ABDOMINAL STRETCHING (Abdominoplasty)
It is used for correction of sagging and stretch marks after birth or after weight gain. With this operation, excess skin and fat tissue are removed, the belly button is moved to where it should be and the abdominal muscle is repaired. An incision of approximately 25-30 cm is made in the area of caesarean section. Liposuction can also be applied according to the needs of the person. This operation is only related to the skin and fat tissue, there is no intervention to the organs in the abdomen. Surgery is performed under general anesthesia. It takes about 3-4 hours. The patient is required to stay in the hospital for 1-2 nights after the operation and a corset should be worn for 2-3 weeks. Smoking should be quitted 2-4 weeks before the operation. After surgery, the patient is required to walk leaning for 1 week. It is recommended that at least 2 years should have passed in order to become pregnant again after abdominal stretching. For women who have just given birth, it is appropriate to wait for one year to have an abdominal stretching operation.
It is the process of absorbing and removing fat from the body with cannulas inserted through the body through a small hole. It is successfully applied for belly, hips, knees, waist sides, back region, ankles, arms and underside of the chin. The number of fat cells in the body of adults is constant. The number of cells does not change by weight gain, only the size of the cell changes. Liposuction surgery is not a method of slimming. It is aimed to eliminate bulges and deformations where there are fat depositions that cannot be reduced by sports and diet. Fat cells that have increased in volume are removed and thus the total number of fat cells is reduced. The operation can be performed with local anesthesia, sedation anesthesia, spinal anesthesia or general anesthesia according to the area. A pre-prepared solution is given to the area which reduces bleeding and facilitates fat removal. Afterwards, the fat tissue is sucked out with the help of vacuum through thin cannulas. The amount to be removed safely is 3-5 liters. Further measures should be taken for greater amounts. According to the amount, the person may be discharged on the same day or may stay in the hospital for a day. A corset should be worn for 4-6 weeks after the operation. The pain is not very severe after the operation and it can be controlled with painkillers. There will be bruising and swelling. There may be fluctuations in liposuction areas. Some of these can be corrected with lpg. If the amount to be taken is too much, two or three sessions should be planned.
In cases where there is excess weight gain in the leg area or excessive skin due to structural reasons, the removal of this skin is called thigh stretching. It can be combined with other operations. Generally, liposuction is applied in the same session. The scar is appropriate for the groin area but may appear from the swimsuit and underwear as it may extend down a little over time. It can be applied with local or general anesthesia.
Removing excess skin and soft tissue from the inner aspect of the arm is called brachioplasty. If there is not too much skin in the inside of the arm, liposuction can also provide improvement. But if the skin excess is too much, it should be removed. In this case, there will a permanent scar on the inner portion of your upper arm. The operation is performed under general anesthesia. Usually, the patient is required to stay for one night in the hospital. Postoperative pain is not too much. Although this operation leaves a scar, the results are satisfactory.
Women of all ages can complain about the outer labia being large or flaccid. It can be seen after repeated births as well as in young girls who have not married or given birth. In general, patients complain of friction and discharge. It may also affect sexual life due to the deterioration of the aesthetic appearance. The operation can be performed under local anesthesia or sedation. It usually takes 1 hour. Since self-melting stitches are used, there will be no distress after the operation. Recovery takes about 1 week. This operation does not harm the hymen, birth, orgasm or sexual intercourse. Sexual intercourse is possible 4 weeks after the operation.