Tummy Tuck Surgery (Abdominoplasty)
Our Price: $5,500 USD
A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, flattens the abdominal region by removing excess fat and skin from the area and tightening the abdominal wall muscles. Other variations include circular tummy tucks or circumferential tummy tucks which are slightly more complex procedures. Though less popular than liposuction, more than 80,000 Americans have the tummy tuck procedure every year.
- Extreme weight loss.
- Weight gain.
- After pregnacy: stretch marks.
Tummy Tuck Surgery
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Cosmetic Surgery Center of Excellence
Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, patients are cared for by a hard-working team of physicians, surgeons and nurses. As Mexicos largest private hospital network, we use only the worlds best surgeons like certified cosmetic and reconstructive surgery expert Dr. Guadalupe Carrillo.
Tummy Tuck Surgery
in Tijuana, Mexico
Most Trusted and Recognized Hospital for +10 years
- Personalized attention with US based case manager
- Peace of mind of knowing you are getting treated by the highest quality and most prestigious hospital in Mexico
- Home to Dr. Guadalupe Carillo, the most recognized Plastic Surgeon in Tijuana and Member of ISAPS in the United States
- Most recognized and trusted private medical institution in Mexico with over 10 years
- Fully equipped hospital with emergency rooms and 24hr. nurses for any type of unexpected situation (Not a Clinic like most)
- Best medical facilities in Tijuana
- Shuttle Service
- Many amenities
- Comfortable rooms with companion accommodations
Tummy Tuck Surgery FAQ´s
Frequently-Asked-Question about Abdominoplasty
Clear all your doubts by reading our most frequently asked questions about our Tummy Tuck Surgery, learn from the procedure, the benefits and risks, among other things. Or for more information about our packages and how cosmetic procedures could change your life contact us today using the inquiry form on the bottom of the screen.
For our Abdominoplasty procedure, our patients need to comply specific criteria our medical team will share with them. However, in general candidates for any of our cosmetic surgeries at MedicalMex in Tijuana, most comply the following:
- Patients with good health (BMI of 27).
- Patients who don’t suffer from any of the following high-risk conditions: Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Bleeding disorders, Heart diseases or diagnosed Depression.
*If you are diagnosed with obesity or smoke and drink alcohol regularly, you can’t be a candidate for our Cosmetic Surgeries.
You may have one of two different types of tummy tuck or abdominoplasty procedures: Regular Tummy Tuck and Circular Tummy Tuck.
The regular tummy tuck involves several incisions, the most significant being a long, curved incision that stretches under the lower abdomen from hip to hip like a smile, and around the navel. Your surgeon will then detach the skin from the abdominal muscles and trim any excess skin. The vertical abdominal muscles, which often have separated because of overstretching, are stitched so that they are tighter, usually resulting in a reduction of the waistline. Sometimes a small amount of liposuction is used to remove small pockets of fat. The incisions are closed using surgical stitches and, if necessary, the navel is reattached.
Here, you will be asked to stay a minimum of 3 nights in the hospital after the procedure to assure proper healing. Even after your stay at the hospital, you will be expected to remain in Mexico for an additional four to nine days after release from the hospital to manage the surgical drains.
Surgical drains will be removed 5 days after surgery for regular tummy tuck or abdominoplasty. Stitches will normally be removed in stages over a period of two weeks following surgery. Please note that unless you plan to stay in Mexico for up to two weeks, some stitch removal will need to be done after you return home.
Recovery after a Tummy Tuck Surgery is going to slow and with minimal pain. During the first days you will experience discomfort and some swelling in the area, our medical team will give you pain medication for approximately three to eight days. We recommend light walking and very gentele exercise to help with the swelling and prevent the formation of blood clots in the legs.
Patients will use compression garments for the first 6 weeks after their tummy tuck surgery and they will feel numbness in the area for up to 6 months. Exercise and lifting can be resumed in 6-8 weeks. Most people return to work three weeks post-surgery. Scarring will fade about a year post-surgery, scar sizes are based upon how much work is done. They can be a hip to hip for regular, or all the way around the body with a circular Tummy Tuck. It is recommended that patients not get pregnant after receiving a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty.
When your recovery is complete, your abdomen area will be tauter and firm, your waistline will be slimmer, and you may notice some reduction in your buttocks and thighs, particularly in the case of the circular Tummy Tuck.
Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery
- Improved appearance.
- Boost to self-image.
- Imrove self-esteem.
- Tautness and firmness of the abdomen region.
- Reduced appearance of stretch marks.
Possible Complications of a Tummy Tuck Surgery
As is true of many cosmetic surgeries, a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, is not a substitute for traditional weight loss, healthy eating or exercise. In fact, a patient must take special care to eat properly and exercise, as any significant weight gain effectively undoes the beneficial effects of the procedure. Patients should also therefore have completed any plans for significant weight loss and avoid any future pregnancy for the same reason.
A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, is a major surgical procedure, and as such carries with it all the traditional risks associated with surgery, including:
- Potential reaction to the anesthetic.
- Temporary pain and swelling.
Our tummy tuck patients are transported to our facility by a dedicated medical shuttle directly from the San Diego airport to the hospital in Tijuana. Patient rooms are a pleasant surprise for many patients. All rooms are private with en suite bathrooms, a flat screen TV and plenty of seating and sleeping options for visitors. Suites feature private dining and conversation areas.
We operate under the highest principles of medical care and patient hospitality. Our focus on administering top tier medical care with the most modern technology and services –including state-of-the art operating rooms and internal diagnostic services across all medical fields.
The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, package includes:
- All pre-tummy tuck testing and exams
- All tummy tuck procedure costs: surgeon, anesthesia, equipment, nursing care
- A dedicated Case Management team to guide your pre- and post-tummy tuck experience
- Pre-tummy tuck consult set-up if needed
- Pick-up and return to local airport
Please note that this package does not include the post-surgical nights needed in a hotel during recovery from the tummy tuck procedure.We will work with tummy tuck patients to assist in finding hotel accommodations.
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