Flatten Your Tummy With Abdominoplasty / Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic plastic surgery used to make the abdomen thinner & more firm. Nowadays junk food, sedentary lifestyle taking the toll on our health & body so, its quick fix is Abdominoplasty.

1.     What is Abdominoplasty?

  •  Basically this surgery involves removal of excess skin & fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscles and fascia of abdominal wall.

2.     Which patients can opt for this? 

  •  Usually patients with loose and sagging tissue after pregnancy or major weight loss men and women who are in good health
  • Generally women who have had several pregnancies may find this surgery useful for tightening their abdominal muscles and reducing skin.
  • This is also an option for men and women who were once obese and still have excess fat deposits/ loose skin around the belly.

3.     Who should not considers tummy tuck? 

  •  If you are a woman who plans to get pregnant,then you may want to postpone a tummy tuck until you are done having children.As future pregnancy can separate those tightened muscles.
  • If you are planning to lose weight then this is not option for you. It should be a last resort after you have tried everything else. As this is not a alternative to weight loss.

4.     What to know prior surgery?

Types of Abdominoplasty

  • There are 3 types 

a)      Complete Abdominoplasty  

  • This is for patients who need Abdominoplasty most, bikini level incision is taken and surgeon gives shape to your skin and muscles. Drainage tubes are put till few days.

b)     Partial / mini Abdominoplasty     

  • These are performed on patients whose fat deposits are below navel,short incision is taken, skin is separated between the line of incision and your belly button. This is performed with endoscope.

c)      Circumferential  Abdominoplasty         

  • When there is excess fat on abdomen as well as back, this surgery is performed this allows removal of both skin and fat from the hip and back which improves shape of your body 3 dimensionally.

5.     Pre care before Abdominoplasty  

  • Eat well balanced diet, do not diet before surgery proper nutrition helps in healing·
  • If you are smoking, quit smoking at least 2 weeks before Surgery and & after 2 weeks of surgery, it will delay healing·
  • Take supplements prescribed by your surgeon.

6.     Post op care after Abdominoplasty  

  • For 1st few weeks after surgery, you need to wear a compression garment to minimize swelling and encourage a smooth, compact abdominal shape.
  • As per your surgeons instructions,start walking around within 1st few days to encourage blood flow and healing.
  • Do not stretch / stand up straight during 1st 3 weeks of healing.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages for 72 hour before and after treatment.
  • Manage your drainage tubes as per your surgeon’s instructions.
  • Take medications like antibiotic pain killers as prescribed by your surgeon.Full Recovery takes 3-6 months

7.    Complication and side effects of a Abdominoplasty

  •  As like any other surgery you will have pain and swelling. You may have numbness, bruising, overall tiredness for some period of time.
  • Risks   

i.          Scarring                                         

ii.         Bleeding                                       

iii.        Infection                                        

iv.        Poor wound baling                                           

v.         Numbness                                        

vi.        Skin color changes                                      

vii.       Asymmetry

8.     Does insurance coves this surgery?

No, if you are doing it for cosmetic purpose.But if you have hernia and it is getting treated by this surgery then you can have advantage of that.

9.     Difference between liposuction & Abdominoplasty?

  •  Generally when men & women can’t reduce stubborn fat after adequate diet and exercise, its spot fix is liposuction .It remove excess fat from face & body including following areas,

i.           Cheeks                 

ii.          Neck              

iii.         Breasts                

iv.         Abdomen  and waist                  

v.          Flanks and sides                   

vi.         Back              

vii.        Hips            

viii.       Thighs                

ix.         Legs 

Liposuction removes excess fat but no effect on loose skin  Abdominoplasty remove excess fat and loose skin and fat also. While both procedures are excellent body contouring procedures it’s important to determine what specific issue must be corrected. If problem is loose Abdominal muscle and excess skin after excessive weight loss then Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) is best for you.

                Still unsure which surgery would be best for you? Then please consult your Plastic Surgeon today.

10. What is the difference between bariatric surgery,liposuction & Abdominoplasty?

Bariatric is more morbid surgery as it involves surgery over intestine to reduce food absorption.

In liposuction / Abdominoplasty it involves only superficial part of skin and subcutaneous tissue. It does not involve any procedure involving intestine / opening of abdomen so it has lesser side effects. Also after bariatric surgery when patients lose weight skin become lax and sags down so patient requires Abdominoplasty to remove that excess skin.


What is Fat Reduction

What you do when you look like a fatty? Usually, we people start searching for different ways to reduce fat by doing exercise, eating fat-free foods and what not. We start avoiding foods which contain fats like oil, butter, some dairy products etc. Fat reduction is the process of removing unwanted fats. Nonsurgical and surgical are the ways to remove these fats. In nonsurgical, now two types of devices used one is an ultrasound and another is using cold energy.

Actually, Fat is the storage of energy in the body. The wrong fat or too much fat can be unhealthy for our self. Typically the number of cells in our body becomes a fixed. Generally losing or gaining weight does not increase or decrease the number of fat cells. Instead, it changes the sizes of fat cells. So Fat Reduction is Process of reducing extra fats of Body.


कॉस्मेटिक लेझर उपचार

चेहऱ्यावर व्रण, अतिरिक्त केस,गोंदण या सर्वामुळे आत्मविश्वास कमी होतो. पण वैद्यक शास्त्रातील नवनवीन तंत्रज्ञानामुळे या सर्वाना घालवून नितळ त्वचेचे स्वप्न प्रत्यक्षात येऊ शकते.यासाठी (Laser) लेजर उपचारपद्धती अतिशय गुणकारी आहे

लेजर(Laser) Hair Removal
लेजर ने चेहरा, मान, छात, पाय, हात, Bikiniline व इतर ठिकाणावरील अतिरिक्त केस काढता येतात. यात लेजर ने केसांच्या मुळांना इजा केली जाते मात्र बाजूच्या त्वचेला काहीहि हानि होत नाही. साधारण ३ ते ७ सत्र (Sessions) मध्ये चांगला परिणाम दिसून येतो. सततच्या वॅक्सिंग, थ्रेडिंग च्या त्रासापासून आपण वाचू शकतो.

