This gentleman had lost a lot of weight and although he had a very strong abdominal wall was unable to shift the excess skin. An abdominoplasty has enabled the excess skin to be removed. The scar is seen a few months after surgery and it will still take time for the scar to settle and the scar fade. The tissue above the scar will always remain swollen in the months following surgery and may well increase with exercise. Scar management is important during this phase.
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.