A tummy tuck surgery is also commonly referred to as the abdominoplasty surgery. This surgery is often undergone by patients that have excessively stretched or saggy skin in the stomach area after a certain age, as a result of pregnancy or extreme weight loss and if the patient thinks that their workout routine and exercise is not effective. One of the most common problems that occur in the human body is deformation of the abdominal area and the Tummy tuck procedure us one of the best plastic surgical procedure to fix this deformation in Turkey and around the world.

The tummy tuck procedure is often used to remove excess fat and skin in the stomach area and in most cases to restore weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is firmer and smoother. A lot of people often strive to have a flat and well-toned abdomen through exercise and weight control. However, these methods can prove to be ineffective sometimes and people will have to resort to the tummy tuck surgical procedure.

The tummy tuck procedure is a body contouring procedure that is developed to flatten the abdomen by removing extra fat and excess skin while tightening muscles in the abdominal wall in order to restore weakened or separated muscles and create an abdominal profile that is firmer and smoother. Although the tummy tuck surgery is major plastic surgery, it should not be done as an alternative to weight loss. And also, even though the tummy tuck surgery is similar to the liposuction procedure, they are not the same but the patient can decide to undergo a liposuction procedure along with a tummy tuck surgery for better results.

The tissues among the muscles forming the anterior abdominal wall and providing the flat stomach appearance while keeping organs inside the body often tear over time as a result of many factors. When this happens, the muscles separate from each other, the organs are pushed out and the tummy looks outward and saggy. This problem is more commonly seen in woman than in men and it often occurs as a result of genetic factors, mainly overweight for men and pregnancy for women.

The tummy tuck surgery is an abdominal lifting and tightening surgery that is done to fix the abdominal deformation by tightening the separated abdominal muscles with anatomical fixing and removing the excess saggy skin with the fat tissues. It is possible for a person to experience deformation, sagging and excess skin in the region below the belly button. It is also possible for people with otherwise normal body weight and proportion to develop an abdomen that protrudes or is sagging and loose. There are many factors that can cause this and they include Aging, Genetics, Pregnancy, Significant fluctuations in weight and prior surgery.


If you are interested in undergoing a tummy tuck surgery in Turkey, it is important that you are physically healthy, free of diseases and infections and at a stable weight. The patient should also have realistic expectations of the result of the tummy tuck procedure. Smoking should also be avoided by the patient prior to the surgery. It is important that patient note that the tummy tuck surgery is not an alternative for weight loss and it is not an appropriate exercise program. It should also be noted that the tummy tuck procedure cannot correct stretch marks, although they may be removed or somewhat improved if they are situated in the areas of excess skin that will be excised (generally, the treated region below the belly button).

The first step involved in the tummy tuck procedure involves putting the patient under the influence of anesthesia. The use of general anesthesia and intravenous sedation is employed in order to provide comfort to the patient during the tummy tuck procedure. The specialist in charge of the procedure will recommend the best choice for you.

The next step involved in the procedure is the creation of the surgical incision. In this step, the doctor will make a surgical incision which shape and length will be determined by the degree of correction necessary. This step is very vital in the tummy tuck procedure because the procedure requires a horizontal-oriented incision in the region between the pubic hairline and navel.

The doctor will then repair weaken abdominal muscles through the surgical incision and suture it while removing excess fat, tissue, and skin. The doctor might sometimes be required to make a second incision around the navel in order to remove excess skin in the upper abdomen. The specialist will then use skin adhesives, clips, sutures or tapes to close the surgical incisions. After the procedure, the doctor will apply dressings or bandages to your surgical incisions and you may be wrapped in an elastic bandage or a compression garment to reduce swelling and to support your abdomen as it heals.

The main result of the tummy tuck procedure is a flatter, firmer abdominal profile that is more proportionate with your body type and weight. The patient might not be able to see the final results initially because it may be obscured by swelling and inability to stand fully upright until internal healing is complete. However, the doctor might decide to use a small, thin tube placed under the skin to remove excess blood or fluid that may accumulate in order to reduce swelling after the tummy tuck surgery.