Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck surgery : Which is more suitable?


Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck surgery : Which is more suitable?

You want to have a flat and more shapely stomach then undergoing cosmetic surgery is the best option. Well, there are 2 procedures like a tummy tuck and liposuction that can solve this issue. In this guide, we are going to explain the procedures in brief so that you can choose the right one for you.

Many of our patients are interested in getting a flat stomach. This often comes with an old-aged question: “Which procedure is better between a tummy tuck and liposuction to get the effective results?” That being said both the procedures are effective in their way. So, when you want to decide which one is right for you, you should understand the difference. 

Is Liposuction the right procedure for me?

Liposuction surgery helps remove the localized fatty tissues which are located in a specific area. The procedure is effective in removing stubborn fat. This patient is best for the patients with good skin and muscle tone but there is an issue of fatty area.

What areas can be treated with liposuction?

  • Neck
  • Butt
  • Arms
  • Thighs
  • Sides (love handles)
  • Chins
  • Legs

Undergoing this procedure can help the patient to get their body transformed and wear the clothes they like the most. Along with that, the liposuction cost in India is affordable as compared to other places.

What will the procedure will not solve?

The procedure of liposuction will not eliminate the stretch marks, extra skin, and loose skin around the abdominal muscles. These are linked with pregnancy or weight loss.

Should I go for a tummy tuck?

Tummy tuck procedure helps in removing the excess abdominal skin and tighten the abdominal muscles. With this procedure, fatty deposits are removed which helps in giving a flat & firm stomach. The Incision is placed on the lower abdomen which helps in removing excess skin and tightening the slack muscles. The remaining skin is re-draped which helps in giving a tight & flat stomach.

The tummy tuck procedure has different types which include:

  • Mini Tummy Tuck

Patients with slightly bulged stomach & stretch marks below the belly button. The procedure requires a very small incision.

  • Full Tummy tuck

This procedure target excess fat, stretch marks, and loose skin. In this case, the incision is U-shaped around the pubic mound which also makes the abdominal muscles tight.

  • Extended tummy tuck

The patient who has a lot of excess skin as they underwent a significant amount of weight loss. It helps in giving a flat, tight, and youthful stomach.

What should I choose?

Both procedures are effective contouring options. The patients should choose the procedure according to their choice & need.

Well, it does not matter which procedure you choose, you should consult a trained and experienced surgeon for an informed decision.