I had two C-Sections back to back 4 years ago. This left fat and sagging skin on my abdomen and fat on my hips. Is it okay to undergo liposuction for this? If so, which type would be best?
Can Liposuction Reduce Sagging Skin and Fat Left After C-section?
Doctor Answers (5)
Liposuction and mini tummy tuck should make your stomach look a lot better.
This is a very common problem after C sections. Fortunately, liposuction and a little mini tummy tuck (like an extensive scar revision) work very well with short recovery.
You can have liposuction but this will not correct your wrinkling skin. Since your skin and abdominal muscles have been stretched by pregnancies then an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) will give you the correction you desire.
Liposuction and sagging skin
Liposuction would definitely help improve the subcutaneous fat component but may increase your chances of further laxity and hanging skin. You may be better off having a consultation for a possible tummy tuck.
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Lipo for the hips
Liposuction is an excellent answer for your hips. However, the excess skin in your abdomen will require excision. Cilinical exam would determine the extent of all these procedures and if you could benefit from a mini-tummy tuck . Good Luck!