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Tummy Tuck Surgery in Turkey

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Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Surgery in Turkey

Do you want to have perfect abdominal contours quickly and effectively? Here’s a fantastic alternative the Arif Eroğlu Clinic offers: Tummy Tuck Surgery.

Whether you are a new mother or simply unhappy with excess fat around your abdomen, Abdominoplasty surgery can create the body of your dreams in a single procedure. Allow us to be your guide on this journey to your ideal appearance and unwavering self-confidence. Keep reading!

What is a Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)? 

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a surgical operation that removes extra skin and fat while tightening the underlying muscles to enhance the look of the abdominal region. Individuals who have had major weight loss, pregnancy, or age, resulting in drooping skin and weaker abdominal muscles, frequently seek this cosmetic surgery. 

What are the types of Tummy Tuck Procedures?

Tummy tuck procedures can be personalized according to the expectations and needs of patients. This allows you to achieve tailor-made, excellent results. After consulting with your doctor and conducting a thorough examination, they will guide you on which surgery is ideal for you. Here are the types of abdominoplasty that transform your confidence and body:

Mini Tummy Tuck

Mini tummy tuck refers to a less invasive variation of the standard abdominoplasty. This modified technique is appropriate for those who have modest problems in their lower abdomen. A little stomach tuck, as opposed to a complete tummy tuck, usually requires a smaller incision and focuses on correcting extra skin and laxity below the abdominal button.

What is a Mini Tummy Tuck and how does it work?

This technique is suitable for patients with localized sagging or a small amount of extra skin in the lower abdomen, which is frequently caused by causes such as pregnancy or weight reduction. While a mini tummy tuck can enhance the look of the abdominal area, it may not address concerns above the belly button or require as much muscle tightening as a complete abdominoplasty

Full Tummy Tuck

A full tummy tuck, also known as a traditional abdominoplasty, is a surgical operation designed to address severe abdominal issues. Individuals who have suffered major weight loss, several pregnancies, or other causes contributing to significant alterations in the abdomen region frequently choose this thorough treatment.

What is a Full Tummy Tuck and how does it work?

A full tummy tuck is a more invasive treatment than its tiny cousin, but it provides a more thorough answer for those with substantial abdominal issues. 

A horizontal incision is often created just above the pubic hairline, stretching from one hip to the other during a traditional tummy tuck. The surgeon may now access and remodel the whole abdominal region. Excess skin and fat are removed, as well as weakened or divided abdominal muscles, during the surgery. Additionally, if extra skin is removed from the upper abdomen, the navel may need to be repositioned.

Why a Tummy Tuck may be right for you?

Tummy Tuck’s alternative methods and the impactful transformations it bring can be the right choice for many individuals. Of course, the decision relies on consultation with a specialist doctor. Therefore, the most precise and necessary step in understanding whether the procedure is right for you is a detailed medical examination. You can reach out to us and schedule your appointment right away!

Additionally, individuals who can benefit from the effective touch of Tummy Tuck generally possess the following characteristics:

  • Extra Skin and Fat: If you have lost a substantial amount of weight or had numerous pregnancies, you may have extra skin and fat in your abdomen that diet and exercise cannot successfully treat. This extra tissue can be surgically removed with a stomach tuck.
  • Abdominal Muscle Weakness: Pregnancy or age can cause the abdominal muscles to separate or weaken, resulting in a projecting belly. Tummy tucks entail the tightening of muscles, which can enhance abdominal strength and shape.
  • Changes After Pregnancy: Pregnancy can result in considerable changes to the abdominal area, such as stretched skin and muscle separation. Women who want to regain their pre-pregnancy abdominal appearance frequently seek a tummy tuck.
  • Desire More Toned Abdomen: Some people have a naturally bulging or drooping belly, which can influence their confidence. A tummy tuck is intended to smooth and tighten the abdominal shape, resulting in a more toned and aesthetically attractive look.

Tummy Tuck Before and Aftercare Explained

The processes before and after a Tummy Tuck are crucial and require careful attention. Each of these timelines has its unique directives that should be followed.

During the period before a Tummy Tuck, the most important step is the consultation with the doctor. During this consultation, your doctor gathers the necessary information to create a personalized treatment plan for you and guides you most properly. Your medical history and medications are reviewed, and if necessary, additional tests may be requested.

After a Tummy Tuck, the initial step is monitoring your postoperative condition. Your doctor and the medical team will provide support and inform you with clear, precise directives during this stage. It is recommended to rest and avoid exerting your body during the recovery process. Your doctor will share care recommendations for the incision sites. Follow-up appointments play a significant role in the recovery process, allowing your doctor to monitor your progress and intervene or provide advice where necessary.

