Tummy Tuck


Our range of cosmetic and plastic surgery treatments use the latest innovations to deliver the very best possible outcomes.

Cosmetic Surgery is becoming increasingly popular and offers significant lasting results for both overall appearance and self-confidence. There are many different cosmetic surgery procedures available, so it is important to understand what it is involved in the process and only work with qualified, experienced professionals with a good reputation.

People choose to undergo cosmetic surgery for a number of reasons, including:

  • To obtain a fresher, more youthful appearance
  • To streamline the body
  • To remove unwanted fat deposits
  • To kick start an exercise regime
  • To improve the appearance of features and improve facial proportions
  • To boost overall confidence and self esteem
  • To obtain fast results without going under the knife

Cosmetic Surgery in Dubai

Over recent years, Dubai has emerged as one of the leading centres for cosmetic surgery in the world. At The Nova Clinic, we take pride in providing an exceptional standard of care and advice.  By choosing our expert team of surgeons and clinicians, you will be able to take advantage of some of the most qualified and skilled professionals in the Emirate, leaving you with the looks you’ve always dreamed of.

What Types of Cosmetic Surgery are Available at The Nova Clinic?

Our world-class team of surgeons provides a wide range of cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures in Dubai including:


At The Nova Clinic we are proud to offer one of the most comprehensive selections of cosmetic surgery in Dubai.

We understand that any cosmetic procedure is a big decision, so we will take the time to really understand any concerns and the overall look you want to achieve. All patients attend a consultation prior to surgery- this involves a thorough health check to assess your overall wellness and suitability for the procedures and a detailed medical questionnaire. Our surgeons offer a wealth of skills and experience which are deployed to help you obtain the results you are looking for.

How Much Does Cosmetic Surgery Cost?

Because there are so many factors involved in cosmetic surgery and the treatments vary, it is impossible to provide an accurate quote on the website. During your consultation you will be provided with detailed information based on a number of factors, including:

  • Age and Health
  • Recovery Time
  • Skin Elasticity
  • Desired Effects

The consultation is completely obligation free, so you will not be expected to commit to any procedures unless you are 100% happy to go ahead. We will clearly outline any risks and tell you exactly what to expect before, during and after the procedure, as well as providing you with a detailed quote.

If you are considering cosmetic surgery, there are a few things you need to be aware of. First, it is essential to choose a surgeon who is qualified, experienced and reputable to avoid things going wrong. You will also need to understand that most types of surgery will require you to take at least a day or two off work and you can expect some bruising, swelling and localised pain. There is also a risk of infection with any surgery, so in many cases we will provide you with antibiotics following your procedure- if this is the case, it is imperative that you complete the prescribed course.

 What Is a Tummy Tuck?

A common name for abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery in which excess skin from the middle and lower abdomen is removed. Both men and women get this procedure to have a toned and tucked-in abdomen. It also helps tighten the muscles allowing the patient to have a more contoured figure.

What are Different Types of Tummy Tuck Surgery?

A tummy tuck surgery comes in different types. Some of them are conventional abdominoplasty, circumferential abdominoplasty, endoscopic tummy tuck, lipoabdominoplasty, mini tummy tuck, and reverse abdominoplasty. These surgeries  vary in terms of incisions made and the areas the procedure is performed on.

Nova Clinic is one of the best clinics for getting tummy tuck surgery in Dubai. You can consult the most experienced cosmetic surgeons to know the best option for you.

Which Areas Can Be Treated with A Tummy Tuck?

You can remove excess fat and skin from different areas of the body through tummy tuck surgery. This includes the lower and upper abdominal area, the beltline, buttocks, entire stomach, and the area around the midriff. Moreover, you can also treat the abdominal muscles that lie beneath the skin with this procedure.

What Should You Know Before Deciding About a Tummy Tuck?

Surgery of any kind, be it medicinal or cosmetic is a big decision. So, you must be thorough while learning about the procedure and know what to expect from a certain surgery. Dubai tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that calls for complete preparation. You should know about the dos and don’ts both before and after the surgery. Get information about the downtime as well as the recovery period. It is important to know whether you even qualify for this surgery.

Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Require Anaesthesia?

Like other surgical procedures, tummy tuck in Dubai is performed after administering anesthesia. The kind of tummy tuck you are getting shall decide whether you need local, general anaesthesia or light sedation. 

Who Is a Good Candidate for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

One has to be in good health if they want to get a Dubai tummy tuck surgery. Usually, men and women who have sagging flaps of skin around the waistline and abdominal area make for good candidates for this surgery. Women can also get a tummy tuck to treat the loss of elasticity after bearing children.

Are The Results of Tummy Tuck Surgery Permanent?

Getting the procedure from a reputable and skilled place, such as Nova Clinic can get you excellent results. A tummy tuck is not permanent, but with the right care and surgery, it can have lasting results. You need to take care of your diet and exercise regime. Also, if a woman gets pregnant after getting a tummy tuck, the results of the surgery will likely reverse. Similar is the case with putting on a lot of weight after the procedure.

How Much Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Cost?

Many factors impact the cost of tummy tuck surgery in Dubai. Different clinics and surgeons have different rates for the procedure. Experienced surgeons charge higher due to their expertise in the area. Then, there are the hospital charges. Since there are different types of tummy tuck surgeries, they have different costs as well. You can contact us to get an estimate of the tummy tuck surgery cost.

What is Tummy Tuck Surgery Recovery Period and Downtime?

Recovery time for a tummy tuck surgery is 4 to 6 weeks. But you need to go for follow-up visits for smooth wound healing. Your first follow-up visit shall be 24-48 hours after the surgery in which the dressing, drains, and a compression garment is removed.

At least two weeks post-surgery, avoid taking part in any strenuous activity. Have small sessions of gentle walking that are helpful for healing. Common signs of healing are tightness and soreness in the treated areas.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Meeting with The Surgeon?

Keep your medical documents with you along with other documents. Tell your surgeon about your medical history along with the medicines that you are taking. Tell them what are your expectations from a tummy tuck. Do not hesitate to ask questions.

What Should You Ask the Surgeon Before Getting Tummy Tuck?

Make a list of questions you want to ask the surgeon. Here are some of them:

  • How many tummy tucks they have performed in the past?
  • Do they have all the necessary equipment and certification required for tummy tuck Dubai?
  • Are there any risks associated with the procedure?
  • Am I a good candidate for it?
  • Is it going to take long?
  • What is the total recovery time?
  • How soon can I see results?
  • Are there any safety measures I should be taking prior to surgery?

How to Prepare for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Due to the invasive nature of the procedure, the surgeon shall advise you of some pre-surgery guidelines. If you use any vitamins or medications, tell your surgeon about those. They might need to be limited for some time. Also, quitting smoking a few months prior to surgery is recommended as it can interfere with the blood flow and increase the probability of complications.

Also, patients are advised to maintain a stable weight before getting a tummy tuck.

What Can I Expect After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

You will have slight swelling and discomfort after the surgery that goes away gradually. The results also rely on the type of tummy tuck you get. However, you can expect to have a well- shaped and toned stomach after the procedure.

Is The Tummy Tuck Worth It?

If your body has accumulated stubborn fat on your body, getting a tummy tuck is necessary to get rid of the resistant fat. But you still need to work out and control your diet. If your body is not getting affected by any diet or exercise, you can get a tummy tuck to get yourself in shape while continuing with a healthy diet and exercise.

At The Nova Clinic we are proud to be among the most well respected and successful cosmetic surgery practices in Dubai. All our patients are treated with respect and the utmost care from the initial consultation to the final follow up appointment.

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Dr. Jaffer Khan

One of most respected and sought after plastic and cosmetic surgeons, Dr Jaffer Khan will be specifically focusing on Breast Augmentation surgeries along with non-surgical facial and body rejuvenation at The Nova Clinic.

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Dr. Timm Wolter completed his studies in Germany and the USA. He went on to earn his specialization as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at one of the largest university hospitals in Germany.

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