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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by Mommysan, Detroit, MI
The term "tummy tuck" can be very vague and therefore price shopping can become confusing. The extent of abdominal contouring will dictate the cost of your surgery. Addressing the abdominal muscle/diastasis (mid line separation) and degree of excess skin and fat will help determine the extent of the abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) required. In general, a mini tummy tuck removes a small amount of skin from the lower abdomen. This will tighten the lower abdominal skin only. Mini tummy...
Most board-certified plastic surgeons have a set fee for TT and other procedures. My charges are the same for both easier and more difficult cases. You can probably call surgeon's offices and get a "ballpark" figure, but bear in mind cheaper is not necessarily better. You would not want the cheapest surgeon in town if you were having brain surgery.