Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Detailed Information

Abdominoplasty or Tummy TuckWhat is Abdominoplasty (Abdominal Reduction)?


Tummy tucks, also called abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery to change the abdomen’s shape. The skin and fat are removed from the abdomen during an abdominoplasty. In the abdomen, connecting tissue is strengthened generally by sutures. The rest of the skin is rearranged to form a toned look.


What are the symptoms leading to doctor’s recommending – Abdominoplasty (Abdominal Reduction)?


  • Excess skin gathered around the bellybutton region
  • Weak lower wall of the abdomen
  • Had a C-section before and retracted scarring


Evaluations for Abdominoplasty (Abdominal Reduction)


  • Blood tests
  • CT scan
  • Anesthesia clearance
  • Physical Examination


Abdominoplasty (Abdominal Reduction) Procedure


The surgeon will give either an intravenous sedation or the general anesthesia. An incision in the horizontal region between the pubic and the belly button is required to create a full tummy tuck. Excess skin will define the form and size of the incision. The underlying damaged abdominal tissues will be repaired once the abdominal skin is raised. In the upper abdomen, a second incision around the navel can be needed for removing excess skin. The skin in the upper abdomen is drawn down like a shade in the window. The surplus skin is trimmed and the rest is sutured. A new opening is formed to the belly button. The belly button is stitched into position across the surface. For closing skin incisions, sutures or skin adhesives are used.


Estimated Costs


Hospital City Estimated Cost of Investigations Estimated Cost of Procedure
W Pratiksha Hospital Gurugram USD 500-800 USD 4000
Artemis Hospital Gurugram USD 500-800 USD 4500
BLK Super Specialty Hospital New Delhi USD 500-800 USD 4500
Jaypee Hospital Greater Noida USD 500-800 USD 4500
Fortis La Femme Hospital New Delhi USD 500-800 USD 4500
Apollo Spectra Hospitals Mumbai USD 500-800 USD 3600
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