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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Abdominoplasty Case Study 82

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. Liposuction helps to decrease the amount of excess fat and this … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 81

Abdominoplasty Case Study 81

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 80

Abdominoplasty Case Study 80

A tummy tuck strengthens the abdominal wall, allows removal of skin excess and by stretching the remaining skin the skin wrinkling and stretch marks are often improved. This lady is seen 3 months following an abdominoplasty showing the improvement in contour even at an early stage. Mr Ross does not use any drains and patients … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 79

Abdominoplasty Case Study 79

Following child birth the layers of the abdominal wall do not go back into the same position and the layers of the abdominal wall are often weakened. The muscles that once sat together in the midline are often split apart. An abdominoplasty not only aims to remove the excess skin but also aims to improve … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 78

Abdominoplasty Case Study 78

A tummy tuck strengthens the abdominal wall, allows removal of skin excess and by stretching the remaining skin the skin wrinkling and stretch marks are often improved. This lady is seen 6 months following an abdominoplasty. Mr Ross does not use any drains and patients are mobilised immediately following surgery allowing them to go home … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 77

Abdominoplasty Case Study 77

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. Over time the scars of an abdominoplasty will improve and the … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 76

Abdominoplasty Case Study 76

Although pregnancy and weight loss are the commonest reasons for abdominal rejuvenation another reason for patients requesting abdominal rejuvenation is skin resurfacing to help with the appearance. In this case the lady presented with several previous abdominal scars and also a number of incisional hernias following previous intra-abdominal surgery. This lady had both functional problems … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 75

Abdominoplasty Case Study 75

The scar of a tummy tuck is best placed as low as possible next to the pubic hair. The scars will fade over time and they go through a process as seen elsewhere on this site of moving from a red / pink to a purple phase before fading. The majority of scars fade to … Continued
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Abdominoplasty Case Study 74

Abdominoplasty Case Study 74

A tummy tuck allows removal of skin excess and excess fat. This lady is an insulin dependent diabetic and this makes her at increased risk of wound issues. All patients undergo a preoperative assessment in order to optimise patient care. It is important for all diabetic patients to maintain good control of their blood glucose … Continued
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