tummy tuck in turkey

Tummy Tuck in Turkey

Tummy Tuck in Turkey Istanbul is one of the plastic surgery options that remove excess fat and skin, where sagging muscles are tightened to give a flatter stomach. In addition, the operation removes wrinkles and sagging caused by weight gain for a more youthful appearance.

The procedure can be performed within 2 to 3 hours, according to each case under full anesthesia, with a one-night stay in the hospital. As for the results it appears immediately as soon as the surgical effects disappear.

Anesthesia General
Procedure Duration2-3  hours
Convalescence7-10 days 
Stay in Hospital1 Night
Turk Aesthetic Cost3500 – 4500 EUR
Tummy Tuck in Turkey

How is tummy tuck surgery done in Turkey

Many people dream of having a flat belly with prominent hexagonal muscles through exercise, weight control and diets, but unfortunately these methods are not enough, so the tummy tuck operation is the perfect solution. The goal of the operation is not to lose weight, but only to get rid of fat and sagging caused by aging, postpartum results, or what happens after a significant weight loss, and sometimes as a result of previous surgeries, the tummy tuck operation is a complementary procedure.

Tummy tuck video in Turkey

Who can perform a tummy tuck in Turkey

Anyone who is in good health and over the age of 20 and suffers from flabbiness and excess fat in the abdominal area as a result of weight loss or a sudden change in the body as a result of childbirth and that negatively affects the person’s psyche, can undergo to the operation to restore his confidence.

Who can not perform a tummy tuck in Turkey

  • Everyone who has not yet reached the age of 20.
  • Suffering from a chronic or contagious disease.
  • For those who have excess weight, the extra weight must be removed and then a tummy tuck is performed to get rid of the sagging that occurred as a result of weight loss.

The doctor who performs a tummy tuck

The procedure performed by a plastic surgeon who has sufficient experience to perform this type of operation. No doctor from another specialty can perform this type of operation. It is taken into account when choosing a hospital or medical center to investigate a reliable center, a clinical environment with a high degree of sterilization, and a highly qualified doctor. The high cost of the procedure may sometimes reflect the center’s high efficiency and credibility, so it is preferable not to discuss or bargain on the issue of the high price.

Anesthesia types used during the surgery

Abdominoplasty can be performed under general anaesthesia only. The patient must stop eating and drinking 6 hours before the operation to avoid feeling uncomfortable in the stomach after waking up from the operation. The patient stays in the hospital for one or two nights in the case of general anesthesia.

Tummy tuck surgery steps in Turkey

The tummy tuck operation goes through three stages, like other operations

Total Time: 3 hours

Before the process

Before starting the tummy tuck operation, it is preferable to tell the doctor about any chronic diseases that the person suffers from or any medications used, if any, and to inform the doctor about any previous operations that were performed, without neglecting any information related to the health condition. Several instructions must be followed, the most important of which are:
Discuss with the doctor about the results related to the operation.
Refrain from food and drink for at least six hours before the operation, because the body is under general anesthesia.
Inform the doctor of any medications used periodically.
Refrain from alcohol and smoking for at least one week before the operation.
Stop any blood-thinning medications such as aspirin after consulting a doctor.
Choose comfortable clothes on the day of the operation.

During the process

After general anesthesia is applied, an incision is made horizontally in the area between the pubic hair and the navel. The shape and length of the incision depends on the amount of excess skin to be removed. After removing the loose skin, the weak and spaced abdominal muscles are reshaped. Sometimes a second incision around the navel may be required to remove excess upper abdominal skin.
The upper abdominal skin is pulled down, then the excess skin is removed and the remaining skin is re-collected with a cosmetic electrode. The doctor resorts to creating a new circular hole in the tightened skin due to the change in the location of the navel to reinstall it. Finally, the surgical incision is sutured by a cosmetic suture or a medical adhesive of a special type for cosmetic surgery.

After the process

After the operation, bandages are applied to the operation area, and doctors are advised to wear a tight corset to put pressure on the bruises and reduce swelling and help it heal faster. A small absorbent tube can be temporarily placed under the skin to drain excess blood or fluid that may collect and instructions and instructions will be given by the surgeon As the patient adheres to it literally, he will get better results. The patient should stay in the hospital for one or two nights.

