A tummy tuck, technically known as abdominoplasty, is an operation designed to remove excess fat or skin from the abdomen (tummy) after weight loss to create a tighter, flatter stomach. A tummy tuck can also remove or reduce the appearance of stretch marks by tightening the abdominal muscles.

While the decision to have a tummy tuck is personal to every individual patient, it is most commonly favoured by those who have lost a considerable amount of weight. Other patients, however, include those who have recently given birth or have undergone successful stomach surgery for obesity.

According to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), over 3,200 tummy tuck operations were carried out in the UK in 2011.

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Tummy Tuck surgery is an invasive procedure

Tummy tuck surgery is usually performed under general anaesthetic and the procedure may take up to three hours depending on how much skin and fat is removed. Patients remain in hospital for up to three days after surgery.

There are three types of tummy tuck. A standard tummy tuck procedure involves a long cut in the abdomen above the pubic area and sometimes a second cut to remove the belly button from the surrounding skin. Stretched or torn muscles are then pulled together and excess fat removed.

Excess skin and fat is removed below the belly button during a mini tummy tuck, leaving a long curved scar on the abdomen above the pubic area but the belly button itself remains in place. During an extended tummy tuck, excess skin and fat from the abdomen and lower back is removed.

As with every cosmetic surgery procedure, there are some risks associated with tummy tuck surgery. We have dealt with examples of tummy tuck surgery gone wrong where tummy tuck surgery claims needed to be made.

If you feel you have experienced tummy tuck surgery negligence we would like to help you, as at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors we are experts in tummy tuck surgery claims. With a winning case, you could be due substantial tummy tuck surgery compensation.

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Why finding out about tummy tuck surgery claims is important

You may feel dissatisfied that your surgery has not provided the results you required or that you’ve suffered needless pain because of it.

If you’ve been suffering with pain, poor health or depression since having bad tummy tuck surgery, it’s very important you find out about the tummy tuck surgery claims process. That’s because you may be afflicted with problems associated with tummy tuck surgery gone wrong. At Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors, we are highly experienced in tummy tuck surgery claims, and know exactly what indicators to look for.

Upon discovery of tummy tuck surgery negligence, we help clients make successful tummy tuck surgery claims resulting in large sums of compensation.

In most instances, you should wait to heal fully after your tummy tuck surgery before finding out about tummy tuck surgery claims. This is because temporary side effects including swelling, scarring and abdomen numbness are common. However, if after time you feel that you are suffering from bad tummy tuck surgery you should contact us immediately and we will explain everything you need to know about making a tummy tuck surgery claim.

To help you find out about tummy tuck surgery claims and to decide if your issue is due bad tummy tuck surgery, here are some of the most common complications where tummy tuck surgery negligence may have occurred:

  • Excessive scarring or inappropriately placed scarring which is too high and visible above the waistline
  • Insufficient removal of excess tissue leading to contour deformity
  • Puckering of the skin around the scar line
  • Loss of sensation and numbness due to nerve damage
  • Belly button loss or off-centre miss-placement
  • Flaps of skin remaining on either side of the stomach, known as dog-ears
  • Infection

If you are suffering distress following recent tummy tuck surgery, make a claim now with Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors.

Tummy tuck surgery claims can net large sums of compensation

For any of the examples of bad tummy tuck surgery above, you should contact Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors immediately to discuss making a tummy tuck surgery claim.

However, even if the types of tummy tuck surgery claims we have listed do not match your particular example of tummy tuck surgery gone wrong, you should still speak to our tummy tuck surgery solicitors.

We know which instances can result in a successful tummy tuck surgery claim, and we will advise you on what you need to do now.

request a call back online from one of our tummy tuck surgery solicitors about making a tummy tuck surgery claim or call 0800 634 0285

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