■ Following the individually marked incision line, a sharp incision is made with the size 10 scalpel as far as the rectus fascia. The scalpel should be introduced at an angle of 30° so that the resection edges can be brought together later, section by section, without the formation of cavities below and depressions above. The subsequent scar is a sign of a wellperformed abdominoplasty.
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