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How Long Does Tightness After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction Last?

I had a Tummy Tuck and lipo just two weeks ago. I am not very patient so I was wondering, for how long will I have the tight sensation on my lower... READ MORE

Is It Harmful to Wear a Compression Garment for an Extended Period of Time After a Tummy Tuck?

I am 18 weeks out, and I wear the garment during the day for comfort and to reduce swelling. I don't have much swelling without it but I do have some.... READ MORE

Is It True That Wearing a Garter/binder After a Tummy Tuck Helps in Achieving the Perfect Figure?

I've heard of women (who do their surgery's in D.R. anyway) who wear their binders for 6 or more months after surgery, believing that they will heal... READ MORE

How Long Will Swelling Around T-tuck Incision Last? Can I Take Something to Make It Go Away? (photo)

I'm 11 days post-op after having a diastasis repair & tummy tuck (they also fixed a hernia). I'm swollen above the incision area but... READ MORE

Pain Medication Injected into Abdominal Muscle During Tummy Tuck?

I've heard that there is a pain medication that is injected into the abdominal muscles during a tummy tuck and lasts 72 hours. What is it called? Is... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post Op (Tummy Tuck and Lipo) I am starting to feel hard lumps underneath my skin and a few small, hard balls?

I am starting to feel hard lumps underneath my skin and a few small, hard balls too. Is this normal? Also, I was wondering how tight my stage 2... READ MORE

How Long Will Seroma Pain Last?

I had a mtt and lip to upper abs and flanks on 6-26 After 3 1/2 weeks my drain fell out My ps decided that i still had to much fluid and wanted to put... READ MORE

How Long Will I Need Help for After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

I'm a slim fit 48 yr old considering a TT. I've been working out faithfully (weight training) for 30 years. I don't have excess skin or... READ MORE

Is a Compression Garment Essential, Why, and for How Long After Tummy Tuck?

What's the evidence based rationale for a compression garment after a TT? My PS isn't having one for my B/L breast lift (anchor incision); just TT,... READ MORE

How Long Do You Wear a Compression Garment After at TT with Lipo?

How long does a patient need to wear a compression garment after a full TT with flank lipo? What garment do you recommend at 8wks to wear the Spanx or... READ MORE

When Should I No Longer Feel Pain in my Abs After a Tummy Tuck with Muscle Repair? (photo)

I had a tummy tuck with muscle repair on 5/17/12. My doctor said that I could not do any ab exercises until I was 8 weeks post-op. I tried to do a... READ MORE

Having Lipotuck Done, is 7 Hrs too Long with the Use of Sedation?

I am neverous about the amount of time I will be under sedation. I know sedation is more safer than a general but it still worries me READ MORE

How Long Do You Have to Wear a Binder if You Have a Seroma? (photo)

I had a tummy tuck 40 days ago. I have been having repeated aspirations to remove the fluid from a seroma since 23 days post-op. I was also told to... READ MORE

Will Wearing Compression Longer Produce Better Results After Tummy Tuck?

Does wearing compression longer than the first initial weeks do anything for the final results of a tummy tuck? I know there are mixed feelings about... READ MORE

Is It Common to Take a 2-step Approach to Abdominoplasty?

Step 1 being lipo of abdomen, upper hips and flanks-tummy tuck 5-6 months later. READ MORE

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