Frequently Asked Questions About Tummy Tuck Surgery
Dr. Baker performs all of his procedures in a fully accredited ambulatory surgery center that is owned and operated by a major hospital.
Yes, liposuction is usually performed during the tummy tuck surgery to eliminate fat and create definition for enhanced results.
While tummy tuck surgery doesn’t prevent you from carrying a pregnancy to term, it is recommended that you only undergo the procedure once you have finished having children. A pregnancy after your tummy tuck will negatively affect the quality of your results.
It is recommended that patients have reached their goal weight and maintained it for at least six months prior to their surgery. Doing so helps ensure you maintain a stable weight following your surgery. Additional weight gain or loss following a tummy tuck can negatively affect the quality of your results.
Tummy tuck surgery is a common and standard procedure with minimal risks. However, as with all surgeries, there are risks of complications. Bleeding and infection are the most common. Although rare, patients can develop a seroma (excess fluid buildup under the skin). Drains and wearing a compression garment will help prevent seroma development.
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