Checking out the pros and cons of the tummy tuck surgery

[ 0 ] May 11, 2012 |

As you are considering the possibility of having a tummy tuck surgery, you should make it certain that your decision is not without checking out the pros and cons of the process. Decisions are best made when they are informed decisions and your abdominoplasty decision is definitely no exception. TheĀ  surgery is going to be an elaborate one, may be even requiring to actually reposition your belly button, so you should definitely check out the various pros and cons of the process. Of course you will have to check out the cost of the surgery, but at the same time you should not miss out on the recovery period after the surgery and other associated parameters regarding the entire process.

The initial decision that you will have to make is whether you need a full surgery or a mini tummy tuck surgery. The full surgery is an extensive one and is generally prescribed for patients who have too much of sagging skin in the abdominal region. The excess sagging skin and the layers of fat are removed surgically followed by stitching the skin of the abdomen. The full process requires a surgical cut across the hip bone and it is in this surgery that the belly button is cut and placed in a new position over the new taut abdomen. Patients with somewhat less sagging skin, especially in the lower abdominal region do not require the full surgery and they can instead opt for a mini surgery. The mini surgery is markedly less invasive and is therefore preferred by many women who do not wish to get into a highly invasive procedure like the full abdominoplasty.

Whichever tummy tucks choice you are making, you will have to make the choice based on the consultation with the surgeon. Of course, the surgeon is the best person to assist you in the process, but at the same time you should make sure that you are conducting your own personal research regarding the surgery.

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