Good Candidates for Tummy Tuck
Individuals with sagging or projecting lower abdominal wall tissues who are:
- Physically healthy
- Leading an active lifestyle
- Within their ideal weight
- Non smokers
- Emotionally healthy
- Have a positive outlook and realistic expectations.
Preperation ofvTummy Tuck
One month before Tummy Tuck
If you are a smoker, you will have to stop completely for a period of time.
One week before Tummy Tuck
Avoid consumption of alcohol for a week before tummy tuck surgery.
One day before Tummy Tuck
Do not ingest any food or liquids after the time advised by the doctor. Be sure to pack a bag with comfortable shoes and clothing that zips or buttons.
Same day of Tummy Tuck
You can shower and shampoo the morning of tummy tuck surgery. Do not wear make-up, hair sprays, gels or nail polish. Be sure to wear loose fitting and comfortable clothing.
Tummy Tuck Procedure
One of our doctors at ESTEVIP will conduct a pre-operative examination, discuss your appearance goals and tell you the anticipated results. Depending on the extent of surgery and the desired results, tummy tuck in Turkey can take anywhere from 1-2 hours.
This is highly dependent on the amount of excess tissue you have deposited in the lower abdominal wall. There are a variety of options for abdominoplasty offered at ESTEVIP.
After the Procedure
One day after Tummy Tuck
The doctor will schedule your next follow up appointment. You will be supplied with a compression garment to be worn for period of 4 weeks after the tummy tuck surgery.
One week after Tummy Tuck
You are advised not to take a bath, soak in a hot tub or swim for two weeks.
One month after Tummy Tuck
Most patients return to work within two weeks. After two weeks patients can return to their limited exercise routine.
Six months after Tummy Tuck
It takes full eight weeks to be able to enjoy full activities and engage in strenuous workout.
General Risks of Tummy Tuck
- Pain and bruising
Frequently Asked Questions
When can I go back to my normal routine after Tummy Tuck?
People heal differently and there are a number of variables which affect the speed of recovery. However most patients return back to their routine work activities after two weeks and will be able to work out in 4 weeks, without doing sit-ups.
How long before I see results from my Tummy Tuck?
After your tummy tuck surgery in Turkey, you will see a noticeable difference. In time, physically improvements of the surgery will gradually continue to become more obvious after 3 weeks, when a significant amount of swelling has subsided.