What is a Tummy Tuck?

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What is a Tummy Tuck?

The aesthetic surgery of abdomen or tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that has the purpose of improving the contour of the body tensing the skin and the muscles of the abdomen, getting to eliminate the flaccidity and the accumulated fat. This plastic surgery is an alternative to achieve the desired appearance in the figure when a balanced diet does not achieve it. Firmness and flat belly are characteristics of the ideal body that many want to reach; however, the current rhythm and lifestyle takes them away from this desire. The eating habits of the majority do not favor the achievement of the ideal abdomen, and even when a healthy diet has been adopted combined with daily physical activity, factors such as weight loss, pregnancy, etc., contribute to the flaccidity, stretch marks and those undesirable fat deposits, become immune to good nutrition and the time you spend exercising. It is worth mentioning that the purpose of the tummy tuck is not to become thinner, pretending to achieve a slender body without an adequate diet and physical activity plan; thinking in this way will lead to short-term results. This plastic surgery will achieve what exercise and diet could not, but the long-term results will only be guaranteed if the person becomes aware of the care of their body.

Dr Jairo Ulerio Vargas - What is a Tummy Tuck
Who is the candidate to undergo a tummy tuck?

This type of cosmetic surgery is ideal for those men and women who have accumulation of fat or excess skin in the abdominal area that they have not been able to eliminate with diets and physical activities. Abdominoplasty, is usually done in women who have had more than one pregnancy and have not been able to recover their initial figure, it is also used in people who have lost elasticity in the skin due to obesity, morbidity or age. It is important to know that abdominoplasty should be postponed if the patient intends to become pregnant in the short term, since during the procedure the vertical muscles of the abdomen are tightened, which can cause them to relax again during pregnancy or weight loss.

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Anesthesia

A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty can be done with Brp anesthesia (regional peridural block) or general anesthesia depending on the suggestions of the anesthesiologist. This type of surgeries can last up to three hours depending on the extent of the work that the patient needs. When the anesthesiologist decides with the patient that the cosmetic surgery should be done with general anesthesia, it is because he considers the procedure safer. This type of anesthesia is suggested because while the patient is totally unconscious, the muscles of the abdomen are totally relaxed, which allows the procedure to be carried out calmly without involuntary muscle or body movement.

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Linda P
Linda P

Dr. Jairo Ulerio is excellent. From the moment i met him, i knew he would be the perfect doctor for my procedure. He has great staff that helped me from start to finish. Getting the medical analysis, providing the medication needed, the massages, etc. After the surgery, Dr Ulerio maintain in contact always keeping track of my healing process. He cares about all his patients recovery and i loved the fact that every time i went to get my massages he would check up on me. I trust his work and ethics. Very professional and i would recommend him to anyone.

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Elanny Colon
Elanny Colon

Human factor to skin flower, excellent doctor and of the best people that I have been able to know. I can assure you that I arrived with fear and insertion into the clinic AFTER a few minutes with Jairo Ulerio I left there with the day and date of the operation, he made me feel that I had known him all my life. Thank you doctor and your great team today I feel more confident than ever, I operate my breasts increase. In February I return again to be in the hands of such a great team with Jairo Ulerio as a surgeon. I do not have a number to give so Great professionalism 10 is little 1000 also the biggest argument peace and tranquility with myself since I put my trust in him.
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Angela Reyes
Angela Reyes

I am so impressed with this doctors work and his bedside manner. I am currently 10 days post op and I am feeling better each day. I have seen my doctor so many times after my surgery and the fact that he has taken the time to see and ask how I am feeling and progressing is so important to me. His work is amazing I am so happy with my results so far. I had gotten a mini tummy tuck, full back and arm lipo, no fat was added to my behind however it was contoured and lifted a little more. He is very honest and will provide you with all the information you need. I will recommend him to anyone who wants to get plastic surgery of any kind. You will not regret. I am so happy with his staff as well. I love getting the massages at the office with my girl. His team is very nice. I will be coming back for my breasts. Lol I’m not fully recovered already planning my second round with him. Thank you Dr. Ulerio. I’m so happy.