LEARN, SHOP & CHAT ABOUT PLASTIC SURGERY, BEAUTY AND ANTI-AGING
Member Login






Ask-An-Expert  >   >  Healing after ...


Ask-An-Expert

   
Default User Photo
sanjose61
San Jose, CA

 
Healing after Smartlipo


I am 2 weeks postop from Smartlipo on my ab and tummy..should I get a lymphatic massage? Will it help with lumps? How long will the swelling last? I dont want to have a lumpy stomach!!Thanks

Doctors/Professionals Only
Regular Users/Non-Professionals
  Notify me when a doctor/professional or regular member answers this question
  Notify me only when a doctor/professional answers this question
Doctor/Professional Answers (1)   

dralexcliu


Plastic surgeon
Torrance, CA
United States
View My Professional Profile
  Lumps can go away if enough fat was left...
February 26, 2009 9:09 AM

You are at the stage after SmartLipo where it is the most uncomfortable as there is still swelling and the lumps and bumps are starting to form. EVERYONE after any lipo procedure will (more)
Is this answer helpful? 2        0
Login to Vote


Learn more about

Member Comments (0)


 



 

Welcome to the Ask An Expert section of our website! Our network of board certified physicians can answer any questions that you may have regarding plastic surgery, skin care, dermatology and other conditions. Popular topics include tummy tuck, liposuction, rhinoplasty, acne scars, facelift, breast augmentation and more. This frequently asked questions section is opened to everyone and you need to set up an account with Makemeheal before you can ask your own question. This service is absolutely free and is available to those who are interested in learning more about a particular cosmetic procedure, treatment or product.

Before asking a question, we recommend you to browse through our existing collection of questions and answers to ensure that the question you want to ask have not already been answered by our highly experienced experts. This will help you save time and get an answer more quickly. When asking a new question, we recommend you to be very detailed so that our experts could formulate a more precise & professional answer.

Of course, this service is not a substitute for a doctor visit or a consultation with a plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist. The answer you will find here only serve as initial directions of thoughts and not as specific instructions. You should remember that it is utterly important to consult a skilled specialist prior to scheduling any type of treatment in order to get acquainted with possible contraindications. Only a one-on-one meeting will enable your cosmetic surgeon to properly evaluate your condition, conduct examinations and explain their results.