Body Sculptur Surgery in IRAN | Panniculectomy is a surgical procedure to remove excess panniculus, or skin, from the lower abdomen. The difference between this method and abdominoplasty is that you can stretch abdominal muscles with this method; and also, remove the excess skin and fat. Surgeons perform panniculectomy to reduce symptoms due to the presence of hanging skin that interferes with daily activities. This procedure is not a cosmetic surgery. In this article we will give you some information about panniculectomy in Iran.
Panniculectomy is the name of the surgery that they remove the panus. Panus is the extra skin panel in the lower abdomen, which is usually affected by rapid weight loss. This extra skin sometimes falls on the genital area and back pain and pimples on the area. Suegeon use panniculectomy to improve hygiene and help patients to get rid of pimples. This surgery makes patients look thinner, helps them look better, both with and without clothing, and boosts their confidence.
In order to perform panniculectomy, you have to go under local anesthesia, then the surgeon makes a vertical incision from the lower part of the sternum to the genital area and another incision is made horizontally across the hip bone. Your surgeon will remove excess skin and fat through horizontal cutting. And then, the skin and fat above the navel will be pulled down and placed back. Also, a drain pipe is also installed to prevent the accumulation of liquids.
The surgery should be performed by experienced surgeons. It usually takes between 2-5 hours; the duration depends on the patient and if you are going to have another surgery inn addition to panniculectomy or not.
For minor panniculectomy surgeries, patients can return home the day after surgery. In most cases, patients are should stay at hospital from one night to several nights. During this time, they sometimes use a drain pipe at the incision site to absorb excess blood and fluid. When the amount of fluid and blood secreted is low, the doctor will stop using the pipe. In the first days of surgery, you can only take a bath with a sponge. Patients can usually take a shower after two days. They also, should expect pain, bruising, and swelling to subside after 3 to 7 days.
Your physician will give you painkillers to control the pain. Bruising and swelling are significantly reduced between 6 and 12 weeks. Recovery time can also be accelerated by using supplements such as Arnica and Bromelain, and features such as LED light therapy. After 10 to 14 days, you can resume light exercise. You should avoid any strong exercise for at least 6 weeks after surgery. After the wound has dried and fallen, that is about 4 to 6 weeks after surgery, use wound healing medications such as gels and special creams. Sometimes a full recovery after this surgery takes several months for many patients. Like any other surgery, take your physician’s advice seriously after the operation. Recovery after panniculectomy is almost similar to recovery after abdominoplasty.
Patients will experience pain for 48 hours after the surgery, you can use a compression bandage around your abdomen to make it easier to bear the pain.
Panniculectomy and Tommy Tuck (abdominoplasty) are two surgical procedures that surgeons use in order to remove excess skin from the lower abdomen. The goal of panniculectomy is mainly to remove the sagging skin, while Tommy Tuck enhances the tissue effects to improve your muscles and waistline. It is also possible to do both methods at the same time. Both panniculectomy and Tommy Tuck target the lower abdomen. The goal of these procedures is to get rid of sagging and excess skin, which often occurs after losing too much weight. This may be due to surgeries such as intestinal bypass, natural weight loss, or even pregnancy.
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Insurance companies usually cover the costs of this surgery, but it’s better to call and ask your insurance company to make sure. If you have any questions about Panniculectomy in Iran or you need a consultation, don’t forget that you can have a free consultation any time of the day by clicking on the tab in our homepage or on the picture below.