Introduction: The umbilicaplasty is another important technical detail in the lower pubic transversal abdominoplasty. The described and published techniques have similar scope to preserve the navel pedicle but frequently leaving visible and even hypertrophic scars. From the stenotic umbilicus to the reverse open bally button bigger than the patterns, call the attention negatively base on the narrow safe limits to obtain the desired aesthetic aspects. Methods: Seventy two female patients submitted to abdominoplasty under the same umbilicaplasty procedures were followed in a period of 26 months. After the umbilical pedicle dissection from the skin flap a 5 mm mini skin circle is preserved on its free extremity. After the abdominoplasty steps be partially concluded the umbilicaplasty is performed. A small fat cone from the skin flap is resected below the umbilicus final position, a 7 mm transversal incision is done in the skin flap to extrude and suture with isolated non absorbable stitches the small skin circle of the umbilicus. Results: The obtained results were considered satisfactory by the surgical team and the patients, without post operative problems that had require special care. Conclusion: It has been an easy procedure without secondary aesthetic and technical problems and lack of visible scars.
Keywords: Umbilicus. Abdomen/surgery. Plastic surgery/methods.