Is a Tummy Tuck for You?
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What are Some Possible Side Effects?
How Long Will the Results of a Tummy Tuck Last?
How Long Will it Take to Recover from a Tummy Tuck?Most people return to work after two to four weeks. Physical activity and lifting must be avoided for at least six weeks as an abdominal corset needs to be worn to support the area.
What Happens if People Lose Weight After a Tummy Tuck?People who have a tummy tuck and want to lose a lot of weight afterwards should postpone the surgery. Women who plan future pregnancies should wait as muscles in the abdomen that tighten during surgery can separate during pregnancy.
A tummy tuck might enhance your appearance, self-esteem and self-confidence. It probably won’t make people treat you differently nor ease all your worries. If you’re interested in the surgery, talk to a tummy tuck specialist about your goals, expectations and reasons for wanting the procedure.
This article was compiled in consultation with CalorieKing.com.au experts and in reference to the following sources:BBC, 'I wanted to look good in my clothes', www.news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7513233.stm
Ninemsn, 'Tummy Tuck', www.health.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=2540
Sydney Tummy Tuck, 'Sydney Tummy Tuck & Cosmetic Surgery', www.sydneytummytuck.com.au
Sydney Tummy Tuck, 'Tummy Tucks (Abdominoplasty) - Sydney & Parramatta, Australia', www.sydneytummytuck.com.au/web/pageid/986
Last updated: November 19th, 2008
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