A guide for Affordable Tummy Tuck Surgery Cost in Mumbai, India

Celebrity Cosmetic Surgeon Dr Milan Doshi
Indian Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
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1000+ Tummy Tuck Surgery

Are you looking for tummy tuck Surgery?

You want to get back in to the shape, baby bulge have a heavy toll on your self confidence and quality of life. You longing for attractive figure/abdominal shape. You want to see you in varieties of dresses, you want to intermingle with family and friends with absolute confidence.You are determined to have alluring personality and live with the full potential.

You know Mumbai and India is medical tourism destination because of affordable tummy tuck surgery cost

  • You know that there are many affordable cosmetic clinics in Mumbai and across India. They offer you World-class expert abdominoplasty surgeon, NABH-certified cosmetic surgery center and genuine quality medical services.
  • The actual tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty/lipoabdominoplasty) cost in India is anywhere between INR 1,50,000 and 3,50,000.Which is almost 1/3 of the western world(USD 7000 TO 12,000).
  • It attracts many NRI people and foreign nationals. Due to affordable cost of abdominoplasty, Not only celebrities, people from all walks of life get their desired figure.

Are you looking for the best tummy tuck surgery cost in Mumbai, India?

  • It’s now a big surprise;
  • you got a wide variation in abdominoplasty cost at
    • different clinics in Mumbai
    • even different cities in India
  • It adds to your confusion not only for the cost but safety of the lipoabdominoplasty surgery

You want to make a fool proof planning to get attractive figure

  • As a millennial, you are not looking for just cheap abdominoplasty surgery cost but a safe and memorable fine to fabulous transformation. You are looking to do it in one go with peace of mind.
  • And so, you would like to know, how various factors affect safety and total cost of abdominoplasty and how to get the best cost for lipoabdominoplasty surgery in Mumbai India. Below is guide for the total tummy tuck surgery cost.
  • You want to know the total cost of abdominoplasty surgery in Mumbai, India.
  • Below is the all inclusive cost of lipoabdominoplasty surgery at Allure Medspa in Mumbai, India, as we believe in transparency. Your safety, comfort and privacy matter the most for us.

Tummy Tuck Surgery Before and After

Tummy Tuck Before and After Images in Mumbai, India

Concern: Extra Large Pendulous Abdomen
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Concern: Medium Protruding Abdomen
Surgery: 360 Degree & Extended Lipoabdominoplasty

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Concern: Medium Protruding Abdomen
Surgery: 360 Degree & Extended Lipoabdominoplasty

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Concern: Medium Protruding Abdomen
Surgery: 360 Degree and Extended Lipoabdominoplasty

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Board-certified surgeon, Dr Milan Doshi’s average tummy surgery cost at his NABH-accredited cosmetic surgery center in Mumbai, India is

Types Cost
Conventional INR 125000 to 175000
Mini Tummy Tuck INR 125000 to 150000
Lipoabdominoplasty INR 140000 to 170000
Extended Tummy Tuck INR 150000 to 180000
360 Degree Lipoadbominoplasty INR 160000 to 200000
Belt Plasty, Lower body Lift INR 200000 to 240000


  • Additional 18% GSTby Govt of India on all cosmetic surgery.
  • Insurance doesn’t cover cosmetic tummy tuck surgery costs. One may get functional correction, please make sure with your insurance company.

Transparent lipoabdominoplsty Cost for you

  • Dr Milan Doshi’s charge
  • Anesthesiologist fees
  • Medicines/consumables during lipoabdominoplasty
  • NABH-accredited Vardan Hospital facility & and also for 1-day stay charges
  • Advance Liposuction Technology like Vaser
  • Pressure Garment
  • Immediate post-operative follow-ups.

