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can you be overweight to get tummy tuck

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Wait until older: Before resorting to surgery, see if exercises will achieve a similar result, particularly at your age. As you get older, exercise may not be as effect ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
A conditional Yes: A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty can be desirable for any patient with excess abdominal tissue or laxity of their abdominal muscles. The ideal is to lo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
At age 34 you would: too young for new knees. If you are generally, overweight - a tummy tuck would only address a specific area. Consider working with a physical trainer.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: If you have a tummy tuck and then get pregnant the tissues of the abdominal wall will stretch again and you will have to are how it appears after you ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Body Contouring: Initially the weight may go up after surgery because of the IV fluid given in surgery and inflammation associated with normal healing. In general nei ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Most people: aren't in the category of "should have" a tummy tuck. Most people are in the category of would look better with one. All surgeries have risks but in t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
In : In a far away country, how will you select the right surgeon and the right hospital. Many problems - stay during healing time, who will help you dur ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Insurance: Health insurance will pay for excision of overhanging skin if it is severe and hangs way down. Pictures sent to the insurance company may help.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Adult: Cosmetic surgery involves trade offs and potential risks. I believe you need to be mature to access these risks before you can have surgery. I would o ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
The : The first item to discern is to determine if there is extra skin, bulging fat above the muscles, separation of the vertical abdominal muscles or fat ... Read More

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