More than 27,000 cosmetic procedures were carried out in the UK last year. Of these, abdominoplasties, or tummy tucks, were one of the most popular. This is especially true amongst women, hoping for a firmer, smoother, stomach. Here, we look at what a tummy tuck is and how to make sure if you want tummy tuck surgery Liverpool, you know what to look for in a surgeon.
What Is Tummy Tuck Surgery?
Tummy tuck surgery, or abdominoplasty, is an operation that removes excess skin from the stomach. It can also remove or reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks or tighten stomach muscles. It’s most common in women, who want the procedure after having children or losing weight. However, men also regularly opt for this type of surgery too.
Choosing A Tummy Tuck Surgeon
Just like any other operation, abdominoplasty is not without its risks. This is why people considering tummy tuck surgery Liverpool need to research not only the procedure but the person carrying it out. They need to find a surgeon registered with the General Medical Council as well as professional bodies such as the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). Ideally, they will also be a Specialist FRCS in Plastic Surgery.
When they meet their surgeon for the first time, it should be for a consultation. The surgeon will then talk through the steps involved and the risks surgery presents. It’s important to remember, risks factors can change depending on the person. Those who smoke, for example, may be at higher risk. As a result, their surgeon may ask them to stop smoking before they operate.
Arranging Tummy Tuck Surgery Liverpool
People living in and around Liverpool interested in tummy tuck surgery can find out more by booking a consultation with Mr Irfan Khan. Mr Khan is a registered plastic surgeon with more than 20 years’ experience. He will talk you through the procedure and, together, you can decide if it’s for you. Call him today on 0151 7337 123.