Tummy Tuck

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Tummy Tuck Orlando, FL

Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and tightens the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.

Before and After Photos

​Patients with loose or sagging tissues usually seek this surgery after pregnancy or major weight loss. Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging due to aging, heredity, prior surgery, and fluctuations in weight. A tummy tuck is not a substitute for weight loss or an appropriate exercise program.

This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose or sagging tissues after pregnancy or major weight loss. Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging due to aging, heredity, prior surgery, and fluctuations in weight. A tummy tuck is not a substitute for weight loss or an appropriate exercise program.

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Procedure

Tummy tuck surgery is a cosmetic procedure that targets excess skin and fat around the abdominal area while tightening weakened or separated muscles. This comprehensive approach ensures a smoother, firmer, and more youthful appearance. It is not a substitute for weight loss but a powerful solution for individuals who have achieved a stable weight yet struggle with loose skin and weakened muscles.

Benefits

  • Improved abdominal contour: say goodbye to excess skin and stubborn fat and hello to a sculpted, contoured abdomen.
  • Enhanced muscle tone: tummy tuck surgery addresses muscle laxity, creating a firmer FOundation for a toned midsection.
  • Boost in confidence: experience the confidence of a revitalized and aestheticallY Pleasing abdominal profile.
  • Clothing fit: enjoy a more comfortable fit in clothing as your abdominal area is shaped to your Desired form.
  • Post-pregnancy restoration: mothers can regain their pre-pregnancy body, addressing changes That diet and exercise alone may not entirely correct.

Our experienced and board-certified surgeons customize each tummy tuck procedure to meet our patient’s unique needs and goals. The surgery generally involves:

  1. ​Incision: a strategically placed incision allows access to the abdominal muscles and Skin.
  2. Muscle repair: weak or separated muscles are tightened, restoring a firmer abdominal wall.
  3. Excess tissue removal: excess skin and fat are carefully removed, creating a smoother and More refined contour.
  4. Incision closure: the incision is meticulously closed, and our surgeons take every measure to Minimize scarring.

Recovery

While individual recovery experiences may vary, most patients can expect some downtime. Our team provides thorough postoperative care instructions to ensure a smooth recovery process. Follow-up appointments allow us to monitor your progress and address any concerns you may have.
 

Ideal Candidate

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If you are considering tummy tuck surgery, we invite you to schedule a personalized consultation with Dr. Kamran Azad. During this consultation, we will discuss your goals, assess your candidacy, and address any questions or concerns you may have.

Someone who would be a good candidate for tummy tuck is a mom who has some multiple children or someone who had a massive weight loss and because of that, they have access amount of skin above or below the belly button and also muscle separation so essentially what tummy tuck does is cut the excess amount of skin above and below the belly button and repair the abdominal muscles and  in doing  that a create a new opening for the belly button and incision from hip to hip and hear what i always say what separates a surgeon from another surgeon. We want to make sure that the belly button is inverted and there’s no scar outside of the belly button and looks very natural and as far as incision we would  want to place an incision very very low so you can hide it in any bikini line.

Details

The area of skin that will be removed is carefully marked, and then an incision is made on the bikini line from hip bone to hip bone. Your surgeon then makes a second incision around the navel. Your surgeon pulls down excess skin and removes it, along with the underlying fatty tissue. Your surgeon may also bring your abdominal muscles together with sutures to tighten them and trim your waist.

After the procedure, the incision is closed with several layers of sutures. With a mini-tummy tuck, the incision is much shorter, and there is usually no incision around the navel. Some of the lower abdominal skin is removed and the lower abdominal muscles are tightened. Mini-tummy tucks can be effective with patients who have relatively mild abdominal bulges or excess skin only in the lower part of the abdomen.

Since many patients are not candidates for a mini-tummy tuck, it is important to discuss your options with your physician.

