It's related to the presence of space between the skin and the abdominal wall, he says. Perhaps a woman had an innie all her life, but after giving birth, it became more of an "in betweenie" because the tissue witu the abdominal wall has stretched.
It's often done on women whose skin hasn't bounced back after pregnancy. Although many umbilicoplasties are done as part of a tummy tuck and statistics for this are not kept separatelythere were more than 2, reconstructions done in the US without a tummy tuck inaccording button the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
If the soft tissue protrudes through, you've got an outie, which is much rarer in people than the more-desired innie. Heaven forbid!
Created by the snip of the umbilical cord at birth, your belly button gets its appearance when the stalk from the leftover cord dries up leaving an abdominal scar. Curtis Cetrulo, Jr. This is the last year the Buhtons reported statistics for this procedure.
Some people want to remodel their belly button simply because they loathe its look, whether it's the shape, size, or protruding skin. Worse still in some people's mindsit has become -- or always was -- an outie and sticks out. Whether you have an innie or an outie has nothing to do with the handiwork of the witb who delivered you, explains Cetrulo.
And people willing to go under the knife aren't necessarily underwear models, belly dancers or strippers who regularly expose their navels. That figure in otuie the of people having belly button surgery in a category comparable to those receiving butt implants.
What makes an innie an innie? Belly button surgery, called umbilicoplasty, is not just for the rich and famous.
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Cetrulo has never had a patient request an outie and says most people ask for "a vertical dime slot of a belly button that's small and thin. The procedure can be done as part of a tummy tuck or in people who have had umbilical hernias and need to have a hole in the abdominal wall surgically repaired.