Best Tummy Tuck Clinics in Turkey

Searching for Tummy Tuck clinics? Check the ranking of 38 plastic surgery Turkey clinics based on 6 reviews, find 29 top doctors.

The average price of tummy tuck in Turkey is $4250, the minimum price is $1850, and the maximum price is $9750.
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ADONIS Medical Group
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$3252 $2840
ADONIS Medical Group Ukraine, Kyiv
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Medical services: Abdominoplasty of I-III category Endotracheal anesthesia Consultation of plastic surgeon Consultation of anesthesiologist Pre-surgery examination complex Non-medical services: Free 2nd medical opinion Standard Plus Room hospital stay (1 day) Support in booking services Airport-hotel-aiport transfer 24/7 concierge service Translation services
Individual chamber
Transfer airport-clinic-airport
Bonus
Second medical opinion Language assistance 24/7 concierge service
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JK Plastic Surgery Center
Total price
$13000
JK Plastic Surgery Center Republic of Korea, Seoul
4.9
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Abdominoplasty General anesthesia Testing before the surgery Daily nursing of patients by nurses and surgeon Daily procedures to reduce edema and bruises from day 3 after surgery
Accommodation
Room cost of the hotel at the clinic is 150,000 KRW + breakfast included
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Transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport included
Bonus
You can get back 7-8% VAT from the cost of the operation
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Estetik International Clinic
Total price
$4490
Estetik International Clinic Turkey, Istanbul
4.5
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Operation package is including: Anesthesia Compression garments Medical Tests Medications Pre & Post Operative Online Consultation
Regular transfer
Bonus
Discount for Combined Operations: If there is several operations, there will be 20% discount for second operation and 30% discount for third operations
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KCM Clinic
Total price
From $4060
KCM Clinic Poland, Jelenia Góra
4.0
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Plastic Surgeon's consultations Diagnosis Anesthesia Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) with Liposuction
Individual chamber
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Istanbul Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Center
Standard
$4945
Istanbul Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Center Turkey, Istanbul
4.9
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Tummy tuck with liposuction for the belly Blood test All medicines Special corset 7 nights at the hotel
4* Hotel
Regular transfer
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Estetik International Bursa
Standard
$4520
Estetik International Bursa Turkey, Bursa
5.0
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Plastic surgeon consultation Blood tests Anesthesia Abdominoplasty + Liposuction Essential Medicines Compression garment
4* Hotel
Regular transfer
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Clinica Granado Tiagonce
Standard
$10930
Clinica Granado Tiagonce Spain, Madrid
Medical procedures Included
Tummy Tuck
Plastic Surgeon's Consultation Blood tests Anesthesia Abdominoplasty Medical care and consultations after surgery
4* Hotel
Regular transfer
Bonus
Translation service during consultations Hotel (Double room) + breakfast Physiotherapy session for two person + special dinner
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How many days do I need to stay in Turkey?
7 days
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How much extra money do I need (additional to the procedure)?
A night in a 5-star hotel on full board basis — $100. A night in a 4-star hotel breakfast included — $50. A night in a 3-star hotel breakfast included — $30. Lunch & dinner — $15.
Some clinics include 4- or 5-star hotel stay in the procedure cost.
passport
Do I need a visa?
For citizens of the UK: visa is not required. For citizens of the USA: online visa is available — $76.50.
For citizens of other countries — please visit ivisa.com to find more details on entry requirements to Turkey.
debit-card
What payment options are available?
PayPal, cash, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard).
airplane
Transfers
Flight tickets to Turkey: are not included in the price.
Transfer: most of clinics provide a free airport-clinic-airport transfer for patients coming for the procedure.