  • Preoperative fitness test
  • Post-operative medications (to be taken at home)
  • Cost arising due to any associated medical condition,
  • Rare and unforeseen health circumstances experienced by the patients

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Q: What is the cost of a tummy tuck?
A: The total cost for a tummy tuck can vary from INR. 100000 to 400000 in India. This cost range is wide because Your final cost depends on various factors like:
– Your surgeon’s experience.
– Quality of operative centers like NABH accredited surgical centers.
– Technology used, like Vaser liposuction.
– The extent of your surgery (Mini tummy tuck or 360-degree tummy tuck).
– Amount of fat removed.
– Type of surgery (revision or first time).
– Your general health.
– Medicine and consumables used during your surgery.

Q: What is a cheaper lipo or tummy tuck?
A: Tummy tuck surgery is costlier than liposuction. In a modern tummy tuck, liposuction is a part of tummy tuck surgery, besides muscle tightening and skin excision.

Q: How much is a mini tummy tuck vs a full tummy tuck?
Your cost for a full tummy tuck could range from INR 100000 to 400000. A mini tummy tuck surgery will cost you far less.

Like any procedure, the total cost of abdominoplasty surgery includes various components and each component has a wide range of quality variations. To make your task easy here is a brief guideline to get the best cost of lipoabdominoplasty surgery in Mumbai, India.

Many factors affect abdominoplasty cost in Mumbai, India, the two most uncompromising factors are:

  • Board-certified plastic cosmetic surgeon
  • NABH-Certified Cosmetic Surgery center with the overnight facility.

Patient’s Profile:

  • Patient body structure, height, and weight.
  • General health
  • Amount of fat to be removed.
  • Amount of the skin excision,
  • Extent of muscle tightening
  • Type of the abdominoplasty surgery, i.e., mini, extended, etc.
  • Associated surgical condition such as hernia repair
  • The Goal of your surgery influences the cost of the surgery.
  • Revision tummy tuck surgery cost will be more
  • The associated medical condition increases body contouring cost.

Expert Tummy Tuck Surgeon:

Yes, expertise of the operating surgeon is a major cost determinative factor as the surgeon will be the captain for your safe transformation journey. It is always advisable to avoid risk and do not compromise while choosing the expert surgeon because a little saving can cause you a great risk as it may impact your life and dream as well.


Your tummy tuck surgeon must be a BOARD-CERTIFIED; M.Ch. degree in plastic and reconstructive surgery. It is a highly sophisticated training program of 11 and a half years (5 and a half for M.B.B.S, 3 years of general surgery, and 3 more years of plastic surgery). They are trained to manage complex situation and sophistically handle body tissue.

You need to verify the following things: –

  • Is the doctor whom you are consulting himself a plastic cosmetic surgeon?
  • Does he operate all the surgery himself or call other surgeons or professionals to operate the surgical task?
  • Does he continuously keep update himself with the recent advanced innovations in the rhinoplasty field?

Look for his membership with reputed national and international aesthetic plastic surgeon’s organizations like; ASPS, ISAPS, APSI, IAAPS, IMA, AMC, This suggested that he is keeping himself afresh with the rapidly evolving field of cosmetic and rhinoplasty field.


  • How many years in practice?
  • Does he perform exclusive Cosmetic Surgeryor he is a general plastic surgeon? OR,
  • The doctor has a specialty in another medical field?
  • What is the number of tummy tuck surgery he has performed?
  • He must have experience of the various type of tummy tuck.


  • You can find out us on social media via the reviews, testimonials, and feedback posted by the past patientsor can also get the referrals from your friends’ circle.
  • What people sayabout the cosmetic surgeon?
  • How much is it easy to approach the cosmetic surgeon?
  • Are you able to discuss all your concerns freely?
  • His transparent Behavior does matter a lot
  • The quality of tummy tuck/Abdominoplasty result like natural looking abdomen, natural-looking belly button, flattening at upper abdomen, low lying hidden incision
  • Comfortable follow-up care standard
  • You must select that cosmetic surgeon with whom you will feel comfortable.

