Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) in Belgium: May 2024 average price

The average May 2024 cost of Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) in Belgium is 6600 €

The May 2024 Price range is 5500-7700 €

The typical average cost and price range for Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) are taken from 6 Clinic prices and fee lists among 33 Doctors. 

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Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) May 2024

Clinic Average/As of Price
Saint-Luc Hospital ( Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert) from 6500€
Art Dentaire Dental Clinic ( Avenue des Arts 19, Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode, 1000, Bruxelles) from 5000€
Uz HOSPITAL ( Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090, Brussel) from 6500€
CHU Liege ( Avenue de L'Hôpital 1, 4000, Liege) from 5000€
CHU Bruxelles SP ( 322 rue Haute, 1000, Bruxelles) from 5000€
Centre dentaire Brussels ( Chaussée de Waterloo, 502, 1050, Bruxelles) from 5000€

What is Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) in Belgium

Abdominal etching or  ""6 pack abs surgery"" or ""liposculpture,"" is a plastic surgical procedure aimed at enhancing the appearance of the abdominal muscles by removing excess fat and sculpting the underlying musculature to create the appearance of well-defined abdominal muscles, typically resembling a six-pack. 

This procedure is often sought by individuals who have difficulty achieving a defined abdominal appearance through diet and exercise alone. During abdominal etching, a plastic surgeon strategically removes fat deposits around the abdominal area to reveal the natural contours of the underlying musculature, providing a more sculpted and toned appearance.

The process begins with an initial consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in body contouring procedures. This consultation can be done remote by receiving photos from side and front of your belly. During this consultation, the surgeon will evaluate the patient's anatomy, discuss their goals and expectations for surgery, and determine if they are a suitable candidate for abdominal etching.

Abdominal etching is typically performed using liposuction techniques to remove excess fat deposits and sculpt the underlying abdominal muscles to create definition and contouring. The surgeon makes small incisions in discreet locations, such as the natural creases of the abdomen or around the belly button, and inserts a thin, hollow tube called a cannula to suction out the fat. Specialized techniques are used to selectively remove fat from specific areas to create the appearance of defined muscle contours. In addition to removing fat, the surgeon may use specialized techniques to enhance muscle definition and contouring, such as creating vertical and horizontal lines to mimic the appearance of a six-pack or enhancing the appearance of the linea alba.

Once the fat removal and muscle contouring are complete, the surgeon closes the incisions using sutures or surgical adhesive and applies sterile dressings or surgical tape to protect the incision sites. Some surgeons may also use compression garments or bandages to minimize swelling and promote healing.After the surgery, the patient will be monitored in a recovery area until they are fully awake and stable. They may experience mild to moderate discomfort, swelling, and bruising in the abdomen, which can be managed with pain medication, compression garments, and cold compresses.

The usual international protocol includes 1 night in clinic and from 3 to 7 days in hotel before being discharged by the surgeon.  

Over the following weeks and months, the abdomen will gradually heal, and the final results of the abdominal etching procedure will become apparent. 

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) in Belgium

Clinics and hospitals in Belgium is something local. As the country has Dutch and French speaking areas, most hospitals and clinics are managed by local municipalities. Also Belgium covers all type of treatment and the number of medical centers is well sorted between clinics and hospitals. Some hospitals offer a large number of beds and therefore the number of clinics and hospitals is not the main thing but the overall number of beds offered by all medical centers. Most clinics are around the capital, Bruxels but you will find clinics in Flemish part in Bruges, Ostend but also Ypres or Kortrijk, Many clinics are JCI accredited and well rated. You can also find in Ghent a medical Universtiy as well as close to Antwerp. Bruxels and its surroundings offers by far the largest medical offer for local and international patients with various CHU or local Hospitals in Bruxels. Each block of the capital has its own hospital and when it comes to the French speaking part you will find CHU in Liege, Namur or Charleroy for instance. Dental centers are everywhere in Belgium but not so many have their own laboratories for dental implants and crown implants.

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References and collaboration: ISO - Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) before after photos

Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) Price: from 6500 €
Bruxelles, Belgium

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) Price: from 5000 €
Brussel, Belgium

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) Price: from 6500 €
Liege, Belgium

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) Price: from 5000 €
Bruxelles, Belgium

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) Price: from 5000 €
Bruxelles, Belgium

Abdominal etching (6 pack abs) Price: from 5000 €