Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

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Surgical Procedure

  1. General Anaesthetic (detailed explanation by Anaesthetist)
  2. Per-operative antibiotics
  3. 2.5 hours (simple) 4 hours (belt lipectomy) of operating
  4. Local anaesthetic infiltration
  5. Approach/incision
  6. Abdominal muscle plication
  7. Dressing
  8. Compression garments (from www.macom-medical.com using the code Bulstrode to gain your discount)
  9. Pain relief
  10. Home when ready - 1-3 night stay
  11. Change of dressing at 4-7 days
  12. No upper body or high impact exercises 6-8 weeks
  13. Out patient Follow up