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How Do You Address Dog Ears After Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck and some weeks later i went in to get my dog ears taking care of. And he only removed the pointed skin! i still have dog ears now! What do i do?

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Dog ear revision

Dog ears are the result of gathering of the skin and fat at the ends of an excision. The wider the angle at the ends, the more of a dog ear you get. The dog ear can be reduced by either extending the excision until the angle is fairly acute and the excess skin removed, and/or by removing the underlying and surround fat to allow the skin to "lie" down and contract.


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