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An Overview about Tummy Tuck Surgery in Cardiff

Author: Sultan Hassan
by Sultan Hassan
Posted: Jul 12, 2016
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Many of us dream of having a toned and flat abdomen, but certain factors like age, pregnancy, heredity, botched surgery, and weight fluctuations might make it difficult for many people to achieve this—even with a proper diet and regular physical activity. Have you considered a tummy tuck? Also known as 'abdominoplasty', tummy tuck surgery is a procedure that removes excess skin and fat from your abdomen. In most cases, it can restore separated and weakened muscles to achieve a firmer and smoother abdominal profile. Even if you have a well-proportioned body and a normal weight, you can still develop a protruding abdomen, which can loosen and sag. You have the option to correct that with a tummy tuck in Cardiff.

Understanding a Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty will permanently remove the excess lower abdominal fat and skin and reposition your belly button. It can be helpful in tightening or reinforcing weak muscles on your tummy wall, which can become weak after pregnancy or childbirth. Another type of tummy tuck is the mini version (mini-tummy tuck or mini-abdominoplasty), which excises only the lower abdominal fat and skin where there is no laxity or excess of upper abdominal skin over the belly button. You may consider having contouring liposuction and liposuction to remove your love handles or muffin tops at the same time.

Seasoned cosmetic surgeons in Cardiff can perform a tummy tuck to reduce the size of your mons pubis, which can look too bulky and ruin the ideal aesthetic result. This option may be arranged if you previously had a tummy tuck and the procedure was unable to address the protruding or bulky mons pubis.

Things a Tummy Tuck Will NOT Do

Before you consider a tummy tuck surgery in Cardiff, remember that the procedure is not a substitute for a lifestyle change, exercise, or weight loss program. It is not a solution to correct stretch marks, too, but these can be somewhat improved or be removed if they are on the areas where the excess skin is.

The results of a tummy tuck may be permanent, but a fluctuating weight may reduce the positive outcome. Hence, you should postpone this procedure if you are planning to lose a significant amount of weight, or if you are a woman who still wants to get pregnant.

Seek an Experienced and Skilled Cosmetic Surgeon

Once you think you need a tummy tuck, book a consultation with a reputable, accredited, and experienced cosmetic surgeon in Cardiff. He or she can assess your suitability for the surgery and discuss other options and the risks involved in the procedure. Seasoned cosmetic surgeons recommend taking time, often at least two weeks, to reflect on the decision to get a tummy tuck. This is often a good time to learn more and ask further questions to the cosmetic surgeon.

About the Company:

Elite Surgical is a leading healthcare provider of both cosmetic surgical and non-surgical treatments with clinics in London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Liverpool and Yorkshire. Elite Surgical is led by the Award Winning expert Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mr. Sultan Hassan FRCS (Plast) who has been featured in programs on Channel 4, Sky, ABC in the USA, BBC Radio and in various magazines. Elite Surgical is committed to giving its patients unrivalled care throughout their journey both before and after any treatment or surgery. Since being established in 2012, Elite Surgical has quickly grown to become known as a provider of the highest quality services to its patients with fantastic customer/patient satisfaction, patient safety and excellence in patient outcome, at its core.

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Elite Surgical is a leading healthcare provider of both cosmetic surgical and non-surgical treatments with clinics in London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Liverpool and Yorkshire.

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Author: Sultan Hassan

Sultan Hassan

United Kingdom

Member since: Dec 15, 2015
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