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I Want a Flatter Stomach. Is Liposuction or an Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) Better?

Struggling with excess skin and fat, or loose muscles in the tummy area can be frustrating. No matter how much you diet and exercise, the area resists weight loss techniques. So you have a choice of procedures to reduce belly fat Sydney. You can choose to have liposuction or a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) to address these issues. Difference between Liposuction and an Abdominoplasty What is the difference between the two techniques? To start with, liposuction and an abdominoplasty have different purposes. Liposuction Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure that removes stubborn ...
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Beyond the Surgery: How to Preserve Your Abdominoplasty “Tummy Tuck” Results


Maybe you are considering having a tummy tuck (an abdominoplasty) and wonder how long it lasts. It is life changing for a lot of women, so what is it? A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure performed as a single procedure or as a part of body contouring. After losing a lot of weight or pregnancy, the results of the stress on the muscles can cause rectus diastasis. This is the separation of the long muscles in your abdomen which leaves excess sagging skin that lacks elasticity. Even with exercise, ...
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Is Simultaneous Liposuction and Tummy Tuck a Possibility?

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When you want to eliminate excess skin and fat then, yes, liposuction and a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) are commonly performed together. The combined procedures even have a name—lipoabdominoplasty. A lipoabdominoplasty may be the right choice when you have loose, sagging skin and stubborn fat you cannot move through diet and exercise. While separately each procedure has different goals, by combining them you can get better long lasting results Understanding Liposuction and Tummy Tuck After losing a lot of weight, pregnancy or just as you get older, you may have stretched ...
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The Truth about “Tummy Tucks”: Debunking 7 Common Myths

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Tummy tucks (also called an abdominoplasty) are a common surgery performed by specialist plastic surgeons. Men and women alike have the surgery for many reasons including medical and to remove skin after weight loss. What is abdominoplasty “tummy tuck” surgery? Abdominoplasty can repair separated or tighten loose abdominal muscles after having a child or due to aging, and remove excess skin after being stretched through pregnancy or weight loss. Abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”) may: Improve bladder function Repair abdominal muscles that are separated or weak Decrease skin infections or itchiness excess ...
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Understanding Medicare Coverage for Postpartum Tummy Tuck Surgery in Australia

Medicare Coverage for Postpartum Tummy Tuck in Australia

Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is a popular procedure for mothers seeking to followimprove the appearance or functionality of their abdomen after having children. When it comes to insurance coverage, the eligibility and extent of Medicare’s involvement can be a topic of uncertainty. In Australia, Medicare provides coverage for procedures deemed medically necessary, and the coverage for tummy tucks is limited to specific circumstances. Below, we delve into the intricacies of Medicare coverage for postpartum tummy tuck surgery, exploring the criteria for medical necessity, the history of coverage ...
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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: What Is the Difference?

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Even after committing to a diet and exercise program, many people are still unhappy with the appearance of their belly or abdomen. This is one of the most common complaints we hear as plastic surgeons, particularly among patients who have been pregnant or lost a significant amount of weight. If you are looking for a way to rejuvenate your abdomen, you may be contemplating the differences between abdominoplasty (commonly referred to as a tummy tuck) and liposuction procedures. Both are effective options to remove excess fat, but there is more ...
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Medicare approves tummy tuck to treat post-partum pain and discomfort

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For young mums who have had their first, second, or even third child, the tummy area can be a source of discomfort. Post-pregnancy tummies come in all shapes and sizes, but some women are left with weak muscles and loose skin around their bellies after giving birth. Some women also experience abdominal and back pain after pregnancy due to abdominal muscle separation, a condition called ‘rectus diastasis’. The good news is that a new Medicare-approved tummy tuck procedure (‘abdominoplasty’) will become available for eligible patients on July 1st 2022. The ...
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Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty

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Most people strive towards a flat, well-toned abdomen with muscular outlines and contours. However, even individuals with normal body weight often struggle to achieve a flat tummy, despite their best efforts with exercise and balanced diets. You may develop a protruding or sagging stomach because of genetic predisposition, pregnancy, aging, previous surgeries, and sudden weight fluctuations. In these cases, traditional weight loss efforts can’t always provide the desired aesthetic results. An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat tissues from ...
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Are My Post-Pregnancy Body Changes Permanent?

A woman’s body undergoes a variety of physical changes throughout the course of their pregnancy. While many of these return to their pre-pregnancy shape with time, there are certain body areas that may not look the same after having a child. Diet and exercise can often help women shed excess weight from pregnancy, but other treatments may be needed for those wanting to reverse lasting changes caused by one or more previous pregnancies. For those wanting to enhance their figure after having children, our specialist plastic surgeons at Pure Aesthetics ...
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When is Abdominoplasty Recommended and Why?

Abdominoplasty, also called a tummy tuck, is a very common type of plastic surgery. After pregnancy or major weight loss the skin and muscles of your abdomen can become stretched out, sag, and affect how you look and feel about your body. Excess fat may also be stored in the abdomen as a result of aging, and these muscles weaken as you get older. The result can be a pouch, or folds of skin and fat that hang. An experienced Sydney plastic surgeon can help you get a flatter, firmer, ...
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