I was planning on having braids added to my hair so that I wouldn"t need to style or care for it. Is that allowed? Also, if I am menstruating, can I proceed with the surgery?
Scheduled for a Tummy Tuck on 3 Oct 12. I Am an African Amercian Woman. Can I Have Braids W/extensions for the Surgery? (photo)
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Hair style and surgery
your hair styling should be fine. make sure there are nothing metallic holding your hair for the surgery. best wishes for a quick recovery!
African American Tummy Tuck- Preparations
you can have braids as long as you doint have anything flamable in your hair such as oils, or too much hair spray.
You can have braids it’s not a contraindication for surgery. We do surgery on patients on their menstrual all the time. Good luck
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Can I Have Braids W/extensions for the Surgery?
Neither issue should cause any problem with your upcoming surgery. Best wishes for an outstanding outcome.