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Tummy Tuck Liposuction: Do I Need It?

by Brianna Smith

Liposuction, or the removal of unnecessary fats from many different parts of the human body, has gained recognition through the years. It may also be the worst culprit for people resisting to workout and observe the food they eat. The liposuction procedure actually begun in Rome, Italy in 1974. Two American surgeons, Giorgio and Arpad Fischer made the base for this process.


One of the hottest liposuction procedures to mention is the tummy tuck or abdominoplasty. Before deciding to try tummy tuck liposuction, you need to be aware of its consequences. Its risks actually involves infection, bleeding, healing problems and reaction to anesthesia. Thus, if you are in great form but just desire to get rid of a few kilos, there may be other non-invasive option for you. You are an ideal candidate for tummy tuck liposuction if you:

1. Have excess fat in their abdominal area

2. Have excess skin in their abdominal area

3. Have laxity of the abdominal skin

4. Have a bulking abdominal area

5. Are not overweight or only slightly overweight

6. Have not reduced huge amounts of weight

7. Have never been pregnant

8. Are 35 years old and under

Tummy tuck liposuction is best done on a patient with loosed abdominal skin, scattered stretch marks of weakened muscles in the abdomen. A tummy tuck liposuction yields one a firmer tummy, but leaves a very visible scar in the abdomen. Discuss with your surgeon as to where you wish your scar to be placed.

A tummy tuck liposuction procedure take between one to five hours, depending upon the severity of the patient's excess fats. Infliction after the procedure can be strong. Consult your surgeon as to the better means to minimize the pain. Talk to your surgeon as to the advisable ways to take care of yourself post-procedure.

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