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Scheduled for a Tummy Tuck on 3 Oct 12. I Am an African Amercian Woman. Can I Have Braids W/extensions for the Surgery? (photo)

I was planning on having braids added to my hair so that I wouldn"t need to style or care for it. Is that allowed? Also, if I am menstruating, can I proceed with the surgery?

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Hair style and surgery

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your hair styling should be fine.  make sure there are nothing metallic holding your hair for the surgery.   best wishes for a quick recovery!

Dr. Basu

houston, TX

Houston Plastic Surgeon
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African American Tummy Tuck- Preparations

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you can have braids as long as you doint have anything flamable in your hair such as oils, or too much hair spray.

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Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Can I Have Braids W/extensions for the Surgery?

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Neither issue should cause any problem with your upcoming surgery. Best wishes for an outstanding outcome. 

 

Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

Hello

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You can have braids it’s not a contraindication for surgery. We do surgery on patients on their menstrual all the time. Good luck

 

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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