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Which Dr Can See Me for a Consultation for Post-Lipo Lumpiness?

I used to live in Europe that is why I had my operation in France. I did research the Doctor he was registered with the French Medical Council with MD, AIHP, ACCAHP and had a Doctorate in Plastic surgery was capable. I went back to him because he did the original lipo surgery and was supposed to correct the lumpiness - he did not mention it was muscle separation at all but that I had obvious waves across my abdomen (note - I asked him if lipo would fix the original small belly and he said yes - he did not advise me of other options). I am actually petite framed and weigh120lbs the angle of the pictures make the belly look bigger than it actually is. I would like to know which Dr can see me for a consultation and help me to smooth my belly out.

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Doctor Answers (6)

Post Liposuction Evaluation

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Dear liposad,

 

I would visit an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in your area. You can find a qualified surgeon at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons website or here on RealSelf.

 

Warmest wishes,

Larry Fan, MD


San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

Liposuction Consultation and Revision

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You can consult with an experienced and expert board certified plastic surgeon in your area. To identify a qualified board certified plastic surgeon, you can utilize the physician locator on the ASPS website.  Consult with 3 - 4 experienced and expert surgeons to understand your options.

Kris M. Reddy, MD, FACS
West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

Finding the right plastic surgeon

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You need an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in your own area.

Go on-line to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site.

You will be able to find a specialist near you.

 

Elizabeth Morgan, MD, PhD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

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The way you describe it, it sounds like you have a diastasis of the muscles perhaps.  Liposuction will not help that, a tummy tuck may be the solution but withotu an exam I could not be sure.

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post-liposuction defects are challanging and can require more than one procedure to fully correct them. of all the liposuction I do, 80% of my cases are correction cases. I would be more than happy to see you. Im located in NYC. Im not sure if u can come to NYC but u can contact me and I will give u my contact info. sorry that it happened. just know that its very common to have defects after liposuction and most of these can be partially fixed.

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