Women are considered more cautious about their looks and appearance and this is the reason that they do everything that is possible to appear beautiful and attractive. But unfortunately there are some factors that are impossible to avoid and same factors affect your appearance badly. Besides your facial appearance, silhouette of your body also matters in making you appear attractive. Bulging tummy is the problem that is common in a large number of people even if they are regular in routine exercise and proper diet. Furthermore, there are some other unavoidable factors that make your tummy saggy and these are aging and pregnancy. Let’s know what exactly tummy tuck is and how it is helpful after pregnancy.
Tummy tuck – abdominoplasty – is a surgical procedure that becomes the choice of such people who have excessively saggy and protruding tummy. The procedure not only removes the excess fat but also the saggy skin in the abdomen area. Tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that involves incisions and requires time for recovery but after proper recovery, you will get desired results.
The procedure of tummy tuck involves making incisions in lower abdomen around the navel and vertically in the middle of lower abdomen. The flaps of skin are pulled, muscles are stitched to remove separation between them and excess skin is removed. Then skin is stretched and incisions are closed. Tubes are also placed under the skin to drain blood ad fluid. Tummy tuck surgery has two types – full tummy tuck and mini tummy tuck. In mini tummy tuck, only excess skin is removed while in full tummy tuck, muscles are also toned and new belly button is created. Tummy tuck can provide you with following benefits.
- It flattens your abdomen by removing excess skin and fat and also tightens the muscles of stomach.
- It also removes stretch marks that appear on abdomen as a result of pregnancy or massive weight loss.
- It improves the contour of your whole body by enhancing your abdomen and waist.
Most of the women go for tummy tuck after pregnancy to get pre-pregnancy body back. It is common to have saggy abdomen and stretch marks after pregnancy and tummy tuck is best way to get normal body back. This procedure effectively flattens your tummy after pregnancy making it contoured as you had before pregnancy. It is also important to mention here that you should undergo tummy tuck only if you are not planning to become pregnant again.
Another important benefit that tummy tuck can provide you after pregnancy is that it can remove the appearance of stretch marks caused by pregnancy or any other reason like weight loss on the abdomen. Mostly stretch marks are associated with pregnancy and tummy tuck can remove them permanently.
In short, tummy tuck is very helpful for you if you have lost the shape and contours of your body after pregnancy or unsightly stretch marks have appeared on your abdomen.