Abdominoplasty & Tummy Tuck in Ghana – Cost of Liposuction in Ghana. How much does liposuction cost in Ghana? How much does a tummy tuck cost in Ghana?
#Abdominoplasty is commonly known as a tummy tuck surgery. The procedure involves removal of the excess loose skin hanging on the #tummy as a result of massive #weightloss or #childbirth. This surgery provides a flat abdomen, toned and tightened muscles, and an improved body image.
The tummy tuck surgery combines #liposuction and removal of excess skin to shape the abdomen area. In general, the surgery is apt for candidates who have post-pregnancy loose skin, and protruding abdomen.
The excess skin is unresponsive to exercise and different weight loss measures, hence, abdominoplasty is the best solution to get rid of it. Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that removes fat that you can’t seem to get rid of through diet and exercise. Lipo is the elimination of undesirable excess subcutaneous fat, fat straight under the skin layer.The most common target areas are the abdomen, buttocks, hips, thighs, knees, chin, upper arms, back, and calves.
There are two types of abdominoplasty to treat different concerns.
> Mini abdominoplasty
> Full abdominoplasty
Wherein; #fullabdominoplasty caters to an excess saggy skin above the belly button, #miniabdominoplasty caters to lower belly pooch.
Abdominoplasty, which also involves the lower back liposuction and removal of excess skin without repositioning the navel. The operative time for mini tummy tuck surgery is for about 2 to 3 hours. The procedure involves marking of the target area and administration of general anesthesia.
Once, it is done, the fat is melted through the ultrasonic technique on both sides of the back and front, and the fat is suctioned out through the liposuction procedure, henceforth, resulting in a flattened and tightened muscle.
Possible risks and complications associated with liposuction.
According to Mayoclinic, the following are the possible complications of liposuction:
Contour irregularities. Your skin may appear bumpy, wavy or withered due to uneven fat removal, poor skin elasticity and unusual healing.
Kidney and heart problems.
Abdominoplasty, tummy tuck and liposuction procedures are expensive globally and even in Ghana as they are not covered by health insurance. The cost of liposuction in Ghana is around GHC 30,000 – GHC 50,000 Ghana Cedis. There are some plastic surgery centres that perform low cost liposuction and Abdominoplasty in Ghana.
How much does a tummy tuck cost in Ghana? = Tummy tuck cosmetic surgery in Ghana cost around GHC 8,000 Ghana Cedis. You can have these plastic surgery procedures done at Korle Bu hospital, Nyaho Medical Center (Plastic Surgery Centre) and others.
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Dr Shilpi Bhadani, Plastic Surgeon
This post was last modified on December 4, 2020 4:59 am
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