No Drains + Tummy Tuck

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4 1/2 Weeks Post Op Drain Free Tummy Tuck. Will Skin Get Tighter ?

So i got a drain free tummy tuck almost 4 1/2 weeks ago. I went home with hardly any pain, i didnt even take meds. I was hunched over a few days but... READ MORE

Opinions On No Drain Tummy Tuck?

I read more and more about people getting a "no drain tummy tuck" but I don't see comments from Doctors as to if this is recommended... READ MORE

Over 3 Months Post Op TT, MR and Lipo to Hips..Swelling is Worse, Why?

I am a little over 3 months post op TT, MR and lipo to hips, I had the quilting version done and no drains were required. I was wondering I feel more... READ MORE

My Surgeon Did Not Put in Drains at All. Is This OK?

He said most bodies will just absorb the fluid. However, this is not the case with me. My lower abdomin keeps filling up and I have had to go have it... READ MORE

Why do so many doctors use drains when drainless Tummy Tucks seem to have no "cons" aside from longer under anesthesia?! (photo)

I'm wondering if I should into other doctors who perform drainless tummy tucks, patients with drainless seem to be up and around and feel great so... READ MORE

Drains vs. no drains with a Tummy Tuck, what are the differences?

Some doctors insert drains after a TT for 1-2 weeks and another consultation told me he doesn't use drains but rather uses a different suturing... READ MORE

What is the difference between drain or no drains for a Tummy Tuck?

Drain or no drain procedure. If no drain where do all that fluid go. I like hearing about this procedure.. I hate the drains so many of Real self... READ MORE

5 days post Tummy Tuck w/out drains and Breast Lift. What are the signs and symptoms of tearing muscle repair? Can it be fixed?

 I have had a lot of discomfort in upper abs from muscle repair. All of a sudden after a painful cough it feels like it has relaxed some. This... READ MORE

Intense swelling after TT. My doctor is far away, is it safe to let it go or should I seek medical attention immediately?

I had a tummy tuck on July 31st, and I went out shopping yesterday and swelled like crazy. I went home and relax the rest of the night. I woke up this... READ MORE

Will the extensiveness of my tummy tuck Impact my swelling? I didn't have drains, lipo or muscle repair.

I had a full tummy tuck (no drains, no muscle repair, no lipo) two weeks ago. While I am fully aware I will be swollen for quite some time, and... READ MORE

Follow-up: Post TT - Did I really need one? Looking for more in depth answers. (Photo)

Had TT..please look at pre and post op and tell me if I really need TT..pre scar from 10 years ago,,,not TT..had skin removed..BB lowered..Doctor kept... READ MORE

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