Well, there are some things that are not controllable, like genetics. However, if the surgeon plans the procedure properly, closes the incision meticulously, then the chances of getting a really fine line incision is increased. I also use a product called Embrace. You apply that about two weeks after surgery. You use it once a week for about eight weeks and the results are then phenomenal. Don't worry about the length of the incision. You want the best contour possible, the best result possible. The body will dictate to the surgeon how long to make the incision. If the incision is symmetric [inaudible 00:00:42] area and you won't mind. You won't see it. You won't mind even if you [inaudible 00:00:48] but the length of the incision is primarily dictated by what's going on in your body so the incision length should be as long as you need it to get the best contour possible.

Am I Worrying Too Much About My Tummy Tuck Scar?

Dr. Remus Repta explains that while the scar is definitely a concern for those patients considering tummy tuck surgery, he asks us to consider instead the overall outcome of the surgery.