Can surgery for a prolapse uterus/bladder/bowels/apron of skin & fat, diastis recti & possible hernia be completed at once?
Doctor Answers 2
Staged procedures after #weightloss are usually safer when considering multiple surgeries
It is always tempting to combine procedures and we sometimes do as plastic surgeons if deemed safe: breasts and arms, breasts and tummy-tuck (mommy make-overs), buttock and tummy-tuck, etc.
But combining different specialists is not a simple task and entering various body compartments in one setting is also not always the safest.
Intraop and post-op care can also get confusing.
Moreover, in Canada, some of your procedures are paid by our health systems and done in hospitals versus the cosmetic ones more often done in private facilities.
Consult with your surgeons and see how they can either accommodate or stage all the procedures you are interested in. Ultimately, your safety is the priority.
Hope this helps!
Dr. Marc DuPéré, Toronto aesthetic plastic surgeon and body surgeon.
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