Tumscent liposuction: Is it Safe to Have a Touch-up?

I had 7 mos ago lipo on my abdomen/lower back flanks/ and bra rolls and I'm still not happy, so I'm going back in for a touch up on those areas under general , is it safe to go back in for the touch up ?

Doctor Answers (2)

Touch-ups following tumescent liposuction

At 7 months following tumescent liposuction of the abdomen/lower back/flanks and bra roll, it should be safe to have a "touch-up" liposuction.  That said, not everyone should necessarily have a second liposuction in the same area.  Your surgeon will want to determine if your skin tone is good enough to warrant another surgery and if there is a significant amount of fat remaining to justify the procedure.  Best wishes.

San Jose Plastic Surgeon
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Touch up Liposuction is safe

Thank you for your question.

Yes, as long as you don't have significant medical problems, it should be okay.  Check with your doctor to be sure before proceeding.

I hope this helps.

J. Jason Wendel, MD, FACS
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
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