Abdominoplasty is also known as lipectomy, and in this procedure the patient undergoes the removal of excess skin or fat in their abdominal area and a better shape is given to this part of the body.
The scar is not evident because it is in the lower part, it can also be disguised with underwear or a bathing suit.
This procedure is performed under general anesthesia, lasts on average 2 to 4 hours, depending on the correction that is going to be made, an incision is made in the lower part of the abdomen, which is the part where the scar will remain, and It extends towards the hips, skin and excess fat is lifted and eliminated.
It is removed and a better abdominal shape is given, the skin is sutured and the drainage tubes are left which prevents the accumulation of fluids.
The area is covered by a garment which helps protect the area from bumps and rubs and thus also helps reduce inflammation. The strip is recommended to use it 24 hours a day with an approximate of 4 weeks.
It is advisable to receive manual lymphatic drainage so that the abdominoplasty procedure has a better effect and recovery.