Multiple procedures vs separating them?
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Performing multiple procedures at one time for a given individual depends upon so many factors including things such as their overall health, the extent of surgery, etc.. I would also suggest having surgery done locally in your community.
Mommy makeover & BBL
Thank you for your question.
It is possible to have these procedures done at once but you have to find a doctor willing to combine them during one procedure and be willing to follow their aftercare instructions as the recovery will be more intense than staging them. I generally stage these procedures simply because you will have to refrain from sitting on your buttocks for at least 2 weeks after a BBL which means you would need to sleep on your stomach, which may not be optimal when just having a tummy tuck and breast augmentation/lift. This reduces complications and provides for a more comfortable post-operative recovery.
Best of luck in your endeavors!
James Fernau, MD, FACS
Board Certified ENT
Board Certified Plastic Surgery
Member of ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, The Rhinoplasty Society, AAFPRS, OTO/HNS, ASLMS, International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics & Science
It's always safer to separate your procedures into two shorter surgeries due to decreased risk of DVTs. Consult with you plastic surgeon if you have any questions.
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