Frequently Asked Questions
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SEE RESULTS AFTER AN EXTENDED TUMMY TUCK?
Immediate results will be visible post-surgery but expect some swelling to remain for a few weeks. Most swelling subsides within 2 to 3 months, and full results can be seen between 6 months to a year.
AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR AN EXTENDED TUMMY TUCK?
Ideal candidates are those who have lost significant weight and have excess skin. But individuals seeking a slimmer appearance for their stomach and flanks can also opt for this treatment.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING THE RECOVERY PERIOD?
During the first few weeks, you have to rest at an angle and avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting. Don’t worry; your surgeon will provide specific instructions for post-surgery care.
ARE THE RESULTS PERMANENT?
Yes, the results of an extended tummy tuck should be permanent as long as you don't experience rapid weight gain or have a pregnancy.
DOES TUMMY TUCK REMOVE FAT?
Yes, tummy tuck includes Liposuction ( Fat Removal ) of the upper abdomen, love handles and the lower abdomen.
DO YOU LOSE SIZE AFTER TUMMY TUCK?
Yes, the size is drastically reduced because the fat is removed and also the loose skin in the lower abdomen is removed permanently.
HOW PAINFUL IS A TUMMY TUCK?
Tummy tuck procedure is always done under general anesthesia so during the procedure there is no pain.
After the procedure, there is dull ache in the treated area for few days and you will be on oral painkillers for around 1 week to 10 days.
CAN FAT GROW BACK AFTER A TUMMY TUCK?
The fat once removed never grows back but follow a balance diet and exercise to achieve better results.
HOW DO YOU SLEEP AFTER A TUMMY TUCK?
You can sleep on your back or on the sides but do not sleep on stomach for 3 weeks.