Highly rated Tummy Tuck clinics in Turkey

The hospitals ranking is based on 2327 requests, 1086 patient reviews, prices, and information from 38 clinics

5.0
Excellent
4 reviews
V
Apr 27, 2021

Hotel, transfer, communication at the highest level. I still have a week after the operation, so I can't say anything about the quality, etc. But everything seems to be done efficiently. Don't expect to find yourself in white large chambers. In Turkey, hair transplant is a cosmetic procedure, an ordinary office, nothing supernatural. A doctor + 3 specialists + an accompanying person worked with me. In general, let's see how it will take root. Photos after the operation are asked every 5-7 days and they say that everything is fine. Overall my recommendation. Average price and good clinic plus help. PS there are several floors dealing with pure hair transplant in the clinic, and experience matters. Therefore, it is better to go where the "hand is full". Don't let the photos scare you, everything is standard. The operation is practically painless. 4500 grafts were transplanted to me. It's only unpleasant when injections of an anesthetic are injected. Lots of YouTube videos to watch. I'm glad I went. Отель, трансфер, коммуникация на высшем уровне. У меня пока прошла неделя после операции, потому по качеству и тд не могу сказать ничего. Но вроде как все сделано качественно. Не ожидайте, что вы попадете в белые большие палаты. В Турции пересадка волос косметическая процедура, обычный кабинет, ничего сверхестетсвенного. Со мной работал врач + 3 специалиста + сопровождающий. В общем посмотрим как приживется. Фотографии после операции просят раз в 5-7 дней и говорят что все отлично. В целом моя рекомендация. Средняя цена и хорошая клиника плюс помощь. P.S. там несколько этажей занимается чисто пересадкой волос в клинике, а опыт имеет значение. Потому лучше ехать туда, где "рука набита". Фотографии пусть вас не пугают, все стандартно. Операция практически безболезеннная. 4500 графт мне пересадили. Неприятно только, когда вводят уколы обезбаливающего. Масса видео в ютьюбе для просмотра. Я рад что поехал.

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4.9
Excellent
61 reviews
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Jul 21, 2019

Amazing Dr Mahmut Ozgul is down to earth,compassionate kind and an absolute artist in his field!!this young dr is a breath of fresh air!! He speaks perfect English I couldn’t recommend anyone more!!! The clinic is clean & professional,with luxurious rooms!! The nursing staff are so sweet lovely caring and efficient!!(and I put them through hell im ashamed to say)they don’t speak much English but communicate well enough through care!!! *This part of review is hidden because of obscene language and discrimination which violate the Bookimed.com Reviews&Comments Policy* Ask for ezgi,she is lovely!!! This dr is unreal!!

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4.7
Excellent
58 reviews
L
May 7, 2021

It was and still great experience to make hair transplant the people was amazing. The Bookimed's support is more than i was excepted , great stuff that gives you confidence about all the process

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106 reviews
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Mar 15, 2020

The clinic you want to return to! Everything is at the highest level. An attentive doctor with a sincere kind smile, a professional in his field. Nurses who are always there at the right time and ready to help). Клиника,в которую хочется вернуться!Все на высшем уровне.Внимательный врач с искренней доброй улыбкой,профессионал своего дела.Медсестры,которые в нужный момент всегда рядом и готовы помочь).

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5.0
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4 reviews
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Mar 30, 2021

Hello, I did a lift of the lower third a week ago, the result is already visible, I am very satisfied, thanks, in six months I will come to do breasts))) Здравствуйте, делала подтяжку нижней трети неделю назад , результат уже виден , очень довольна , спасибо, через полгода приеду делать грудь )))

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4.7
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13 reviews
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Jan 3, 2020

I think they are world class. I am a practicing Doctor in Australia. I have seen nothing but professionalism at a level I would expect to find back home, at maybe 1/3 of the price.

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May 24, 2018

3 Seans fraksiyonel lazer yaptırdım. Herşey tek kelime ile kusursuz :) Çalışanlar güleryüzlü ve Arda bey kesinlikle işinin uzmanı. Eğer aklında soru işareti olan varsa çekinmeden gidip görüşebilir emin olun pişman olmazsınız.

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Excellent
157 reviews
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Mar 15, 2021

Diagnostics is at the level, but you will not receive a conclusion and diagnosis, there will also be problems with translation into Russian, you will not wait for them. The clinic is not interested in treating you, it is possible to operate, there is no medication. Диагностика на уровне, но вы не получите заключения и диагноза, с переводом на русский язык так же будут проблемы, вы их не дождётесь. Клиника не заинтересована вас лечить, оперировать возможно, медикаментозно нет.

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5.0
Excellent
2 reviews
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Dec 4, 2020

The medical team extremely good, Very friendly and supportive. The surgeon is one of the best. My hospital stay was fine. The only improvement should be the transportation pick up to & from the airport.

