I Am 7 Days Post Op. I did wear a compression garment that was tight at the top. Could this have caused this over hang, wing look possibly? Or do you think I will need a touch up. I have a lot of soreness in the back area. He only took 1 liter of fat out. I am pleased with the mini tummy tuck with NO muscle repair. Thank you so much for your time and suggestions ;-)
Liposuction to Upper/lower Back, Flanks, Tummy and Mini Tummy Tuck. I Have Flaps Hanging in Upper Back? (photo)
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Back role liposuction.
Thanks for your questions and for your photographs.
It is really way too early to make a judgment about your final result this point. Without question you have a lot of swelling in the area that concerns you and hopefully most if not all of that will resolve.
Back rolls tend to be quite fibrous and often hold onto a great deal of their swelling. Your result will take time.
The backup rolls are a combination of both the skin and fat, remember that liposuction only takes away the fat. In my own practice I explain to patients that back rolls can often be diminished and softened but not always completely eradicated with liposuction alone.
Looking at your preoperative pictures I strongly suspect that you are correct that the binder contributed somewhat to the swelling, and I also suspect that you'll do just fine over time.
If you did find the skin to loose in the future the next option would be a bra strap roll excision, but I am hopeful for you that it will not come to that.
Best wishes, give it more time for now.
Liposuction to Upper/lower Back, Flanks, Tummy and Mini Tummy Tuck. I Have Flaps Hanging in Upper Back?
Your photos and your thoughts could be correct. Best to see your chosen surgeon Monday to discuss these issues.
Back flaps after liposuction
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