The extended tummy-tuck procedure requires far more extensive incisions than the traditional abdominal toning. They’re, in essence, exactly the same type of procedure but one is targeted at addressing the serious skin contouring and laxity issues that traditional Tummy tuck alone will not be able of addressing.
At a consult at our clinic you will be able to decide what type of traditional tummy tuck or an extended tummy tuck might be the best option for your specific needs and preferences.
The Best Candidates for Extended Tummy Tuck Surgery
The most suitable candidates for an extended Tummy tuck surgeries are those who have lost a huge number of pounds. It is usually those who were obese and lost weight through natural means or bariatric surgery. They must be in healthy and are able to endure surgery without a recurrence of medical problems.
The risk of scarring and a long recovery period are common following an extended tummy-tuck procedure, which is why it’s crucial that patients are realistic about the procedure as well as the procedure after surgery will be like.
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Frequently ask questions
What are the reasons you would need an extended tummy-tuck?
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this surgeon to treat a permits the larger area and eliminate more excess tissue. Liposuction is often used to shape and reduce excess fat. The belly button is moved before closing the incision. People who go through this process need to anticipate that their recovery will take several weeks.
Does Your Stomach Grow After A Tummy-Tuck?
Although minor weight fluctuations in adults is typical, significant weight gain (generally more than 10 pounds) after a tummy-tuck could result in the accumulation of stomach fat once again. Also stretch marks, loose skin can come back, and all of this could affect your tummy tuck results.
Do Tummy Tucks Makes Your Waist Appear Smaller?
A classic stomach tuck won’t reduce your waist size. It can remove sagging skin from the stomach. When coupled with liposuction, you can get rid of fat around those love handles the lower back, and around your waist. With the help of fat-removal techniques that allow you to achieve the perfect shape and volume in your waistline.
Can A Tummy-Tuck Procedure Provide You With An Hourglass Shape?
Tummy tucks can flatten the patient’s stomach, but they’re not always able to create an hourglass-like silhouette. To achieve these patients will also require targeted liposuction.
How Will My Pant’s Size Alter After A Tummy Tuck?
Most women drop around 2 or 3 pant sizes following a sew-in however there are those who suffer even greater. If you’d had lots of loose skin prior to the procedure, as an example it is possible to go down by 4 sizes.
The duration of a belly tuck
The skin and fat cells that Dr. Greenwald removes during the treatment cannot regrow, therefore the results of a tummy tuck are thought to be permanent. Likewise, any internal sutures he inserts to mend the muscles in the stomach are made to last permanently.
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