Other Body Contouring Options

While one effective way to achieve perfect body contours is through a Tummy Tuck, there are also other alternatives. Let’s take a look:

  • Liposuction: Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty or suction lipectomy, is a surgical treatment used to reshape and contour the body by removing unwanted fat deposits. It is usually done with a cannula, which is a tiny tube placed through small incisions in the targeted locations. Suctioning away the fat results in better body proportions and a more contoured look. Liposuction is most typically done on the belly, thighs, buttocks, arms, and neck.
  • Vaser Liposuction: Vaser Liposuction is a type of liposuction that uses ultrasonic technology to break down and liquefy fat before removing it. Vaser (Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance) enables more specific fat cell targeting while limiting injury to adjacent tissues. This technique is less intrusive than regular liposuction and can result in less edema and a faster recovery period. Vaser Liposuction is frequently utilized to improve body contours and is commonly favored for regions with heavier fat accumulation.

Tummy Tuck Treatment with Dr. Arif Eroglu

To achieve the promised flawless contours with a Tummy Tuck, this procedure should be performed by an experienced and trustworthy specialist. If you want the best results, you should work with the best. Dr. Arif Eroğlu is the person you should choose, sculpting your body and life with expertise. You can reach us at +90 539 560 22 89 to schedule your appointment or to get more information!

Doctor Answered: FAQ’s about Tummy Tuck


What is a tummy tuck and how does it work?

A tummy tuck is a surgical operation that tightens the underlying muscles and removes extra skin and fat from the abdomen. A stomach tuck involves making an incision in the lower abdomen and lifting the skin to reach the underlying muscles. The surgeon next tightens these muscles, cuts away extra fat, and removes superfluous skin. The leftover skin is relocated, and the incision is closed, creating a flatter, more toned abdomen shape. 

Who is an ideal candidate for a tummy tuck?

A good candidate for a tummy tuck is someone who has extra skin and fat in the abdomen due to circumstances such as weight loss, pregnancy, or age. They should be in good general health, have a stable and healthy weight, be a nonsmoker or want to quit smoking, have reasonable expectations about the outcomes, and be devoted to the rehabilitation process.

What are the different types of tummy tucks available?

There are several types of tummy tucks: the traditional or full abdominoplasty, which involves a hip-to-hip incision for extensive skin and muscle correction; the mini abdominoplasty, which targets the lower abdomen with a smaller incision; the extended abdominoplasty, which addresses excess skin on the flanks with a longer incision; the fleur-de-lis abdominoplasty, which features an inverted “T” incision for significant excess skin often after major weight loss.

How long is the recovery period after a tummy tuck?

After a tummy tuck, the recovery period varies, with the first few days spent sleeping and managing discomfort, often in a hospital or at home. Patients are recommended to avoid heavy activity during the first week, since swelling and bruising may occur. Over the next two to six weeks, patients gradually resume mild activities while wearing compression garments for support. It may take many months for patients to fully recover, during which time they gradually resume normal activities and exercise, with the final effects becoming more visible as swelling decreases.

Can a tummy tuck be combined with other cosmetic procedures?

Yes, a tummy tuck can be coupled with other cosmetic operations to treat various areas of concern in a single procedure. Combining a stomach tuck with liposuction for improved body contouring or with breast augmentation or a breast lift to address alterations in the breast region are common combinations.

How long do the results of a tummy tuck last?

The effects of a tummy tuck are typically seen to be long-lasting, although their longevity is determined by variables such as keeping a steady weight post-surgery and living a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise and a well-balanced diet help to maintain muscle tone and overall well-being, extending the life of the tummy tuck results.

Are there non-surgical alternatives to a tummy tuck?

Yes, there are non-surgical options to stomach tucks that try to treat particular issues without requiring surgery. Nonsurgical body contouring methods such as radiofrequency treatments, laser therapy, and cryolipolysis (CoolSculpting) target fat cells and encourage skin tightening are among these options. 

What should I look for in a qualified plastic surgeon for a tummy tuck?

Consider variables such as board certification when choosing a qualified plastic surgeon for a stomach tuck, ensuring the physician is certified by a renowned plastic surgery board. Look for a surgeon with expertise and specialty in body contouring treatments, as well as a strong reputation supported by reviews and before-and-after images.

 Confirm hospital credentials for the operation, confirm institutional acknowledgment, and evaluate communication skills for clear explanations and comprehension of your concerns. 

Finally, follow your instincts and select a surgeon with whom you feel at ease, resulting in a great patient-surgeon connection.

Arif Eroğlu

Surgeon Arif Eroğlu was born in 1971 in İzmir. He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1993. In 2001, he qualified as a surgeon of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery in0 Ankara Dışkapı Training and Research Hospital. Since 2003, he has developed new techniques in body shaping especially with laser lipolysis and has achieved major success in this field.

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