About Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty, also commonly known as Tummy Tuck, is a surgical procedure to remove excess fat and loose skin from the abdominal area resulting in a flatter abdomen and a more attractive appearance. There are two types of Abdominoplasty surgery:

Complete Abdominoplasty: It involves, a long incision is made from hip bone to hip and another one to remove the belly button. Followed by removal of the excess skin, repairing the connecting abdominal muscles and contouring the remaining skin with sutures. A new hole is also created for your belly button. Also, a drainage tube is placed under the patient's skin for a few days.

Partial Abdominoplasty: In this procedure, an incision is made from hip to hip for the removal of excess skin below the navel and it does not involve the removal of the belly button.

Symptoms to undergo this treatment

There can be various reasons for the presence of excess fat, loose skin, poor elasticity or weak connective muscles in the abdomen, a few most common ones are:

  • Significant weight loss
  • Pregnancy
  • Natural body type
  • Aging
  • Abdominal surgery

Factors Influencing the Cost of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Some of the major factors influencing the cost of tummy tuck surgery are:

  • The hospital or clinic type and the amenities provided
  • Experience and expertise of the surgeon who will be performing the surgery
  • The destination of the treatment
  • Accommodation or stay expenses before/ after the procedure gets completed
  • Post-operative care facility
  • Any other procedure (eg. Liposuction) performed followed by tummy tuck surgery
  • Medical Test
  • Anesthesia Used
  • Surgical Procedure opted for the surgery.
Treatment and Cost

7

Total Days
In Country

2 No. Travelers

2 Day in Hospital

5 Days Outside Hospital

Treatment cost starts from

USD 4000

Frequently Asked Questions

Turkey is one country in the world that has made a place for itself as one of the premier yet affordable destinations for plastic and aesthetic surgeries. There are many internationally-accredited hospitals and clinics that offer plastic surgery procedures and tummy tuck is one of them.

There are several reasons why one may choose to go for tummy tuck in Turkey:

  • Affordable pricing as compared to countries like South Korea, Poland, and Singapore
  • State-of-the-art clinics and hospitals with dedicated international patient centers
  • Experienced and highly skilled plastic and aesthetic surgeons
  • Better connectivity and accessibility

Tummy tuck in Turkey is a procedure commonly performed by trained plastic and aesthetic surgeons. This procedure should not be confused with liposuction. However, specialists in Turkey may offer you liposuction alongside tummy tuck for the best results.

The average tummy tuck cost in Turkey may range between $3800 and $5500, depending on the clinic or the hospital you choose.

The tummy tuck cost in Turkey includes transfer service (From airport to hotel, hotel to hospital, and back to the airport), medical hospitalization for 2 nights, meals, consultation, and the cost of special corset. After discharge from the hospital, an additional stay for up to 7 days is required in the hotel, which costs additional.

An average hotel stay may cost anywhere between $30 to $60 per night, depending on the category of hotel you choose. The cost of living in Turkey is low and therefore, candidates from the Eastern Europe, the UK, and the US find it extremely affordable to come to Turkey for tummy tuck.

There are several factors that control the cost of tummy tuck in Turkey. These may include the following:

  • The experience of the surgeon
  • Any other additional services provided by the clinic or hospital
  • Prolonged hospital stay
  • Discharge medicines and consumables
  • Follow-up costs
  • Any complications after the procedure
  • Management of any other underlying medical condition

Prices offered by the clinics and hospitals for tummy tuck in Turkey are more or less fixed package cost. However, it is only when unforeseen circumstances appear, that the cost may go up.

The following are the two most-common approaches or type of tummy tuck available in Turkey:

Full Abdominoplasty (Full Tummy Tuck): This is the preferred approach for candidates with great laxity and sagging of the skin and excessive stretch marks. This approach sometimes include the back as well. If there is excess fat on the back, liposuction may be used alongside. Else, circumferential abdominoplasty can be done.

Partial Abdominoplasty (Mini Tummy Tuck): A mini tummy tuck is performed on candidates with excess skin or fat between the belly button and the public area. This procedure is simple and takes less time to recover from.

Irrespective of the procedure, it is important to set the right expectations with the surgeon and discuss the expected outcomes. Following the procedure, it is important to follow the surgeon’s instructions, be it wearing a compression garment and caring for the bandage.

There are hundreds of clinics and hospitals that offer tummy tuck in Turkey. Some of the popular clinics and hospitals include the following:

  • LIV Hospital Ulus, Istanbul
  • Acibadem International Hospital, Istanbul
  • Estetik International, Istanbul
  • Medicana Ankara International Hospital, Ankara
  • Medicana Camlica Hospital, Istanbul
  • Memorial Sisli Hospital, Istanbul
  • Asya Hastanesi, Istanbul
  • Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, Istanbul
  • Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul

One should make sure the following information from the hospital before choosing to go to them for the surgery:

  • Profile of the specialist
  • Before and after or number of cases handled
  • Package price cost
  • Inclusions and exclusions
  • Mode of payment
  • Additional services offered

The following are some of the most qualified and best surgeons for tummy tuck in Turkey:

  • Dr. Necmettin Kutlu, Medicana International, Istanbul
  • Dr. Bilgehan Aydin, Hisar Intercontinental Hospital
  • Dr. Zeynep Savim, LIV Hospital Ulus, Istanbul
  • Dr. Gursel Turgut, LIV Hospital Ulus, Istanbul
  • Dr. Bulent Cinhantimur, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dr. Selcuk Aytac, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dr. Fulya Findikcioglu, Medicana Ankara International Hospital, Ankara
  • Dr. Deniz Iscen, Memorial Sisli Hospital, Istanbul

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