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4.4
Good
55 reviews
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Dec 22, 2020

The medical team overall was excellent! My surgeon, Dr. Umut Zereyak is awesome and indeed a nice person as well. He is very proficient with his craft and he was always making sure that I understood the plan. He truly cares for me as a patient and that’s what I definitely appreciate. During the days for which I was admitted, the nurses and other staff were so helpful and patient enough to care and to assist with my needs. Language barrier could be a challenge but all of them tried their best to communicate well. Also, the medical coordinators assisted me to the best of their ability. They are knowledgeable, very efficient and communicated really well. I have no regrets at all that this was the medical team that I chose. Highly recommended.

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The Best Tummy Tuck Doctors in Turkey

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Derya Bingol
Plastic surgeon
Istanbul , Turkey
Db'est Clinic
5.0
( 2 reviews )
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Istanbul, Turkey
Db'est Clinic
Dr. Derya Bingöl is an award-winning Turkish plastic surgeon with over 15 years of practice. Has the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Certificate. Performs 150-200 aesthetic operations annually including breast operations, mommy makeover, vaser liposuction, tummy tuck, ...
Faruk Ozkiris
ENT doctor
Eskisehir , Turkey
Private Anadolu Hospital
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Eskisehir, Turkey
Private Anadolu Hospital
Gurler Akinbingol
Plastic surgeon
Istanbul , Turkey
Gürler Akınbingöl M.D. Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery
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Istanbul, Turkey
Gürler Akınbingöl M.D. Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery
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Anonymous Mar 15, 2020
The patient underwent tummy tuck in Estetik International Clinic

The clinic you want to return to! Everything is at the highest level. An attentive doctor with a sincere kind smile, a professional in his field. Nurses who are always there at the right time and ready to help). Клиника,в которую хочется вернуться!Все на высшем уровне.Внимательный врач с искренней доброй улыбкой,профессионал своего дела.Медсестры,которые в нужный момент всегда рядом и готовы помочь).

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Daniel Jan 3, 2020
The patient underwent tummy tuck in Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

I think they are world class. I am a practicing Doctor in Australia. I have seen nothing but professionalism at a level I would expect to find back home, at maybe 1/3 of the price.

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Hugo Staryk Bookimed medical coordinator Jan 8, 2020

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Yulduz Karimova Representative of Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Jan 10, 2020

Va multimim pt comment. Dumnezeu va da sanatate va doresc o zi placuta.

Anonymous Oct 8, 2019
The patient underwent tummy tuck in Estetik International Clinic

The building is 5 stars, clean and decorated in the best possible way. Alot of patient assistants, but at the same time, it is actually a problem. When a patient approaches the clinic through email, he is responded to from a russian no. Then the patient is forwarded to a public relations employee that will talk to him in detail about what procedures he want to do and is told the prices and when he arrives at the clinic he is forwarded to a third individual which is the patient assistant. While in process you do not know who should follow up with you. Dr. B is a good plastic surgeon, but lacks patient communication. You just are allowed to see him once and not more, incase you need reassurance. Dr. Gina on the other hand is a fabulous dermatologist and has great patient doctor communication and has great work ethics. Regarding the clinic's finances prices are not unified for each procedure, they have multiple prices depending on the patient's status and can even change for the same patient depending on their mood. For example blood investigation costs $65 if you will have surgery and $150 if you will not, even if they told you its $65 they change their mind later. They give you a price for ultraformer and then the prices shoots up a 100% when you arrive to the clinic based on your looks. In my humble opinion, health should not be considered a business because you need to trust the facility and Doctors before submitting your body to them. Revising this opinion might help the clinic on the long run.

Caroline Sep 29, 2019
The patient underwent abdominoplasty in Estetik International Clinic

I my opinion, Esthetik INTERNATIONAL is the best clinic for surgery as I had Lipo 360 +Tummy Tuck, I was welcomed by the staff, all the Nurses where very caring. Thank to all the staff specially Dr selcuk who did my surgery am now 23 days PO and very pleased with my result am still a bit sore but with time it will be ok it is life changing for me God bless all the staff.

