If, after the passage of time or having children, you suddenly realize that your favourite dress does not fit any more because of extra weight around your tummy, then having an abdominoplasty may be a good solution. The abdominoplasty, otherwise known as a tummy tuck, is a procedure that reshapes the stomach and abdomen area to give a flatter, smoother profile, correcting any “tummy bulges” that are resistant to diet or exercise. These day’s it’s a straightforward procedure which can make a tremendous difference to your confidence and quality of life.
Elena will restore the shape of your tummy by removing the excess skin and fat, then tightening the deep tissue or fascia overlying the muscles.
For most patients, between 30-50% of the abdominal skin can be removed, eradicating any stretch marks that had been present on that skin. She will also reshape your belly button. Your scar will be well hidden by your underwear. There are several cosmetic surgery techniques she can offer and making the correct choice for you is very important. It is a decision which you will make together after a long conversation and examination in the clinic.
Typically, abdominoplasty patients are able to stop medication in about a week, stand straight 1-2 weeks, begin driving 4 weeks, begin exercises in 8-12 weeks, be back to most all activities 2 months. Elena will talk you through all the intricacies of the surgery, offering advice on how best to prepare and how to look after yourself during the recovery period.
Elena is one of the UK’s most sought after cosmetic surgeons for her artistry, and calm bedside manner. Situated at the world renowned McIndoe Surgical Centre in East Grinstead, her clinic is well situated for patients in both the South East of the UK and further afield.
The total cost of the surgery will be confirmed after the first consultation.
The cost includes the hospital, surgeon and anaesthetic fees. It also covers all post-operative visits. The initial consultation fee will be invoiced separately. The prices apply only at the time of publication and are subject to changes without notification.