Vaser on Abs - Waste of Time if I'm Planning on a Tummy Tuck?

i'm considering getting vaser on my lower abs to rid some loose skin&excess lower belly fat. when i met with my dr. he had recommended a tummy tuck.now i'm very torn, bc i would like to wait until after i have children to get a tummy tuck. is it a complete waste of money & recooperating time to get vaser on my abs now and get a full tummy tuck 3/4 yrs later?

Doctor Answers (5)

Abdominoplasty vs liposuction

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As a mother of three and a board certified plastic surgeon I would recommend that you wait until your family is complete before pursuing surgical options. It will be worth the wait.


Columbus Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

Timing of Tummy Intervention

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Hi there-

If you are certain you are going to have more children, I would recommend you complete your family and then pursue the tummy tuck your surgeon is recommending. Forego the lipo for now.

Armando Soto, MD
Orlando Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Tummy tuck vs lipo

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If you are planning to have more children soon, I would wait to have  tummy tuck and not do the lipo right now.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

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Don't count on lipo as an alternative to tummy tuck

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Although VASER and laser lipo may tighten skin slightly, no lipo procedure is an alternative to a tummy tuck. It might make sense in your case since you anticipating future pregnancy, just have realistic expectations.

Richard Baxter, MD
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Vaser Lipo

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Some very good results I have seen are Vaser first, then a TT 9 months later.  The fat has been de-bulked, and the transition is much smoother, and a little more skin can be removed.  Or you could just wait for the TT and do it all then.  If you do not have a lot of fat in the lower abdomen, just do the TT.

Vivek Bansal, MD
Danville Plastic Surgeon
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