Abdominal Etching

Abdominal etching is a body contouring plastic surgery procedure that works to remove excess fat from between the abdominal muscles.

The surgery is designed to achieve a series of indentations that look similar to six-pack abs leaving you with a tighter, firmer and better sculpted appearance.

What makes US the best choice for Abdominal Etching

Undergoing abdominal etching procedure at one of our plastic surgery clinics, you will enjoy a number of substantial benefits beyond fat reduction.

Not only does abdominal etching offer better muscle definition; it is also a less intensive form of body surgery than other treatment options. The highly advanced techniques utilized at our clinic make for a relatively quick recovery period and leaves behind only minimal scarring.

Good Candidates for Abdominal Etching

Individuals who wish to remove lines of fat to reveal natural muscle tone are ideal candidates for abdominal etching.

*Patients undergone tummy tuck
*Patients with less than two centimeters of fat
*In good health

Preparing for your Abdominal Etching

One month before Abdominal Etching

Stop smoking completely and discontinue medicines such as Aspirin and Vitamin E.

One week before Abdominal Etching

Complete blood tests and cardiac evaluation.

One day before Abdominal Etching

Do not ingest any food or drink after the time set by the doctor. Pack a bag with comfortable shoes and loose fitting clothes.

Morning of Abdominal Etching

Shower or bathe normally. Do not use body lotions.

Abdominal Etching

The doctor may ask you to contract your stomach muscles in order to properly mark the indentations to be treated during surgery. Once abdominal etching surgery starts, your plastic surgeon will remove fat from the grooves that exist between the abdominal muscles.

In some cases, the plastic surgeon will combine
liposuction surgery to correct love handles, flanks and stomach itself. The incisions are informatively weaved in inconspicuous places to reduce the visibility of any scarring.

After the Procedure

One day after Abdominal Etching

After abdominal etching, patients should expect to experience some swelling, bruising and pain. These effects are alleviated through medication.

One week after Abdominal Etching

You will receive detailed instruction regarding how to minimize injury or complications during recovery time.

One month after Abdominal Etching

You will be able to shower the second day after surgery. Our plastic surgeon will provide you with a fitted compression garment designed to reduce swelling and must be worn for three to six weeks. Some activities will be restricted for the first 2 weeks, especially working out at gym.

Six months after Abdominal Etching

Full results will be witnessed within 6 months after abdominal etching.

General Risks of Abdominal Etching

*Reaction to the anesthetic
*Loss of sensitivity
*Excessive scarring

Frequently Asked Questions

Will incisions of Abdominal Etching be obvious?

Most incisions used by our plastic surgeons are hidden in the natural crease of the body and leave very small scars. The procedure safely brings a typical make waist of 36-40 inches to 28-32 inches.
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