Over the years, cosmetics surgeries have been increasing in popularity worldwide. Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a cosmetic procedure performed to improve the appearance of a person’s abdomen. This is done by the removal of excess fat and skin and then tightening the abdominal muscle. Patients who wants to avail tummy tuck in Miami should be physically healthy and a non-smoker. He/she should have realistic expectations too. Tummy tuck can improve the appearance of the abdomen, however, it cannot substitute the results of proper weight loss, diet and exercise. Female candidates who still wants to get pregnant should postpone the procedure after she is done bearing children as pregnancy can separate the muscles that were tightened during tummy tuck. Patients who still wish to lose weight should not opt to have tummy tuck.
Tummy tuck in Miami is a procedure that usually lasts for three to four hours. And it is just an out-patient procedure, although some tummy tuck Miami Florida patients may need to stay on the hospital overnight. Strenuous activities should be avoided after the procedure. After a week or so, stitches are removed by the surgeon and tummy tuck Miami Florida patients can now start light exercise to help for faster recovery.
During the procedure, general anesthesia will be administered to the patient. A horizontal incision above the pubic area will be made and the length of this incision will depend on the patient’s abdominal structure and the amount of skin to be removed. The incision can also consider the style of underwear and bathing suits the patient wishes to wear. Another incision will be made if there are loose skin around the bellybutton. Stretch marks may be removed too. As with any other surgeries, tummy tuck in Miami has complications and risks such as pain and swelling, infection, blood clots, numbness and insufficient healing. And the scars produced after the tummy tuck is permanent.
Tummy tuck prices in Miami varies from patient to patient usually depending on the age of patient, weight and state of health.Tummy tuck prices in Miami may range from $2500.00 – $5000.00 covering the whole procedure.