Are You a Candidate for a Tummy Tuck

Many people wonder whether they’re a good candidate for a tummy tuck surgery. While this type of cosmetic procedure is used to correct many different types of deformities in the abdominal area, there are some things to consider that may influence your decision about whether to get it done.

The first thing to think about is how the surgeon makes the incisions in the abdominal area. In general, this type of procedure involves inserting a tube called a stent through a small incision in the abdominal wall. When compared to other types of cosmetic surgeries, this procedure is very quick and can be completed quickly.

A small incision is made on the top of the abdominal wall, which means there’s no need for general anesthesia. The surgery itself takes about an hour, so patients should expect to feel some recovery time after the procedure. It should be noted that patients who have had liposuction surgery may require more post-op time.

Another thing to think about is that this type of abdominoplasty procedure has a lot of similarities to hip and leg lifts. As these procedures are done on the upper and lower abdomen, some of the patients will want to have the appearance of “gaping” skin, or sagging skin that appears when the patient is sitting down or standing up. With this kind of procedure, the doctor will usually lift the skin and create new skin over the surgical site.

You may also find it important to choose a doctor who specializes in abdominoplasty and who has a lot of experience working with skin issues. This can help avoid any possible problems and complications.

Choosing the right surgeon to perform the surgery is also important. Since this surgery is done on the abdominal area, you need to choose a physician who has worked in the field for many years.

Before you decide on which procedure to have, talk to your doctor about any side effects you might experience from the procedure. This includes pain during and after the procedure, numbness in the affected area, bruising or swelling around the abdomen and the abdominal muscles, and bowel movements after the procedure.

If the doctor feels that you’re a good candidate for this type of procedure, he or she will discuss with you the risks and benefits of having it done. and recommend other things that might help improve your recovery time. This includes pain medication or pain medications, diet modifications and exercise plans that may help you maintain your pre-operative weight.

Remember, that your surgeon will discuss all of the risks and benefits with you before he or she performs the surgical procedure. Do not feel pressured into taking out a second mortgage on your home or getting rid of an existing illness in order to get a better body shape. Be sure that you have carefully considered all of your options. For more information about a tummy tuck from Bruce K Smith in Houston Click Here.

In fact, it may be very difficult for you to be a good candidate for a tummy tuck if you have health problems such as obesity or diabetes. If your doctor does not feel that you can handle the procedure, do not go ahead with it.

If you are not healthy, the most common reason that a person is not a good candidate for a tummy tuck is simply because they don’t have the money for it. Sometimes this comes down to financial situations. Many insurance companies will not cover the procedure and there are often waiting periods and payment plans to consider. When it comes to paying for the surgery, most insurance companies require that you have pre-existing medical conditions that make it a difficult expense for them to cover.

Even if you have insurance, the doctor may also not consider you a good candidate if you have other chronic ailments. If you have high blood pressure or cancer in your family history, these may cause the doctor to deem you a poor candidate for the procedure. Therefore, you’ll have to have a discussion about all of your current medical conditions with the physician.

Even if you are not a good candidate for a tummy tuck, don’t give up. There are other ways to help you lose excess skin, make your muscles more defined, and reshape your body. After all, your goal is to look better than you did before

Bruce K. Smith, M.D.
1315 St Joseph Pkwy #940, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 659-2700

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