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Can a tummy tuck and a liposuction be performed at the same time?

very slim bellyAfter you lost a lot of weight you may probably feel uncomfortable with your appearance, therefore one of the best options for you is to perform a tummy tuck in Poland. Just to briefly explain the procedure, the surgeon removes unnecessary skin and stretch marks to sculpt your body perfectly Moreover, liposuction or tummy tuck abroad is also recommended to those with separated muscles after pregnancies,  obesity, age, and gravity. If you not only have saggy skin but also some amount of fat, the best option for you is to have liposuction performed.

 

Liposuction surgery is performed with the use of a small cannula which is inserted into the skin to reach fat cells. A vacuum-like machine is connected to the cannula and sucks the fat out of the body. Moreover, in some bodies parts where there is too much-unwanted fat also liposuction is a good option, for example, the surgeon may remove this fat from hips, buttocks, thighs and your abdomen. Therefore, liposuction may be a good addition to a tummy tuck.

What Are the Benefits of a Tummy Tuck?

To remove fat from the problematic areas in your middle and lower abdomen tummy tuck may be perfect and may turn out to be a most effective solution to your issue. Apart from this, abdominoplasty tightens abdominal muscles which as a result abdominal wall is stronger and may be a solution for a frequently bulging belly. The surgery lasts from one to three hours but it all depends on the type of tummy tuck, for example, one hour in case of mini tummy tuck and in standard tummy tuck from two to three hours.

Those who prefer to choose tummy tuck often are often after childbirth or significant weight loss. After pregnancy women usually are left with stretch marks and stretched out abdominal muscles that is why tummy tuck is one of the best solutions to restore the previous figure. Also, a tummy tuck removes abundant skin and shapes your body after massive weight loss so that you do not have to struggle with it anymore.

What Are the Benefits of Liposuction?

In the case of liposuction, to remove fat deposits gentle suction is performed to contour the body and change its shape. Exercise and a healthy diet cannot be ruled out as abdominoplasty is only a substitution for making your body perfect. Different body parts may be liposuctioned like hips, abdomen, thighs and other areas.

What are the benefits of Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Together?

For most patients having performed tummy tuck and liposuction at the same time is possible. According to the study from 2012 by the American Society for Plastic Surgeons, almost 98% of those deciding on the two procedures together are willing to do it again and 99% would advise others to have two treatments performed at once. Also, they were much more satisfied ( 99%) than those who performed either procedure separately.

The benefits of having two procedures together are numerous as you achieve the advantages of tummy tuck and liposuction. Moreover, time for recovery and pain felt during this period is lower than in case of having two procedures separately. According to the study conducted in 2012 patients noted that there was no significant increase in pain when liposuction was combined with tummy tuck. Also, recovery from a tummy tuck and liposuction is almost the same as only for a tummy tuck.

Some surgeons claim that performing a tummy tuck with liposuction may increase the risk of complications.  Often, liposuction is a complementary procedure during abdominoplasty when other body areas need to be changed and also when you want to accentuate areas to improve results of a tummy tuck. Nevertheless,  aggressive treatment of abdominal skin flap may become a starting point for skin necrosis (when skin lacks oxygen and then dies).  However, the advantage for a patient who will lose on weight remaining 10-15 lbs after abdominoplasty the results will be even improved. In case a patient is not able to lose excessive weight a second surgery will be a great option to diminish the thickness of the abdominal skin.

 

Liposuction

Tummy Tuck

Combined

Eliminates excess skin


no

yes

yes

Narrows abdominal muscles


no

yes

yes

Contours the upper abdomen


yes

no

yes

Contours the waist and bra rolls

yes

no

yes

Recovery time


1-2 weeks

1-2 weeks

1-2 weeks

Patient satisfaction


medium

medium

high

Value


medium

medium

high

Am I a candidate for liposuction and tummy tuck?

If you have excess fat and skin you are a perfect candidate for both tummy tuck and abdominoplasty performed at the same time. Yet, some people may not be qualified for these two surgeries at once. It is necessary to schedule an appointment with your surgeon so that he may advise you on what is the best solution for you. There are some limitations for those who are willing to have tummy tuck and abdominoplasty performed together:

  • a heavy smoker- if you smoke a lot it is advisable for you to quit smoking before the procedure or give it up permanently to achieve desirable results’
  • diabetic- first you should regulate your metabolic condition before the surgery’
  • susceptible to bleeding- it may be dangerous to your health as it increases the risk of haemorrhage,

Taking all this into account, it is vital for you to first have a consultation with your doctor so that he will prepare individual treatment for you and may qualify you for the surgery.

Tummy tuck and liposuction in Poland

Tummy tuck and liposuction combined together are the best solutions if you have saggy skin and excessive fat reserves. Most patients are content with the results of the two procedures and claim that pain after it is not even greater than having the procedures done separately. However, there are some limitations to it, for instance, if you smoke a lot, suffer from diabetes or you are susceptible to bleeding first you should contact to your doctor and make a plan before the surgeries. Therefore, if you are willing to have liposuction in Poland or find more information if tummy tuck and liposuction are safe to contact Beauty Poland and ask our advisors for more details. We cooperate with experienced surgeons with many years of expertise and prices are competitive compared to other countries.