This text will focus on aprocedure called tummy tuck which has to be done by a professional.Although performing it brings along the some complications, this operation is verysafe and it provides excellent results. The official name for this operation isabdominoplasty, and the mentioned complications are actually very rare withthis procedure. However, just like with any other procedure, some complicationscan occur.
Complications and risks
Several complications arise fromthe procedure, while others are connected with the healing and recovery period.But as we have said, they are very rare and happen only in every twentiethpatient. The complications also depend on a patient, so if a patient is fit andin shape, the recovery will be shorter and chances of complications will bedecreased. Blood pressure problems and diabetes can increase the chances ofcomplications after the tummy tuck. This text is exactly for those people, sothey can educate themselves about this condition, see the benefits and risk,and then decide whether to perform this operation or not. Also the patient willneed to talk with the professional about the procedure in order to see if the operationis suitable for him or her. Complications can be avoided. Prior to the surgerypatient should eliminate smoking. This will have to be performed four weeksbefore the surgery. Since the procedure is done under the anesthesia, someproblems with it can occur, as well as blood clot in the lungs or leg, forexample. Moving is very important after the surgery because iteliminates this problem. Respiratory and heart problems are the mostserious complications which can arise.
Complications during the healingare the most common ones. Tiredness, pain, soreness, swelling are experiencedin the period of six months following the surgery, but this period can beprolonged and produce some serious discomfort. Other problems are abnormalbleeding, infection, skin loss and formatting of the scars. Fluid, if it isgathered under the skin, will have to be removed, which is done with the use ofa needle. As we have stated, you can do a lot in order to avoid complications.As in every other procedure, doctor will give you advice on what to do beforeand after the surgery, and it is important that you follow every single one. Hewill tell you what to expect from the procedure, what therisks are and what you can do to avoid them, and it is important tochoose a really experienced surgeon.