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Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

Abdominoplasty (or tummy tuck) is the procedure of body correction that helps removing excessive fat tissue and skin in the abdominal area in order to restore natural esthetic proportions and contour of the anterior abdominal wall.

The service is available in branches:
  • Odessa, Sudnobudivna, 1B
  • Odessa, Bunina, 10
  • Kyiv, Kostiantynivska, 57
Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)


The surgery is often required after pregnancy however this type of treatment is quite widely spread among men as well.

The surgery is recommended whenever physical exercises and diet food fail to be effective in the effort to achieve a flat tummy.

Fat depots, loose abdominal skin, stretch marks (as well as other problems, treated by abdominoplasty), naturally create psychological complexes and feelings of emotional inadequacy. However, the risk of this procedure is related not only to the esthetic aspect: mustiness under the loose skin, redistribution of loading on the spine, sensation of back pain, varicose veins – are the consequences of delayed problem solution.

Abdominoplasty helps to remove excessive skin, normalize the state of muscles, get rid of fat depots along with hateful stretch marks, restore well contoured tummy and desired attractive appearance!


  • body contouring;
  • removal of extra fat rolls, stretch marks and scars;
  • anterior abdominal wall muscle tone improvement ;
  • attractive tummy with ideal relief!


  • Operating time: 1,5 – 2 hrs.
  • Type of anesthesia: general or combined intravenous anesthesia.
  • In-patiently or/and outpatiently: 3-5 days of inpatient stay.
  • Recovery: 6 weeks.
  • Operative surgeons:

Kadochnikov Sergey, leading plastic surgeon at clinic «Virtus», Physician of Superior Merit, Candidate of Medicine.

Kornienko Aleksandr, plastic surgeon of superior merit, performed over 800 successful plastic surgeries.


  • major abdominal fat depots;
  • large amount of loose abdominal skin;
  • decreased tone of abdominal muscles …


  • acute infectious/viral diseases;
  • CNS organic lesions;
  • pregnancy;
  • digestive disorders …


  • Inpatient hospitalization from 1 to 3 days;
  • Sutures removed 5-10 days after abdominoplasty;
  • return to work is possible after 14-28 days, return to full extent physical activity after 21-42 days;
  • 3 months following the surgery the scars will turn pale and become less visible;
  • compression garments are recommended during 1 month in order to achieve well defined tummy contouring.

Frequent questions

Will abdominoplasty improve my waist?

The surgery objective is to support abdominal muscles along with shaping the waist which is additionally emphasized by the hips areas liposuction.

Should I agree for abdominoplasty in case of existing hernias and abdominal stretch marks?

It is rather should be accepted because one of the surgery aims is to support muscles. Plastic surgery of hernias can also be performed when needed.

I lost weight after childbirth but that resulted in abdominal skin laxity with many stretch marks. What will be more effective option in my case, liposuction or abdominoplasty?

In your case, we can observe considerably decreased skin turgor and numerous stretch marks, liposuction is not the best option for it can even worsen the situation. On the contrary Abdominoplasty provides desirable esthetic result.

(Українська) Хочете побачити фото До і Після?

(Українська) Результати наших операцій та процедур переконують краще будь-яких слів. Судіть самі!

Surgery stages


Detailed surgeon’s consultation, taking medical history, medical examination, сconsultation by anesthesiologist;

  • taking all necessary medical exams;
  • day or two prior to the surgery it is necessary to abstain from challenging food, consumption of large amount of liquid;
  • pre-operative photo of the abdomen for results comparison, creation of 3D-model for results assessment by patients.
  • markings;
  • performance of long transverse incision along bikini line from thigh to thigh. Followed by another incision around the belly button in order to release the abdominal wall tissues;
  • separation of abdominal wall skin in order to get access to rectus abdominis muscles;
  • suturing of rectus abdominis muscles to achieve the lifting effect;
  • skin excess excision;
  • suturing the incision;
  • Umbilicoplasty is aimed at pulling up the belly button to the anterior abdominal wall through the formed incision.
Kadochnikov Sergiy Valerievich

Kadochnikov Sergiy Valerievich

Plastic surgeon
Work experience (years): 15. Completed over 10 000 plastic and reconstructive operations.
Patients are welcome at the following office address: Odessa, Sudnobudivna, 1B; Kyiv, Kostiantynivska, 57
Kornienko Alexandr Evgenievich

Kornienko Alexandr Evgenievich

Plastic surgeon
Work experience (years): 15. (Українська) Більш 10 000 пластичних і реконструктивних операцій
Patients are welcome at the following office address: Odessa, Sudnobudivna, 1B; Kyiv, Kostiantynivska, 57
Ergieva Marina Igorivna

Ergieva Marina Igorivna

Plastic surgeon, phlebologist
Work experience (years): 11
Patients are welcome at the following office address: Odessa, Sudnobudivna, 1B
Sarkisyan Arman Grairovich

Sarkisyan Arman Grairovich

Plastic surgeon
Work experience (years): 6
Patients are welcome at the following office address: Odessa, Sudnobudivna, 1B; Odessa, Bunina, 10
Service or type of diagnosticsOdessa
Sudnobudivna, 1B
Bunina, 10
Kostiantynivska, 57
Service or type of diagnostics
  • Odessa, Sudnobudivna, 1B
  • Odessa, Bunina, 10
  • Kyiv, Kostiantynivska, 57
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Plastic surgery
Консультация хирурга заведующего отделением / кандидата медицинских наук500600
Консультация хирурга400400500
Повторная консультация хирурга300250
Эндоскопическая пластика живота60000
Полная абдоминопластика, 1 категория сложности75600
Полная абдоминопластика, 2 категория сложности78300
Полная абдоминопластика, 3 категория сложности81000
Хирургическая пластика пупка, 1 категория сложности9000
Хирургическая пластика пупка, 2 категория сложности16200
Хирургическая герниопластика, 1 категория сложности18900
Хирургическая герниопластика, 2 категория сложности27000
Хирургическая герниопластика, 3 категория сложности37800
Лапароскопическая герниопластика, 1 категория сложности21600
Лапароскопическая герниопластика, 2 категория сложности32400
Лапароскопическая герниопластика, 3 категория сложности40500

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