Where Are the Incisions for a Monsplasty Procedure?

Where are the incisions for a monsplasty usually placed? Can they be placed in the groin crease to avoid a visible scar? I had abdomnioplasty surgery 6 months ago and would like to avoid additional scarring.

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Monsplasty scar locarion

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Typically, Monsplasty scars are in the suprapubic region.   If you already have a tummy tuck scar, then that incision should suffice.  A compression garment is placed after the procedure that is like a spanx and should be worn for a couple of weeks post-operatively.

Omaha Plastic Surgeon
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Monsplasty Incisions: Where does the scar go?

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Depending on the shape and size of the mons, you could have the lift done through the center of the abdominoplasty scar or through a small additional scar. If the abominoplasty scar is close to the mons pubis, it can easily be incorporated into the old scar.

Monsplasty scar ?

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You will not need any new scar(s).  Monsplasty can be performed through your abdominoplasty scar.  Any imperfections of the lower abdomen may be addressed simultaneously.

Steve Laverson, MD
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Monsplasty Incision

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In most cases, the tummy tuck incision can be used fi a lift or removal of excess skin is needed. Sometime a vertical incision is added.

Karol A. Gutowski, MD, FACS
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Monsplasty Procedure Scar Placement

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The Mons may be reshaped for a variety of deformities
- too Long
- Too sagging
- too wide
- too prominent / fat
- or combinations of all of the above.

When it is too long or sagging the scar CAN be incorporated in an existing Tummy Tuck scar (and we often corect such deformities as part of a Tummy Tuck procedure). Excess width is corrected with several scars (either on the sides or along the midline of the Mons).

Excess fat is usuallyh corrected with liposiction through vary small scars which can easily be placed through an old tummy  tuck scar.

Peter A. Aldea, MD
Memphis Plastic Surgeon

Monsplasty Incisions?

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Thank you for the question.

Monsplasty Incisions can be placed in the groin creases  and/or the suprapubic area.  Since you have had a tummy tuck procedure,  your existing incision may be useful. Liposuction and/or direct skin excision may be necessary.

Best wishes.


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Great question. The technique would be primarily dictated by your current anatomical situation and your goals. Usually incisions can be in your groin crease. You might visit with your original surgeon for their input and advise. If you do not like what you hear then a second opinion would be advised.  Best wishes 

Craig Harrison, MD, PA
Tyler Plastic Surgeon

Monsplasty and pubic mound reduction with liposuction

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Our office specializes in monsplasty procedures, and for the most part, we use small incisions to suction fat from the area with liposuction.

Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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