Abdominoplasty / Apronectomy

Referral and Treatment Criteria applies – see RaTC - Body contouring procedures - abdominoplasty / apronectomy ('tummy tuck')

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Background

Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure used to remove excess fat and skin from the abdomen and to tighten the abdominal muscles

An apronectomy is a modified abdominoplasty for patients who have a large excess of skin and fat hanging down over the pubic area. In this procedure only the surplus skin and fat is removed

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Policy

This procedure is not routinely funded

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Individual Funding Request form

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For any queries please contact IFR Team on : 01732 375214 | ifr.southeast@nhs.net

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