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How Much Should You Weigh to Qualify for a Tummy Tuck?

How Much Should You Weigh to Qualify for a Tummy Tuck? READ MORE

Can the Aspiration of Seroma Done by a General Doctor?

I had TT out of country. My drain was removed on 9th day when it still had an out put of 50cc/24hrs. After a week, Now I can feel the waves of fluid.... READ MORE

Okay for a General Surgeon to Perform Tummy Tuck?

Is it okay to have a Tummy Tuck done by a general surgeon during abdominal hernia repair? Is it also healthy to perform this procedure on a 65 year... READ MORE

Help! Just Found out my ''plastic Surgeon'' is Not Board Certified

I already put down $1,000 & I have my surgery scheduled. I've been thinking about a tummy tuck for a couple years,& visited this same... READ MORE

Plastic Surgeon or General Surgeon For A Tummy Tuck?

I am 2 years out from weight lost surgery and recently had a check up with my weight lost doctor. We discussed a tummy tuck. I recently noticed he is... READ MORE

Do I Qualify for FMLA if Im Gettig a Hernia Repaired and Tummy Tuck at Same Time ?

I will be having aTT /MR /hernia repair and wanted to know if i qualify for FMLA and also do i have to let them know that im getting a tummy or can i... READ MORE

Are these qualifications alright for my doctor? MB, BS, FRCS, dip-plast CSTRCS

Are these qualifications alright for my doctor? MB, BS, FRCS, dip-plast CSTRCS. I'm having my tummy tuck surgery in a week and just want to check my... READ MORE

Is It Common to See a Plastic Surgeons MA for Your First Post-op After a Tummy Tuck?

I was told I would see the surgeon at 3 weeks and again at 3 months. The initial and remainder appintsments are done by an MA. Should I run from this... READ MORE

How to Choose the Best Surgeon for Tt?

How do I choose the best surgeon for a full TT. Am from uk what sort of qualifications experience ect, should I look for. 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

Large Diastasis. My Surgeon is Board Certified, Yet Not a Plastic Surgeon?

I have a large diastasis, conservatively, the size of a nerf ball. The doctor I am considering is a board certified general surgeon whom specializes... READ MORE

Is my Surgeon Safe? Not Much Info On Him or His Practice?

I have decided to have a TT and have a consultation with a surgeon next week. I was able to find a surgeon that could meet with me right away and... READ MORE

If a doctor is on Real Self, and from a different country, how do I know they are safe?

I have researched doctors, and been on several consultations here in the USA. I have also done research on a doctor in Mexico. The doctor in Mexico is... READ MORE

What questions should I ask a doctor about a tummy tuck to know they are qualified and know what they are doing?

I'm living in Europe right now and planning a tummy tuck. I'm pretty thin and not much extra skin but just need it for the diastasis repair. What... READ MORE

What does it really mean to be a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and or IPRAS?

I have found a great Dr. In Brazil but am trying to do some additional research on his qualifications, abilities. He has provided before and after... READ MORE

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