Now what we do differently in our practice is when when someone gets a tummy tuck we also address the pubic area  to make sure it stays flat and lifted. So we do the pubic lift at the same time that we’re doing the tummy tuck and this is part of a tummy tuck. We also liposuction the flanks and upper abdomen at the same  time as tummy tuck  to get everything nice and tight. Also to ease the postoperative  journey we have added extra treatments . One of those is exparel which is local anesthetic injected during your surgery and will essentially make you pain free for 4 days and will decrease the need of using narcotics and allows you to get up and walk around right after your surgey and will speed up your recovery time . Another addition of ours is hyperbaric treatments right after your surgery to help your recovery time by easing the pain and help your bruising abs helps your healing time . We also provide you with lymphatic messages and customized fitting garments and scar care. Our procedures are all inclusive.

The initial recovery for tummy tuck would be 2 weeks but you can’t do any heavy lifting or strenuous activities for 6-8 weeks post surgey to allow for proper healing . You will also have access to dr. Azad personally 24/7 post your surgery.

What To Look For

The best candidates for a tummy tuck are patients who have:

  • Loose skin in the abdomen
  • Skin that hangs over a c-section scar
  • Bulging of the tummy muscles
  • An unsightly belly button or small umbilical hernia
  • Stretch marks across the lower abdomen

In the majority of cases, these patients are moms who are finished having children, but they may also be men or women who have lost a considerable amount of weight. Such patients may have had weight loss surgery such as a gastric bypass or lap band procedure. 

Patients over the age of 50 are at a higher risk of complications from abdominoplasty and mommy makeover surgery. We do not advise these procedures in patients of this age group.

Before Surgery

Each person’s ideal weight is different, but as a rule, your bmi should be less than 30 to have a tummy tuck. The goal should be to have more loose skin and less fat. This doesn’t mean a crash diet before your tummy tuck surgery, but rather, a gradual weight loss is best.

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Some women carry their weight in their abdomen–and worse–inside their abdomen. This is “Visceral” fat or male-pattern fat (think of a man’s “Beer belly” where there is no loose skin and the abdomen is firm and full). These patients are not good candidates for abdominoplasty because there is no way to tighten the muscles; there is no place for the fat to go.

In general, plastic surgery is best approached from an ideal body weight. This provides the best results with the lowest chance of complications, goals we can both agree on.

Calculate your bmi before your tummy tuck. The goal before abdominoplasty surgery is a bmi of 30 or less.

After Surgery

Patience is key to have great results with a tummy tuck. If you’re a new mom, you should wait 6 months after breastfeeding before having a tummy tuck. I like my patients at a physiological baseline before surgery, and breastfeeding clearly has a large impact on metabolism and weight. Pregnancy can also lower your blood counts, so wait at least 6 months after pregnancy before scheduling a consultation for a tummy tuck surgery. Following weight loss surgery, i recommend you wait at least a year afterwards so that your weight can stabilize and so that your metabolism can normalize.

Why Choose Us

  1. Expert surgeons: doctor azad is a board-certified and highly skilled surgeon with a wealth of experience performing tummy tuck procedures. He is dedicated to delivering outstanding Results while prioritizing patient safety.
  2.  Personalized approach: doctor azad understands that every individual is unique. As a top-rated orlando plastic surgeon, dr. Kamran azad takes the time to listen to your concerns, assess your anatomy, and create a customized treatment plan that aligns with your specific goals and expectations.
  3. State-of-the-art facilities: azad plastic surgery has an on-site cutting-edge surgical center equipped with the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery technology.  This ensures you receive the Highest standard of care throughout your tummy tuck journey.
  4. Comprehensive consultations: our initial consultations are thorough and informative. We take The time to educate you about the tummy tuck procedure, discuss potential outcomes, and Address any questions or apprehensions you may have. Your comfort and understanding are our
    Top priorities.
     

