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How Soon After Tummy Tuck Can I Begin to Use 3M Microlpore Tape?

I am 15 days Post-op Tummy Tuck no muscle repair. My PS said I should wait 6 weeks until I can start using Micropore tape or silicone sheets, but I... READ MORE

5 Weeks Post Op Tummy Tuck and Incision Has Opened About 1/4 of an Inch. What Do I Do?

I'm 5 wks. post op tummy tuck and my scar does not hurt and seems to be healing well. I removed my surgical tape over the scar 2 days ago since it was... READ MORE

What are the most legit scar care options for a tummy tuck scar?

Embrace Scar Therapy has been recommended, however, I'm not finding a lot of patient reviews on it. I'm reluctant to spend so much money on something... READ MORE

White Thick Rubber Like Puss After Using Silicone Strips on Incision?

I had a full TT20 days ago. My PS said everything looked & my incision was healing right along. Last Thurs I started using silicone strips. I... READ MORE

TT scar therapy- what brand of silicone sheets/gel do you recommend? (Photo)

Do you believe they really work or will scars heal a certain way regardless of what you put on it? I am 10 weeks post op and my scar has gotten redder... READ MORE

If Surgical Tape Burned Me After my Tummy Tuck Will Silicon Sheet Strips for Scar Treatment Burn Me

Im 7 po from tummy tuck. The surgical tape used (I believe paperbut not sure) burned andrashed me. I wanted to order silicone strips for scar healing... READ MORE

Best Garments for Tummy Tuck and Bbl

Having a bbl and tummy tuck with lipo and wondering what is the best garments post op to buy foe the best healing along with what is better steroid or... READ MORE

BEST TTuck Scar Treatments? (photo)

HI there, I am about 4 weeks Post-OP on my tummy tuck. I am very pleased with the results so far...the scar does have a thin raised line, the size of... READ MORE

Can silicone strips be applied over steri-strips?

I had a tummy tuck three weeks ago. The steri-strip is still very much attached over the incision. I wanted to start using silicone gell strips at... READ MORE

I Had a TT a Year Ago is It Too Late to Try Silicon Gel? (photo)

The only thing I've been using is mederma and coco butter on my scar because my doctor told me scar treatment wasn't necessary and that we would talk... READ MORE

What is the absolute best cream, silicone tape, or laser procedure to help fade red tummy tuck scar. (photos)

I want it white as possibleI'm currently using scar guard but understand its only for keloid scars. my belly button is slightly raised so that's where... READ MORE

Appropriate care for tummy tuck three weeks post? (photo)

Im on my 3wkpost tt. As recommended by my doctor, I've been cleaning my incision and applying A&D daily. I guess my scar is not looking to bad, but... READ MORE

Are there any alternatives to silicone sheets? I have a small part of my scar that has pleating - will that go away over time?

If I am not using silicone sheets for my scar what's the best thing to use? Also, I have a small part of my scar that has pleating will that go away... READ MORE

When Will Keloid Usually Form After TT?

I had tt 3weeks now and still using silicon sheets and cream to prevent hypertrophic scaring,,,can i stop applying them now because my scar looks... READ MORE

I would like to know how many days after surgery should I start using Mederma and silicone scar bandages?

I'm really worried about the scar and I want mine to heal really well! Are those things considered effective and widely recommended? READ MORE

Silicon Strips Tummy Tuck?

Just wondering when is it best to start using the strips? I was informed to wait until week 3. However, I'm noticing a lot of patients have them on a... READ MORE

How does my wound look? I cannot tell if it is actually improving. (Photo)

The photo shows a four day progression of the wound on my tummy tuck incision. I started using silicon scar sheets but cannot tell if the wound is... READ MORE

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