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A Beginner’s Guide to an Endoscopic Tummy Tuck with impartial, expert information and advice.
This is a relatively new procedure which is minimally invasive, as all the work is carried out with tiny incisions around the belly button, with the use of special cameras called an Endoscope. This benefits from little scarring and does not involve the belly button being removed or repositioned.
An Endoscopic Tummy Tuck is primarily concerned with tightening abdominal muscles and is not able to remove or tighten loose skin. The Endoscopic Tummy Tuck for people who have relatively firm skin around the stomach but weakened abdominal muscles, a condition that often affects more males than females. This muscle tightening procedure can be combined with Liposuction to remove stubborn excess fat.
Recovery is generally faster than a Full Abdominoplasty due to the small incision that is created, although recovery from an Endoscopic Abdominoplasty can be more uncomfortable than just a Liposuction operation. Surgical Drains are inserted for a few days after the operation to help reduce the build up of fluids. Overall, patients can usually resume normal activity in less than a week.
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