लेजर स्कीन रीसार्फेसिंग (Laser Peel)
सूर्यकिरण, मुरुमांचेव्रण, तसेच शस्त्रक्रियेनंतरचे व्रण यासारख्या सर्व कारणामुळे त्वचा ओबडधोबड, अनाकर्षक दिसते त्यासाठी अतिशय सुरक्षित व स्वस्त उपाय म्हणजे लेजर स्कीन रीसार्फेसिंग यात लेजर किरणांनी त्वचेच्या बाहेरील खराब झालेली त्वचा काढून, कोल्याजेन(Collagen) चे निर्माण वाढवून नवीन कोमल निरोगी चमकणारी त्वचा दिसते.

Laser Tattoo Removal
खूपवेळ हौस म्हणून केलेले गोंदण नंतर नको वाटायला लागत. अशावेळी ते लेजरने काढून साधारण नैसर्गिक त्वचा दिसन हे आता शक्य आहे. यात रंगाचे रंगद्रवाचे बंधपत्रे लेजर उर्जाने तोडले जातात. गोंदण चा आकार, वर्ष, व रंग यावर किती सत्रे(Session) लागतात हे ठरत.

लेजर उपचारपद्धती अतिशय सुरक्षित, गुणकारी व स्वस्त आहे. फक्त तज्ञ डॉक्टर कडूनच करून घेणे अतिशय महत्त्वाचे आहे.

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आता नाशिक मध्ये प्रथमच केस प्रत्यारोपण सोबत, लायपोसक्शन, स्तनावरील शस्त्रक्रिया तसेच इतर कॉस्मेटिक सर्जरीस बजाज फायन्यांस (Bajaj Finance) मुळे 0 % व्याजदरावर सुलभ हफ्त्यावर उपलब्ध आहे.

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परशुराम अपार्टमेंट (वूडलॅंड शोरुम वरती)

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Importance of Plastic Surgery

What do you think, when you listen firstly “Plastic Surgery” word? Is there any plastic used in plastic surgery? There are many people who don’t have knowledge of about plastic surgery. Somewhere I read a Doctor’s miskyle reply when patients usually ask them why it is called “Plastic Surgery”. They replied, “We had plastic before plastic had plastic.”

In Plastic Surgery, the word plastic comes from the Greek word “Plastikos”. Plastiko means “Capable of being shaped or molded.”

What is Plastic Surgery?

Plastic Surgery is a surgical specialty process of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body by the transfer of tissue. It’s a procedure to correct defects on the face or body. It changes a person’s ability to function. There are many surgeries are included like a nose job, cosmetic surgery, hair transplants, facelift and many more.


Breast Implant Surgery

आजकालच्या स्पर्धात्मक जगात तुमच्या बुद्धी / हुशारी सोबत तुमची व्यक्तिमत्व पण छान असण खूप गरजेच आहे. आपण सर्व स्तरात अव्वल असण्यासाठी लोक कसोशीने प्रयत्न करताना दिसतात.

स्त्रियांमध्ये स्तन लहान असल्याने एक न्यूनगंड येतो व आत्मविश्वास ढासलतो. अशामुळे समाजात Breast Implant Surgery लोकप्रिय होताना दिसत आहे.

  • कोणी Breast Implant Surgery करून घ्यावी ? / कोण Breast Implant Surgery करण्यास पात्र आहे.

ज्यांना स्तनांचा आकार वाढवायचा आहे. ज्यांचे स्तन sagging मुळे आणि Breast Cancer मुळे ज्यांचे स्तन काढण्यात आले आहेत. त्यांना Breast Reconstruction ने फायदा होतो.

  • Breast Implant / Augmentation ने काय होऊ शकते?
  • स्तनांचे आकार बदलून (वाढवून) परिपूर्णता येऊ शकते.
  • sagging म्हणजे स्तनांना येणारी सैलता Breast ला lift करून त्यांना आकर्षक बनवता येते.
  • तुमचा आत्मविश्वास वाढतो.
  • Breast Implant बद्दल…..

यात silicone Breast Implant वापरले जातात. हे silicone gel ने भरलेले असतात.हे gel आपल्या Breast tissue सारखेच Feel होतात. silicone Breast Implant टाकायचे FDA Appoved वय २२ वर्ष आहे. २२ वर्षावरील तरुणी / स्त्री ह्या surgery स पात्र आहेत.

जर आपण Breast Implant करून घेणार असाल तर आपल्या platstic surgeon ला भेट देऊन शंका निरसन करून घ्या शस्त्रक्रियेनंतर आपल्या Plastic Surgeon कडे नियमित तपासण्या करून घ्याव्यात.

त्यात स्तनांच्या खालील भागातील fold मध्ये insicionअसल्याने ते दिसून येत नाही व आपल्या Body Frame नसून implant टाकल्यास Result हा फार नैसर्गिक दिसून येतो.

वयाच्या विशीत अथवा तिशीत Implant टाकणाऱ्या स्त्रियांना Pregnancy व Breast Feeding ला ह्या Implant ने काहीही धोखा नाही Implant हा स्न्यायुंच्या खाली असल्याने स्त्रिया आसमात Breast Feeding करू शकतात.