The tummy tuck has gained a reputation as being the most satisfying cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States. However, a procedure of this magnitude often comes with many questions from both those considering a tummy tuck as well as those who have recently undergone the surgery. Dr. Delio Ortegon is our board certified plastic surgeon and has been providing his San Antonio patients with life changing-results and increased self confidence. Today, Dr. Ortegon answers some of your most common questions about tummy tucks.
This scenario is quite common for many patients who have lost a considerable amount of weight. Patients with weight loss tend to lose elasticity of the skin and also commonly have excess skin. A tummy tuck is often needed to reduce this extra skin and provide for a tighter abdomen.
I am also a Diet Coke fan and can assure you that there are no known ill effects of diet soda on surgery.
A lower abdominal scar after a tummy tuck can take 12-18 months to mature and start to fade. It is now normal however to have continued spasm of the abdominal muscle this long after your tummy tuck.
Contact us today to schedule your consultation with the renowned San Antonio plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Delio Ortegon. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.
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