Transformational Body Surgery Sydney
A combination of surgical procedures to address excess skin due to weight loss.
Dr Moradi is the last stop after all the hard work has been done by the patient with their support network. The surgeon's involvement in these is really only 5% of the entire journey.
What is a 360 Tummy Tuck?
Think of it like a combination of a reverse tummy tuck, a FDL and a belt Lipectomy.
The more severe the loose skin, the more aggressive you need to be.
1) Mini tummy tuck
2) Standard tummy tuck
3) Extended tummy tuck
4) 360 tummy tuck
5) FDL tummy tuck
6) Corset tummy tuck
7) Extended corset tummy tuck
8) Extended corset tummy tuck with bra strap resection
Can you perform a 360 Tummy Tuck and a Breast Lift in the same operation?
Yes, this is preferred. The abdomen is performed first followed by the breast. This helps with breast shaping.
When do you decide to have 360 Tummy Tuck?
When there is any excess skin or fat in the love handle and back region that won't be addressed with a standard tummy tuck.
It is also called a lower body lift or a belt lipectomy.
What is a Corset Abdominoplasty?
It is a combination of the below operations:
- Reverse Tummy Tuck
How much does Transformational Surgery cost?
Costs associated with a Transformational Surgery vary on a number of factors, however this will be discussed during your consultation:
- Anaesthetist's fees
- Private hospital or day surgical facility fees
- Your level of private insurance cover
- Need for other facial plastic surgical procedures, such as eyelid rejuvenation, facelift, neck lift or brow lift.
- Surgical assistant's fee
The breast lift and implant component of the procedure aren't covered. Any time an implant is inserted it is deemed cosmetic, so Medicare and therefore health funds won't cover any costs. However, 360 tummy tuck usually is covered. As long as the skin excess threatens the integrity of the skin and the patient has lost weight and is stable. Liposuction isn't covered either. As a patient, you will need to pay for the cosmetic component of the operation.
Transformational Surgery Results
It's a two - five-night stay in Hospital. And two-four weeks off Work depending on work.
Dressings stay on for the first week and then changed by Dr Moradi. After that, the dressings are changed at home every 2-3 days. Lymphatic massages can start after the first week to help with swelling. And scar management will start at 4 weeks post-op.
It takes a good 12-18months to get a "white" scar. Scars start off red, due to the red blood cells which start the healing process. Over time they go "purple" (similar to this scar at 2 months) due to the excess collagen fibres which are haphazardly arranged. Then they go "blue". It is during this phase scar management is so important to help realign and reduce the collagen fibres. Be patient and trust the process.
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Dr Pouria Moradi - Your Sydney Specialist Plastic Surgeon
"I am a consultant plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon working as a visiting medical officer at Prince of Wales, Royal Women's and Sydney Children's Hospitals, and an associate lecturer at UNSW Medical School.
Having studied medicine at UNSW as a Sam Cracknell Sport and Academic Scholar, I was then awarded Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2005 and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery."