Is a tummy tuck worth it?

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It is true that most people dream of having a flat abdomen, that helps to show a slim silhouette and that at the same time is toned. In some cases eating a healthy diet and exercising is more than enough to achieve this goal, but in others, it is necessary to resort to a tummy tuck.

Compared to other procedures that remove excess fat from the abdomen, the tummy tuck is one of the least aggressive. That is why in a short time it has gained great popularity and more people are increasingly willing to resort to it, but is it really worth it?

Is the tummy tuck worth it?

If you are thinking about having this procedure, you should know several things about it and how it can change your life. Although it is a fairly safe procedure, it is also true that all surgical procedures carry some risk, so it is necessary to have information that can help you decide.

You will continue exercising

Sometimes people think that after having a tummy tuck, or any other aesthetic surgery, it will no longer be necessary to exercise. That is not the case, in fact, it is usually recommended to have a balanced diet and exercise before the surgery because that way it is easier to correct the flaccidity.

In addition, it is also recommended to continue with a good diet and exercise after recovering from the surgery. Because even though the surgery is effective, if bad habits are maintained, it is possible for the patients to return to a situation similar to the one they had before the procedure.

Will it take me a long time to return to my activities?

Actually, one of the main advantages of the tummy tuck Tijuana, is that local anesthesia can be used, or depending on the case, intravenous sedation. This is one of the things that makes it easier for the patient to return home in less time, compared to the period they must spend in the hospital when other types of surgeries are performed.

Usually, the patient can resume normal activities after the first three days. But this is something that depends on each case, it is also necessary that the patient continues to use the girdle, the time indicated by the doctor, and go to their reviews.

As for exercise, it is generally necessary for the patient to wait longer because although recovery is fast, it takes time.

Results are not seen immediately

One of the most common ideas regarding aesthetic procedures is to believe that the results can be seen on the same day. In reality, although there are procedures in which this happens, in the case of surgical procedures this is not the case, because the skin swells and needs some recovery time.

In the case of a procedure such as a tummy tuck, it is after 21 days that you begin to notice the results because the swelling decreases. But to have a clear idea of what the final results will be, it is necessary to wait for three months to pass, because it is then that it can be seen perfectly.

It’s not for everyone

So far we have talked about some of the most common reasons people decide to skip the tummy tuck. However; you may decide whether or not it is really worth it, after knowing that not everyone may be a candidate to undergo this procedure.

In reality, although it is a fairly safe and also very popular procedure, it is recommended for people who are slim. In other words, people who just need a little extra help in order to achieve a flat, flab-free abdomen that is aesthetically more appealing.

It is not recommended for people who are overweight or have obesity problems, and it is necessary to be in good health to perform the procedure. So even if you are thin, you may not necessarily be a candidate, that is why surgeons usually request various types of analysis.

You may need assistance

Although compared to other surgeries, this is a minimally invasive procedure, the truth is that in the first few days, it may be difficult to perform normal activities. Therefore, it is recommended that you have the support of a person to perform daily activities.

You must follow the instructions

Patients must follow the doctor’s instructions strictly, otherwise, they risk a delayed recovery. Even if the doctor’s recommendations are not followed, patients run the risk of developing problems that may affect their recovery.

Which are the benefits?

A procedure such as a tummy tuck can have several benefits: both physical and psychological for the patients. This is because it improves their physical appearance, and at the same time, their confidence levels increase, so patients feel more encouraged and enthusiastic.

Even so, it is important to remember that although this procedure can be of great help for the patients to achieve their aesthetic goals, it won’t solve everything. It is necessary to eat a balanced diet and exercise to keep the body healthy.

Where can I get treated?

In case you have decided to undergo an aesthetic surgery such as a tummy tuck, you may have noticed that outside of Mexico, it is usually a very expensive procedure. That is why many tourists decide to travel to cities like Tijuana to get treated. If this is your case, you should know that at Renueva, you are in good hands.

At Clinica Renueva we are a team of professionals whose main objective is to help our patients. We take into account your desires and needs, in order to provide you with quality service, in addition, our prices are usually accessible to tourists, due to the exchange rate.

So if you are looking for quality treatments in the hands of professionals, then we can help you.

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