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

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

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

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

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

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

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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