What are the reasons why some doctors do a Tummy Tuck, BBL and Fat Transfer at the same time and other d multiple procedures?
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Tummy Tuck, BBL and Fat Transfer - same time or separately?
Most patients prefer undergoing one anesthesia and one recovery period which is usually more cost effective, but many surgeons would prefer performing these procedures in 2 separate operations for safety reasons to diminish the potential for complications.
Safety should always be the main concern. It is generally recommended that the length of elective surgery be less than six hours. The procedures should be performed in an ambulatory facility that is accredited by one of the national organizations like the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF) or in a licensed hospital. For many combination procedures, I would recommend an overnight stay at an appropriate facility where you can be continually monitored.
I would suggest you find a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and ideally a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) that you trust and are comfortable with. You should discuss your concerns with the plastic surgeon and have a consultation to see what is safe and makes the most sense for you.
Robert Singer, MD FACS
La Jolla, California
Tummy Tuck, BBL and Fat Transfer
Consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes and focuses on cosmetic body contouring surgery to help determine if you are a great candidate for this combination. Thanks.
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