How a TubelessTuck℠ Redefines the Tummy Tuck Experience
- Posted on: Dec 15 2023
A tummy tuck, also referred to as abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to eliminate excess fat and skin from the abdomen while also tightening the underlying muscles. The surgeon carefully separates the skin and fat from the underlying muscle, which creates an incision that must undergo recovery.
Drains play a crucial role in the recovery process by facilitating the removal of excess fluid from the body, preventing its accumulation around the incision area. However, not all people may be aware that it is possible to get a drainless tummy tuck. Here’s what you need to know.
How Traditional Tummy Tucks Use Drains
In traditional tummy tucks that involve drains, surgeons usually insert one or two transparent tubes through a small incision located just below the main incision for the tummy tuck procedure. The tubes exit the body and connect to a small bulb, approximately the size of a fist. Each bulb will gather fluid that must be emptied by the patient during recovery.
Some people may find that having drainage tubes after a tummy tuck can cause pain or discomfort and make post-operative care a major inconvenience. Dr. Sachin Shridharani, a top board-certified plastic surgeon in Manhattan, NY, offers an alternative solution to this common concern: the TubelessTuck℠.
How Is the TubelessTuck℠ Different From a Regular Tummy Tuck?
Dr. Shridharani takes great pride in being the pioneering surgeon in New York City to provide the TubelessTuck℠ option for abdominoplasty. The TubelessTuck℠ is a surgical technique that Dr. Shridharani strongly endorses and has successfully employed in numerous surgeries.
The TubelessTuck℠ procedure offers a drainless tummy tuck that utilizes dissolvable sutures to close the area between the skin and muscle tissue. This technique prevents the buildup of fluid within that space. By securely connecting the upper tissue with the deeper tissue, the TubelessTuck℠ initiates the healing process right away and prevents the lymphatic system from being overwhelmed.
With the TubelessTuck℠, you may experience the following benefits from your tummy tuck procedure:
- Easier and shorter recovery
- Less pain and discomfort
- Reduced level of post-operative care
- Smoother scar healing
Where to Find the TubelessTuck℠ in New York, NY
LUXURGERY© is a prestigious plastic surgery practice located on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Led by the highly-regarded board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sachin M. Shridharani, our practice is dedicated to providing you with the highest-quality surgical and non-surgical procedures available today.
Learn more about how TubelessTuck℠ works and whether you would be an ideal candidate for this procedure by scheduling an appointment with Dr. Shridharani. Contact us today at (212) 508-0000.
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