Abdominoplasty is a local surgical operation that removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen. Abdominoplasty is optimal way to get away fat in the middle and low area of the stomach. The effect of this operation is also the squeezing of abdominal muscles. The worldwide practice of abdominoplasty showed that this procedure is really able to reduce a big abdomen.
The method of abdominoplasty is recommended to men and women in rather good physical shape. Their weight must be close to the optimal. Skin flexibility is also important for the optimal results of abdominoplasty.
Abdominoplasty is recommended if patient has a lot of skin and fat that cannot be removed by other methods, such as physical trainings, diet and liposuction. Abdominoplasty is also used when there are a lot of extensions in the abdominal area and there are too much skin there. Besides, this operation is recommended for people with abdominal wall's omission. Another case abdominoplasty can be useful is divergence of straight abdominal muscles. Specialists admit that abdominoplasty cannot be used as a way to lose weight and obesity treatment.
Usually abdominoplasty lasts about two hours under general anesthesia. Period of clinical rehabilitation is about one or two days. After abdominoplasty physical trainings must be limited for several weeks. The patient can use some medicines to avoid some pain he might feel during movement and tension of abdominal muscles. The stitches are removed after a week or so.
Statistical issues show that today abdominoplasty is most popular operation in USA and Western Europe countries.
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