Anesthesiologist Charge:

The qualified anesthesiologist makes your surgery painless and monitors your vital parameters during surgery and on the other hand, his expertise is important for the safety of the surgery results in weighing the cost of the procedure.

Tummy Tuck Surgery Centre Cost:

  • Is the Centre accredited by NABH? Where standard medical protocols are followed stringently, which add to your safety
  • At what level a centre/hospital equipped with the advanced technology to handle emergencies?
  • What is the advance operative technology used to get fabulous result?
  • Hospital stay facility: hospital ambiance, cleanliness & hygiene also are counted for your peaceful recovery. The night stay facility adds to your safety.
  • You will get different cost of tummy tuck surgery at different location in same city
  • You will get variations in cost of abdominoplasty at different cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad or Ahmadabad in India.

Liposuction Technology Used for Liposuction During Lipoabdominoplasty:

Most of the tummy tuck surgeon offers conventional liposuction technology. Advance technology like Vaser selectively melts fat as it helps to do liposuction in a better way, which result in better result and add to safety. Its added advantages as mentioned in liposuction, but it cost you a little more.

Support Team

Nursing staff: Skilled staff at the time of surgery as well as post-surgery follow-ups is important for your comfortable abdominoplasty recovery. supportive and caring paramedical staff is very important when you are going alone. Patient care coordinator: they coordinate your surgery planing. They help to address your concerns on priority.

Long term support helps you to get the best out of your surgery tension free.

Pressure Garment:

It is also included as a cost enhancing factor in the procedure.


Medicines include anesthesia medicines, surgical medicine, disposable, and consumables.

Follow Up Visits:

More the number of follow-up the more cost of the procedure would be.Note: Most of the health insurance plans do not cover any Cosmetic Surgery as well as not include any additional surgery cost or revision liposuction surgery cost.

Although you can get reimbursement for the functional correction part yet need to check everything. Please ask your insurance agent before taking any decision.

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You have a busy life and time adjustment is difficult and more so you would not like to travel long before for consultation.  We value your time.  We bring the latest technology to the doorstep to make your journey comfortable.

Send us your photographs of your abdomen and your medical history .With the help of CRISALIX we can create your 3-D image in virtual reality. We can have a virtual meeting where Dr Milan Doshi will show you possible modification and achievable result and recovery. He can give you the most transparent cost of your abdominoplasty surgery.

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  • It is owned by Dr Milan Doshi himself so it is specially designed with good ambiance for cosmetic surgery patients.
  • The cosmetic surgery centre is at prime location at Andheri and Goregoan In Mumbai, India.
  • Allure Medspa, Cosmetic surgery clinic is at the heart of the Bollywood, which is easy to commute for pre- and post-operative visits.
  • Whilst, away from the glittering world, Goregaon cosmetic surgery centre assures you about the utmost privacy.
  • Goregaon cosmetic surgery center is NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals; Healthcare Providers). It assures you about the best medical practice, safety, and comfortable recovery. We follow astringent medical protocol for your safety.
  • Well equipped with an advance life saving armamentarium
  • All advance equipment for tummy tuck surgery including Vaser, laser and power assisted liposuction.
  • Goregaon cosmetic surgery Centre is with night stay facility. If you don’t have back up at home or you are coming from far, It makes your transformation journey a safe and comfortable one
  • Real time 3D virtual consultation. You can visualize 3 D view of the your look after lipoabdominoplasty surgery with the help of CRISALIX software.
  • The staffs at the cosmetic surgery centre are well-experienced to take all the post-operative care. They patiently guide you taking post-operative care of yourself before discharging to make your lipoabdominoplasty recovery safer.
  • You can experience homely feeling at Allure Medspa.
  • Patient care coordinator is there to address any concern immediately and coordinate with the medical team to make your abdominoplasty surgery planning, recovery smooth and safer.

