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I Have a Navel Piercing and I'm Planning to Get Smartlipo. I Got my Belly Done Recently. Any Opinions?

I want to have done the upper and lower abdomen. Thank you :)

Doctor Answers (5)

Smartlipo and piercings

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The navel piercing can be removed prior to surgery. I recommend re-inserting it after one week of wearing the garment.

New York Dermatologic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Navel Piercing and SmartLipo

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Many women have their belly buttons pierced - you will need to remove the ring before having the procedure.  (I would allow the piercing to heal completely before having the liposuction procedure) 

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Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Belly button rings are not a problem with SmartLipo.

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I suggest you allow a new belly piercing to heal for at least a month.  Then remove the belly ring prior to Smartlipo.  Your results will not be hampered in the least.

Atlanta Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 47 reviews

Belly Button Ring and Smart Lipo

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   The belly button ring can be removed prior to surgery.  Any recent piercings have the possibility of creating an infection.

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 149 reviews

Belly

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When you say you got your belly done recently are you refering to the piercing? If so, it should  be no problem

Web reference: http://www.drbray.com

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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