Expectations

  1. Pre-surgery preparation: our team will guide you through pre-surgery preparations, which may Include Lifestyle adjustments, discontinuation of certain medications, and other essential steps To optimize your safety and the procedure’s success.
  2. During the surgery: tummy tuck surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia. The Duration of the surgery may vary depending on the extent of the procedure. Rest assured, our Surgical team is committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience.
  3. Post-surgery care: following the surgery, our dedicated staff will provide detailed postoperativE Care instructions, including information on managing discomfort, monitoring incisions, and Gradually resuming daily activities. We are here to support you throughout the recovery process. 
  4. Long-term results: while individual results may vary, many patients Experience long-Lasting abdominal contour and muscle tone improvements. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can Contribute to the longevity of your results.

Cost

 The long answer is that pricing varies widely for tummy tucks, especially in the state of florida. Don’t take shortcuts with your body. You will definitely be able to find a less expensive tummy tuck, but i challenge you to find similar results to my work. That may sound a bit confident, but the differences can be seen throughout my instagram account. Natural belly buttons, low scars, and nice curves, to name only a few major keys. Plus, our procedures are all-inclusive.

That means your overnight stay, your scar care, your garments, your anesthesia and facility fees, all of your aftercare is included. Because of our beautiful facility and in-house surgical center, we can provide top notch, concierge service to our patients in a boutique environment that caters just to you.

Contact

Please fill out this online form to request a consultation with Dr. Azad at our Orlando Plastic Surgery Office.

Dr. Kamran Azad looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your plastic surgery inquiries.  You will find him and his entire staff at Azad Plastic Surgery to be pleasant, knowledgeable, and helpful.  There is a reason why he is considered a top doc in Orlando and has hundreds of five-star reviews.

FAQ

What types of Tummy Tuck procedures are there?

Tummy tuck, also called a full Abdominoplasty, involves removal of the redundant skin below the belly button, pulling down the redundant skin above the belly button, and the tightening of the abdominal muscles to reconstruct the abdominal wall. This is necessary in abdominal contouring for most patients whose muscles have separated after pregnancy and/or moderate to severe weight gain. Another type of Abdominalplasty is referred to the mini Abdominoplasty. This procedure only removes redundant skin from below the belly button and tightening of the lower abdominal muscle.

What differs a Tummy Tuck surgery from Liposuction?

Liposuction is a great body contouring procedure for a patient with good skin tone and minimal stretch marks. If a patient has redundant skin, separation of abdominal muscles, moderate to severe stretch marks, a Tummy Tuck will produce a better result, for the abdominal wall will be reconstructed and loose skin will be removed. Liposuction of the flanks is often done in combination with a tummy tuck to offer an aesthetically pleasing silhouette.

What kind of scar will I have as a result of the Tummy Tuck procedure?

The scar from a tummy tuck depends greatly on the patient and the extent of the procedure. The scar will be a horizontal incision from hip to hip but it will be placed low on the abdomen so it will be hidden by even the skimpiest of bikinis.

How long until I see the results from a Tummy Tuck procedure?

The length of time to see the results from a tummy tuck depends on the extent of the procedure and how well a patient heals, but the excess skin will be gone immediately. The patient will have swelling for several weeks after the procedure, but compression garments can help minimize the swelling and cut down the healing time. Majority of patients will see results after 3-6 months, though ultimate results will be evident 6-9 months after the surgery, when the swelling has completely subsided.

What is the expected recovery time for Tummy Tuck?

Recovery time is highly dependent on the patient and the extent of the tummy tuck surgery. Before leaving the center, you will be given specific instructions on how to care for your incisions, medications to use, and when to follow-up with Dr. Azad. Most patients should be able to return to work a 5-7 days after the surgery and resume most activities after 5-7 weeks. A week after the surgery, a patient may start resume light exercise, but heavy lifting of weight more than 15lbs, sit-ups, and crunches, should not resume until 8 weeks after the surgery.

Where can I see before and after photographs of Tummy Tuck?

You can see before and after Tummy Tuck Procedure photos can be found below on this web page.