How to Best Recoverfrom a Tummy Tuck
IntroductionYouve just had a tummy tuck (or planning ahead for a future operation)and youd like to know how to get back in...
Common Side EffectsTheres nothing natural about having your abdomen cut open toremove excess fat and skin. Thats why, as w...
Possible ComplicationsWhile almost everyone who resorts to a tummy tuck will experience theaforementioned side effects, fo...
Possible Complications• Slow healing : as we mentioned previously, the scarring mechanism might gowrong, leaving you with ...
Tips for a Better RecoveryNow that weve tackled the "risk" side of the surgery, lets see what wecan do to ensure a faster ...
Tips for a Better Recovery• Stop smoking : if you want to limit the risks of a complication, you need to stopsmoking at le...
ConclusionHaving a tummy tuck is no light matter. This procedure will leave youincapacitated, but you can use the advice w...
For more plastic surgery information, visit :http://www.liposuccion-montreal.com/en/index.html
For more plastic surgery information, visit :http://www.liposuccion-montreal.com/en/index.html
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Do you know what is the best way to recover after getting a tummy tuck abdominoplasty? Liposuccion-Montreal has some friendly suggestions to guide you through this procedure.

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How to best recover from a tummy tuck

  1. 1. How to Best Recoverfrom a Tummy Tuck
  2. 2. IntroductionYouve just had a tummy tuck (or planning ahead for a future operation)and youd like to know how to get back in shape as fast as possible?In this presentation, we will see exactly what you should expect fromyour post-operation, from the types of discomfort you could beexperiencing to the tips you could put into action to speed up yourrecovery.
  3. 3. Common Side EffectsTheres nothing natural about having your abdomen cut open toremove excess fat and skin. Thats why, as with every majorsurgery, you should prepare yourself to experience some sideeffects such as :• Bruising : this one is inevitable. Because of the operation, you will notice somebruising in your abdominal area, but nothing too dramatic• Pain : dont forget what your body just went through. It is only natural for you toexperience some pain. But taking pain killers should help you get it under control• Swelling : after undergoing surgery, your body will react by building up fluids at thelocation of the trauma. That swelling should take a couple of weeks to disappear
  4. 4. Possible ComplicationsWhile almost everyone who resorts to a tummy tuck will experience theaforementioned side effects, for a certain amount of patients, somecomplications are to be expected.• Bleeding : if your wound continues to bleed after the surgery, this might lead to theformation of a haematoma that could require you going back under the knife• Scarring : scarring is a natural process that just means that your skin is healing. Butsometimes, the healing can go wrong and youre left with a big scar that will takemonths to subside• Infection : although infections are rare, pus may develop in your wound,necessitating antibiotic treatment
  5. 5. Possible Complications• Slow healing : as we mentioned previously, the scarring mechanism might gowrong, leaving you with a hypertrophied scar. But the opposite could also be true. Ifyour wound doesnt heal like it should, you will need to see your doctor for help• Seroma formation : a seroma is to the body fluids what a haematoma is to theblood, an abnormal collection under your skin. This can be removed with a needle• Numbness : some level of numbness is natural and usually disappears over time.However, permanent numbness can sometimes arise and is irreversible
  6. 6. Tips for a Better RecoveryNow that weve tackled the "risk" side of the surgery, lets see what wecan do to ensure a faster and better recovery :• Get informed : as the saying goes "knowledge is power". Make sure youre fullyinformed about what to expect, so youll be better prepared• Use pain killers : utilizing ibuprofen and such in the first days after your tummy tuckis a good way to start your recovery by eliminating the pain• Start moving : the best way to cut your recovery time is still to leave your bed assoon as possible. Once you feel able to walk, do so
  7. 7. Tips for a Better Recovery• Stop smoking : if you want to limit the risks of a complication, you need to stopsmoking at least 2 weeks before your surgery until 2 weeks after• Stay positive : the mind is a powerful weapon that you can use to your ownadvantage. Keep up your smile and your immune system will go along• Eat healthy : right after you’ve had your tummy tuck, try and avoid junk food.Nutritious meals full of vitamins and good fatty acids will help in repairing your body• Sleep inclined : to avoid putting too much pressure on your abdomen, sleep withyour head and shoulders above the rest of your body by using pillows
  8. 8. ConclusionHaving a tummy tuck is no light matter. This procedure will leave youincapacitated, but you can use the advice we just outlined in thispresentation to make sure you’re up on your feet in a jiffy… Readyto enjoy life with your new body!
  9. 9. For more plastic surgery information, visit :http://www.liposuccion-montreal.com/en/index.html
  10. 10. For more plastic surgery information, visit :http://www.liposuccion-montreal.com/en/index.html

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