Tummy Tuck with muscle repair and Chin Lipo Results.

I am three weeks out of surgery. How long does it take to see final results of these procedures? What kind of changes will I see? Will I get smaller as time goes on and will I lose more weight as I decrease in size?

Doctor Answers 3

3 weeks post tummy tuck and chin lipo

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Thank you for the question. 3 weeks post op is still too early to see the final results. The initial swelling usually takes 2-6 weeks to go down and then the body contouring takes place afterwards and that can last up to 6 months sometimes longer. 

Discussing this with your surgeon can be helpful and more specific to your body. 

Best of luck!

Dr. Khuthaila 

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Tummy tuck and chin lipo

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Swelling from surgery can take a while to settle. I usually tell patients to give it at leas 6 months for these procedures and sometimes longer. Best of luck.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Tummy Tuck with muscle repair and Chin Lipo Results.

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Final results could take up to 9-12 months. You are likely to experience reduction in swelling and reduction in size as you lose weight.

Ron Hazani, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills General Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 316 reviews

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