Tummy Tuck Q&A
Without Drains + Tummy Tuck
Hello I am 10 days post-op from a suction abdominoplasty with lipo to the flanks. My surgeon does not use drains, instead the quilting technique. It... READ MORE
I have been to 2 consultants and both told me diff things 1 said I should try and lose more weight, witch I can do, the other said he doesent think it... READ MORE
I have been researching the different techniques used for abdominoplasty and would like to get the the opinion from a PS's point of view on the 'no... READ MORE
I am almost two weeks post op after an extended abdominoplasty with no drains. i do wear my Spanx 24/7 except in the shower. I was expecting much more... READ MORE
Hi I had a drain less tummy tuck 5 days ago. My tummy is flat and looking good but I have noticed a small amount of fluid like quishing between my... READ MORE
FTT avelar no drains with water lipo abs, back, flanks, and hips. I am 5'3"", 46 yo, 155 pre op and now 154.6 Post op. I am 13 days PO,. I saw my Dr... READ MORE
Im 2 Wks Post Op and the Bottom of my Tummy is As Hard As Rock and Under my Incision is Really Hard and Hurts is This Normal?
Sorry forgot to mention it was a tummy tuck i had. I had it done in Poland so going back isn't really a option. i had no drains put in so could it be... READ MORE
I had no-drain TT and it has now been 5 weeks and I'm having a sudden sharp constant pain in my upper left abdomen associated with more swelling but... READ MORE
What is happening when I go out in the cold, my skin feels like it's shrinking to half it's size and I'm so tight and rigid?
I'm 2 days shy of 4 wks PO from a drainless TT with MR and lipo to back and flanks. The cold weather has been bothering me since the beginning. When I... READ MORE
Young and fit single parent considering a drainless tummy tuck at the start of a 9 day school vacation with children home, ages 11, 7 and 16 months.... READ MORE
I met with a board certified plastic surgeon who explained to me that you don't need progressive tension sutures for a drainless tummy tuck. He said... READ MORE
Hard lump above my TT incision, don't want to miss window of opportunity for early treatment if possible! (Photo)
I'm 4 wks post op full TT w/o drains. I've had 2 check ups at 1 week and 3 weeks po. Everything looked fine at 1 wk, but a few days later I noticed... READ MORE
While researching, I've come across some doctors who perform the drainless tummy tuck and am curious if the additional internal stitching gives a... READ MORE
I'm 3 weeks post op drainless tummy tuck and I've had this fluid below my belly button since surgery. I've been reading that swelling is supposed to... READ MORE
I had a tummy tuck without drains one week ago today's & have developed two pockets of fluid. Should they be drained?
My doctor says the fluid is normal and will be re absorbed by my body. I'm wondering if they should be drained. They bulge out about an in and are... READ MORE