Tummy tuck surgery ( Abdominoplasty) is a surgery performed to obtain a flat abdominal appearance. Abdominal stretching surgery is performed on people who have looseness and sagging skin in the abdominal area, women who have skin sagging due to excess weight gained during pregnancy, and people who have obesity problems.

What is Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)?

It is a body shaping surgery that corrects the looseness in the abdominal skin and abdominal muscles that occurs after birth or as a result of excessive weight gain.

It is a surgery used by women for abdominal sagging, which occurs due to excess weight gained during pregnancy and in people with obesity problems. In tummy tuck surgery, while the procedure is performed on the outer part of the abdomen, the inside of the abdomen is not entered and the only tissues dealt with are the sagging tissues.

Due to excessive expansion of the skin, deep cracks may form in the abdominal area and the skin loses its elasticity. In such cases, tummy tuck surgery is preferred to eliminate the deformed skin. All problems such as sagging of the abdomen, cracked skin and laxity are eliminated and a wonderful appearance is achieved.

Since it is a surgery that removes serious skin from the abdomen and shortens the muscles, this operation is never recommended for women who have not given birth and for those with chronic diseases.

What are the Abdominoplasty Surgery Techniques?

Abdominal tightening surgery is also called “mini abdominoplasty” when there is no or minimal muscle laxity and is limited only to the excess subcutaneous tissue under the belly and muscle repair in this area. Rectus muscle laxity is also accompanied by postpartum or excessive weight gain and loss. In this case, abdominoplasty surgery techniques, which we call full abdominoplasty, can be applied, in which muscle laxity is repaired above and below the belly, excess skin and subcutaneous tissue is removed, and in some cases liposuction is also added.

Abdominal stretching surgery is performed under general anesthesia.

Surgery and Recovery Process

The patient must stay in the hospital for one or two days, depending on the procedures such as liposuction added to the surgery. You are expected to walk shortly after the surgery. It is recommended to use a corset for 6-8 weeks and wait 8 weeks for heavy physical activities.

As in every operation, recovery in this surgery varies depending on the person’s metabolic structure. It is very normal to have pain and tenderness in the first few days.  It is a process that can be overcome by taking mild painkillers.

In order to get back in shape as soon as possible, it is important to do light exercise and long walks in a short time.

To Whom and In What Situations is Abdominoplasty Applied?

Abdominoplasty is a surgery performed to obtain a flat abdominal appearance. People with looseness and skin sagging in the abdominal area, women with sagging skin in the abdomen due to excess weight gained during pregnancy, and people with obesity problems can also be evaluated for tummy tuck surgery.

Abdominoplasty is the best solution for those looking for a permanent solution for problems in the abdominal area. In this way, sagging is tightened and excess fat is removed. The most important reason that makes tummy tuck surgery necessary is the sagging and loose skin under the belly button.

What should be done in preparation for tummy tuck surgery?

What are the important factors for the successful outcome of Abdominoplasty and what should be paid attention to?

  • It is recommended that the patient quit smoking and drinking 4 weeks in advance.
  • A physical examination and, if necessary, an ultrasonographic examination should be performed to determine whether there is a hernia in the abdominal wall.
  • If you have accompanying chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, you should consult with your doctor and these risks should be evaluated in detail with your doctor.
  • Activities that will make your body weak, such as dieting, excessive exercise, sunbathing, should be avoided during this period.

What is Aesthetic Filling?

Over time, with the effect of aging; As a result of factors such as continuous work of facial muscles, gravity and smoking, the production of hyaluronic acid in the skin and the subcutaneous fat layer decreases, sagging and wrinkles appear.

With the filler applied to the lower part of the skin, wrinkles on the face, depressions that may arise from various reasons, and deep lines around the mouth and nose are filled, giving the skin a much younger and brighter appearance.

Aesthetic filling offers a wide range of solutions to people who do not want to undergo surgery. Tired and sad expression on the face, volume loss and wrinkles are eliminated without going under the knife or needing local anesthesia. Filling applications, one of the medical aesthetic methods, are generally preferred for the lips, nose, chin, forehead and cheek areas.

