The problem of Excess of Abdominal Fats and the Solution Abdominoplasty


Abdominoplasty is refer to as tummy tuck. It is a cosmetic surgery that is done to make the abdomen thinner as well as more firm. The surgery is perform by the removal of excess skin as well as fat from the middle and lower abdomen. It is done in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. Abdominoplasty surgery is usually done for patients with loose or sagging tissues after pregnancy or significant weight loss. Thus, abdominoplasty is not a weight-loss option. So, It is an artificial process perform by the surgeon.

The procedure involved in abdominoplasty-

Depending on the results you might seek or want, the procedure can take anywhere from around one hour to five hours.

  • In the first step, Anesthesia is inject.
  • At the second step, the Incision would be based on the sort of abdominoplasty and the total amount of extra skin on that particular area.
  • And when the stomach skin is increase, the surgeon would then control and form the inherently weaken muscles as per the requirement.
  • After completing the surgery, your incision site would be stitch and bandage; you would have to wear an elastic bandage or compression garment.
  • Your surgeon will also advise about the best position you need to stay in to help you to ease the pain.
  • After the process in the first week, you can experience Bruising, Tightness, and Swelling.
  • You can feel mild to moderate pain in your body. So, you would have to take oral pain medication around 5 to 7 times. Thus, you cannot practice exercise, heavy workouts. So, smoking and alcohol consumption should be strictly avoid for around four months after the completion of operation surgery.

Risks from abdominoplasty surgery

You should not intend to undergo abdominoplasty surgery if you are pregnant or planning to have more children. Even if you think it is a weight-loss option, it is not the one. So, abdominoplasty helps to tighten the saggy skin and fat on your abdominal region. You should get detail consultation before you undergo abdominoplasty surgery.

The risks of abdominoplasty are list below-

  1. Recurrent looseness of skin
  2. Pain, which may persist
  3. Persistent swelling in the legs
  4. Nerve damage
  5. Possibility of revisional surgery
  6. Hematoma (may occur in 3 to 4% of cases)
  7. Keloid (heavy scar)
  8. Seroma
  9. Suture rupture
  10. Numbness or other changes in skin sensation
  11. Anaesthesia complications
  12. Skin discolouration and prolonged swelling
  13. Fatty tissue found deep in the skin might die
  14. Swelling in that area
  15. Visible scar
  16. Bleeding
  17. Skin loss


The cost for abdominoplasty may vary. Hence, all patients must be informed of all the risks they are exposed to. There are many life-threatening risks involved in abdominoplasty surgery. So, abdominal surgery is an artificial process performed by the surgeon to get you solved with the excess of fats and skin on the abdominal region.