Abdominoplasty can help with the excess fat and skin that can occur following pregnancy and weight loss. In this case over 2kg of excess skin and fat have been removed. The results are seen at 6 months. IN patients in whom a lot of tissue has been removed it can take an additional 6-12 months for the scars and swelling above the scar to settle. During this time the sensation under the tummy button will also start to return and it is rare to have permanent sensory loss.
When considering abdominal rejuvenation surgery it is important to consider all the various options which may include abdominoplasty, fleur de lis abdominoplasty, mini abdominoplasty, bodylifting, liposuction or as part of a mommy makeover package.
At a consultation, It is important to run through all the pros and cons and the various options of abdominal rejuvenation surgery and to look at preop and postop images so that you can be empowered to proceed or not to proceed. Mr. Ross successfully completed his FRCS (plast), obtained his CCT and is listed on the GMC specialist Register for Plastic surgery (Number 4220633). Mr. Ross has a vast training in aesthetic surgery throughout his plastic surgery training including the techniques utilized in “cosmetic surgery”. Mr. Ross is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS); British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS) and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO) and is regularly appraised on an annual basis. He has successfully revalidated and “cosmetic surgery” is an established part of his scope of practice. Mr Ross is the only plastic and cosmetic surgeon in Manchester, the North West of England and the United Kingdom in full time private practice, who is a full member of BAAPS, BAPRAS, ABS and BAHNO. Mr Ross was the first cosmetic surgeon to be certified by the Royal College of Surgeons for body recontouring including abdominoplasty.