Factors such as poor diet, weight gain, sedentary lifestyle or childbirth can cause accumulating fat in this area easily, increasing the volume and favoring sagging skin, which joins a muscle strain. Problems that can occur equally in men and women.
The procedure is based on repositioning the abdominal muscles, providing strengthening the abdominal wall and improving, too, the functional part. Sometimes, abdominoplasty may be accompanied by liposculpture of the abdominal area.
Aside from having a nicer abdomen, with abdominoplasty maceration and chronic infections in the abdominal fold are avoided and also the appearance of hernias and discharged from excessive weight to the lumbar spine is prevented placating low back pain.
This intervention is always done in the operating room, usually lasts between 2 and 4 hours and general anesthesia is used.
The location of the scar is very low, on the pubic hair, and extends to the sides more or less depending on the amount of skin that have to be removed. Like all scars, you need a maturation period (six to twelve months) to be imperceptible.
The result is very satisfactory, as the abdomen gets smooth and firm.
The usual anesthetics used in this type of surgery are epidural or general.
Abdominoplasty requires one or two nights in hospital.