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Sydney Tummy tuck Surgery – What type of tummy tuck is right for you?

extended tummy tuckAbdominoplasty is the term used to refer to the procedure whereby the excess fat in the belly is removed and the stomach muscles tightened. It is also known as tummy tuck, whereby various types of tummy tuck operations are done.  People go for tummy tuck because they have a problem with their bulging bellies and have no control over them. Tummy tuck is one sure surgical procedure that will give you a flatter tummy and restore you confidence. Let us look at extended tummy tuck as one of the more popular tummy tuck procedures.

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This procedure is also known as lateral abdominoplasty and is specifically targeted at people with huge hips as well as love handles. It may so happen that depending on the body type, some people tend to have fat deposits accumulating in the hips and the love handle areas as opposed to the stomach.

What is Extended tummy tuck? – Works where liposuction doesn’t work

You will find that extended Sydney tummy tuck surgery is the procedure of choice in that it helps to remove more fat deposits and skin than liposuction. Liposuction is a procedure done to suck out excess fat in the body using a piercing tool known as cannula. If you tried to get rid of excess fat in the localized parts of your body such as the hips and love handles, you will find extended tummy tuck quite effective. In any case, extended is more invasive than mini tummy tuck.

What is mini tummy tuck?

type of tummy tuck incisionsYet another of the various types of tummy tuck, mini tummy tuck is also referred to as partial tummy tuck. This procedure mainly concentrates on the lower part of the abdomen. If you excess fat in the lower abdomen, mini tummy tuck has been found to be quite effective in getting rid of the localized fat. This procedure is different from extended tummy tuck and liposuction in the sense that it is less invasive.

Last a short time

While most tummy tuck procedures take several hours to complete, mini tummy tuck or partial tummy tuck will usually take you no more than 2 hours. This therefore implies that even the recovery time is short such that you will be able to resume your normal daily activities within a short time after discharge.

Wearing compression garments

After the mini tummy tucks procedure, you will be required to don compression garments.  Compression garments are usually used to accelerate the healing process such that you will realize in the 21 days’ time, you wounds will have completely healed.


Just like any other surgical procedure, mini tummy tuck has an element of cost, but is cheaper compared to full tummy tuck and extended tummy tuck.

Other forms of Plastic surgery procedures

As you have read the detailed information about tummy tuck procedure above, you must have considered what plastic surgery can do for you. Plastic surgery is something that many people are obsess about. We can’t deny that fact. There are many other forms of procedure for specific body areas, you just have to determine which one is right for you. Breast Augmentation is also a popular procedure for women to correct and enhance breasts size. If you are one of those women who are self-conscious of your booby size, then this procedure is best for you. Consider consulting Dr Barnouti to learn more about this procedure.


There are less risks of getting serious scars with mini tummy tuck because as we have seen, the procedure is less invasive and therefore there are no large incisions made on the lower abdomen. This procedure has another advantage of having a short recovery period.

The reviews on the procedure show that it generally a highly rated procedure due to reduced risks.

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