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Achieve Your Dream Body Shape With Tummy Tuck In Turkey

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a transformative surgical procedure that has gained popularity for its ability to sculpt and rejuvenate the abdominal area. This surgical intervention is designed to address various concerns, such as excess skin, stubborn fat, and weakened abdominal muscles. By carefully removing surplus skin, tightening the underlying musculature, and recontouring the abdominal region, a tummy tuck can result in a flatter, more toned midsection. Whether you’ve experienced significant weight loss, pregnancy-related changes, or simply want to achieve the well-defined midriff you’ve always desired, a tummy tuck can provide a path to renewed confidence and a more sculpted, youthful appearance.

Who Is a Candidate for Abdominoplasty Surgery?

Eligibility for abdominoplasty is not universal, as several factors determine whether an individual is a suitable candidate for the procedure. If you’ve previously undergone a c-section and desire a tummy tuck after a c-section, you may qualify for specific techniques like the mini tummy tuck during c-section. In cases where you are contemplating a tummy tuck after a gastric sleeve surgery or after gastric bypass surgery, full abdominoplasty may also be an option.

Overweight individuals considering an overweight tummy tuck or those planning an abdominoplasty in conjunction with a hysterectomy may find that they meet the criteria for the procedure. Some patients may even contemplate an umbilical float abdominoplasty also referred to as floating abdominoplasty to address unique anatomical concerns.

Preparing for Abdominoplasty

Selecting the best plastic surgeon for tummy tuck is a critical step in the preparation process. To ensure a safe and successful procedure, thorough research is essential. The search for the best tummy tuck doctor should be guided by their qualifications and patient reviews. Look for board-certified specialists with extensive experience in abdominoplasty, as they possess the necessary expertise to deliver optimal results.

During your consultation with tummy tuck doctors, you can discuss your goals and expectations, which will help your surgeon tailor the procedure to your unique needs. Additionally, your abdominoplasty surgeon will provide you with pre-operative instructions to ensure you’re fully prepared for your abdominoplasty journey. These preparations often include lifestyle adjustments, dietary recommendations, and instructions on ceasing certain medications and habits to promote a smooth recovery and minimize potential risks.

The Abdominoplasty Procedure Stages

Just as with any plastic surgery, a tummy tuck follows a meticulously planned sequence of stages, adhering to established protocols. Your plastic surgeon will conduct the procedure in precise accordance with these protocols.

  1. Anesthesia: The surgeon will administer anesthesia to ensure you are comfortable and pain-free during the procedure. Most often, you’ll receive general anesthesia, which means you’ll be completely unconscious. In some cases, local anesthesia with sedation may be used, allowing you to be relaxed but not fully unconscious.
  2. Surgical Techniques: Depending on the type of tummy tuck chosen (e.g., full tummy tuck, mini tummy tuck, or another variation), the surgeon will make specific incisions. The skin and fat are then lifted, the abdominal muscles are tightened, and excess tissue is removed. Liposuction may also be used to sculpt the area further. The navel (belly button) may be repositioned to match the new contour.
  3. Surgery Duration: The length of the procedure varies depending on the extent of the surgery and the techniques used. Typically, it can last anywhere from two to five hours. The surgeon will provide you with a more precise estimate during your consultation.

Recovery and Post-Operative Care

Recovery and post-operative care stand as paramount phases in the abdominoplasty journey. While all patients experience similar stages of recovery, it’s essential to recognize that the timing of these stages can vary from one patient to another.

  • Recovery Timeline: Typically, you can expect to return to light activities within a few weeks, but it may take several months to fully recover. The surgeon will provide guidelines on when you can return to work and engage in more strenuous activities.
  • Managing Discomfort: It’s normal to experience some discomfort after surgery. Your surgeon will prescribe pain medication to help manage this, and you should follow their instructions diligently.
  • Swelling and Bruising: Swelling and bruising are common side effects after abdominoplasty. Your surgeon may recommend wearing a compression garment to help reduce swelling and promote healing.
  • Scarring: Abdominoplasty does leave scars, but they typically fade over time. The surgeon will advise you on scar care and may recommend topical treatments to help minimize their appearance.
  • Follow-Up Appointments: Post-operative appointments with your surgeon are crucial for monitoring your progress and addressing any concerns. Be sure to attend these appointments as scheduled.

