A mini-abdominoplasty can be done when you have an excess of skin and fat around the abdomen.
Often this is due to genetic reasons, but also dietary and exercise habits play a role.
A pregnancy can physically, and because of the hormonal changes, stretch the skin and abdominal muscles.
After a cesarean, a “crease” is created that can eventually lead to a “hanging belly” beneath the scar, even if you are not overweight.
A mini-abdominoplasty is significantly less invasive than a full tummy tuck, where the abdominal muscles often needs to be operated on, and the navel moved, to create symmetry.
Usually the operation involves an oval skin flap and underlying fat and any old scars (eg after caesareans) being removed.
The fat layer is sewn together as a support for the skin. At Victoriakliniken we sew we in three rows for an aesthetic and sustainable results. The wound is then taped and dressed with a gauze on top.
The patches are removed after 1-3 days and the stitches are broken down by the body.
For minimal scarring taping should then be retained for 6 months.
Normally, you can work and live a normal life just days after surgery, but you should refrain from exercise and heavy lifting for at least a month after the procedure.
Here you can watch 3D-aimations that explains in detail how a mini-abdominoplasty is performed, and what happens before, during and after the procedure.
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Dokuments about mini-abdominoplasty
Here you can read and download more detailed information about abdominoplasty, in pdf-format (in Swedish).
We recommend our patients to do endermology before an abdominoplasty or liposuction, to enhance blood circulation in the fatty areas, and to speed-up recovery. After surgery this treatment can help drain fluid, and lessen swelling and pain.
Prices mini-abdominoplastyEach operation is unique and individual. Our prices are therefore usually shown as an interval within which the final price ends up. The final price can only be set after a consultation.
Prices are exclusive of VAT. From the beginning of 2015, procedures that are not performed on medical grounds are subject to VAT. Whether your surgery is medically motivated or not, is also something that must be decided at a personal meeting.
Learn more about what is included when booking an operation at Victoriakliniken.
|Procedure||From (excl VAT):||To (excl VAT):|
|Mini-abdominioplasty (only below navel)||SEK 45.000||SEK 65.000|
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