I had a tummy tuck lipo and fat transfer to my buttocks exactly 2 wks ago today,

my drainage will be taken off today but its not clear is that right?? color is burgendy

Doctor Answers 1

Drains and Tummy Tucks

Hello,

Your drains should come out regardless of color. Data shows that after 5 to 7 days, your risk for a seroma is the same, roughly 10% to 20%. There is an important movement away from the use of drains after tummy tucks. Again, data shows a much lower risk of this common problem. 

Best of luck!


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