Tummy Tuck Costs

The cost of an abdominoplasty can vary significantly based on the type of procedure and the geographical location. In the UK, a full tummy tuck may range from £6,000 to £12,000, while a mini tummy tuck might cost slightly less. For those seeking more affordable options, countries known for medical tourism, such as Turkey, could offer abdominoplasty procedures at costs ranging from £3,000 to £5,000. It’s essential to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon to receive a precise estimate tailored to your specific needs and goals.

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    Key Benefits of Tummy Tuck at Medistate Hospital

    Scar Minimized Techniques

    We understand your concerns about scarring, which is why we employ advanced techniques to minimize the visibility of scars. Our skilled surgeons strategically place incisions in discrete locations, like along the bikini line, and utilize cutting-edge closure methods for thinner, less noticeable scars. Moreover, Medistate offers post-operative scar-reduction treatments to further diminish the appearance of scars over time, ensuring you feel confident about the long-term results of your tummy tuck.

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    step 1 Inquiry and Consultation
    step 2 Medical Assessment
    step 3 Treatment Planning
    step 4 Travel Arrangements
    step 5 Treatment and Recovery
    step 6 Postoperative Care and Follow-up
    Inquiry and Consultation

    Tell us about your health condition and what kind of treatment you're looking for. Our friendly team will be there to answer all your questions and give you initial information about the treatments we offer.

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    Medical Assessment

    Once we know a bit about your health, we'll ask you to share your medical records and any test results you have. This helps our doctors understand your health history and current situation. With these insights in mind, our seasoned medical experts will then recommend the most suitable treatment options for you. Moreover, we'll arrange for an online consultation with our experienced specialists at your convenience.

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    Treatment Planning

    Once your medical assessment is complete, our hospital's specialists and medical experts will create a personalized treatment plan for you. This includes details about the specific procedures, duration of stay, estimated costs, and any pre-treatment preparations that you need to undertake.

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    Travel Arrangements

    Once you're comfortable with the treatment plan, it's time to start getting ready for your trip to Turkey. Our medical assistants will be here to help you with everything you need. We will assist you in securing accommodation, and organizing transportation to and from the airport. We provide guidance on nearby hotels or accommodations that are convenient for patients and their companions.

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    Treatment and Recovery

    When you arrive in Turkey, you'll come to our hospital for your treatment. Our doctors and expert medical team will take great care of you during the procedure. Depending on what you're here for, you might need to stay in the hospital for a bit to recover and heal properly. We'll be by your side, ensuring you're comfortable and getting the best care.

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    Postoperative Care and Follow-up

    After the treatment is completed, patients are monitored by your hospital's medical staff during their recovery period here in Istanbul. Follow-up appointments are scheduled to track the progress of the patient's recovery. Once the medical team determines that the patient is fit for travel, they are provided with any necessary post-treatment instructions or medications and are ready to fly home.

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    Why Medistate Hospital?

    As you navigate the multitude of choices for medical care, the question inevitably arises: 'Why entrust your health to Medistate Hospital?' Situated in the heart of Istanbul's Asian side, Medistate stands out as one of the city's newest private hospitals, strategically located for easy access to key areas. Boasting state-of-the-art facilities, we adhere to the highest medical standards, ensuring that our patients receive top-quality care. Our roster includes the industry's finest doctors, guaranteeing expertise in every treatment and surgery. At Medistate, we prioritize the individual needs of each patient, meticulously planning and executing personalized healthcare journeys. Through our dedicated approach, we not only showcase our commitment to excellence but also demonstrate the superior quality of service that defines Medistate Hospital.

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    Medistate Hospital employs the latest technology in diagnostics, surgeries, and accurate assessments. State-of-the-art operating theaters, equipped with the latest devices, prioritize patient comfort and prompt recovery, ensuring excellence from investigations to surgeries.

    Specialists With Worldwide Expertise

    Our team of doctors and surgeons boasts international training and experience, having honed their skills in esteemed medical institutions worldwide..

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    Medistate Hospital prides itself on a dedicated team catering to the needs of foreign patients, proficient in multiple languages.

    What to expect during your appointment at Medistate Hospital?

