All you need to know about Six Pack Surgery

Even when it is not summer, we are always pursuing healthy bodies. Men have their own kinds of stress, just like women who are on diet for 365 days a year. No matter how great their bodies were in their 20s to 30s, men also feel the need to be on a diet when fat starts to pile up on their bodies. Men are likely to be caught off guard especially for the abdomen area, where fats are stored easily. Some people may become more sensitive when they are unable to get the abdominal muscles they want, no matter how much they do abdominal exercises with enthusiasm.

Our contemporary lifestyle usually consists of working long hours, sitting in front of desks without exercising. The chances of developing abdominal obesity becomes higher with a sedentary lifestyle. If you are worried about abdominal fat, or if you have a friend in such situation, send this article to them and read on!

To develop abdominal muscles, we often resort to getting a professional trainer at the gym, and working hard at exercises for strengthening muscles. We follow systematic diet schedules, and to supplement protein, our diet list should mainly consist of food that we usually do not eat often – such as chicken breast meat and egg whites. Even then, sometimes these methods do not work well even when you worked this hard. You may have even gone for liposuction, and the subcutaneous fat tissues have been removed but the clear contours of abdominal muscle are still not manifested. Thus, you decide on abdominal surgery, and even then not everyone ends up being successful in their quest for abdominal muscles. Why does this happen? It is because abdominal plastic surgery is tricky, to design the desired shape of abdomen and also, to make the prince-like abdominal muscles commonly known as "washboard abs".

The main point of the surgical method is to conduct subcutaneous fat surgery to make the contours of abdominal muscle stand out. In the past, there were many problems with the surgical method. It used to be done by cutting out loosened fats, along with liposuction of abdominal fat and then suturing of upper and lower parts. But this method frequently generated drawbacks concerning blood circulation and seroma formation. Recently, the method of using ultrasonic wave device to make the desired muscle form of fat layer and subcutaneous tissue in up/down/left/right sides is being used. This is called ‘the plastic-engraving art of abdominal muscle’, which signifies how much we need a doctor with ample surgical experiences. After reading many reviews, we can all know that men’s abdominal muscle plastic surgeries especially require much experience.

The most popular form of the surgery is when young men already have developed enough muscles, but it stresses them out that their muscles’ details are not seen well even when the amount of subcutaneous fat is small. In these cases, simply making the contours of muscles visible is enough. But for cases where the amount of fat in abdomen is large, liposuction is conducted together with the surgery. There are many cases where surgery is requested to make the desired shape of abdomen or to obtain abdominal muscle in a short-term, so please read until the last line of this article if you are interested!

  • Prior checkups before surgery

    • Blood test, electrocardiography, chest X-ray, urine test etc. may be requested to ensure safety of anesthesia and surgery. (Depending on the surgery, some tests may be omitted as well.)

    • At least 4 hours of fasting is necessary before the surgery. When the surgery is done with general anesthesia, at least 6 to 8 hours of fasting in advance is necessary.

  • Surgical Procedures

    • Check the exact treatment schedule and consult the doctor.

    • In cases where medical check-ups are necessary, the tests are to be preceded for checking the existence of abnormalities.

    • On the day of surgery, dietary restrictions, cautions before and after the surgery are to be checked.

    • Before surgery, pictures are taken and design would be conducted.

    • After the surgery is done, have enough rest before you leave the hospital. Recovery would take about an hour to three hours.

  • Precautions

    • Bring or wear loose clothes on the day of surgery, so that it would be easier to wear after the surgery.

    • Compression garments should be worn after the surgery. Normally it would be worn for around one month, and the compression garment can be tailored by requesting to the medical staff.

    • For 3-4 weeks after the surgery, alcohol/ tobacco/ exercise/ sauna are all prohibited. Especially since smoking degrades blood circulation, it makes recovery of scar and swelling take a longer period of time.

  • Recovery Period and Management

    • Recovery period differs according to individuals, but usually after around 2 weeks, swelling and bruises disappear.

    • Compression garment is worn for around one month, and it helps to make the skin elastically fit together.

    • Exercising is possible after two weeks, but it is better to start with light aerobic exercise rather than muscle training.

    • After the surgery, additional massage and care program can be tailored according to surgical results, and this helps the fat to burn more, relieve wounded area, and reduce pain.

    • According to how much care is taken, there can be individual differences in time needed for recovery.

Till now, we have briefly explained about abdominal plastic surgery for highlighting masculinity. Of course, abdominal muscles are not made in a day. If self-control efforts have failed after the abdominal muscle surgery, the overall physical form’s balance would be ruined. You have to be careful not to have a six-pack that does not fit your abdomen. Still you can sustain abdominal muscle semi-permanently when you made it by plastic surgery. What is more, there are famous hospitals in Korea where you can have penis enlargement surgery with the fat extracted from your belly.

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