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Fayette City, PA

I am having liposuction on my luv handles and a scar revision from and past tummy tuck, will I have drains?

My old tummy tuck left me lopsided and with a pucker at the end of the scar. I am having it done in the office and not at the hospital. The doc said it would save me $$ I am also worried about how long it will be till I can take care of my kids? And the amount of pain?

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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March 1, 2010 12:40 PM

Drains maybe, pain for a few days to a week. BUT ask the surgeon. Fro MIAMI (more)
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Huntington Beach / San Clemente, CA
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  Not usually
January 20, 2010 6:41 PM

Ask your surgeon but usually small scale revisions do not require drains.

Dr Di


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New York, NY
United States
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October 29, 2009 8:48 AM

If you are having traditional liposuction than you will most likely need two weeks recovery time. I suggest Vaser liposuction. This procedure has a much less recovery time and the (more)
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Royal oak, MI
United States
January 20, 2010 3:00 PM

I wouldnt DO IT in the office, from what i have been Researching my Booty off i could be wrong but doctors that do it outpatient do not have hopital privledges because they are not certified or do not have the proper training just regular docs who took a few courses in cosmetic surgery VERY SCARY



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