Mary Jul 21, 2019
The patient underwent tummy tuck in Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center

Amazing Dr Mahmut Ozgul is down to earth,compassionate kind and an absolute artist in his field!!this young dr is a breath of fresh air!! He speaks perfect English I couldn’t recommend anyone more!!! The clinic is clean & professional,with luxurious rooms!! The nursing staff are so sweet lovely caring and efficient!!(and I put them through hell im ashamed to say)they don’t speak much English but communicate well enough through care!!! *This part of review is hidden because of obscene language and discrimination which violate the Bookimed.com Reviews&Comments Policy* Ask for ezgi,she is lovely!!! This dr is unreal!!

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Abdul Al Hawassli Representative of Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center Jul 22, 2019

Dear Mary, Thanks a lot for your visit!! hope you had a good time and comfortable staying. Good luck :)

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Anna Mamina Bookimed medical coordinator Jul 22, 2019

Dear Mary, thank you for you review! We are happy that your stay and surgery was a pleasant experience :D. I am sorry that you might have had any misunderstanding with the coordinator, although all previous patients were really satisfied with Mr. Abdul's services. Take care and stay healthy!

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Noah Herlin Feb 27, 2020
Vita Estetic

The overall experience I had with this clinic was great. It's only been a short while since I had my treatment so I can't see my results yet. Everything else was great though.The facilities were good and the staff treated me very well. I have no complaints to be made about my trip or my procedure.I do recommend Vita Estetic to anyone out there thinking of making a hair transplant !

Jihad Kamal Feb 15, 2020
Vita Estetic

I had my hair transplant 1 month ago and I got 3600 grafts in one session. It was a truly outstanding experience. The doctor knew what he was doing. So excited to see my results now. Hotel was great and their Whatsapp contact has always been there for me. Thank you so much Vita Estetic !

Bash Fahandez Mar 9, 2020
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center

It was quick and professional. The operation was perfect and I experienced amazing post surgery care. Great treatment and fantastic results. The clinic is very clean, all the people working there are extremely efficient and kind. My doctor (Dr. Ergin Er) took time to answer all my questions and he adapted to my needs. Thank you Khalil! For being incredibly patient with all my questions and caring all the way. Highly recommended!

alev oskay Apr 6, 2018
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center

Girişteki bekleme kısmı çok bakımsız sanırım sigara odası. Bir sağlık kuruluşuna yakıştıramadım .

Ahmet Özel May 24, 2018
TravelMEDI

3 Seans fraksiyonel lazer yaptırdım. Herşey tek kelime ile kusursuz :) Çalışanlar güleryüzlü ve Arda bey kesinlikle işinin uzmanı. Eğer aklında soru işareti olan varsa çekinmeden gidip görüşebilir emin olun pişman olmazsınız.

Hayrettin Akçalı Feb 19, 2018
TravelMEDI

Benim yüzümde kazadan kalan kesik izleri vardı. Maalesef çok kızarık ve kötü gözüküyordu, düzensiz olduğu için hiç bir estetik cerrah ameliyat olamayacağını söyledi. Arda bey lazerle izlerin hafifleyeceğini söyledi. Şuana kadar 4 seans lazer tedavisi gördüm, izlerim hafifledi, artık aynalara daha rahat bakar oldum. Lazere artık gitmiyorum ama tıpta herhangi bir gelişme olursa tekrar Arda beyin yanına gideceğim.

Çağlar Gülşah Mirbyrona Oct 26, 2018
Dr. Cagri Sade Plastiс Surgery Center

onun ki gibi maharetli bir yüz, merhametli eller, seçkin bir iş az bulunur.. saraylarda tabloları süslüyor.. bence dünyayı iyi güdülmüş bir estetik kurtaracak.

Merve Ünlü Mar 16, 2020
Medicana Atashehir Hospital

Hastane okadar sorumsuz ki çocuğun detaylı usg si çekildi 450tl para ödendi okadar islerini kötü yapıyolar ki çekilen detaylı ultrasonun cdsini kaydetmemisler boş cd vermişler aradığımda düzelteceğini söylediler haber bile vermediler, bikac gün sonra almaya gittiğimde cdyi kaybettiklerini görüntülerin gittiğini söylediler,hasta haklarına sikayet ettim geri dönüş sağlayacağını söylendi oda yok aman doğum falan yapmayın burda çocuğu da kaybederler..

Burak koksal Jan 3, 2020
Medicana Atashehir Hospital

Çoğu zaman sakin doktorlar ve personel gayet ilgi ve alakalı, tavsiye ederim.

