If you want nicely curved and shaped body and your tummy is being hinder to your appearance then you may choose to go for a tummy tuck procedure, medically known as abdominoplasty. It is available with two options abdominoplasty and partial abdominoplasty. Partial abdominoplasty is also known as a mini tummy tuck. As oppose to abdominoplasty where entire abdomen is operated to eradicate excess fat and unwanted skin, a partial abdominoplasty removes fat, extra skin and tissues from the area below the abdomen. Mini tummy tuck is being popular with those people who just want to slim themselves in the lower abdomen area.
As earlier said anyone who wants to tighten the abdomen muscles and wants to remove excess skin and fat just form the lower abdomen to achieve a flatter, more youthful skin they can think of mini tummy tuck. In the ladies after pregnancy, the lower ABS, or rectus abdominal muscles are stretched and the slackness may remain, then it leaves a sagging lower abdominal lump look. The mini tummy tuck is an accepted alternative for women who search for pre-pregnancy abdominal tightness. A mini tummy tuck also serves a good choice for men seeking to lessen excess skin and tissue after gastric bypass surgery or even weight loss. Once you consult the doctor, she or he can determine the type of procedure you may need. If there is a lot amount of weakened skin to be removed then a full tummy tuck can be performed.
The mini tummy tuck has minor cuts than the full tummy tuck, and so the patient recovers quicker. In case of removing excess fat liposuction is generally performed. In a mini tummy tuck the resulting scar can be as small as two or three inches. As the work is reduced in this procedure it costs almost half of the full tummy tucks. Operation takes nearly two hours and rest time required for mini tummy tuck procedure is also much less than the full tummy tuck. As the recovery is much faster in mini tummy tuck due to smaller incisions.