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My Doctor Does Not Use Compression Garments After a Tummy Tuck is This Safe/ok?

My plastic surgeon does not place his patients in any type of compression garment after performing a tummy tuck on them. He says there is no... READ MORE

Standard Practice To Charge For Dog Ears Removal?

I had a TT 8 months ago. I now have dog ears on both sides. I talked with the plastic surgeon about them. I called to schedule an appt to have them... READ MORE

Do Tummy Tuck Patients Usually Go Home the Day of the Procedure?

Is it common practice to send home patients the very same day of a tummy tuck procedure? READ MORE

Normal Protocol To Recommend Asprin After TT Surgery?

Hi I am scheduled for a TT with lipo on my calves, inner knees and thighs in 5 days and my post-op instructions include heprin(spelled wrong) in the... READ MORE

Is It Protocol To Wait 3-6 Months After Weightloss to Have Surgery?

I am a 22 year old with no children and have lost about 70lbs in the past year & am 22lbs away from my goal.I'm planning to have surgery Jan... READ MORE

Do I Need to Be Cleared by my PCP or Endocrinologist Before Surgery for a TT?

I am a type I diabetic on an insulin pump and wanting a TT. I am well controlled with a good AIC. I was wondering if I will have to be cleared by my... READ MORE

Can Someone else Perform Your Surgery Other Than the Doctor You Paid For?

I was told that sometimes Certified Plastic Surgeons allow students or trainee to perform the surgery. Is this true and if so isn't the patient... READ MORE

Full Tummy Tuck - Still Have Diastasis Recti. Are There Any Norms in the PS?

I had my surgery two months ago. Now I'm discovering that my muscles were stitched together only partially - repair ends slightly above the navel.... READ MORE

Is It Odd That my Plastic Surgeon Doesn't Require Lab Work? (photo)

I'm 23, so it said lab work/ blood tests weren't necessary. He is board certified and is supposed to be very good, but I found it weird that he didn't... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck with BBL; Is a Blood Test Recommended?

Hi , im having my sergery done on april and i would like to know if i should be tested for any kind of blood work since my dad have blood clot in his... READ MORE

What Are the Pretest for a Woman of Childbearing Age Getting a Tummy Tuck?

The policy and procedure of a facility where its being done at. What is suppose to be drawn? READ MORE

Two weeks post tummy tuck. Do I move and stretch or try to not put tension on the wound? (photo)

I'm two weeks post operation- I had a tummy tuck-I have a really hard time distinguishing whether I should be trying to not put tension on the scar or... READ MORE

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