Lipoabdominoplasty Gives Patients a Tight and Sculpted Abdomen

A desire to have a flat and attractive abdomen is quite natural. But due to factors such as weight fluctuations and hormone imbalances, many people are not able to achieve their dream. This is especially true for women who suffer from the additional problem of diastasis recti following multiple pregnancies.

Who wouldn’t want a chance to get back the toned body they once had? Lipoabdominoplasty offers you the opportunity to regain a fit and trim tummy.

Liposuction and Abdominoplasty

When people talk about surgical fat-reduction techniques, they tend to think about liposuction. In this procedure, excess fatty tissue is removed. For this, small incisions are made around the pockets where fat deposits are concentrated. A tiny hollow tube called a cannula is inserted into these openings and the dislodged fat tissues are gently suctioned out of the body.

When sagging tummy skin and drooping abdominal muscles are involved, the better option is abdominoplasty. This abdominal surgery involves the removal of excess skin and the tightening of abdominal muscles.

For this, a curving horizontal incision is made from hipbone to hipbone, and another incision is made around the navel. The skin is lifted up so that the abdominal muscles are accessible. The weakened muscles are then tightened using internal sutures.

After this, the lifted abdominal skin is pulled back down and trimmed to remove the excess. The surgeon creates a new opening for the repositioned bellybutton before suturing the abdominal skin in place.

Lipoabdominoplasty: The Perfect Combination

Though some amount of fat can be removed on the sides through abdominoplasty, it is limited by the constraints of the procedure. And even though liposuction removes excess fat, no excess skin can be removed, and it doesn’t do anything for sagging muscles.

To achieve the trim and toned look you desire, lipoabdominoplasty is the ideal option. Lipoabdominoplasty combines the benefits of the tummy tuck and liposuction in a single safe procedure.

In this procedure, Dr. Kaye conducts liposuction on the abdominal wall before making the incision for muscle rectification. Once a layer of fat is removed from under it, the skin is loosened. As more space is available for Dr. Kaye to access the underlying muscles, the size of the incision made is much smaller than that of traditional abdominoplasty.

The abdominal muscles are then tightened and the skin is pulled down. After this, like in a normal abdominoplasty, the excess skin is trimmed, the umbilicus is repositioned, and the incisions are closed.

Lipoabdominoplasty gives results that are far superior to what any of the two procedures alone can give. Though the time required for the surgery is longer, it eliminates the need for two separate surgical interventions. It also allows patients to experience a single recovery period instead of multiple stretches of downtime.

The risks associated with lipoabdominoplasty are significantly lower, as there is minimal disturbance to the lymph and circulatory system in the area. The smaller incisions used in this procedure mean faster healing and a shorter recovery period for the patient.

In these ways, lipoabdominoplasty is an efficient method for giving patients a better-looking stomach.

Ready to Learn More?

Does lipoabdominoplasty sound like the right choice for you? If so, contact our office and schedule an informative consultation. Skilled surgeon Dr. Mitchell D. Kaye has numerous satisfied patients and will be happy to help.

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