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Tummy Tuck Surgery Claims Guide (Abdominoplasty)

Abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a procedure which erases surplus skin and fat around the abdomen area to attain a flatter, more taut stomach. Most people who choose to have this surgery are looking to remove sagging, loose skin.

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Cosmetic Claims Guide to Standard Abdominoplasty

A standard abdominoplasty is one of the most common techniques used to create a slimmer, tighter stomach. 

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Cosmetic Claims Guide to Partial or 'mini' abdominoplasty

Mini abdominoplasty is not as invasive as other tummy tuck techniques as the umbilicus is not moved. It’s recommended for people who have surplus skin and fat located in the mid to lower abdomen. 

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Cosmetic Claims Guide to Extended Abdominoplasty

An extended tummy tuck includes the procedure for standard abdominoplasty, as well as a lateral thigh lift, meaning surplus skin and fat is cut away from the upper thighs, the lower back and also the waist area. 

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Tummy tuck Surgery Claims, technically known as Abdominoplasty Surgery

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tummy Tuck and Abdominoplasty Surgery Claims

Please find a list of quick links to a number of key topics relating to Tummy Tuck and Abdominoplasty surgeries that Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors can support when making a cosmetic surgery claim for negligence. These guides should provide you with information that will help you ascertain if you’ve been victim of cosmetic surgery negligence relating to abdominoplasty and gastic band surgery.

Tummy Tuck and Abdominoplasty Surgery Process Guides

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors has surgery process guides for other frequent types of cosmetic surgery negligence relating to abdominoplasty like the following:

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