During a tummy tuck, Lipo in flanks, hips, and back and breast aug without implants
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Dr. Sheila Nazarian
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Tummy tuck, lipo and breasts augmentation
Lidocaine and Marcaine with Epinephrine are routine in any cosmetic surgery procedure. They provide local anesthesia and vaso constriction that reduces significantly bleeding. Obviously, it will be used in all the procedures that you are contemplating.
Word of caution. In recent article in the plastic surgery journal, based on data from cosmetic surgery insurance company, combining tummy tuck with liposuction increases the severe complication rate x 10. In my practice, I do not do the 2 procedures at the same time.
As far as breasts augmentation without implants, meaning fat injection, it is very controversial. The most that you can get from the procedure is 1/2 -1 size increase after multiple injection procedures. There is a reason why breasts augmentation with implants is the number one cosmetic surgery in the US. Most women will not accept a very mediocre result with very high cost.
Always, consult with board certified plastic surgeons who operate in accredited surgery center for your safety. Most importantly, check the before and after pictures in the photo gallery, to make sure that they are numerous , consistent and attractive.
Best of luck,
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