Tummy tuck skin adhesion? (Photo)
Botox Price Calculator
What would you like to change?
Enter your info to request custom estimates from three local providers.
These providers will send a more accurate price based on your needs.
Doctor Answers 4
Contour irregularities after tummy tuck
can be addressed with scar release and fat grafting... but the scar release requires a long and large pickle-fork cannula and you must have fat somewhere that can be harvested and prepped to give you the best chance as success. An exam is needed of course so your anatomy and scars can be evaluated.
Tummy deformity following tummy tuck surgery
Although an examination is necessary to determine the exact cause of divot/tethering, it might be possible to fill in your divot with fat graft transfer. A consultation is necessary to provide you a definitive recommendation.
Tummy tuck skin adhesion?
This can improved with scar release and possible fat grafting or similar techniques.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
You might also like...
This is an interesting problem. Of course there is the option to reopen the entire incision and release the adhesion that way. There is also another option which is less invasive called a surgiwire, which may work as well. Please discuss with your surgeon.
Hope this helps.
Dr. Ali Mosharrafa
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.