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Complications After Extended Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift with Implants?

Question: What are some “MAJOR” complications that can/may “OCCUR” after having an Extended Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift with Implants? I am going to have an Extended Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift with Implants in September. I need to know what are the most common and major complications that can occur after surgery (during the […]

Any Suggestions for Pain Control After Mommy Makeover?

Question: I Am Allergic to Codeine. Any Suggestions for Pain Control After Mommy Makeover? Answer: Many options Pain control post-op is of great importance. The less pain, the more you are walking around which equates to less complications and a better overall sense of your recovery. Narcotics, like codeine, have issues. Still, most patients need […]

Most Effective Pain Medication After Tummy Tuck?

Question: What is the most effective oral pain medication after Tummy Tuck/Mommy Makeover with Breast Augmentation? I’m about a month pre op and researching pain management. My surgeon does not offer a pain pump. What is the most effective oral pain medication after tummy tuck/mommy makeover with breast at?? Thank you, Timberel Answer: Pain control […]

Can I Sleep on My Stomach After Tummy Tuck?

Question: I had a tummy tuck and umbilical hernia repair 16 days ago. Can I sleep on my stomach yet? My drains are out, but I’ll have stitches for another week. Answer: Best to wait I personally feel that waiting at least two or three months before lying perfectly flat on your tummy is the […]

Pubic Area Higher After Tummy Tuck

Question: My pubic area is higher and bigger since my Tummy Tuck. Can this be fixed? My tummy tuck was 1 1/2 year ago, is it possible to change the look of my belly button and my Pubic area? My pubic area sticks out and seems as if fat stores there. Also the area around […]

Getting a Second Opinion on Tummy Tuck?

Question: Is it unwise to decide to do TT with 1st Dr. I consulted with? The other two Drs I’m interested in can’t see me for another week or later. I’m stressed for time. I have to get my surgery done by the 2nd week of May. The Dr. I saw is far from where […]

Where Can I Go to Get My Tummy Tuck Drained?

Question: I had a tummy tuck and lipo on April 4 and the drainage came out on April 13. I did my surgery in the Dominican Republic. I have to get it drained because my stomach is growing due to liquid in my stomach. Where can I go in New Jersey to get the drain […]

Getting Rid of Stretch Marks

Question: If I get the Smart Lipo on my stomach will it help get rid of some of my stretch marks? Answer: Unfortunately, stretch marks are not treated by liposuction, smart or otherwise Stretch marks are not treated with any form of lipo. Additionally, the presence of stretch marks might indicate that you would be […]

Am I a Candidate for Smart Lipo?

Question: I’m trying to determine if I am a candidate for Smart Lipo? Or do I need a full Tummy Tuck after 2 C sections? (Photo) I am very interested and ready to get PS. I am researching my options. I want work done on my stomach, inner thighs and flanks. I’d prefer to have […]

Is it Possible to Combine Liposuction and Cryolipolysis?

Question: Hi, I’ve been struggling with weight loss for a while now, and seeing as a combination of exercise and abstinence isn’t working out too well for me, recently I’ve been looking into surgical solutions. A friend of mine did get a cryopolysis surgery done, and it has proved very efficient. As it happens, however, […]

Breast Augmentation With or Without a Lift?

Question: I have seen two different MD’s regarding breast augmentation with a possible lift. One MD told me I needed a lift (anchor) and the other told me implants should give me enough lift and I wont need an actual lift, however if I wanted higher nipple placement he would do a lollipop lift with […]

How Much Do Breast Implants Cost?

Question: I would like to get breast implants but before i do i would like to know about breast augmentation prices. How much do breast implants cost? Answer: It varies by a wide variety Cost for cosmetic procedures, not just breast augmentation, vary widely not only between cities, but, within cities. It’s best to call […]

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

Question: How Long Do Breast Implants Last? I have had breast implants for 14 years and I am now developing a large rash under my left breast, and it hurts and I feel alot of air pockets. One doctor told me to replace them every ten years and another told me you never have to […]

Should Breast Implants be Placed Under or Over the Muscle?

My friend went under the breast muscle w/ her implants…but now it looks rippling on the bottom. During consultation with a respected plastic surgeon in LA he told me under the pectoral muscle is much better… less risk from capsular contracture, safer for breast cancer screening, more natural (less stripper looking…his words, not mine!). Thoughts? […]

How Long is Breast Implants Recovery Time?

Q: How Long is Breast Implants Recovery Time? I am a phys ed teacher and would like to get breast implants. I want a very natural look and do not want anyone to know. I am afraid that if I take additional vacation time either before or after winter or spring break, everyone will notice. […]