Should I loose some weight before a full tummy tuck with lipo and MR? (Photos)
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Weight Loss Prior to Surgery
Should I lose some weight before a full tummy tuck?
Patients that decide to have surgery prior to achieving this level of weight loss will possibly require additional surgeries to remove excess skin that develops after additional weight has been loss. The likelihood of needing additional surgery is greater for patients who lose greater amounts of weight after surgery.
If your goal weight is 220-230 pounds I would recommend that you should weigh in the 220-240 pound range for 6 months prior to surgery.
Should I loose weight before surgery?
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Be close to ideal weight before tummy tuck and lipo
You will get a much better tummy tuck result if you reach your weight goal before having tummy tuck surgery.
Best weight for tummy tuck
I will definitely encourage you to lose weight prior surgery and hopefully you may reach 200-220lbs.
This is genuinely the wish of having a great result but as important a complication free procedure.
You will be looking amazing after having an Extended Tummy Tuck, muscle repair and so liposuction to your upper and lower back.
Have a great journey.
At either point it is safe to proceed with surgery. Sometimes it is easier to lose weight after surgery rather than before as the recovery is behind you.
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