Outstation Patient Facility,

  • Patient care coordinator is there to guide you for your visa, travel or vacation plan during your visit to Mumbai.
  • You can request for a pick up facility to make your journey safe.
  • We Are Committed To Make Your Fine To Fabulous Journey A Memorable

Our Holistic Care for Outstation 

  • Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Milan Doshi has credit for performing more than 1000+ tummy tuck surgeries in his 25+ Years career.
  • He listens to you patiently and recommends a tailor-made plan as per your goal of tummy tuck surgery.
  • He regularly performs Conventional tummy tuck, mini tummy tuck, lipoabdominoplasty, extended tummy tuck, and circumferential tummy tuck surgery.
  • He is a well-known name for large-sized abdominoplasty. He has also helped a lot in improving the health & lifestyle of many people.
  • His incision is quite low under the bikini line.
  • With the combination of Laser and Vaser technology, he delivers the natural-looking abdominal shape with added safety.
  • Doshi’s artistic eye combines Nano fat graft and structural fat graft with abdominoplasty and gives you the best-contoured abdomen.
  • He meticulously executes lipoabdominoplsty surgery to give you a safe and smooth recovery
  • Milan Doshi has expertise in performing revision tummy tuck surgery
  • No wonder Milan Doshi hasbeen recognized as a Celebrity Cosmetic surgeon for Bollywood fraternity and credit of happily satisfying thousands & thousands of patients across the globe.

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Q: What is tummy tuck surgery?

A: The abdominoplasty, commonly referred to as a “tummy tuck”, is a procedure to reduce excess skin and fat around the abdomen and strengthen the abdominal wall musculature. The abdominoplasty has become a popular modality for helping patients remove excess abdominal tissue both after pregnancy and significant weight loss or as an adjunct to it.

Q: How Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Benefit Us?

A: Tummy tuck surgery have medical benefits like
– correct a ventral hernia:
– reduce stress urinary incontinence:
– decrease back pain:
– improve posture:
beside this, tummy tuck surgery improves look and cloth choice. improved self confidence enhance quality of personal, social and profession life.
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Q: Is tummy tuck right for you?

A: The best candidates for abdominoplasty are those who have loose skin, excess fat, or are unhappy with the appearance of their abdomen. May be due to genetics, pregnancy, weight loss, a previous surgery, or the aging process. This procedure can dramatically aid in the reduction of a prominent abdomen.

Q: Am I Right Candidate for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A: A tummy tuck is best for patients who are otherwise in good health without active diseases or serious, pre-existing medical conditions. If you plan to become pregnant or to lose a significant amount of weight, you should discuss these plans with your doctor before surgery. Abdominoplasty is not a treatment for morbid obesity or a substitute for proper diet and exercise.
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Q: What Are the Limitations of Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A: Limitations of the Tummy tuck surgery are
– You will have scar in lower abdomen
– can not remove visceral fat
– stretch mark removal depends on extra skin remoal.
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Q: What Are the Abdominal Changes Take Place During Preganancy and Weight Gain/ loss?

A: Body changes following pregnancy and weight gain are
– Skin gets over stretched and develops stretch marks
– Stubborn Fat accumulates around the abdomen
– Over stretching of the muscle make it loose one develops divarication of recti or ventral hernia and one see permanent baby pooch.

Q: What Should I Expect During a Consultation for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A: You can expect many questions from the cosmetic surgeon regarding your health, lifestyle and goal of tummy tuck surgery. He will examine you thoroughly and may take photographs. He will discuss best plan for your procedure and discuss in detail about the expected result and recovery. He will also discuss possible risk and complication.

Q: What questions should I ask my plastic surgeon about tummy tuck surgery?

