Table of contents
- 1 What is tummy tuck?
- 2 Am I a good candidate for tummy tuck in Poland?
- 3 Will I have scars after abdominoplasty abroad?
- 4 What is the risk of having tummy tuck abroad?
- 5 Is tummy tuck surgery abroad hurtful?
- 6 When may I return to work after tummy tuck surgery in Poland?
- 7 Is tummy tuck in Poland covered by my insurance?
- 8 Are results permanent?
- 9 Will Tummy tuck in Poland remove my stretch marks?
- 10 What is mini tummy tuck?
- 11 Will I lose weight thanks to tummy tuck?
- 12 What is the next step after I decided to have tummy tuck?
Tummy tuck, called also abdominoplasty is a plastic surgery which removes the excess skin and fat, and tightens the muscles, as a result of which your stomach is flattened. It is often performed after pregnancy, losing much weight or due to ageing process. The surgery allows for removing 30%-50% skin from the stomach area.
Am I a good candidate for tummy tuck in Poland?
If your weight has already stabilized, you are in good health condition and have problems with too much skin in your abdominal area, you are considered a good candidate for tummy tuck in Poland. After having a baby it is recommended to wait several months before having tummy tuck performed. Also, if you plan to get pregnant, it is better not to have this surgery.
Will I have scars after abdominoplasty abroad?
Tummy tuck is a regular surgery, where a surgeon makes incisions on your skin. This cut forms scar. Nonetheless, over time the scar becomes less and less visible. In addition, the surgeon always makes sure, that incisions are made in area, which may be easily covered by most clothing and underwear.
What is the risk of having tummy tuck abroad?
As with every surgery, tummy tuck involves some degree of risk. The problems which may occur include blood clotting, bleeding under skin flap, infections, prominent scars, or slow healing. Tummy tuck in Poland is performed by very experienced surgeons in high-standard clinics, which effectively reduces the possible complications.
Is tummy tuck surgery abroad hurtful?
Tummy tuck procedure may be uncomfortable. The degree of uncomfort depends on the individual sensitivity. The pain, however, is neutralised by painkillers prescribed by the doctor.
When may I return to work after tummy tuck surgery in Poland?
If you decide to have a cheap tummy tuck abroad, you would need to stay 4 days in Poland after the surgery. After you go back to your home country you may need 2-3 more days of rest and you can go back to work. If your job involves regular physical activity, it is recommended to postpone going back to work for 2-6 weeks depending on how you feel. Of course, the recovery time lengthens if you have combined two or more plastic surgeries abroad, e.g. tummy tuck and stomach liposuction.
Is tummy tuck in Poland covered by my insurance?
In general, tummy tuck procedure abroad is not covered by any insurance. But, there are situations where your insurance may cover a part of the cost, e.g. hernia or anterior muscles spreading. If you are not sure whether insurance may cover your tummy tuck abroad, consult your insurance company.
Are results permanent?
Yes, in many cases the results of tummy tuck surgery are permanent. The effects last for a lifetime if you follow the doctor’s instructions after the surgery. The two situations which may have a negative influence on the effects of tummy tuck are pregnancy or weight gain.
Will Tummy tuck in Poland remove my stretch marks?
Yes, tummy tuck sometimes effectively gets rid of stretch marks, especially when they are in the lower areas of the abdomen. Regarding upper areas of the abdomen, stretch marks may be relocated to the lower parts and become much flatter and smoother.
What is mini tummy tuck?
Mini tummy tuck is performed when the patient has problems with excess skin only below the belly button. It does not include abdominal wall tightening. Mini tummy tuck in Poland is performed under local anaesthesia with sedation, also the incisions are smaller than in regular tummy tuck procedure.
Will I lose weight thanks to tummy tuck?
Tummy tuck is not a good solution for those who want to lose weight. Tummy tuck is a perfect solution for those who have already lost weight. It should be remembered that tummy tuck predominantly removes the excess skin, not fat.
What is the next step after I decided to have tummy tuck?
If you have made a decision or feel that tummy tuck is what you need, contact . We will provide you with all necessary information. We will organise your stay in Poland and offer you the most affordable prices for tummy tuck in Poland.