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Umbilicoplasty is a surgery that consists in improving the appearance of the navel either in size, shape or position achieving as a result an aesthetic improvement.

How is umbilicoplasty performed?

In this surgery, any extra skin around the navel is removed and stitches are placed to help keep the skin together while the affected area recovers.

Frequently asked questions

People who have had accidents, bad surgery in the past or surgery from birth causing aesthetic problems.

It takes approximately one to two hours. This procedure could be combined with an abdominoplasty or liposuction, depending on the patient's expectations and needs.

It is a simple procedure that is performed under local or general anesthesia depending on each patient.

The navel surgery is very simple and quick recovery. It is important to keep the area clean and dry and follow the doctor's instructions. It does not require hospitalization, it is an outpatient surgery.

Technical data

Hospitalization: Ambulatory

Anesthesia: Local or general

Surgery time: 2 hours

Dr. José Cortés

Dr. José Cortés

Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgeon graduated from the Autonomous University of Mexico.

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