Tummy Tuck Santa Ana
Are sit-up excercises not giving you the flat tummy you desire? Do you still have excess fat and skin that won’t diminish with diet? A flat and tight abdomen is something many of us strive for through weight control and many kinds of exercises. Even individuals who are normal weighted and proportioned can develop an abdomen that is protruding, loose and saggy. This disliked body shape can be caused by many reasons, such as pregnancy, aging, significant fluctuations in weight, or heredity.
The best candidates for a Tummy Tuck are men and women in good health overall who are looking to enhance their current appearance. This surgery is also ideal for women who have muscles and skin stretched by multiple pregnancies and individuals who have been obese at one point in their lives and still have excessive fat deposits or loose skin in the abdominal area.
A Tummy Tuck surgery, also referred to as Abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin from the middle and lower abdomen, tightens the abdominal wall, and flattens your stomach. The results of of Abdominoplasty are technically permanent, it is only important to keep up healthy eating habits and avoid significant fluctuations in your weight. A Tummy Tuck surgery can take anywhere from 1 to 5 hours, depending on your desired results.
Am I a candidate for abdominoplasty?
There are various factors that may determine your eligibility. The most important factor is that you are in good health. We undergo proper lab testing and pre-op procedures to ensure your safety. Second, you need to be mentally and emotionally stable for abdominoplasty will take a significant amount of time to fully recover. Patience and stability is required during your recovery period. Our staff is trained to provide you with any assistance if necessary. Lastly, if you have excessive skin that you want to removed, abdominoplasty may be right for you. Since we offer free consultations, schedule an appointment today to see if you could benefit from abdominoplasty.
How long will it take for me to recover?
Like all surgical procedures, the recovery time depends on the patient. Since abdominoplasty is considered a serious surgery, the average recovery time is 3-6 months. There are many tips and procedures that we can provide to help you recover properly.
Will there be scarring?
Considering the seriousness of this procedure, the result of an abdominoplasty will leave a mark. Please note that the scars will get worse before there is any improvement. The incisions made by the Dr. Vuwill heal, but the scars will take a little more time to fully mend. We carry a line of scar minimizing products that you may benefit from as well.
When can I go back to work?
Again, recovery varies by patients. And it also depends on what kind of work that you do. But on average, you can expect to go back to work in about 2 weeks. You may drain for up to 6 weeks, but we highly recommended you wearing a medical body garment that we carry to keep you well.
I’m interested – What do I do next?
Call us at 714-361-1555 to schedule an appointment to discuss your concerns with our knowledgeable staff.