Abdominoplasty Case Study 92

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched and the skin is stretched. The amount of skin excess removed is from just above the pubic hairline up to the level of the tummy button. The remaining skin is dissected and pulled down. The irregularities in the skin are improved but patients do have … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 91

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched and the skin is stretched. The amount of skin excess removed is from just above the pubic hairline up to the level of the tummy button. The remaining skin is dissected and pulled down. Often liposuction is required around the flanks to reduce the chance … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 90

A tummy tuck strengthens the abdominal wall, allows removal of skin excess and removes excess fat. Where there is a lot of excess fat and weakness of the abdominal wall there are limitations to what can be achieved. This lady is seen 3 months following an abdominoplasty showing the improvement in contour even at an … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 89

This gentleman had lost a lot of weight and although he had a very strong abdominal wall was unable to shift the excess skin. An abdominoplasty has enabled the excess skin to be removed. The scar is seen a few months after surgery and it will still take time for the scar to settle and … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 88

Abdominoplasty can help with the excess fat and skin that can occur following pregnancy and weight loss. In this case over 2kg of excess skin and fat have been removed. The results are seen at 6 months. IN patients in whom a lot of tissue has been removed it can take an additional 6-12 months … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 87

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched. Following child birth the layers do not go back into the same position and the abdominal wall is often weakened. The muscles that once sat together in the midline are often split apart and this leads to the formation of a gap. An abdominoplasty not … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 86

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched and the skin is stretched. The muscles are pushed apart and the bowel contents move forward. After tightening the abdominal wall the amount of skin excess removed is from just above the pubic hairline up to the level of the tummy button. Liposuction helps to … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 85

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched and the skin is stretched. The amount of skin excess removed is from just above the pubic hairline up to the level of the tummy button. The remaining skin is dissected and pulled down. The abdominal wall is recontoured with internal stitches. No drains are … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 84

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched. Following child birth the layers do not go back into the same position and the abdominal wall is often weakened. The muscles that once sat together in the midline are often split apart and this leads to the formation of a gap. An abdominoplasty not … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 83

With pregnancy, the layers of the abdominal wall are stretched. Following child birth the layers do not go back into the same position and the abdominal wall is often weakened. The muscles that once sat together in the midline are often split apart and this leads to the formation of a gap. An abdominoplasty not … Continued
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