Flatten abdomen by removing excess fat and skin, tightening muscles of abdominal wall and repositioning the umbilicus.
In / OutPatient
Either depending on individual circumstances and extent of surgery.
Temporary pain. Swelling, soreness, numbness, bruising, tiredness for several weeks/ months.
Blood clots. Infections. Bleeding under the skin flap. Poor healing resulting in conspicuous scarring or skin loss. Need for further operations.
Back to work: 2-4 weeks. More strenuous activity: 4-6 weeks or more. Fading & flattening of scars: 3 months to 2 years.