There is actually a lot of difference between liposuction and tummy tuck surgery. Both are cosmetic procedures performed on both men and women -- and that’s pretty much the extent of similarity between the two! Many people are surprised to read about the many differences between tummy tuck and lipo. If you aren’t sure about which procedure is right for you, remember that tummy tuck vs liposuction depends a lot on where you are in terms of weight loss. Tummy [...]
Drains are often used during or after surgery to help the body expel fluids that collect at the surgical site. Abdominoplasty, or tummy tucks, are no different and patients will have one or two temporary tummy tuck drains inserted after the procedure. Drains After Tummy Tuck Help With Healing Although it may sound weird that your body needs to drain after tummy tuck surgery, it’s important to understand draining is necessary to help your body heal from the surgery and [...]
Tummy tuck surgery, also called abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and tightens loose skin around the abdomen caused by weight loss (including post-pregnancy). Preparing for tummy tuck surgery is similar to getting ready for most elective or scheduled procedures.