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Category: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

What Should I Really Expect? Recovering from Tummy Tuck Surgery

Posted January 31, 2023

Curious about Tummy Tuck Recovery? The following are common questions asked by patients, written and answered by our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Stoeckel. So, you have decided to move forward with abdominoplasty surgery. And now you are starting to get nervous about what to expect after the surgery. There are so many blog sites and […]

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What is a drainless tummy tuck?

Posted May 08, 2018

More and more surgeons are finding that tummy tuck surgery can be completed without the need for drains. The topic of drainless tummy tucks comes up in most of my consultations, so it seems appropriate to discuss the issue a bit in this forum.What is the purpose of a drain and why would you need […]

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Do I need general anesthesia for my tummy tuck surgery?

Posted October 10, 2017

If you are considering a tummy tuck surgery and consult with more than one surgeon, you will likely get differing opinions about what type of anesthesia should be used. Do you need to have a general anesthetic and should the procedure be completed in the hospital setting? Or, is it better to use a deep […]

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How Do I Decide Who to Consult With for My Procedure?

Posted November 29, 2016

So, you want to have a breast augmentation. Or maybe a tummy tuck. Or maybe just some BOTOX® Cosmetic to help with those early wrinkles. There are 20 plastic surgeons and 15 med spas in your local area. How are you supposed to choose from them all? Do you go to the surgeon in town […]

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