Umbilical hernia's are common in adults and are unlikely to resolve without surgical intervention. Surgical intervention is required when the hernia causes discomfort and pain, blood flow is interrupted or the hernia is large enough to cause disfigurement. Alternatively, umbilical hernias without symptoms may be watched.
Umbilical hernia repair can be performed via:
Recovery post surgery
Usually after a hernia procedure you are able to go home either the same or next day.