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Tummy Tuck
About the procedure
50% satisfied
From $1850
General anesthesia
3 days in hospital
Inpatient
7 days in country
2 hours duration
180 days rehab

FAQ about Tummy Tuck in Turkey

Fahad Mawlood

Medical editor

15.12.2014 · Updated 08.06.2020

What is a tummy tuck?

Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is an operation for the abdominal saggy skin removal, stomach defects elimination, and proportions restoration. With the help of tummy tuck, you get rid of the hanging belly fat that appears after a sharp weight loss or childbirth. Quite often, abdominoplasty is combined with liposuction to remove excess fat and saggy stomach skin.

Duration

2-5 hours

Anesthesia

general

In-hospital stay

3 days

Rehab

6 months

What result can you expect after the procedure?

Tummy tuck helps to cope with:

  • skin stretching and loss of its elasticity after the significant fetus birth or multiple pregnancies
  • sagging skin caused by significant weight loss
  • excess subcutaneous fat layer (the deepest skin layer which cannot be otherwise disposed of)
  • stomach apron.

Abdominoplasty is not a way to get rid of obesity. This operation may be associated with liposuction. In this case, tummy tuck helps to lose excess weight, but not itself.

Who is the right candidate for a tummy tuck?

The main reason for a complete abdominoplasty is the individual desire of the person. Such a primary method is prescribed when nothing helps to correct the abdominal area, and there is no way to go in for sports intensively and regularly.

Abdominoplasty is performed when the lower abdomen is saggy. This occurs after liposuction, childbirth, sudden weight loss with a huge initial weight.

The list of indications for this operation includes:

  • the presence of excess adipose tissue on the anterior abdominal wall and on the body sides (if it cannot be removed by diet and sports)
  • a large number of stretch marks on the abdomen
  • a protruding belly and large waist
  • pregnancy
  • the hereditary weakness of the connective tissue.

How does a patient prepare for a tummy tuck?

There are several steps of the patient's preoperative period:

  • consultation with a plastic surgeon to determine possible contraindications and identify patient's psychological condition
  • examination of the anterior abdominal wall to determine skin turgor, muscle tone and the thickness of the subcutaneous fat layer
  • 3D modeling to predict the outcome of the operation
  • lab tests and screenings (ECG, blood and urine analysis)
  • 2-3 weeks before surgery, a patient stops taking anticoagulants and starts taking vasoconstrictor drugs
  • having received the test results, the patient consults with the anesthetist
  • the doctor can prescribe a special diet
  • during the month before surgery, the patient refrains from alcohol and smoking
  • a week before abdominoplasty, it is worth restricting the use of products that promote the gas formation and fatty, sweet, spicy foods
  • for a couple of days, the patient should reduce physical activity, stop using decorative care cosmetics
  • intake lung sedatives
  • arrival at the clinic on an empty stomach
  • marking on the patient’s body
  • anesthesia introducing.

How is a tummy tuck performed?

On average, abdominoplasty takes about 2-5 hours. The patient is under general anesthesia. Depending on the operated area and the body fat volume, plastic experts choose the most effective type of tummy tuck.

During the complete tummy tuck, not only the abdomen changes but also the area of the back, sides, and buttocks. Plastic surgeons carry out the full abdominoplasty in several steps:

  • the surgeon marks the incisions and areas that are to be removed on the abdomen, sides, and back
  • the specialist administers the anesthesia
  • the doctor cuts the excess skin, and subcutaneous tissue exfoliates the tissues and carefully reduces the navel
  • the plastic surgeon sutures the muscles with non-absorbable threads to completely restore the standard abdominal wall, back, and sides
  • after the excess skin removal, the incisions are sutured, imposing self-absorbable sutures. The surgeon washes wounds and installs drainages.

How long is rehabilitation after a tummy tuck?

Plastic surgeons apply early recovery techniques to shorten the rehabilitation period. In general, it takes about six months, but only the first 1.5 months are the most difficult.

  1. On the first day, the patient is in the ward. To restore bowel function, the patient has light meals.
  2. On the second day, the patient gets out of bed.
  3. On the third day, the surgeon examines the patients, gives recommendations, and discharges the patient.
  4. The patient wears compression underwear, keeps a diet, and limits physical activity. Also, the patient will have to minimize water procedures and independently treat the suture with antiseptics.

