I had a tummy tuck 3 years ago and was left with a huge belly button with a scar on the outside. I went in for a revision 4 months ago, and it looks worse. The Dr "fixed" it from the outside. He cut a slit on top then on the bottom, leaving me with 2 more scars. I need a dr with experience to fix my belly button. I think I need to be opened from my tummy tuck scar and my belly button be fixed from the inside... or is there another way? Shouldn't my scar be inside?
3 Years After TT is it Possible to Have a Belly Button Reconstruction?
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Belly button reconstruction
Belly button reconstruction is a challenging problem, especially if your belly button is too large. Your best option is to consult with an experienced surgeon.
Belly Button Revision
Without seeing before and after pictures and a recent picture, it is impossible to give you specific advice. That said, yes, it is likely that revision surgery can improve your scaring, but only an in-person consultation could tell for sure.
Web reference: http://www.Shafer PlasticSurgery.com
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