Tummy tuck with liposuction before and after

Liposuction and tummy tuck

There is no question that liposuction will give you a far better result with your abdominoplasty. I routinely perform liposuction of both the abdomen and flanks with most of my tummy tucks.

It’s difficult to tell in the photos, but you may even benefit from a circuferential tuck. This would give you an even better waistline and refined body contours.

You can see some examples on my website of before/after photos if you wish. (Victor Ferrari, MD, FACS, Charlotte Plastic Surgeon)

Liposuction is commonly a part of abdominoplasty.

Tummy tuck with liposuction before and after image

Liposuction of the hips would be a excellent adjunct to the abdominoplasty. I personally do not liposuction the elevated flap which is part of a tummy tuck to minimize trauma to that structure. Most of the time postoperative liposuction is not necessary. (Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD, Atlanta Plastic Surgeon)

Liposuction of love handles with tummy tuck

I routinely add liposuction to the flanks as part of almost all tummy tucks that I perform. In your case, I think it would benefit you to have some fat taken out in this area. (Sacha Obaid, MD, Dallas Plastic Surgeon)

Liposuction with tummy tuck

Tummy tuck with liposuction before and after photo

From your photos, it appears that you would benefit from liposuction of the upper abdomen (epigastric region) and flank regions. Some surgeons will include liposuction of the epigastric region in the price, and others will price it separately, but you will likely be paying for this procedure in some manner. Liposuction of the flanks would be separate. Specific or definitive recommendations would require a physical examination. You should consult with one or more surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. (Todd C. Case, MD, Tucson Plastic Surgeon)

Liposuction Needed with Abdominoplasty?

Without an in-person exam, the specifics of a recommendation are difficult to make. I do see on the photos some fullness in the flanks, and I think that adding on liposuction of that area will be a benefit to you, unless your surgeon is extending the abdominoplasty well around the back. It looks like you should have a nice improvement. If after discussing this further will your surgeon you still feel at odds with your surgeon’s plan, think about a second opinion. (Jourdan Gottlieb, MD, Seattle Plastic Surgeon)

Liposuction is a secondary procedure that may or may not be performed with a abdominoplasty (Norman Bakshandeh, MD, FACS, New York Plastic Surgeon)