How is Aesthetic Filling Done? How much will it take?

Aesthetic fillings are non-surgical aesthetic procedures performed with needles under clinical conditions, often by providing regional numbness with local anesthesia effective creams.

Hyaluronic acid is the most commonly used filler in filling procedures. It is a substance that makes the skin look both healthy, firmer and younger.

Aesthetic fillers are used to lift the tip of the nose in the forehead area, cheeks, edges of the lips, cheeks, patients whose chin tip is tucked back, eyebrows – lines between the eyebrows -, depressions and scars, and people whose nose tip is downward.

Filling application generally takes between 15 and 45 minutes, depending on the applied area and the amount of filler applied.

Are Aesthetic Fillings Durable?

Filling process is a procedure that helps make the person look younger and livelier in a very short time and lifts up the face. It gives the face a fuller appearance, accentuates the person’s lines and lifts them up.

Facial filler is not a permanent procedure. The permanence period of facial filler varies between 9-24 months depending on the content of the filler used.

How Long Do Aesthetic Fillings Last?

Hyaluronic acid fillers have a permanence of between nine months and two years, depending on the hyaluronic acid and cross-link ratio in their content.

How Long Does the Procedure Take?

Filling application generally takes between 15 and 45 minutes, depending on the applied area and the amount of filler applied.

What is Lipofilling?

It is the transfer of fats taken from appropriate parts of the body to another area as needed.

It is applied to reinforce the volume of the facial area where the nose, chin and cheekbones are located or to correct shape defects in these areas. It is also used on the lips and lower eyelids for breast plumping or enlargement. Lipofilling is also used to correct leg deformities.

Adipose tissue is a rich source of stem cells. It improves the quality of the skin by increasing its tension and elasticity in the transplanted area. It provides significant brightness and rejuvenation, especially in the facial area.

How Permanent Is Facial Lipofilling?

The permanence of the facial lipofilling procedure varies depending on factors such as the person’s age, the area where fat is removed, the procedures performed for fat grafting, the patient’s general health condition and whether he or she smokes. Although the given fat is largely permanent, it is a fact that some of it melts over time. Therefore, sometimes several sessions are required for permanent results.

How is Lipofilling Done?

Lipofilling procedure is performed under local anesthesia or general anesthesia. Areas of the body that are resistant to melting; Fats taken from places such as the lower abdomen, inner and outer thighs, using liposuction technique with special cannulas are processed and transferred to the needed area.

It may be necessary to stay in the hospital for at least 5-6 hours, and sometimes overnight, after the procedure to remove fat tissue from an excess area and transfer it to the needed area.

Does Fat Filling Melt?

Various studies have shown that 10-40% of fat is lost over time. It varies depending on the structure of the region, the age of the patient, his general health condition, and whether he smokes or not.

When Does Edema Go Away After Fat Injection?

Depending on the area where fat grafting is applied, the first 50-60 percent of the edema disappears within the first 10 days, but it may take up to 8 weeks for the edema to completely disappear.

Where is Fat Filling Done?

It is applied to reinforce the volume of the facial area where the nose, chin and cheekbones are located, or to correct depressions, scars and defects in these areas.

It is used for breast filling or enlargement, as well as on the buttocks, lips and lower eyelids. Lipofilling is also used to correct leg deformities.

What is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty applied to the lower or upper eyelids is a surgical removal of symptoms such as bagging of the eyelids, sagging, increased wrinkles, drooping of the upper eyelids and eyebrows, bagging and lines on the lower lids, which usually occur due to aging, and removal of sagging skin and subcutaneous tissue and loosening of the tissues around the eyes. These are surgeries performed for correction.

Is Eyelid Aesthetics Possible Without Surgery?