What types of abdominoplasty are performed?

There are 2 main types of tummy tuck performed:

  • Mini abdominoplasty — a removal of sagging skin and stretch marks in the lower area of your belly button. This is a procedure for those who do not need to correct the whole stomach zone.
  • Full abdominoplasty — the most common procedure to remove the sagging skin and fat from the lower or the middle area of the abdomen. During the process, a doctor can replace the belly button and tighten muscles to achieve the perfect result.

Only a doctor can determine what type of tummy tuck is the best for you. Please take photos of your belly and send them when you submit a request to get more extensive consultation and accurate prices.

How long will I need to stay in other country after a tummy tuck?

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is considered a quite complicated procedure, so a patient needs to stay in the clinic for few hours or 1-3 days according to the surgery method. Then, a patient stays in the hotel for 2-4 days to visit a doctor and control the recovery process.

It takes up to 10 nights overall to stay in a particular to process tummy tuck.

What should you know about Turkey before the trip?

Currency

lira (you also can pay for services in dollars and euros)

Best period for the trip

May-October

Language

Turkish (most of medical staff speaks English fluently)

Visa

is not required for a trip of at least 30 days per visit

Time difference with Europe

3 hours

Time difference with the USA

8 hours

Capital

Ankara

Medical tourism center

Istanbul

Popular resorts

Alanya, Antalya, Kemer, Marmaris

What is the level of medicine in Turkey?

Healthcare is the key development sector of the Turkish government. The Turkish authorities are convinced that care for the citizens' health should be an absolute priority of state policy and spend about 77 billion liras for healthcare annually.

As a result, 28,000 medical facilities provide excellent medical care in the country. About 50 centers have certificate of JCI (Joint Commission International), the international improver of healthcare quality and safety across the globe. The index of certificates obtained is the largest. To compare,Israel has 20 JCI-accredited facilities, and Germany — only 10 clinics of this type.

Why is Turkey trendy for medical tourism?

Turkey is also a well-known country globally due to high-skilled doctors that undergo internships in American and European institutions. Patients from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the UAE, Jordan, and Lebanon prefer treatment in Turkey to other places.

Highly developed medical centers and first-rate therapeutic services at affordable prices attract people from all over the world. Over 1 mln international patients travel to Turkey annually. So Turkey is among Top 10 countries with the most developed medical tourism sector.

Turkey is a top destination for medical tourists because of low-costs. You may save up to 50% on services compared to European countries or the USA due to the average local citizens' income and general price policy within the country.

What hotel services are provided here?

In Turkey, hotels of different price ranges and service levels are presented. The level of Turkish hotels is comparable to hotels in Tunisia, Morocco or Egypt. Most tourists choose 4 and 5 star hotels with all-inclusive meals. Such hotels have everything for a comfortable stay: varied food, a large well-groomed territory, animation for children and adults. Some hotels have their own water park, which guests can use for free. Budget travelers can afford to book an economical 3-star hotel with half board or no meals at all.

When is the best time to travel to Turkey?

The main advantage of Turkish resorts is the long beach season. On the Mediterranean coast, it starts in April and lasts until November. In the resorts of the Aegean Sea — from May to October. The most comfortable time for swimming is from mid-June to the end of October. A large influx of tourists is in July-August, when the air temperature is +38°C, and the water warms up to +27°C.

Do I need a visa?

Today the Republic of Turkey has visa-free agreements with 89 states. Some foreigners are exempted from obtaining entry visas, others are required to receive an electronic visa (e-Visa), and still others must apply for a visa at Turkish missions abroad.

What states need a visa for treatment in Turkey and what countries can cross the border free and easy read here.

What documents are required to apply for a visa to Turkey for treatment?

Visas for travel to Turkey require a number of documents. The necessary papers can be submitted 90 days before the planned departure. Lists of documents includes:

  • ID card
  • confirmation of online registration and filling out the questionnaire
  • certificate of income and availability of funds ($50 per day per person)
  • insurance policy for a stay in Turkey (original and copy)
  • 2 photos (5x6)
  • visa receipt
  • booking of flight and hotel
  • medical opinion about the need for treatment.
Need help?

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