A paunch or a pendulous skin fold or a protruberant belly are variations of a similar problem, i.e excess fat on the front of the tummy. The skin buckles like a hammock and forms a pendulous fold. Many times a protuberant belly is due to excess intraabdominal fat, or divarication of rectii( ventral hernia).
First marking is done in standing position and the amount of excess skin that can be removed is marked. Depending on the amount of skin that has to be removed, the procedure could be either a limited, modified limited, Full Tummy Tuck surgery (Abdominoplasty India)
Adults with the above abdominal problems, of any age who are in good health, moderately fit and overall have good muscle tone. An ideal person to have it done is one whose body mass index is near normal. They should not have any life threatening illness or medical conditions. Patients who smoke can have an increased risk of complications. Previous abdominal surgery may limit the potential results of Abdominoplasty.
This procedure usually is done in a hospital setting, with a few days hospitalization. There might be bruising and swelling after surgery that should subside in three to six weeks. You may have drains that will be removed once the drainage stops. This usually takes approximately one week. Once the drainage stops, you should be able to go home from the hospital. Your abdominal skin will be tight after surgery