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Out of Town Tummy Tuck: How Many Follow-up Appointments?

I am considering getting a Tummy Tuck this year from a doctor that is located 2.5 hours away. My question is how many follow-up appointments are... READ MORE

Is It Common to See a Plastic Surgeons MA for Your First Post-op After a Tummy Tuck?

I was told I would see the surgeon at 3 weeks and again at 3 months. The initial and remainder appintsments are done by an MA. Should I run from this... READ MORE

How Long Do Most Doctors Wait to See a Patient Again After a Full Tummy Tuck?

I'm having a full tummy tuck and small hernia repair next month. My first post-op appointment is nine days later. Is this normal? It seems like a... READ MORE

Can I Go to A Different Surgeon or Follow Ups/Post Surgery Complications If I Get My Surgery Out of the Country?

I'm going to santo domingo to get a full tummy tuck with muscle repair, liposuction on upper and lower back, lipo on arms and bbl with fatgrafting... READ MORE

Will or Can Another Doctor Provide After Care in the US for Sugery, You May Have Had Done Overseas?

I'm thinking about going to the Dominican Republic for surgery and would like to know if by chance, Being a diabetic type 2 I develope some kind of... READ MORE

How Long and How Often Should You Follow Up with Doctor After Full Tummy Tuck with Lipo?

My plastic surgeon passed away before my third week post-op. A general surgeon removed my drains for me, but I have had no other follow up. The... READ MORE

Missed Post Op Tummy Tuck Appt in October? (photo)

I had my last post op apptt in Aug, I was suppose to go back Oct/Nov & missed that appt. During this time I have experienced issues not with the... READ MORE

Should I Feel Free to Talk to Surgeon About Different Concerns Post-Op TT?

Thank you for your responses to my original post. Since this was my first surgery ever I just didn't know what to expect really. I do have a great... READ MORE

Doctor Not at Appointments When I Ask Questions Or Have Issues?

I recently had an umbilical hernia repaired, full tummy tuck, and lipo. My dr was not present at the pre-op appt to answers my questions. Then, I... READ MORE

Will I have a problem finding a plastic surgeon or general surgeon in TN to see me if I have tummy tuck in Dominican Rep?

Booked my flight/appt with a PS in D. Republic. Getting TT/ lipo of arms, flanks, abs, and thighs. What If I have any complications once getting back.... READ MORE

Any Doctors in Chicago Willing to Provide Follow-up Care to a Non-patient?

I have decided to go out of the Chicago area for a TT/Lipo. I prefer to not travel back and forth for follow-ups. Yes, I chose a board certified... READ MORE

Dominican Republic surgery w/ USA follow-up

Is it common to have work done in the Dominican Republic but have PS in the States do yyour Follow-up? READ MORE

How do I find a doctor in my area for follow up visits after having tummy tuck done in Dominian Republic?

I had a tummy tuck done in the Dominican Republic January 28, 2014. I live in Dallas tx and looking for a doctor that will follow up with me. Could... READ MORE

No follow appts after full TT w/ Lipo? I was 40 on BMI and high risk

I am 5 wks post op for a full TT w/ lipo on flanks and back, my PS only had me come in for the day after surgery check up and to have my drains... READ MORE

Need a doctor to do follow ups with in New York and possibly remove drains.

I had a tummy tuck in Miami on June 3, live in NY. Returning tomorrow, June 11, need a doctor to maybe do follow ups with and possibly remove my... READ MORE

Follow-up for out of town surgery

I'm Getting a Tummy Tuck in Miami FL I Live in Jacksonville Fl. Is it possible for me to see on of the Plastic Surgeons in town for my Follow-up??? READ MORE

How to pick correct compression garment size? PS has me in xl & my waist is a 40" with it on

After full TT w/ Lipo on hips, flanks & back, I was put in a XL (I weighed 225 prior to TT & I'm 5'4") I lost 10lbs after surgery & now down to 200,... READ MORE

Why is my tummy tuck scar not fading?

I'm very concerned about the scaring I did the tummy tuck to wear bikinis but I can't very frustrated. I've had no follow ups with my surgeon due to... READ MORE

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