Would you recommend revisions for my Tummy Tuck / Donut Lift? (photo)
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Scar management around areolas
Revision of tummy tuck and areola reduction
These procedures frequently need revisions. Laser , or some sort of hair removal can help around the areolas. You need a more extensive procedure for the flanks than just a tummy tuck
The scars on your chest are not unusual from a donut reduction of skin around the areola. Revising the scar and removing more skin can make the scars more stretched and you need at some point to accept the limitations of surgery. Laser, silicone, massage can all help the redness at the edge of the scars.
I would have concerns that your expectations for result on your chest may not be realistic long term. Although I have not seen the preop photos I think you have had a good result from a tummy tuck - accepted that you have excess skin in the flanks that could be improved and a reasonable result from donut excision of skin around the areolas.
Make sure to discuss the pros and cons of further surgery with your PS.
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It does appear that you have poor healing around the areola, but the reason is not clear.
Also the size is still slightly large. This type of donut reduction is common and can easily be done in the office, with only a small charge.
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