Do I need to pay a deposit to secure my procedure booking?
Yes. A 20% deposit is required to secure your booking with the balance paid upon arrival, the day prior to your surgery.
What currency will I need to pay in?
Your deposit and final balance payment should be paid in GBP.
How soon can I book my flights?
Do not book flights until you have received an email to confirm your surgery date has been confirmed. A date will only be secured once you have been approved for surgery and your deposit has been paid. You are required to book your flights within 2 days of receiving your surgery confirmation email.
Who is it suitable for?
This procedure is most suitable for someone who has had children or a weight loss and has been left with excess skin on the abdomen.
When can I return to work?
If your job is:
When can I exercise?
- lightly active (such as office based), we would advise 2 weeks off work;
- moderately active job (such as a hairdresser), would benefit from 3-4 weeks off work;
- for an active job (such as a personal trainer,) we would advise 6-8 weeks off work.
You must not exercise for 6-8 weeks post op. Light exercise such as walking is encouraged.
I have just had a baby. When can I have the procedure?
You must wait at least 12 months before you can have this procedure. Please contact us for more information.
Is it safe?
Yes, if performed by experienced board certified surgeons.
How big is the scar?
A full tummy tuck scar is usually hip to hip. If it is a mini tummy tuck the scar is much smaller, more like a c-section scar.
Who is this procedure not suitable for?
Someone who is planning to have more children in future as you can reverse the effects of the procedure which may result in you having to get another tummy tuck.
How long will it take to see my final results?
Your body can take at least 6-12 months to settle in to its final state.
How long will my results last?
For as long as you maintain your weight. We encourage patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle after surgery. Any rapid weight loss/gain can affect results.
Can I have children after the procedure?
This will not affect you having children but we would advise that you wait until you have had all of your children before having the procedure.
How do I sleep after my surgery?
Sleep on your back, elevated, with a pillow under your knees (jack-knife position)for 4 weeks post op. Do not sleep on your side for 6 weeks post op.
Can I combine this procedure with any other procedures?
Yes. You are able to combine a Tummy Tuck with a number of procedures.