Frequently asked questions related to Tummy Tuck
Tummy tuck is vastly gaining reputation as the surgery that can make you
look younger with a firmer toned stomach. Despite the awareness about it in
the general public, many people have certain doubts related to it. These set
of questions have been compiled by a leading tummy tuck Beverly Hills
surgeon to clarify such issues only
Is Abdominoplasty, Tummy Tuck and Panniculectomy the same thing or
they are the names of different cosmetic procedures?
Abdominoplasty is the medical name of Tummy Tuck whereas
Panniculectomy is a surgery where a large 'pool' of very loose hanging skin
and excessive fat is removed surgically. It is usually advised for obese
people who have successfully lost heavy pounds of weight recently. The
'pool' of this loose skin can sometimes is so large that it covers the lower
back and extends up to the hips. Its removal is necessary as this portion of
body mass can be extremely distressing and may pose considerable amount
of problem in walking around, sleeping, back pain, moisture leading to
itching and rashes.
Is Beverly Hills tummy tuck a safe procedure?
Any cosmetic procedure must be done with utmost care and is safe only if
you spend time in finding the right surgeon and following the precautions as
advised by the doctor.
Is there any difference between Extended Abdominoplasty, complete
Abdominoplasty and Mini or Abdominoplasty?
A tummy tuck Los Angeles surgeon lists the difference between Complete
Abdominoplasty and Extended Abdominoplasty as the extent to which
abdominal muscles and wall skin are tightened. The Extended
Abdominoplasty includes tightening of the abdomen and the flanks also. A
Partial Abdominoplasty done by a Los Angeles tummy tuck surgeon tightens
only the lower abdominal wall skin and muscles only.