Before and after tummy tuck in Turkey

Below are some pictures before and after the operation in Turkey that was performed with Turk Aesthetic in Istanbul.

Tummy tuck post-op instructions

  • Get complete rest and make sure to take the medications, analgesics and anti-inflammatories prescribed by the doctor to reduce any complications or pain.
  • Reducing or abstaining from smoking and stopping blood-thinning medications.
  • Drink plenty of fluids, which helps in better recovery and wound healing in less time.
  • Adequate sleep after the operation and lying on the back only for a period determined by the doctor with the instructions.
  • Careful wound care.
  • Commit to wearing the corset given by the doctor during the specified period.
  • Lie on the back while keeping the back slightly upwards.

Pros and Cons


The negatives are steadily increasing with the degree of experience of the surgeon, in addition to the patient’s failure to adhere to the instructions recommended after the operation.


When obtaining successful results, the patient regains his self-confidence as a result of getting rid of sagging in the body and obtaining a more youthful and beautiful appearance.

Mini tummy tuck

The mini tummy tuck operation in Turkey, Istanbul, is done recently in a large way compared to many other operations, where the mini tummy tuck operation is distinguished from the traditional tummy tuck operation in that the incision is smaller compared to the traditional operation and is done without the need for liposuction in the event that there is only sagging in the abdominal area. It is performed under general anesthesia, and it is distinguished from abdominoplasty that in the case of a mini abdominoplasty, a small incision is made in the lower abdomen near the pubic area, after which a cosmetic suturing is performed.

mini tummy tuck in turkey
mini tummy tuck in turkey

Tummy tuck Non Surgical Options

There are many techniques for performing a tummy tuck without surgery, such as using ultrasound or laser devices, and this type of procedure is usually preferred because the person can return to normal life directly without the need for a break or recovery. These techniques are effective unless there is significant sagging In the skin or an unusual increase in fat accumulated in the abdominal area.

Recovery & Side effects

Tummy tuck recovery period time taking around 10 – 15 days, you could notice some side effects such like:

  • Some skin swellings and bruises
  • Minor itching at the surgical suture site.
  • Discomfort in the first week, especially in the ability to stand straight for two weeks.
  • Simple and temporary numbness.

Tummy tuck in Turkey Istanbul

Turkey in general, and Istanbul in particular, is the destination for many tourists who visit Turkey for the purpose of treatment and tourism at the same time because of the many advantages, such as the multiplicity of options, the expertise of doctors, the quality of service and reasonable prices. Tummy tuck surgery in Turkey is one of the most important options available for cosmetic surgery, and its cost varies according to each center or case from 3500 – 4500 euros.

Tummy tuck cost in Turkey Istanbul

The cost of tummy tuck surgery in Turkey varies from place to place according to several things:

  • The reputation of the medical center or hospital.
  • Doctor’s experience.
  • The patient’s condition
  • The attached services provided by the center because some centers offer packages that include treatment, accommodation and transportation.

At Turk Aesthetic Istanbul – Turkey, the cost is 3500 – 4500 euros. To request the cost of the package including accommodation and transportation, you can contact the Turk Aesthetic team via the contact page.

FAQ – Tummy tuck in Istanbul Turkey

How long does a tummy tuck procedure take?

About 2-3 hours according to each case

When will the result of the tummy tuck operation appear?

The results of the procedure are immediate and can be clearly seen once the effects of the surgery wear off.

What is the success rate of a tummy tuck?

The success rate of the operation is high compared to other operations.

What type of anesthesia is used in a tummy tuck?

Abdominoplasty can only be performed under general anesthesia.

What is the cost of a tummy tuck in Turkey?

At Turk Aesthetic Istanbul, the cost is 3500 – 4500 Euro

What is the recovery period after a tummy tuck operation?

About a week to ten days.

Are the results of a tummy tuck permanent?

The process is a radical solution to get rid of sagging, and its results may range between 5-15 years, provided that a moderate weight is maintained.

Is it possible to get rid of excess weight by tummy tuck?

The process aims to get rid of the sagging in the abdominal area as a result of weight loss or childbirth, not to get rid of excess weight.

Finally, you can contact our team directly to request information and prices from Turk Aesthetic.

Tummy Tuck in Turkey