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Can a Mini Tummy Tuck Be Done Under Local Anesthesia?

I am 5'9" 120 lbs and had twins 1 year ago. I have a flat stomach and good muscle tone, but my c section scar needs revision (it opened after... READ MORE

New surgery called a combituck, which Is a full tummy tuck with advanced liposuction of the front and back of the body.

This surgery is done under local anesthesia twilight & tumescent and IV sedation, without the use of a ventilator machine is that even safe? what web... READ MORE

Can a Tummy Tuck Procedure Be Performed Under Local Anesthesia ?

Can a Tummy Tuck Procedure Be Performed Under Local Anesthesia ? READ MORE

How painful is the Tummy Tuck using local anesthesia?

I am having a full tummy tuck in 6 weeks. I am concerned about my love handles. My physician assured me he will make everything look right and that if... READ MORE

How painful is a tummy tuck under tumescent (local) anesthesia with IV sedation?

My question is: will tumescent anesthesia be strong enough to reach my muscle area so that I won't feel pain during the muscle plication part of the... READ MORE

Is it advisable it to correct navel asymmetry + open parts of incision 3 weeks post tt? (photos)

My PS scheduled an in office procedure under "local"to correct off-center navel and open parts of lower incision at 3 weeks post op from full tummy... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Under Local Anesthesia, Why Not?

In reference to a tummy tuck, why wouldn't it be possible to do local anesthesia ? If having a C-Section you have local anethesia! In Colombia ,... READ MORE

Have undergone a full tummy tuck surgery in 2014. Was the surgery done well? (Photo)

Is the surgery done well. Because I am not happy with the doggy pouches. The surgeon has corrected the doggy pouch again under local anaesthetic but... READ MORE

Liposuction or Tummy tuck recommended? Local or general anesthesia?...Fat transfer to buttock! (photo)

I would like a smaller waistline, flatter tummy and a rounder butt. I have one child and stretch marks that dont bother me much. I attached a pic of a... READ MORE

I am getting a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction, will i feel pain or discomfort?

My doctor is using local and IV sedation anesthesia for my procedure. I am getting a tummy tuck with liposuction to my back, stomach and flanks as... READ MORE

What risks do I face for touch up liposuction of abdomen under local anesthesia following extended tummy tuck? Is it worth it?

I have a pooch and fat above my incision, my surgeon said he would do lipo on my belly under local. What risks do i take and is the risk worth it? I... READ MORE

Tummy tuck with local anesthesia and iv sedation?

I am interested in having a tummy tuck with NO muscle repair , I do not want general anesthesia , is it safe to have it done with local and iv... READ MORE

What are the risks of excess skin excision of the abdominal flap following tummy tuck under local anesthesia and no sedation?

I have left over loose skin when sitting down and my doctor reccomended removing the skin under local anesthesia. How common is this and is it safe?... READ MORE

I am going to have a dog ear correction under local anesthesia, should I stop taking supplements?

Hello, I am going to have a dog ear correction under local anesthesia, should I stop taking supplements such as CLA, Fish oil and evening primrose... READ MORE

8 weeks post op of Tummy Tuck, I am concern that my muscle repair had come undone. Is this common?

Hi, I am 8 weeks post op tummy tuck with muscle repair. I just had gone in to see my PS. I had concerns that my musce repair had come undone. Upon... READ MORE

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