Anesthesia + Tummy Tuck

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Can a Tummy Tuck Surgery Be Done with Local Anesthesia?

I am 34 years old. I am 5'6" and 140 pounds. I had two c-sections and have loose skin on my stomach. I would like to have surgery, but I don't... READ MORE

Will Smoking Marijuana Affect Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Will smoking marijuana a week before surgery affect being put under? I suffer from chronic headaches and I'm not a normal full time user of marijuana,... READ MORE

Can Tummy Tuck Be Done Without General Anesthesia?

I am scheduled for a tummy tuck without muscle repair. Can this procedure be performed without general anesthesia? READ MORE

Can I Get a Tummy Tuck While Awake?

Would any doctor actually do a tummy tuck while you're awake? What about a mini tummy tuck? READ MORE

How to Avoid Nausea from Tummy Tuck Anesthesia?

I am 50 years old, no children, lost 30 lbs. Back to normal weight. Having a tummy tuck end of September 2010. I have a high tolerance for pain but... READ MORE

I'm Afraid Of Going Under General Anesthesia?

And I've been shopping around not so much as price but safety . i have this fear of going under General Anesthesia simply because i read that people... READ MORE

What Are the Risks of Getting a Tummy Tuck?

What is it like waking up from anesthesia and what should I expect after Tummy Tuck? Is it that bad or should I have nothing to worry about? I'm... READ MORE

Extending Tummy Tuck to Remove Excess Skin?

I had a Tummy Tuck 2 years ago to tighten excess skin after losing a substantial amount of weight. I am very satisfied with the results as it achieved... READ MORE

Will Abdominal Mesh Interfere with Tummy Tuck or Liposuction?

I had a complete abdominal hysterectomy and cancer surgery (stage IIIc fallopian tube cancer) 3 years ago. Then, although following doc's orders to... READ MORE

What to Expect from Tummy Tuck?

I'm 26, and live in Las Vegas. I'm getting a Tummy Tuck Dec. 11th 2009 and I have to say I thought about canceling for no other reason other than I'm... READ MORE

Anesthesia for Avelar or Tumescent Tummy Tuck?

The "Avelar" or "Tumescent" Tummy Tuck is getting a lot of attention these days as a procedure carried out under local anesthesia... READ MORE

Awake Tummy Tuck

I've heard of some plastic surgeons around the country performing awake tummy tucks; Is this a legitimate procedure that can give you good results... READ MORE

What Are the Benifits of Regional Anesthesia over General Anesthesia for Tummy Tuck?

Some drs refer to a Tumescent approach when performing a tummy tuck where only the area being worked on is treated and that this is safer and helps to... READ MORE

Having Lipotuck Done, is 7 Hrs too Long with the Use of Sedation?

I am neverous about the amount of time I will be under sedation. I know sedation is more safer than a general but it still worries me READ MORE

Epidural with IV Sedation for Tummy Tuck, Will I Wake Up?

I have had 2 consultations for a tummy tuck. 1st PS told me I would be put under w/ general anesthesia. The 2nd PS does the procedure w/ an epidural... READ MORE

General Anesthesia & Blood Clots? What Are My Chances?

I am having a tummy tuck on 04/27 & I am terrified of general anesthesia and blood clots. I had a close family member die from this procedure and... READ MORE

Liposuction and Tummy Tuck While on Diet Pills?

I am thinking of getting a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction. I have been taking diet pills for a couple of months does this put me at any greater risk of... READ MORE

Is It Better to Have Tummy Tuck Done Locally?

I am considering getting a Tummy Tuck and some work done to my face. There is only one surgeon who can perform a facial procedure I am interested in... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use a Nurse Anesthestist for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

I'm considering having a tummy tuck. The board certified plastic surgeon I'm considering uses a nurse anesthetist. Is this advisable for a... READ MORE

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