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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 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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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
At least one: Year. It is a good operation for certain conditions, but not for others. It is best to get opinion from plastic surgeon. It will not treat obesity.
Dr. Gregory Buford
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends: I perform a significant number of tummy tucks (witch hazel) each year for my young mothers and feel that this is a great procedure when done by a qual ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tummy tuck: As soon as possible you MUST contact the surgeon who did the tummy tuck.
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Call your surgeon: Absolutely call the plastic surgeon who performed your surgery to tell them what you are experiencing and get seen asap.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Small vessels regrow: Whenever there is a wound such as after a surgery or after an accident, there is healing in which new small blood vessels form. There are lots of smal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Several things: Abdominoplasty is done to tighten the muscles of the abdomen, which have usually been stretched by pregnancy or massive weight gain, and to remove exc ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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2 hours: The tummy tuck takes about 2 hours. The actual name is called panniculectomy. Insurance usually covers this procedure when the following condition i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Mohebali
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Helps in many ways: A 'tummy tuck' or abdominoplasty is designed to help in multiple ways. It allows for removal of excess skin and fat of the lower abdominal area, give ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Mentz
37 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
No: Insurance does not cover cosmetic surgery. However, some plastic surgeons offer installment plans to pay for surgeries.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It's a scam.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Lose weight: Not to sound unkind, but weight loss is the only alternative.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Some modalities can tighten skin. Tummy tuck can be a very powerful operation. It's for those folks with extra skin and soft tissue. Many want the ex ... Read More

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