As we get older, the muscles around our eyes weaken due to many reasons in both men and women. Excess oil in the eyes collects above and below your eyelids, causing sagging of the eyebrows and upper lids and bags under them. This causes people to have a much more tired facial expression. Especially upper eyelid sagging also limits the field of vision. With eyelid aesthetics, these problems are eliminated and the person achieves a younger and healthier appearance.

So, is non-surgical eyelid aesthetics possible for those who are afraid of going under the knife?

Laser eyelid aesthetics is an ideal alternative for people who are afraid of surgery. Laser eyelid aesthetics eliminates eyelid problems without surgery. It is possible to obtain more effective results than surgical intervention with laser eyelid aesthetics performed without any surgical intervention.

Recovery After Blepharoplasty

Although there may be slight edema and bruising after blepharoplasty, this does not hinder your vision. In the first days after the procedure, there may be tension and burning around the eyes. These discomforts will be relieved by taking simple painkillers.

Recovery after blepharoplasty is rapid and you can return to your daily life immediately, but it will take about 10 days for the bruising and edema in the eyes to disappear. If you wish, you can go through this process more easily with cosmetic concealer applications.

What is the Ideal Treatment?

You are uncomfortable with the appearance of your eyelid and you came for an examination . After the examination, your doctor will determine the most appropriate treatment options to correct the deformation in your eye.

Signs of Aging on the Eyelids

As we get older, some changes occur in our eyes, as in every part of our body. As the muscles around our eyes weaken, our eyelids also relax. As a result, excess fat accumulates above and below our eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, upper lids drooping, and finally bags under the eyes.

Sagging and loosening of the eyelid skin, wrinkles around the eyes, a tired and sagging appearance around the eyes are signs of aging. This will make you look more tired and exhausted than you actually are, and will make you look older. In such eyes, the field of vision is also limited. Eyelid aesthetics can reduce and eliminate such problems and make your eyes look younger and more alert.

If drooping eyelids prevent the eyes from opening fully or pull the lower eyelids down, you may consider lower eyelid aesthetics. Removing excess tissue from your eyelids will improve your vision.

Factors such as stress, staying in front of the computer for a long time, and gravity cause the skin on your eyelid to sag and restrict your vision.

Some of these symptoms can be corrected with fillers and botulinum toxin applications, but if there is skin laxity and sagging, surgery is the best option.

How is Eyelid Aesthetic Surgery Performed?

Eyelid aesthetic surgery is performed under local or general anesthesia. It results in a thin scar that will remain in the crease of the upper eyelid. In case of indistinct scars under the eyelashes on the lower eyelid, the lower eyelid can be corrected and, if necessary, the mid-face area can be suspended.

What are the Risks of Eyelid Surgery?

Are there any risks to eyelid surgery? Complications such as the lids not closing completely and the lower eyelid turning outward (ectropion) as a result of removing excess skin from your eyelids may occur in these surgeries. These risks can be minimized by choosing the appropriate surgical technique, quitting smoking at least 4 weeks before the surgery, stopping or regulating blood thinners if you are taking them, and adding sagging cheek tissue suspension procedures such as mid-face lift surgery to lower eyelid surgery when necessary.

In Which Situations Is Blepharoplasty Aesthetics Performed?

As the skin loses elasticity and collagen production decreases with advancing age in both men and women, there is a sagging problem in the lower and upper eyelids, as in the entire face. Apart from this, it is an aesthetic operation performed for those who have sagging in the eye area due to situations that may occur as a result of accidents or due to infection.

Will There Be Any Scars After Blepharoplasty?

The scars in blepharoplasty surgery are usually very vague. There are scars in the upper eyelid, in the crease of the eyelid, and in the lower eyelid, passing through the base of the eyelashes, but they are almost invisible.

For how many upper eyelids do blepharoplasty, sagging and deformation in the lid tissue are evaluated. Doing it before the age of 30 is not recommended except for some special cases (presence of ptosis).

At what age is blepharoplasty performed?

Doctors do not find it appropriate to perform this surgery before the age of 30. It is not recommended except for some special cases (presence of ptosis). However, anyone with a medical need can have it done.