A: Following question, you should ask during your tummy tuck consultation:
– Are you certified by the Indian Board of Plastic Surgery?
– How many years of plastic surgery training have you had?
– How many years of plastic surgery experience you have?
– Am I a good candidate for tummy tuck?
– What surgical technique is recommended for me?
– What should I do to get the best tummy tuck results?
– How can I expect my stomach to look over time? After pregnancy?
– Do you have before-and-after photos I can look at for this procedure and what results are reasonable for me?
– How long will be my recovery period?
– Any kind of help will I need during my recovery?
– What are the risks and complications with my tummy tuck?
– How are complications handled?
– What are my options if I am dissatisfied with the cosmetic outcome of my tummy tuck?
– Where and how will you perform my procedure?
– Is the office-based surgical facility accredited by a nationally- or state-recognized accrediting agency, or is it state-licensed or Medicare-certified?
– Do you have hospital privileges to perform this procedure? If so, at which hospitals?

Q: What are the Different Types and Techniques of Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A: Different types of the tummy tuck are
1. Depending on the need to remove extra skin Mini Tummy Tuck, (small skin incision Standard Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Extended Tummy Tuck, (little, longer skin incision), Circumferential (skin incision) Tummy Tuck (belt plasty/ lower body lift), Fleur De Lis Tummy Tuck. (Added vertical midline incision), Dermolipectomy (only hanging skin apron is excised)
2. If liposuction added to standard tummy tuck Lipoabdominoplasty (liposuction is done to give natural contour to abdomen), 360 lipoabdominoplasty (lipoabdominoplasty with back liposuction)
3. Tummy tuck through tiny incisions. When there is no need to cut extra skin – Endoscopic tummy tuck

Q: How Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Performed?

A: Tummy Tuck surgery is performed under anesthesia.
First liposuction is done, then lower belly incision is taken. Muscles are tighten and extra skin is cut. Umbilicus is relocated at appropriate place. Then finishing liposuction is done
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Q: When Will Be the Results of Tummy Tuck Surgery Visible?

A: The final results of tummy tuck surgery may be initially obscured by swelling and inability stand straight.
In modern tummy tuck, lipoabdominoplasty result is visible quite early compared to standard tummy tuck as you can stand almost straight on day one. As the swelling goes, Your tummy tuck will result in a flatter, firmer abdominal contour that is more proportionate with your body type and weight.
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Q: What Are the Risk/Complication of Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A: Complication of tummy tuck surgery are very uncommon and for practical purpose classified in 3 categories.
– Complications related to any surgery,
– Specific complications related o tummy tuck surgery
– Anaesthesia complications.
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Q: How Will You Get Recovered from Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A: Tummy tuck surgery recovery varies from patient to patient, tummy tuck surgery recovery depends on the extent of surgery, the technology used, and expertise of the cosmetic surgeon, and your general health.
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Q: What is difference between tummy tuck /abdominoplasty and lipoabdominoplasty

A: During Lipoabdominoplasty , liposuction is done .While there is no liposuction is done in conventional abdominoplasty. Lipoabdominoplasty have a shorter recovery and better results. Lipoabdominoplasty advantages outweigh those of a traditional tummy tuck.

Q:Can I be pregnant after a tummy tuck?
A: Yes, you can have a baby after abdominoplasty surgery. But you will lose the result you have achieved due to pregnancy-induced changes. So it is better to opt for tummy tuck after completion of family.

Q: Will tummy tuck correct obesity?
A: The abdominoplastyis not exactly a weight loss procedure; however, it will give a defined shape to your body. It removes excess fat and loose skin from the abdominal area. It motivates you to take up healthy life style.

Q: Can all other areas be targeted with a tummy tuck?
A:. In healthy patients, one or two more area liposuction can be done along with abdominoplasty that can only be decided after personal examination. Safety is the most important factor while doing cosmetic surgery

Q: Can there be a combination of a tummy tuck with other surgeries?
A: Yes, you can have a combination of surgeries with a tummy tuck. If you arein  a good health to withstand the extent of surgery. Let your plastic surgeon decide .

Q: Does a tummy tuck remove stretch marks?
A: Tummy tuck surgery removes stretchmarks fromlower abdomen along with extra skin. A remaining stretch mark which is higher than the excised skin now goes to a lower position. Cream therapy and laser treatment can improve stretch marks further.

