— Verve Patient
- Breast Surgery
- Body Surgery
- Mommy Makeover
- Tummy Tuck
- Buttock Augmentation with Implants
- Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)
- Arm Lift
- Thigh Lift
- Body Lift
- Post Weight Loss Body Contouring
- Face Surgery
- Reconstruction Surgery
- Male Plastic Surgery
- Med Spa
You should wait at least 4 weeks before flying and take medications before flying to prevent blood clots in your legs that can travel to your lungs and cause death. Lifting luggage after a tummy tuck can compromise results and increase the risk of bleeding. Ideally, you should wait until you are healed and recovered before flying, that is about 6-8 weeks. By this time, your incision and muscle tightening will be well healed.
- No. Abdominoplasty, liposuction, breast augmentation and breast lift are not covered by insurance. In some instances, breast reduction may be covered by your insurance depending on the specifics of your policy and a special calculation used to determine the weight of breast tissue that must be removed.
- Even with significant weight loss, a large pannus and loose hanging skin around the abdomen an abdominoplasty is not covered by insurance.
- Rectus diastasis occurs when there is stretching of the fascia in between the 2 verticle rectus abdominis muscle. This occurs during pregnancy and weight gain.
- There are no exercises that can be performed to repair or strengthen this area. Surgical intervention is the only way to bring the muscles back together.
We recommend that you are at or very close to your ideal body weight. It is recommended that your BMI be less than 35 in order to keep your surgical risks as low as possible. You can check your BMI below using the BMI calculator:
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No. Your original belly button remains attached to the muscles. A new hole is created in the skin for the belly button to emerge.