Cirujanos Plasticos en Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Clínicas de Cirugía Plástica en Minneapolis, MN

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Tummy Tuck Surgery Minneapolis

Men and women around the greater Minneapolis Minnesota marketplace have been obtaining a firmer, flatter stomach with a cosmetic surgery procedure called abodominoplasty or tummy tuck. There first step in determining if a tummy tuck is right for you is by setting up a consultation with a certified plastic surgeon in your local Minneapolis marketplace.

Your cosmetic surgeon will take your complete medical history; including all the medications you are currently taking (prescribed, over-the-counter and herbal), if you have certain allergies or have had any previous surgeries or pregnancies. Your cosmetic surgeon will also perform a full physical examination in order to measure the amount of excess fat and loose skin in your abdominal region. This will help him determine if any additional procedures such as Smart Lipo or liposuction are required.

Your Minneapolis plastic surgeon will also assess the condition of your abdominal muscles and skin tone while standing and lying down; in addition to taking some "before" pictures to compare with your tummy tuck procedure later on. It is during your initial consultation with your cosmetic doctor that all questions and concerns regarding the tummy tuck procedure and expectations for outcome should be discussed.

Once it is agreed upon that you are a good candidate for a tummy tuck procedure, your Minneapolis plastic surgeon will schedule your procedure and will give you a thorough list of pre-operative instructions. These instructions generally include some laboratory testing, routine blood tests and a complete cardiac evaluation if there is any history of heart disease in your family.

In the weeks prior to your abdominoplasty or tummy tuck operation, your cosmetic surgeon will ask you to stop taking certain medications such as anticoagulants and aspirin, which can increase the risk of bleeding and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), as well as certain over-the-counter and herbal medications which can also increase the risk of bleeding complications.

Tummy Tuck procedure (Abdominoplasty)

A Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a type of reconstructive cosmetic surgery procedure commonly performed in the greater Minneapolis Minnesota marketplace. Since the tummy tuck surgery itself can take approximately 3 to 5 hours to complete, it is routinely performed under general anesthesia.

The tummy tuck incision is relatively long incision and stretches across the abdomen, from one hip bone to the other. The incision is shaped sort of like a smile, with a flat bottom that runs along the bikini line or pubic line. The sides of “the smile” make a small curve up along the pelvis over the top of each hipbone. A second incision is made around the navel or belly button to free the abdominal tissue in order to properly replace the navel in its correct position after the tummy tuck procedure is complete.

After the incision has been made, your Minneapolis cosmetic doctor separates the skin from the abdominal wall, exposing the rectus muscles (or vertical abdominal muscles). It is quite common for these muscles to have been stretched apart or loosened by pregnancy or from age or excessive weight loss. These abdominal muscles are then stitched into a firmer position, both tightening the muscles and reducing the overall size of the waistline. After the muscles have been repositioned and tightened, excess skin is pulled down and removed. Your plastic surgeon may also eliminate any additional fat pockets from around your abdomen, lower back and love handles via liposuction at this point.

The remaining skin is then pulled firmly together covering the entire abdominal area and sutured into place. The navel or belly button is brought through the skin covering and stitched into its new location.

If you seek a Tummy Tuck in Minneapolis, as with any cosmetic surgery procedure, it is recommended to seek the advice of a professionally trained and experienced surgeon. Information provided is for general education about cosmetic surgery procedures only. does not guarantee that it is accurate or complete, and is not responsible for any actions resulting from the use of this information.