Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck and its medical benefits

Medical Benefits of Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty, also known to many as tummy tuck surgery, has increased in popularity over the past few years. Both women and men opt to undergo the surgery. There are numbers to back this up! The data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons shows a 107 percent increase in the number of tummy tuck surgeries performed between 2000 and 2017. Why a person considers abdominoplasty may vary, from reclaiming the pre-pregnancy body to boosting self-confidence by transforming the physique. Given the popularity, tummy tuck in Vancouver BC has been highly sought after.

There is more to abdominoplasty than giving you a flat and toned tummy. We are referring to the medical benefits of the procedure. Here’s how a tummy tuck is medically beneficial:

1. For alleviating back pain

If you are troubled by back pain, abdominoplasty may provide some relief. After you lose a significant amount of weight or give birth, your stomach muscles may weaken, resulting in back pain. The removal of excess fat from the stomach with a tummy tuck surgery tightens those muscles providing you the essential abdominal support to decrease the back pain.  

2. For correcting a ventral hernia

When your abdominal or intestinal tissue breaks through the abdominal wall, a type of sack or pouch gets created in the area. The condition is called a ventral hernia. It may develop due to varied reasons, like a cesarean section, abdominal weakness due to immense weight loss, or an appendectomy. Apart from flattening your tummy, an abdominoplasty can also correct this hernia by strengthening your abdominal muscles, therefore, reducing excessive pressure on the skin.

3. For a better posture

Strong abdominal muscles and reduced back pain automatically improves your posture. A tummy tuck in Vancouver BC will tighten your muscles and support your spine. Thus, an improved your posture. So, a better posture is a by-product of abdominoplasty.

4. For reducing stress urinary incontinence

SUI or stress urinary incontinence is a condition where you do not have much control over your bladder when too much pressure is applied on the urethra and bladder. Most women develop the condition after a normal delivery, but men may also be affected by it. If you experience uncontrollable leakage due to sudden forceful actions like laughing, sneezing, or coughing, you have SUI. An abdominoplasty may help those dealing with SUI.

Is abdominoplasty right for you?

It is an absolute must that you consult a doctor and discuss the operation with them before undergoing any surgical procedure, including a tummy tuck. You will become aware of any risks involved, how to prepare for the surgery, and what to expect while recovering.

A tummy tuck procedure offers physical as well as psychological rewards. You get to flaunt a tighter, toned stomach and a beautifully redefined waistline, your clothes fit perfectly, and your quality of life will be enhanced!

If you have decided to undergo an abdominoplasty, My Medical Vacations will make your tummy tuck journey smooth. We will handle the logistics department efficiently. From taking care of your pre-travel requirements and your accommodations to communicating with the medical professionals and the clinic. Want to know the cost of tummy tuck in Vancouver? Get in touch with us!