During umbilicoplasty, the umbilicus (belly button) is reshaped.
Also Known As:
- Umbilical surgery
- Stomach surgery
Conditions Treated with Umbilicoplasty:
Umbilicoplasty is utilized to treat a protruding belly button, which is caused by fusion of abdominal tissue with the cut umbilical cord.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to umbilicoplasty.
Anesthesia with Umbilicoplasty:
Umbilicoplasty is performed with a local anesthetic.
Potential Complications from Umbilicoplasty:
Possible risks following umbilicoplasty include swelling, pain, bruising and a negative reaction to the anesthesia.
Prognosis after Umbilicoplasty:
The prognosis for a positive end result following umbilicoplasty is good.