Can you get more than one tummy tuck?

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Answered by Stephen Greenberg, MD

Thank you for your question. In short, yes. But it would truly depend on the specifics of your case. I have seen in practice that some patients will have a tummy tuck performed and after a subsequent pregnancy will require a second tummy tuck to address the laxity that the pregnancy caused on her previous tummy tuck results. A tummy tuck addresses excess skin of the abdomen as well as laxity or separation of the abdominal wall muscles, which is commonly referred to as a diastasis. If you are interested in a tummy tuck procedure, please consider scheduling a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon.

Published on Dec 11, 2017

Answered by Stephen Greenberg, MD (View Profile)

Thank you for your question. In short, yes. But it would truly depend on the specifics of your case. I have seen in practice that some patients will have a tummy tuck performed and after a subsequent pregnancy will require a second tummy tuck to address the laxity that the pregnancy caused on her previous tummy tuck results. A tummy tuck addresses excess skin of the abdomen as well as laxity or separation of the abdominal wall muscles, which is commonly referred to as a diastasis. If you are interested in a tummy tuck procedure, please consider scheduling a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon.

Published on Dec 11, 2017


Answered by Edward Domanskis M.D.

Yes, that usually is not necessary but if you have children after your first TT and develop more excess skin, then you can. Also if you have bariatric surgery and you lose a lot more you may just need a revision rather than another full TT with muscle repair/pubic lift and extended TT like I do. My specialty is face and body contouring after weight loss. I am President of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons.

Published on Dec 06, 2017

Answered by Edward Domanskis M.D.

Yes, that usually is not necessary but if you have children after your first TT and develop more excess skin, then you can. Also if you have bariatric surgery and you lose a lot more you may just need a revision rather than another full TT with muscle repair/pubic lift and extended TT like I do. My specialty is face and body contouring after weight loss. I am President of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons.

Published on Dec 06, 2017


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