Abdominoplasty, also known as tummy tuck surgery, is an operation designed to improve the contour of the abdominal area. There are essentially two elements that are corrected during an abdominoplasty. First, excess skin and fat is removed from the abdomen. Then, bulging or weak muscles are tightened to give a flat contour to the stomach area. Dr. Darrell Perkins performs abdominoplasty to help provide tummy tuck patients from Sydney and across New South Wales with the naturally beautiful appearance they desire. Each procedure is custom-tailored to fit the individual needs and goals of each of his patients.
The Tummy Tuck Procedure
For those patients with a minimal hanging roll, a mini tummy tuck (subumbilical abdominoplasty) performed at our practice may be appropriate because the scars are kept quite narrow. The dissection is carried up to the bellybutton, and liposuction is used to improve the remaining contour of the abdomen. Mini tummy tuck surgery is a smaller procedure with a quicker recovery, but is only appropriate for those patients whose problem is really below the bellybutton. A common group for whom this works extremely well is those patients who have had previous caesarean sections and have a small hanging roll over their resulting scar.
Patients with a much larger roll will require a wider incision with dissection up onto the ribs. During this traditional abdominoplasty procedure at our Sydney practice, the bellybutton, or umbilicus, is repositioned and brought through a new scar on the abdomen. Traditional abdominoplasty is the gold standard operation and generally provides exceptional results with minimal risks or complications.
Results from Abdominoplasty
Abdominoplasty patients at our Sydney practice are generally pleased with their slimmer and more toned surgical results. They are delighted in their ability to wear various styles of clothing without feeling embarrassed. All of the tummy tuck procedures offered to patients from across New South Wales can be associated with liposuction to the hips and other areas, as well as breast, arm, and other body lifting techniques to provide an optimal contour for the entire figure. For more information about the abdominoplasty procedure, or to find answers to some commonly asked questions, please visit our frequently asked questions section.
Abdominoplasty Can Give You the Slimmer Figure You Desire
If diet and exercise have failed to give you the trimmer, more defined abdominal contour you were looking for, Dr. Darrell Perkins can help. To schedule a consultation for abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck surgery, contact our practice in Sydney. Patients from throughout New South Wales have travelled to our practice in order to receive a slimmer physique from our experienced plastic surgeon.