Liposuction is a fat removal operation in which, although weight is lost through diet and exercise, excess fat tissue that resists melting locally in places such as the abdomen, waist and hips is removed. At this point, the main thing to know is that liposuction is not a weight loss method. It is a procedure performed for shaping purposes in people who can lose weight in a healthy way but whose fat cells are large and resistant.

Liposuction is a procedure that only removes resistant fat from the body, it is not performed to eliminate cellulite or tighten loose skin.

What is Liposuction, What is Aimed with Liposuction?

In people with fat that cannot be removed by regional slimming methods, surgical methods used to remove excess fat tissue and give the body a better shape are called Liposuction.

Liposuction is the treatment of regional deformities in the body due to excess fat.

Liposuction Complications

With appropriate patient selection and today’s modern techniques, the complication rate after liposuction is quite low. Bleeding, asymmetry, skin wrinkles and contour deformities are rare complications that can be seen after liposuction.

Healing Process After Liposuction

Bruises after liposuction disappear within 10-15 days, and the patient can return to daily life after 1 week; However, it may take a few weeks to a few months for the edema to heal and the body to take shape.

During the recovery period after liposuction, your doctor will advise you to avoid consuming foods that may cause inflammation and to exercise depending on your body type.

Liposuction Surgery Method

In this procedure, which is performed widely all over the world, the fat tissue in the targeted area can be liquefied by different methods. In this way, the fat becomes easily suctioned and the fat is taken out of the body with the help of thin cannulas.

How Much Fat Can Be Removed with Liposuction?

The amount of fat to be removed by liposuction varies depending on the person, but generally 3-4 liters of fat can be removed.

With what type of anesthesia method can liposuction operation be performed?

Liposuction can be performed with general anesthesia or local anesthesia under sedation.

Who are the suitable patients for liposuction?

Liposuction is a shaping surgery; It is not a weight loss surgery. It is performed to correct and shape the fat that cannot be removed by regional slimming.

Your doctor decides whether you are suitable for liposuction by examining you. Patients who do not have a systemic health problem, are not pregnant or have recently given birth, and have regional lubrication are suitable candidates.

How long does it take to return to social and business life after Laser Liposuction operation, and what is the recovery process like?

You can return to your working and social life in a very short time after the liposuction operation. It is a very easy process to heal. You will only feel mild to moderate pain for the first 48 hours. During the recovery period after liposuction, the pain the next day after leaving the hospital is similar to “muscle pain after a heavy exercise” and can be relieved with simple painkillers taken orally.

It is recommended to use a corset for about 3 weeks after the liposuction procedure. Thanks to this corset, swelling and bruising are reduced and your recovery is accelerated.

How many kilos can be lost with Laser Liposuction operation and which areas can be applied?

Liposuction should never be seen as a sole weight loss method.

It can be used as a weight loss aid in people who continue to lose weight regularly through diet and exercise. It can be used to remove fat from almost every part of the body, including the abdomen, waist, hips, legs, abdomen, arms, back, hips, chest, face and more.

It is possible to remove a large amount of fat with liposuction, and 8-10 kilos of fat can be removed from the body in a single session. However, since taking such large amounts of fat may cause imbalances in the body, it is considered safe to take 2.5-4 liters of fat in a single session.

Since this amount will be determined by the doctor, you can get clear information about it during your first examination.

Liposuction Types and Techniques

Today, technology provides countless opportunities for those who want to rejuvenate and have a more vigorous and fit body. In this increase in methods, the number of methods applied in the field of Liposuction, as in every field, is quite high. Liposuction techniques under headings are as follows:

  • Tümesan Technique (Blow Molding Technique)
  • Ultrasonic Liposuction
  • Laser Assisted Liposuction
  • Superficial Liposuction
  • Suction Assisted Liposuction
  • Power Assisted Liposuction
  • Radio Frequency Assisted Liposuction

The technique that is most suitable for you will be determined by your doctor.