Q: Does fat return after a tummy tuck?
A: Fat will not return so easily after tummy tuck surgery in the same area.

Q: Will I succumb to pain during the procedure?
A: No, You will not feel much pain during surgery. Because tummy tuck surgery is done under anaesthesia you will not feel any sensation. Post operatively pain medication will take care of your pain.

Q: Can I join my work immediately?
A:No, you will  not be able to join you’re your work immediately after tummy tuck surgery. If you are in a desk job, you can resume work after about 1-week of rest.

If you are in a job that requires you to be constantly on the move, you might need some time off your work or you can request for some lighter duty for you to heal completely.

Q: Can I immediately start my workout sessions?
A:  You can do brisk walk in a week time. You can do cardio like exercise after 2 to 3 weeks. One can resume light exercises after about 6 weeks and can continue with your regular sessions after two to three months.

Q: Is the result of the tummy tuck procedure permanent?
A: Yes, the result of the tummy tuck procedure is permanently provided you do not gain excess weight in the future, do not get pregnant and maintain a healthy weight.

Q: Is it mandatory to wear a compression garment after the surgery?
A: It is mandatory to wear a compression garment after the surgery. The garment will help to heal and reduces any kind of pain and swelling after the surgery is conducted. The compression garment will also provide support to the midsection area so that the muscle is healed.

Q: What does tummy tuck do?
A: A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a procedure performed to reshape/flatten your abdomen. In an advanced tummy tuck, also called lipoabdominoplasty, extra fat is removed along with tightening your loose muscles and removing extra skin. Lipoabdominoplasty can give a natural look to both males and females.

Q: What qualifies you for a tummy tuck?
A: You may qualify for a tummy tuck surgery if you:
– Have a persistent baby bump or lower abdominal POOCH after your pregnancy.
– Have separated and weak abdominal muscles/divarication of your rectum (due to pregnancy or excess weight gain or loss).
– Have saggy and loose abdominal skin.
– Have thin inelastic skin with multiple stretch marks.
– Are unable to lose weight with exercise and diet from the front and sides of your abdomen.
– Can maintain a stable weight.
– Are physically fit to undergo surgery.
– Are not planning to get pregnant again.
– Have realistic expectations from your abdominoplasty surgery.
– Are mentally prepared for your surgery and recovery.
– It is very necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle to maintain the results of the procedure.

Q: Is a tummy tuck worth it?
A: Yes, according to a Realself survey, more than 95% of the people said that tummy tuck surgery is worth their time, energy, and money invested. You must choose a board-certified plastic surgeon with a good track record to get a safe and fast recovery from your tummy tuck surgery.

Q: How many sizes do you lose with a tummy tuck?
A: You will lose significant size with tummy tuck surgery. It mostly depends on your anatomical factors like extra fat and skin and muscle looseness and the techniques of your tummy tuck. You will lose more size with lipoabdominoplasty than a classic tummy tuck, and still more with 360-degree lipoabdominoplasty.

Q: How long do tummy tucks last?
A: The results of a tummy tuck surgery are considered permanent, as your skin and fat cells that are removed during this procedure can not grow back. Similarly, any stitches placed inside your abdomen to tighten your stomach muscles are also permanent. In order to maintain your shape, you will have to maintain weight after a tummy tuck.

Q: What does a tummy tuck scar look like?
A: Initially, your scar may look pink and elevated. As it gradually heals, it becomes brownish and less noticeable. In Brazilian Lipoabdominoplasty, your cosmetic surgeon makes the scar so low that it remains hidden below the bikini line during swimming also.

Q: Do I need a full or mini tummy tuck?
A: Mini tummy tuck surgery will give you good abdominal shape if you don’t have extra skin above your umbilicus (belly button) and have a good muscle tone. You will need full tummy tuck surgery if there is extra skin above your umbilicus also and your muscles are weak.

