Tummy Tuck Q&A
Veins + Tummy Tuck
I have a couple superficial collateral veins on my abdomen. I had histoplasmosis apparently as a child which caused calcifications and thus narrowing... READ MORE
I was reading that having a TT with muscle repair effects your vena cava and blood flow. Can you explain? How tight is too tight? I saw that most... READ MORE
I don't know enough about the layers of the human body. This popped up on my abdomen post pregnancy. 1 year had passed and I am still breastfeeding. I... READ MORE
Should I accept hernia repair w/ vertical incision only & skin removal OR pay for a standard tummy tuck & muscle repair? (photo)
Previous TT 2005. 3 Subsequent pregnancies. I've been offered a hernia repair with vertical incision and skin removed in oval flap on NHS but would... READ MORE
I am a recovering IV drug user. I have been "clean" for many years now but still have damaged veins from my past. When I need blood tests done it... READ MORE
I'm just a couple days away from my 6 week postoperative abdominoplasty. I'm concerned about the veins and the color on the incision site. Is this... READ MORE
Is it safe for a TT? I have May-Thurner Syndrome that causes blood clots in my leg. I have a umbrella filter in my iliac vein.
Is having liposuction and a tummy tuck safe for someone with my condition? Would any doctor even try to do the surgery on me? How much overweight do... READ MORE
If you have prominent veins on your stomach, can you stil have a tummy tuck? In other words, could those veins be cut during surgery and patient could... READ MORE
4 Weeks post TT - Ankles keep swelling and compressions stockings cause dark veins - Is this normal?
Today I used compression stocking I'm 4 weeks post op TT. My right ankle keeps swelling, so tried the stocking today. After removing them my veins... READ MORE