    Choosing Turkey for medical treatment or surgery is a pivotal decision, and at Medistate Hospital in Istanbul, we understand the importance of ensuring that your experience is transparent and reassuring. The duration of your treatment will vary based on the type of surgery and your doctor's recommendations. To guide you through your journey at Medistate Hospital, here is an enhanced step-by-step roadmap:

    - 1. Warm Airport Welcome:
    Your journey commences with a cordial reception as our coordinators and drivers facilitate a seamless airport pick-up.
    - 2. Convenient Hotel Stay:
    We arrange accommodation for you in a strategically located hotel near our hospital, ensuring your comfort during your visit.
    - 3. Hospital Introduction:
    The day after your arrival, our dedicated medical assistant warmly welcomes you to the hospital, setting the stage for your treatment.
    - 4. Efficient Check-in Process:
    Upon hospital arrival, a streamlined check-in process ensures your swift transition to a patient room.
    - 5. Anaesthesiologist Consultation:
    You undergo a comprehensive consultation with our experienced anaesthesiologist to address any concerns and optimize your anesthesia plan.
    - 6. Thorough Investigations:
    Essential pre-operative investigations, including blood examinations, radiographs, and ultrasounds, are conducted to ensure a thorough understanding of your health.
    - 7. Surgeon Consultation:
    Before your surgery, a detailed consultation with your performing surgeon takes place to discuss the procedure and address any questions you may have.
    - 8. Surgical Procedure:
    The surgery begins following the comprehensive investigations and consultations, led by our team of skilled doctors.
    - 9. Hospital Recovery:
    After a successful operation, you stay in the hospital for the necessary duration for initial recovery, ensuring optimal care during this critical phase.
    - 10. Postoperative Care:
    After meticulous postoperative checks, your doctor will discharge you, and our medical assistant will provide detailed post-operative care instructions to support your continued recovery.
    - 11. Hotel Stay with Support:
    Throughout your stay in Istanbul, your dedicated medical assistant remains a constant source of support, ensuring your well-being and addressing any additional needs.
    - 12. Convenient Airport Departure:
    Upon completion of follow-up checks and consultations, we organize convenient transportation to the airport, ensuring a smooth departure from Istanbul.

    All Inclusive Packages

    We meticulously arrange all essential amenities for your visit to Istanbul. Our comprehensive packages encompass transportation, hotel accommodation, and a dedicated personal translator and assistant.

    1. Transportation

    Upon your arrival in Istanbul, our dedicated team of coordinators and drivers warmly greet you at the airport, providing private transportation to your hotel. Throughout your stay in Istanbul, we meticulously handle all your transfers between the hotel and the hospital, ensuring a seamless and comfortable journey at every step.

    2. Accommodation

    You will be staying in a 4 star hotel next to the hospital. You can stay together with your loved one who has come with you to support you. Breakfast for you and your loved one is included in the package.

    3. Translator and Assistant

    Throughout your stay in Istanbul, a dedicated interpreter, serving as your personal assistant, will be by your side. Whether inside or outside the hospital, this knowledgeable guide is ready to provide assistance, offering valuable insights about local attractions and additional services to enhance your experience.

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    We extend our commitment to quality medical services to your family and friends, ensuring their well-being as well.

    1. Accompanying loved ones can avail themselves of our hospital's medical services with an exclusive discount of over 20%.

    2. For those planning surgeries together, such as friends or companions, enjoy a special discount of more than 10%.

    The most frequently asked QUESTIONS by our PATIENTS
    Frequently Asked Questions

    + - What is the recovery time for a tummy tuck?
    The recovery period after a tummy tuck varies, but most patients can expect to return to light activities within two weeks. Full recovery may take several weeks to a few months, depending on the extent of the surgery. It's crucial to follow post-operative care instructions and avoid strenuous activities during the initial healing phase.
    + - Will I have visible scars after a tummy tuck?
    Tummy tuck surgery does leave scars, typically along the lower abdomen, but a skilled surgeon will make efforts to minimize their visibility. Over time, these scars often fade and become less noticeable. Advanced scar reduction techniques and creams can further help improve their appearance.
    + - Can a tummy tuck help with weight loss?
    While a tummy tuck can remove some excess fat, its primary purpose is to reshape the abdominal area and remove excess skin. It is not a weight loss procedure. Patients should be at or near their ideal weight before considering a tummy tuck for the best results.
    + - Are there any risks or complications associated with tummy tuck surgery?
    Like any surgical procedure, a tummy tuck carries some risks, including infection, scarring, and complications related to anesthesia. However, these risks are minimized when the surgery is performed by a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon. It's essential to discuss potential risks and complications with your surgeon during the consultation to make an informed decision.
    + - How long do the results of a tummy tuck last, and can I gain weight afterward?
    The results of a tummy tuck can be long-lasting, provided you maintain a stable weight and lead a healthy lifestyle. Gaining a significant amount of weight after the procedure may compromise the results. It's important to follow a balanced diet and exercise regimen to preserve the benefits of your tummy tuck for many years.

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