Is It Safe to Get SmartLipo After an Umbilical Hernia Repair with Mesh?

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Is Smart Lipo safe after umbilical repair with mesh?

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Smart Lipo is safe after umbilical repair with mesh.  The procedure is performed in a different plane than the hernia.


Chicago Plastic Surgeon

Smartlipo liposculpture can be used after hernia repairs with mesh.

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Smartlipo liposculpture can be used after hernia repairs with mesh. I would recommend waiting at least 6 months so that healing is fairly complete and your surgeon is sure that the repair was effective. 

Edward Lack, MD
Chicago Dermatologist

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