Abdominoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure which removes excess skin and subcutaneous tissue from the abdomen while tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall.
The most common causes of decreased or lost abdominal muscle tone is pregnancy and sudden weight loss. Heredity factor and previous surgery can also be the cause of a relaxed stomach muscles. Patients most often complain of excess skin hanging in the form of sacs, stretch marks and scars from previous surgeries.
Dermolipectomy can remove stretched skin of the abdomen, join abdominal muscles, and give option of moving the navel or forming a new one, with minimal scars. The result of the intervention is immediately visible. The abdomen is firm, the skin is tight and the figure has a more harmonious appearance.
Patients who need to tighten the skin of the abdomen are women and increasingly men after a bigger weight loss. Recovery takes about 2 weeks, and the patient can return to daily activities in a period of 4 to 6 weeks.
In the Mirabiliss Polyclinic, the correction of excess skin can also be performed in other regions where relaxed, drooping skin can appear, in order to achieve a more harmonious body figure.