involves using the Body-Jet system. This device was developed in Germany to reduce bruising and pain during tummy tuck surgery. It also improves sculpting to ensure you have a flat and tight tummy that you’ll be proud of. Compared to the traditional laser liposuction, the Body-Jet system is safer because it doesn’t cause skin injuries and contouring problems.

When you are going for a tummy tuck, make sure the surgeon uses the latest techniques and technologies that will help you to get rid of the excess fat and skin safely and gently without leaving you with huge, ugly scars.

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