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Correct flaccidity of the abdominal skin. This surgery is common after pregnancy, weight changes and aging.

What is a Mini Tummy Tuck?

Also known as mini abdominoplasty, this surgery is common after pregnancy, weight changes and aging. It corrects flaccidity of the abdominal skin the difference from abdominoplasty is that it is designed for cases that are not too severe.

Benefits of Mini Tummy Tuck

This surgery helps to regain muscle tension and it stretches the abdominal skin by removing flaccid skin. Flatten your abdomen and improve your appearance.

How is a Mini Tummy Tuck done?

It is performed with blockage and sedation. The surgeon will perform an incision above the pubis from side to side of the hip, the excess skin and abdominal fat is removed, the incisions are closed and the navel replaced 2 or 3 centimeters downwards according to its prior position. Accurate information of the procedure and the results that you can expect will be provided in the medical consultation.

Results and recovery

This procedure is performed under a short stay (not spending the night at the hospital). After the surgery, there may be placed dressings and a sash designed to decrease the natural inflammation of the procedure, drains remain 3 to 5 days. You can return to your activities approximately after three weeks up to a month after the surgery, the results are immediately noticeable. The scar can be covered by the bikini line and its evolution depends on the post-operative care and genetics of the patient it, generally it becomes almost imperceptible after a year later.