A 46-year-old member asked:
What are the risks of the abdominoplasty surgery procedure?
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Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
Many: Apart from possible anesthesia complications, the surgical complications include, but not limited to, the following > infection, thick scars, collections of fluid and or blood, unevenness, loss of skin, loss of naval, unsatisfactory results, lumpy ("dog ear") skin deformities, entry in to the abdomen, need for corrective surgeries etc.
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Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Any Surgery Has Risk: Be sure to speak to a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss your goals, find out if a tummy tuck is right for you and help you determine whether the risk is acceptable. Surgical technique and anesthesia options can help reduce risk, so be sure to note all of your concerns during consultations. Risks and complications associated with a tummy tuck would include: scarring, seroma, hematoma, asym
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Last updated Dec 1, 2018
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