How long does it take a PS so stitch up a diastasis recti that's about 3.7cm wide consisting of individual sutures? (Photo)
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While it may only take 15 minutes to place stitches, the difficult part based on your photos is likely going to be elevating the appropriate tissue plane to allow a successful diastasis repair. I would have to examine you but it appears you may have some scar tissue may require a meticulous and perhaps lengthy approach.
Time is important but a safe and effective operation should be your goal. Find a plastic surgeon that focuses on these goals versus boasting taking the least amount of time as possible.
I hope this was helpful,
Dr. Daniel Barrett
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Beverly Hills, CA
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