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Abdominoplasty FAQ

December 4, 2014

What is the usual post-operative recovery period like?

Your pain will be at its worst for the first three days after surgery and should diminish substantially after this. You should, however, get up and […]
December 4, 2014

Is seroma (fluid accumulation as your body attempts to fill a potential space) common after breast enlargement surgery, what are the consequences, and what is the treatment?

In breast augmentation surgery, a space is created under the soft tissues of the chest wall. This is the space where the breast implant is placed. […]
December 4, 2014

How much pain will I experience after abdominoplasty?

Assuming the postoperative course is without complication; pain from tummy-tuck surgery peaks the day after surgery, and diminishes over the course of the following three to […]
December 4, 2014

When should silicone gel-filled breast implants be used in breast augmentation surgery with caution?

Safety has not been conclusively demonstrated in cases of autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and scleroderma, a weakened immune system as in chemo patients, or HIV […]
December 4, 2014

How long do I have to be off from work or school after a tummy-tuck?

The answer to the question depends on several factors. If you work at a desk job, in a clean environment and you feel up to it […]
December 4, 2014

How long do I have to be off from work or school after a tummy-tuck?

The answer to the question depends on several factors. If you work at a desk job, in a clean environment and you feel up to it […]
December 4, 2014

What are the risks associated with abdominoplasty surgery?

The most common complication of tummy-tuck surgery is seroma formation. This is a result of fluid accumulation as your body attempts to fill a potential space. […]
December 4, 2014

What are the risks associated with abdominoplasty surgery?

The most common complication of tummy-tuck surgery is seroma formation. This is a result of fluid accumulation as your body attempts to fill a potential space. […]
December 4, 2014

Is seroma formation common after tummy-tuck surgery?

Although it is the most common complication of an abdominoplasty, seroma formation is more of a nuisance than a serious problem in the majority of cases. […]
December 4, 2014

Is seroma formation common after tummy-tuck surgery?

Although it is the most common complication of an abdominoplasty, seroma formation is more of a nuisance than a serious problem in the majority of cases. […]
December 4, 2014

How long do the results of a tummy-tuck last?

The results of abdominoplasty surgery are less dependent on gravity, and more on maintenance of ideal weight, or in the very least the stable weight at […]
December 4, 2014

How long do the results of a tummy-tuck last?

The results of abdominoplasty surgery are less dependent on gravity, and more on maintenance of ideal weight, or in the very least the stable weight at […]