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Alexandra, Romania
star star May 2021

Everything went well

Everything went well. Thank you Luna team.

Andela Bastos, Czech Republic
star star May 2021

My experience was great!

I was worried that I would have my surgery in a foreign country alone, but Luna Clinic made me feel right at home. They attended to my every need right away, and I didn’t feel alone even for one second. Thanks for everything. My experience was great!

Ian, Turkey
star star May 2021

Excellent Service from Abud of Flymedi

Abud was excellent in arranging my visit to Istanbul for both Eyelid and Hair Treatment. I decided to combine both treatments at Estecenter due to the clinics reputation. recommendations and also Abud's guidance. Abud clearly communicated the types of treatments available , estimated costs , all treatment schedules , travel logistics , hotel arrangements and daily transportation to and from clinic. Through responses coordinated between Abud and Estecenter he answered all my questions beforehand and was concise in the cost of treatments being communicated by Estecenter . Truly excellent service and i highly recommend you engage Abud as this leaves you know worries in relaxing during and after your very important treatments that you waited so long to have done Also i decided to stay and additional 7 days , at my own cost in Istanbul, to help my recovery.

Claudia Terrano, United Kingdom
star star May 2021

Life changing !

I had a massive operation with a full body lift that actually required 2 separate visits to Turkey which was very daunting for me to commit to but I’m so happy I did. I’ve never felt comfortable in my own skin and really struggled with my body especially after having 2 kids. It was really nice to do something for myself and Luna clinic made the experience hassle free for me. They were there for me from beginning to end through both visits and it couldn’t have gone better for me. Thank you so much for the life changing operation and experience.

Charlie, France
star star May 2021

Really happy with my experience

Really happy with my experience. Will deffinately reccomend Luna Clinic and the team to everyone.

Recommended For Belly Button Surgery

Healthy individuals who want to change the shape and location of the belly button, especially women who have given birth and those who want a belly button correction after piercing are suitable candidates for this surgery.

Not Recommended For Belly Button Surgery

If you desire a new navel appearance or need hernia repair and have good general health to undergo a surgery, you may be a candidate for belly button surgery. 

Discharge From Hospital

Overnight stay not required

Duration Of Operation

1 hour

Overview

Belly button surgery, also known as umbilicoplasty, is a surgical procedure that changes the appearance of the bellybutton. It was initially used to treat umbilical hernias in infants; however, it's become a popular cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of the belly button in recent years. The main purpose of belly button surgery is to give the belly button a more vertical shape instead of a horizontal one. Women, after pregnancy or people who have to scar from an old bellybutton piercing, have mostly used this procedure.

Preparation

Patients need to quit smoking at least a month before the belly button surgery procedure to reduce the risk of complications. Stop taking certain medications or supplements in the weeks or days before the surgeons also advise the surgery. If the procedure will be performed under general anesthesia, patients also need to avoid eating anything in the hours before the belly button surgery.

How It Is Performed

Depending on the scope of the procedure and the patient condition, the surgeon may apply either local or general anesthesia. Once the anesthesia kicks in, the surgeon removes any extra skin around the belly button. Depending on the patient's expectations, the surgeon may trim its angles to appear either higher or lower. Once the desired result is achieved, the stitches are used to hold everything together during the recovery period. The procedure takes less than an hour.

Recovery

The recovery period from a belly button surgery procedure may last from 24 hours up to two weeks, depending on the complexity of the surgery. Patients can typically resume daily routine, work, showering, and light activities within 1-3 days after the procedure. Special garments may be recommended to help the healing of treated area as well as a bulky cotton dressing for five days after the belly button surgery.

Risks

  • Scarring
  • Infection
  • Bleeding

Side Effects

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Minor discomfort
  • Increase in belly button size
  • Infection
  • Vomiting

Success Rates

According to a study observed the outcomes of the belly button surgery, 80% of the patients indicated their satisfaction with the results.

Before And After

Belly button surgery is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is performed on the navel to improve the appearance of the belly button. Especially women desire a more pleasing belly button after their pregnancy and find their solution in the belly button surgery. This procedure is also recommended to the individual who does not have their belly button piercing anymore and wants their navel to look naturally beautiful again. Belly button surgery makes these two groups of candidates very satisfied after having it. However, some other conditions could be the reasons for undergoing a belly button surgery. Doctors will consult and guide you if you consider this effective cosmetic surgery procedure.

Faq

What is Belly Button Surgery?

Belly button surgery is a type of cosmetic surgery procedures aimed to improve and correct the appearance of the belly button.

 

Is Belly Button Surgery Painful?

Patients do not feel anything during the belly button surgery due to the effect of the anesthesia. After the surgery, there will be mild pain in the treated area, but prescribed medicines can handle it easily. 

 

When Can I resume my work after the belly button surgery?

Generally, you can resume your work within 1-3 days after the belly button surgery procedure.

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in July, 2019.