Disappointed with results 14 weeks post op Tummy Tuck and Liposuction to flanks. Is it swelling? (photos)
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Swelling 14 weeks after tummy tuck surgery
If you are concerned about the area I would recommend that you go back to see your surgeon to discuss the options and what could be done to improve the swelling in the region. I hope this is helpful and that the area settles down to your satisfaction.
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Unresolved love handles after TT with Lipo after 14 wks?.
I have recently found that that the Z lipo ( ultrasonic Liposuction less aggressive) is very effective method to deal with rather difficult area that hardly yields to normal methods known to most Plastic surgeons.
In any case further lipo, some 12 months later can fix the problem.
I wish you all the best
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Disappointed with results 14 weeks post op Tummy Tuck and Liposuction to flanks. Is it swelling?
Thank you for the question and pictures. Although some swelling can certainly still be present, part of your concerns may be related to the presence of excess skin in the “muffin top” area. These areas are often not addressed adequately with tummy tuck/liposuction surgery. Often, extended tummy tuck operations are necessary to improve the contour of these (flanks or muffin top) areas. Treatment of the stubborn muffin top involves excision (lipectomy) of the excess skin and adipose tissue. If, in the longer term, you remain displeased with the appearance of these areas, additional skin excision (lipectomy) and/or liposuction surgery may be necessary to improve your outcome.
I hope this, and the attached link, helps. Best wishes.
Swelling after a tummy tuck and liposuction
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