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  1. Presents Medical Reasons to Get a Tummy Tuck

  2. Introduction • A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure used to tighten abdominal and other related muscles. • Lauded for giving firm abdominal muscles to restore their shape after pregnancy. • Benefits those who have had drastic weight loss over a short duration

  3. Medical Conditions to Get a Tummy Tuck • Stress Urinary Incontinence • Ventral Hernia • Lordosis

  4. Stress Urinary Incontinence • Bladder control problem that mostly affects women who have one or more vaginal deliveries. • Accidental leaks when pressure is exerted on the abdominal muscles. • Pressure could be from everyday activities like sneezing, coughing, laughing, and even exercising. • Overlooked in its significance at discomforting a post-pregnant woman. • To correct this condition, a surgical procedure is done. • Give added support to a sagging urethra that leaks under pressure.

  5. Ventral Hernia • Occurs when the intestine breaks through the abdominal wall to create a bulge. • Because of the weakening of the stomach wall. • Weakening can be caused due to • An incision made during a previous surgery. • Post-surgery infection or a stoma. • Sudden loss of weight or being obese. • Pregnancy,cancer,diabetes and the use of medication like steroids.

  6. Abdominoplasty works to tighten and strengthen the stomach muscles. • Can be done in tandem with hernia repair surgery in order to aid in faster recovery.

  7. Lordosis • Occurs when the lower back arches more inwardly than normal. • Due to Poor posture and obesity. • Tummy Tuck enables in the reduction of weight by removing excess stomach fat. • Strengthens the stomach as well as the buttocks and thighs. • Reduces excess fat significantly. • Enables a patient to have better posture too.

  8. Contact Us: Beverly Hills Institute of Plastic Surgery • 2080 Century Park East, Suite 501 Los Angeles, CA 90067 • 27420 Tourney Road, Suite 200 Valencia, CA 91355 • 615 W. Avenue Q, Suite E Palmdale, CA 93551 http://bhips.com Website -

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