Roundup of Best Abdominal Etching Q&A
- 9 months ago
We've scoured the RealSelf Q&A and rounded up the most helpful info to help with your research:
Do they look and feel real?
Dr. Alberto Arguello lets us know that "[t]his can look great, if you are the right candidate, and if you take proper care of yourself".
What happens if a patient gains weight after surgery?
"Like any liposuction technique, weight gain, especially greater than 10-15 lbs will distort or ruin the results, though, results gain be regained by loss of the with again". says Dr. John Millard.
Who is the best candidate?
Dr. Henry Mentz explains that an abdominal etching "is designed for men and women who are relatively fit who desire a leaner, chiseled abdominal appearance". General liposuction is more appropriate for individuals with a higher body fat percentage.
How is the recovery?
According to Dr. Michael A. Epstein, "patients usually need a week off of work due to abdominal soreness, [but] patients don't necessarily need to "stay at home" the whole time during the recovery process".
If you've had abdominal etching be sure to post your own recovery tips and tricks in this forum.
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