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HELP!!! I am looking to spend around $5000 on my Full Tummy Tuck, Muscle Repair, Lipo of the flanks NC

HELP!!! I am looking to spend around $5000 on my Full Tummy Tuck, Muscle Repair, Lipo of the flanks any where in or around North Carolina but I am willing to travel. I also need umbilical hernia repair that is covered by my insurance company (military insurance)

Here is a link to a list of doctors in your area and here’s a link the average cost of tummy tucks reported by our community members.

Hopefully this helps!

Lori

Doctor Answers (3)

Results from tummy tuck more important than $$$$

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The results from a well done tummy tuck will last a lifetime. Don't skimp for a couple hundred dollars. Shop your local board certified plastic surgeons and find one that you can connect with and produces excellent results. Get a price quotation and then ask the surgeon (not his staff!) for a military discount. Most plastic surgeons would be more than happy to help a military family who are on a budget.

The advantages of having a local doctor more than out weigh the disadvantage of going out state or out of the country for this procedure. There is a lot of follow up care needed, drain care, and sometimes revision surgery. If you travel out of the country, who is going to provide this service for you? It may well cost you more in the long run, than spending a little more on a local MD.

Dr Joesph Hunstad and Dr Ed Bednar are 2 well trained board certified plastic surgeons who perform this procedure in Charlotte. Either one would be an excellent choice.

Good Luck!


Omaha Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 45 reviews

Cheap plastic surgery

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Keep in mind that you are considering surgery on your body and that you often get what you pay for. I suspect that you will have a hard time finding a board certified plastic surgeon able to accommodate you.

Christopher J. Davidson, MD, FACS
Wellesley Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

HELP!!! I am looking to spend around $5000 on my Full Tummy Tuck, Muscle Repair, Lipo of the flanks NC

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A tummy tuck and liposuction is typically $8000 at the low end. Someone may be able to do all of this for $5000, but I would not shop price alone.

Find a plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of tummy tuck procedures each year. Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 203 reviews

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