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Can I Get Liposuction on the Backs and Insides of my Legs the Same Time As my Tummy Tuck?

Can I Get Liposuction on the Backs and Insides of my Legs the Same Time As my Tummy Tuck?

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Leg Liposuction With Tummy Tuck Surgery

It would be very common to perform other procedures, such as liposuction, at the time of your tummy tuck. This not only more effectively improves body shape but makes for a more efficient recovery and lower cost than if it was done as a separate procedure.

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Liposuction on the thigh will fit in well during a tummy tuck

We often will combine liposuction on the inner thigh at the time of a tummy tuck, and suctioning on the back of the thigh should work in well with your procedure, and give just one recovery as a time saver.

Peter E. Johnson, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Leg liposuction combined with tummy tuck

Liposuction can be combined with an abdominoplasty. The anesthesiologist may add a surcharge for turning you on the operating table. As these are completely unrelated areas, the outcome of one would not allow for better results in the other area but would combine recovery times.

Robert L. Kraft, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Liposuction on other areas at the same tie as a Tummy Tuck?

Yes, it is routine practice to perform liposuction on additional areas at the same same as a Tummy Tuck. It does not change your recovery time and allows for better results.

Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Commonly done together

Liposuction at the same time as a Tummy Tuck makes sense as the recovery time is simultaneous for the most part and not sequential. Good luck on your surgery.

Larry S. Nichter, MD, MS, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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