A 45-year-old member asked:
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Mini tummy tuck is different from a regular tummy tuck in what way?

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Dr. James Kurley
41 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Less involved: A mini-tummy tuck usually involves a shorter incision in the lower abdominal fold and tightening of only the tummy muscles below the belly button. A more complete tummy tuck will include tightening of the muscles above the belly button. The decision between one or the other is made based upon the amount of looseness present on the tummy area.
Answered on Jul 7, 2015
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Dr. Alex Lechtman
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Yes..: I'm told by my patients that it's similar to a c section.
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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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Costly: Depend on what you think is costly. Depends also on the benefit you get from the surgery.
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Safe procedure: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are generally safe procedures in healthy patients. Risks include bleeding, infection, delayed wound healing, swelling, and b ... Read More

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