Tummy Tuck and Liposuction: What you need to know

The cut throat competition in the market has kept people on their toe all the time. This demands the people to remain sharp not just in terms of brain and skills but also external beauty. This is where cosmetic procedures come into picture. The procedures like tummy tuck and liposuction helps in shaping up the body and makes people competitive in terms look, which make people presentable before the world. There are many patients who are interested in flattening their stomach, such people have both the options open in the form of tummy tuck surgery and liposuction. Both these procedures can help in making the people lose their weight and thus improve upon their abdominal areas by creating a tight midsection and tone. However, both these procedure differ in many ways including the results as well. It is often better to explore both these procedure in detail before choosing any of them as under:

Tummy Tuck :

 What is Tummy Tuck?

Call it tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, which is a great procedure for removing the excess amount of abdominal skin while you tighten the abdominal muscles. This procedure is carried out with a procedure with an incision over the abdomen helping the surgeon to remove the excess amount of skin and make the slack muscles tight. Any remaining skin is then re-draped at the abdominal area along with leaving your tummy flat making it tight. In other words, this procedure is one of the best ways of making your stomach flat along with stretching the muscle tissues.

The candidate for Tummy Tuck

This procedure is suitable for both men and women provided they have a good health. However, it shouldn’t be confused with the liposuction, which is more carried out for cosmetic reasons. The women with muscles and skin stretched by a number of pregnancies could find Tummy tuck useful to reduce the skin. A tummy tuck can be an option for men or women who happen to be obese at any point of time and find excessive amount of fat deposition over the abdominal area.

Liposuction :

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction can be called an ideal option for removing upon the localized fatty tissues, which is centralized to specific areas. The tumescent liposuction is specifically effective for removing the localized fatty tissues, which are termed as bulges. The tumescent liposuction is specifically competitive for safety for removing excessive amount of stubborn kind of fat, while the liposuction is also less invasive procedure rather than the tummy tuck that carries scarring and general anesthesia for a longer time.

The candidate for Liposuction

A good candidate for liposuction is supposed to have realistic expectations regarding the results of the procedure. The following are the conditions, which you need to suffice while going for this procedure:
  • Should be above or slight above the average weight
  • Should have elastic and firm kind of skin
  • Should have a good health
  • Have concentrated pocket of fat, which do not respond well exercise and diet
People with cellulite are not often a good candidate for liposuction since they could develop skin irregularities over the treated area. Age is often not the major consideration while discussing the idea of liposuction.

Which procedure is best for you?
Though both the procedures (Tummy tuck and liposuction) are good option for body contouring purpose, however, one has to check the pros and cons of the same along with the conditions of his or her body before opting for the same. If you find the problems of excess skin or having loosed abdominal muscles from the excessive weight loss, a tummy tuck would be a suitable option. However, for people who simply need to enhance the isolated areas, liposuction can be usually the best option for the same.

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About Heaven Heritage

Heaven Heritage an Independent health researcher and American author, had done MA in English literature. He loves to explore and write about health condition, treatment all around the globe.Currently lives in Nigeria - Logas, helping the victim to evaluate their disorders. His articles are well-researched and published on several websites.
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Marlene Gomez said...

Hey guys, if you are planning to have a tummy tuck, make sure you follow all instructions given by the Doctor and/or the Hospital for prior to surgery. Normally this includes no eating/drinking after a certain time, what do to about current medications, what to wear, bring ,etc.Good luck! Tummy Tuck in the Philippines