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Tummy Tuck

A flat and well-toned belly is everyone’s dream. Some people are lucky enough to make their dream come true with strict diet and exercises. 

But others feel wretched for the fatty tummy that refuses to budge even after following diet, exercise and other weight loss measures.  

Some people may lose those extra kilos but get loose and saggy skin around their abdomen which looks even worse.  


However, plastic surgery offers a great solution for both these problems. Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is a one-step procedure that not only gives a flat abdomen by removing excessive fat but also tightens the weak or separated muscles of the abdomen to give your abdomen a smooth and firm appearance.

Unaffordable Tummy Tuck?

If you are staying in a Western country, the cost of the tummy tuck may not be affordable or you would have to break your savings to get the surgery done.

Plastic surgery abroad comes out to be a good solution in such scenarios. Plastic surgery in countries like India is not only much affordable, you get to see a unique country, the surgeons are board certified, language not a problem, hospitals are accredited and you can combine your trip with a rejuvenation package in a good resort and still save money.

Here’s a quick look at the cost comparison of tummy tuck across various countries:

Cost of Tummy Tuck in different Countries
  • USA- varies from US $9,000 to $15,000
  • UK- varies from £ 6,000 to £ 12,000
  • Australia- $12,000 to $ 17,000
  • India- US $ 2,900 to $ 4,000

Plastic Surgery Abroad- Is It Safe?

The first question that comes to mind when choosing cosmetic surgery abroad, is whether or not it is safe to undergo plastic surgery abroad.

It is a concern raised by local doctors and experts time and again.

And the concern is valid because many a time people fall trap to cheap cosmetic surgery abroad and end up either having a botched up surgery or contracting an infection which is difficult to treat.

However, this is not always the case if you are careful in choosing a well-qualified surgeon who operates at a good surgical facility where there are minimal to nil chances of it.

If you get operated by an experienced board certified surgeon in a good surgical facility with qualified medical staff, and your surgeon knows what precautions to take when you are flying abroad, the risk of cosmetic surgery abroad is same as the risk of undergoing cosmetic surgery locally.

In fact, our decade of experience in treating patients from US, UK, Australia and other Western countries tells us that chances of complications in medical tourists are much less than local patients.

This is because of the following two reasons:

1.     Careful in selecting the right patients
2.     Taking all due precautions before and after the surgery

We at IndiCure, understand your expectations and concerns when you choose to undergo cosmetic surgery abroad and make sure you are not only safe but you get the best results from your surgery.


Tummy Tuck Abroad

When you are opting for tummy tuck abroad or in India, make sure it is performed by a specialist who understands the art of body contouring.

Besides this, many countries on the map lack know-how and specialist doctors to offer this cosmetic procedure to patients.

So, if you are also one of those who needs a tummy tuck but can’t afford one, you can choose to get the surgery done in India. 

Men and women seeking tummy tuck from around the globe prefer to travel to other countries for a lean and firm structure at an affordable cost.

India is definitely an ideal destination for tummy tuck procedures as it offers various advantages as compared to the western countries like:
  • Plastic surgeons in India are skilled and experienced to perform this complex procedure with ease.
  • The hospitals have state of art infrastructure and are well equipped for all types of tummy tuck procedures
  • Most importantly, the cost of tummy tuck in India is much less and affordable as compared to the western countries.
  • Emphasis of the surgeon and paramedical staff is on safety of the patient and effectiveness of the treatment while giving home-like comfort to the patient
  • Patients from around the globe have undergone tummy tuck in India and are happily referring others too, to choose India as their medical tourism destination
  • Comprehensive pre and post-treatment care is given to the patient and they are well educated about the procedure and requirements. 


Types of Tummy Tuck

There are different variations in the technique and types of tummy tuck. Broadly speaking, Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is of following three types: 

  • The Mini Tummy Tuck or the scarless tummy tuck removes only a small amount of stubborn belly flab along with a small portion of skin with the help of a small incision.
  • The Extended Tummy Tuck removes excess fat and extra skin from the abdomen, hips, and sides of the lower back
  • The Standard Tummy Tuck removes a good size of loose skin, especially from the midsection. It is mostly done along with liposuction now and is known as lipoabdominoplasty.

Candidates for Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck is the best solution for otherwise healthy male and female with following
  • Sagging and protruding abdomen: In some cases, the person loses a considerable amount of weight by following a strict diet and regular exercise routine but is left with loose skin on the tummy, flanks, and back. These areas become saggy and look like an overhang or apron of skin covering the abdomen. Tummy tuck or extended tummy tuck can remove this extra skin to give a tight appearance to the abdominal area.
  • Stretch marks, loose skin, and muscles due to pregnancy:  Women often face this problem of loose skin, muscles and flab in the abdominal area after pregnancy and childbirth. The stretch marks in the target area of the tummy tuck can also be resolved.
  • Frequent weight fluctuations: Frequent weight gain and loss can result in loosening of skin around abdomen that gives a fatty look to the person. This can also be managed by the tummy tuck.
  • Separated abdominal muscles: Abdominal muscles that have separated either on their own or after pregnancy can cause loose and saggy skin. The relaxation of these muscles leads to tummy bulging that can be addressed by tummy tuck procedure.

Most importantly, the person should be positive and must have realistic expectations from the procedure. 

Pros & Cons of Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck is a surgical procedure and as all surgical procedures have their pros & cons, so does Tummy tuck have:

Pros of Tummy tuck
  • Gives a flat and smooth tummy
  • Tightens the loose skin or weak muscles of the abdomen
  • Makes abdomen firm and well-toned
  • Restores youthful-looking body
  • Revives the confidence and self-esteem of the person
  • Better look in clothes 
  • Permanent results but require sincere efforts for maintaining ideal weight
Cons of Tummy tuck

  • Not a treatment for obesity. Bariatric surgery results in massive weight loss. 
  • Does not result in considerable weight loss but removes excess fat and skin from the body
  • Leaves a scar in the bikini area
  • Results may reverse in case of any significant weight gain or pregnancy

Why IndiCure?

Deciding the location is not the only decision that needs to be taken for a good and successful medical tour. More importantly, the medical tourism company that will take you through this journey should be decided wisely. 

Choosing IndiCure will not only assure you availability and affordability of the treatment but will also facilitate the most appropriate type of tummy tuck procedure under the guidance of expert specialists.

IndiCure is a certified, experienced and renowned medical tourism company and is associated with the top plastic surgeons and best hospitals for plastic surgery in India.

For more information, write to us at or call us at +91 93200 36777 or +1 877 270 2448 (US Toll Free) or talk to us at Skype @ Indicure