Q: How bad is the pain after a tummy tuck?
A: Pain after tummy tuck surgery is well tolerable. You will be given pain medication to take care of it. On average, you might experience some pain for a week or 10 days after your tummy tuck surgery. Refrain from exercising or doing any activities. Follow the instructions given by your cosmetic surgeon for minimizing your pain after a tummy tuck.

Q: Do you need lipo with a tummy tuck?
A: In an advanced tummy tuck, liposuction is done along with tummy tuck. It is also called lipoabdominoplasty. It gives natural-looking results with speedy and safe recovery after tummy tuck surgery.

Q: Do you need a catheter for a tummy tuck?
A: You will need a Foley catheter during tummy tuck surgery and immediately for your postoperative recovery period. Cather will be removed as you start walking, mostly same day evening or rarely the next day.

Q: What is the best age for a tummy tuck?
A: You can go for tummy tuck surgery if you are above 18 years old. Age is no bar for tummy tuck surgery, provided you are physically fit to undergo any surgery.

Q: Can I get a tummy tuck if I am overweight?
A: You can get tummy tuck surgery if you are overweight but not obese. The more you weigh, your result and recovery get affected.

Q: What is the best alternative to a tummy tuck?
A: There are options like liposuction procedures that can be considered as an alternative to a tummy tuck surgery, however, no other treatment can provide the same results as tummy tuck surgery. It is the only surgical option that removes stretch marks and loose skin permanently.

Q: How much weight does a tummy tuck take off?
A: Tummy tuck surgery is a body shaping procedure and weight loss is a secondary effect. Weight loss depends on extra fat on your tummy. Your doctor can give you an estimate only after a personal examination.

Q: How much skin is removed in a tummy tuck?
A: In a tummy tuck, your extra abdominal skin is removed from your lower abdomen. It varies from person to person.
After liposuction, your surgeon makes an incision below the bikini line and tightens your abdominal muscle. They will then pull your skin downward and remove the overlapping skin.

Q: What do I need at home after a tummy tuck?
A: You will be able to do your daily living activity by yourself. You will be required to wear an abdominal binder for approximately six weeks. While recovering from a tummy tuck, you will still need to wear loose-fitting clothes and avoid strenuous activity for at least six weeks. This includes any strenuous activity or heavy lifting.

Q: What is the maximum weight for a tummy tuck?
A: The maximum weight for a tummy tuck surgery depends on your height and BMI. Ideally, tummy tuck surgeries are performed if your BMI is not more than 30. However, if you are fully fit with very good overall health, an expert cosmetic surgeon can do a tummy tuck with more weight/ BMR.

Q: What is a mini tuck or tiny tummy tuck?
A: It is performed when only skin below your belly button is extra with a high riding umbilicus. In such cases your excess fat and skin can be removed through a shorter scar, hence the name mini tuck/tiny tuck. For this surgery, you should be near normal weight also. A young post-pregnant woman with good muscle tone and limited stretch marks is a good candidate for mini tummy tuck surgery.

Q: Can you get a tummy tuck without loose skin?
A: You can get a tummy tuck without loose skin but there should be loose muscles. An endoscopic tummy tuck can tighten your muscle with minimal hidden cuts.

Q: Does a tummy tuck remove back fat?
A: Tummy tuck per se does not remove back fat. When back liposuction is combined with a tummy tuck, it is called a 360-degree tummy tuck.

Q: Which is better, lipo or tummy tuck?
A: Liposuction is a body contouring procedure and also a part of modern tummy tuck called lipoabdominoplasty. Only after a personal examination, a qualified cosmetic surgeon can say which procedure will be best for you to get the best abdominal contour.

Q: Does the fat come back after a tummy tuck?
A: During the tummy tuck surgery, the fat cells are removed from your abdomen. As the fat cells can increase in size but can not increase in number, fat will not reaccumulate at your abdomen like before. But you will have to maintain weight to maintain the best results.

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