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High voltage abdominoplasty

The abdominoplasty is the intervention which will make it possible to redrape the belly, by removing the excess skin while tightening the muscles (cure of the diastasis).


Anesthesia : general

Duration of the intervention : 2h to 3h

Recovery : 10 to 15 days, plan 2 to 4 weeks off work.

Pre-operative assessment: blood test, chest x-ray for smokers

and an electrocardiogram for people over 45.

High voltage abdominoplasty in Tunisia , the advantages compared to conventional abdominoplasties:

  • – obtaining a beautiful, very low scar

  • – a widening of the stomach area

  • – A dug and natural navel

  • – Reduced bleeding.

The belly is often damaged by pregnancies or by weight gain and severe weight loss which will cause abdominal relaxation, both on the muscle strap and on the elasticity of the skin.

High voltage abdominoplasty in Tunisia ,  will make it possible to obtain a flat and tense stomach according to the specific characteristics  to each.

It should be noted that for this intervention, two scars are necessary, 1 scar at the level of the navel for the transposition and 1 scar on the lower part of the belly and as low as possible in order to be discreet and camouflaged by the panties.

The stages of high voltage abdominoplasty in Tunisia?

1 – Liposuction

Liposuction of the abdomen, to reduce the thickness of the abdominal wall in order to refine it. Liposuction is an essential step in abdominoplasty, as it reduces the detachment during the 2nd step of abdominoplasty.

2- Lifting of the abdominal flap

The skin and fatty tissue are lifted off the muscles to the lower edge of the sternum. This detachment of the skin is essential to tighten it down and make a flat stomach.

3- Tightening of the abdominal muscles

The tightening of the rectus muscles of the abdominal wall, during the abdominoplasty, makes it possible to recreate a solid abdominal belt, to flatten the stomach area and to refine the waist. This is an essential time that allows you to recreate a flat stomach.

4 – Removal of excess abdominal skin

Excess skin is removed. The navel (remained in place) is fixed after having created an orifice for its passage. This intervention presents a rather important scar of which you must be aware, this one is horizontal just above the pubis, which is usually hidden by the panties.

What are the consequences after an abdominoplasty?


1 – The first weeks

  • The edema mostly disappears.

  • The bruises are less and less important.

  • To the touch, the cardboard appearance diminishes and is mainly located below the navel.

  • Irregularities and gathers fade over time.

  • The pull relaxes, allowing you to straighten up.

  • The scars are quite visible, more or less inflammatory.

  • Abdominoplasty often causes fatigue for three weeks to a month.

2- After two months

  • The skin is supple and has regained a normal and regular appearance.

  • The abdomen to the touch may still appear a little cardboard.

  • The scars are still a little red and hardened and do not begin to fade after the sixth month, to reach their final appearance only after one to two years.

  • A scratching sensation around the scar is alleviated by the use of silicone cream.

3- Duration of work stoppage

On average fifteen days are necessary. Depending on the gesture and each individual, the work stoppage can be extended to one month.


High tension abdominoplasty intervention in Tunisia

High voltage abdominoplasty intervention in Tunisia

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