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Side Effects from Tummy Tuck Sutures?
Hi, I am considering having abdominoplasty as I have a large diastasis from pregnancy and an umbilical hernia. I am worried about a foreign body, ie: permanent sutures. What are the sutures usually made of for this procedure and which one has been shown over years to cause little if any long term side effects?
Also, is there a technique I could ask for to get a normal small sized belly button? The pix I have seen of before and after belly button reconstruction have shown half dollar sized belly buttons. Thank you very much.
Either suture material is fine
I use dissolvable sutures to repair the diastasis recti.
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