When having a tummy tuck revision, typically what is the patient's financial responsibility?

What is the normal procedure when a revision is necessary? What costs to the patient are typically involved? For example, a tummy tuck revision is needed to repair stomach muscles that were never tightened, what financial responsibility should the patient have?

Doctor Answers 2

Revisions

I am sorry that you are not happy with your surgical results. You should discuss with your surgeon your concerns and ask them about a revision. Each surgeon has their own individual revision policy. Some surgeons will waive their surgeon's fee, but in general the patient is responsible for the anesthesia and facility fees. Best of luck. 


Bethesda Plastic Surgeon
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Tummy tuck revision

Thank you for asking about your tummy tuck revision.
  • The cost depends entirely on the surgeon's policy.
  • Is your surgeon a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon?
  • If not, you definitely need to see one now - it is unusual for a qualified plastic surgeon to do tighten the muscles during a tummy tuck.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

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