During high lateral-tension abdominoplasty, excess
skin is removed from the abdominal area and the abdominal muscles are
tightened. This procedure is performed with a large incision made in the center
to each flank.
Treated with High Lateral-Tension Abdominoplasty:
High lateral-tension abdominoplasty may be performed in cases of sagging
skin, extreme weight loss and fat deposits resistant to dieting and exercise.
There are no comparable non-surgical alternatives to
high lateral-tension abdominoplasty. Fleur-de-lis abdominoplasty,
miniabdominoplasty, traditional abdominoplasty and endoscopically-assisted
abdominoplasty are surgical alternatives.
with High Lateral-Tension Abdominoplasty:
High lateral-tension abdominoplasty is performed
under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely
unaware during the procedure.
Complications from High Lateral-Tension Abdominoplasty:
Possible risks following high lateral-tension
abdominoplasty include infection, bleeding, swelling, bruising, scarring and a
negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible to experience reduced
blood supply leading to necrosis and fluid accumulation under the skin.
after High Lateral-Tension Abdominoplasty:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
high lateral-tension abdominoplasty is good.
from High Lateral-Tension Abdominoplasty:
Total recovery from high lateral-tension
abdominoplasty takes four to six weeks.