Correction of skin after childbirth, significant obesity, separated stomach and stretched abdominal muscles, are done with aesthetic surgery intervention.
Skin defects are usually caused by repeated weakening or fattening, by obesity, abdominal muscle elasticity decrease, by midline remoteness after childbirth.
The purpose of an abdominoplasty is to enhance the shape of the stomach and waistline.
The intervention involves an execution of a incision from hip to hip just above the pubic area, while the navel is removed from the surrounding skin. Afterward the skin is detached from the abdominal wall to tighten the abdominal muscles before tightening and removing the excess skin. At the end the navel is placed in his new position and the incision is stitched. After the surgery, the patient will wear an elastic bandage or girdle, to avoid bleeding, and for proper bonding of the scars.
The surgery is performed under anesthesia. After several days of hospitalization, the silicone drains will be removed , and the patient can leave the hospital. Usually the threads are removed after 2 weeks. The elastic bandage must be weared for 4 week, while physical efforts must be avoided.