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timeflies 01-14-2010 06:20 PM

Tummy Tucks Gone Wrong!
 
How often do you see tummy tucks gone wrong and how bad can they get? My sister had a tummy tuck in sprng of '04 and an infection of the scar ended up causing a big patch of skin to turn plastic-y almost as if it was burned. I have had 2 kids, now 54 and think it may be time for a tummy tuck. The horror stories scare me and the scars are unsightly. If I get one what are the chances that something will go wrong?

robyne00 01-15-2010 07:33 PM

Depends on your doc, your health, surgery risk, age, location, and many other demographic factors.

la_angel 01-16-2010 04:01 PM

Please see my response to your other post about the scars :)

Besides that, tummy tucks gone wrong that I've seen are either the result of post-op complications, or from the plastic surgeon being too aggressive (removing too much skin, bad lipo in combination with it etc).

beach091 02-05-2010 12:41 PM

Get opinions and research your doctor
 
PLEASE, anyone who is looking to get an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), please research not only the pictures your doctor provides but also HIS background. I had my tummy tuck done and regret every thing about it!!!!

la_angel 02-06-2010 08:50 PM

Beach, would you mind posting a picture or two so we can see?


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