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what type of anasthesia would you need for a 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Anesthesia: Usually the type of anesthesia has more to do with the surgeon than the patient. I would only recommend having an anesthesiologist in an accredited f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes with precautions: You can under go tummy tuck type i von willebrand factor xi will be low , you have to let surgeon and anesthesiologist have to know, to get ready wi ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Tummy tuck: Having these conditions and having a surgical procedure on your skin (such as a tummy tuck) puts you at slightly higher risk of infection. It should ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
40 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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: The benefits are a flat abdominal region with smooth skin. The cons is recovery, risk of complication and anesthesia. The benefits far outweigh the ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samer Muala
14 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Ask them directly ... I know with a large Bmi they cover weight loss surgery in California. As part of that surgery some doctors will do a tummy tuck.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes..: I'm told by my patients that it's similar to a c section.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Levens
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lower tummy skin: A mini tummy tuck differs from a full tummy tuck ("abdominoplasty") in that the separated muscles ("diastasis") are not repaired as high up, there is ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies: Tummy tuck cost will vary by geographic location. The price ranges between $6500-$10000 depending on the extent of the tummy tuck.

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