Various factors such as weight, pregnancy, and genetics can affect a person’s fitness. Fat accumulation in the abdomen results in a loose, large, and saggy belly which negatively affects the appearance of a person’s body. This can affect one’s physical and mental health as well as their self-esteem. There are several methods to eliminate and fat. One of these methods is abdominoplasty, which is also known as “tummy tuck”. During an abdominoplasty, excess skin and fat in the abdomen are surgically removed, giving the belly a more muscular look.
The Abdominoplasty Procedure
There are two types of this surgery, limited and full, both of which require general anesthesia.
During a limited or “mini” abdominoplasty, the doctor makes an incision along the bottom of the abdomen and then removes excess fat and skin under the navel. He/she then and closes the incision. However, during a full abdominoplasty, in addition to making an incision at the bottom and removing excess fat, the is separated from the underlying tissue and the skin is separated from the abdominal walls. All of the excess fat and skin is removed and a new hole is inserted for the navel. Finally, the surgeon sutures the skin. A full abdominoplasty is more extensive than a limited one.
Abdominoplasty usually requires one night of hospitalization, which is determined by the doctor. Much like any other type of surgery, some pain, swelling, and bruising near the surgical wound is normal and will be within a few days.
Abdominoplasty in Iran
In Iran, as in any other country, the popularity of cosmetic surgery and the associated weight loss has increased the number of this surgeries. Numerous surgeons from various Iranian cities perform this surgeries every day. Iranian surgeons help patients make more conscious decisions regarding their needed treatment by giving them a full effective consultation as well as showing them samples from their previous surgeries. Abdominoplasty specialists continue the treatment process until the final stages which include follow-up appointments and postoperative care.
Iran has become a health tourism hub in the region in the field of abdominoplasty and other cosmetic surgeries. People from various countries, especially neighboring countries, are frequently visiting Iran to undergo this procedure. In Iran, abdominoplasty is performed by plastic surgeons who have the required training in the field of cosmetic abdominal surgery. Abdominoplasty is usually performed in hospital operating rooms and clinics that are equipped with the required equipment and tools for the procedure. Because abdominoplasty is such an extensive procedure,