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A full tummy tuck removed 6-8’’ of excess skin and fat below the belly button. A mini tummy tuck only removed 2-3’’ of skin below the belly button. The result of a mini tummy tuck is not as dramatic as the result from a full tummy tuck.
Yes. Typically liposuction is also performed at the time of a tummy tuck. If there is over developed breast tissue, known as gynecomastia, we can also address this at the time of surgery with surgical excision & liposuction of the chest.
Yes. 2 surgical drains will be required. They typically remain in place 7-14 days.
- 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.
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