I'm 6 1/2 weeks post op from a lower body lift. Why isn't my belly button done healing? (photo)

Doctor Answers 2

Belly Button after Abdominoplasty

The edge of the belly button probably died and now it is healing by scar.  It is normal that this process takes several weeks.  I don't see any infection now at least on the photo.  Please consult your plastic surgeon for follow up.


Alex Kim, MD

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Body Lift/Body Contouring

I appreciate your question.

I would recommend that you contact your plastic surgeon to discuss your concerns at this time.

The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.

Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.

Best of luck!

Dr. Schwartz

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon


Jaime S. Schwartz, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 91 reviews

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