I had a laparoscopic procedure January 23rd and am planning on having Smart Lipo on March 14th in my upper and lower abdomen and flanks. I want to be sure that enough time is given for my body to heal before the lipo. My skin incisisions from the laparoscopy were healed between 3 days - 1 week. (One actually looked like a mere tiny scratch after the 3rd day.) So I guess my real concern is the healing from the inside of my abdominal wall.
How Long Should I Wait After a Laparscopic Procedure to Have Smart Lipo?
Doctor Answers 5
I would think that is an adequate amount of time to heal properly and have the procedure performed. Just remind your surgeon of your recent procedure.
Lipo after laparoscopic surgery
Liposuction after Laparoscopy: How long to wait?
You might also like...
Laparoscopic Procedure and Smartlipo
I would get clearance from the other surgeon and remind your plastic surgeon of this, but I usually recommend about 3 months between surgeries. This varies on the types of procedures performed. Laparoscopic procedures involve a wide variety of procedures. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Smart Lipo following Laparoscopy
I believe it should be safe to have your Smart Lipo after waiting 6 to 7 weeks following your laparoscopic procedure. However, you should check with both surgeons to make certain this would be appropriate in your case. Best wishes.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.