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A 36-year-old member asked:

Do tummy tucks (witch hazel) have to be costly?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Costly: Depend on what you think is costly. Depends also on the benefit you get from the surgery.
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Don't price shop: In my practice outside of columbus, ohio, tummy tuck costs about $6000. I would caution you against price shopping for any surgery as you may end up with someone who is not properly trained in plastic surgery. Make sure your surgeon is board certified in plastic surgery first.
Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics 31 years experience
It's relative: The cost is the combination of hospital or facility fee for staff and equipment used, anesthesia fee and surgeon's fee for his or her time, skills and expertise. You certainly do not want to cut cost by doing your tummy tuck on a little surgery center, non accredited, it the middle of nowhere, by a non board certified plastic surgeon, just because they will do it cheaper. It's your body.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Varies...: Cost of surgery will vary from one practice to another and from one region to another. Much will depend on exactly what operation is being performed. Select your plastic surgeon based on quality/safety of work, not financial considerations primarily.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the dangers of tummy tucks (witch hazel)?

4 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Safe procedure: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are generally safe procedures in healthy patients. Risks include bleeding, infection, delayed wound healing, swelling, and bruising. Major complications are rare.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Are tummy tucks (witch hazel) painful?

5 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alex Lechtman
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes..: I'm told by my patients that it's similar to a c section.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How much does tummy tucks (witch hazel) cost?

5 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Varies: Tummy tuck cost will vary by geographic location. The price ranges between $6500-$10000 depending on the extent of the tummy tuck.
A 30-year-old member asked:

How many tummy tucks (witch hazel) can a woman have?

6 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Many: You can have revisional tummy tucks (witch hazel). But if it didnt go right the first two times why get another. There is a point of diminishing returns.
A 45-year-old member asked:

How much do tummy tucks (witch hazel) usually hurt?

4 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Moderate pain: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are painful mainly because the abdominal muscles are repaired. Pain is usually well controlled with medications. Count on a 2 week period for recovery.

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