Mini Tummy Tuck


Mini Tummy Tuck A mini-tummy tuck subtly raises excess fat and skin below the belly button, creating a more appropriately contoured lower abdomen. The mini-tummy tuck targets the lower part of the tummy, and is especially beneficial to women whose lower abs have been weakened by pregnancy.

The muscles can also be tightened during a mini-tummy tuck, though not quite as effectively as during a full tummy tuck.

Typical Minimum Cost of Mini Tummy Tuck (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Mini Tummy Tuck (based on national averages):
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National Average Cost of Mini Tummy Tuck:
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Time Required for Mini Tummy Tuck:
It may take 1-3 hours to perform mini-tummy tuck surgery. Time requirements can vary, depending on the extent of surgery.
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Is Mini Tummy Tuck an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
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What are the Side Effects of Mini Tummy Tuck?
Mini-tummy tuck side effects include temporary swelling, discomfort, and numbness.
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How Long do Mini Tummy Tuck results last?
Mini-tummy tuck results are usually permanent. They can be affected by future weight fluctuation or pregnancy.
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What is the recovery time for Mini Tummy Tuck?
Mini-tummy tuck patients wear a compression garment home for support, and should continue to wear it for about 2-3 weeks following surgery

Basic mini-tummy tuck recovery is usually complete about 1-2 weeks after the procedure

It is recommended that strenous activity be avoided for about a month after surgery
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Will my insurance company cover Mini Tummy Tuck?
Because of the cosmetic nature of a mini-tummy tuck, insurance usually is not involved.
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Is there much discomfort for Mini Tummy Tuck?
After a mini-tummy tuck, discomfort at a mild level is normal, and easily controlled with oral pain medication.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Mini Tummy Tuck?
The mini-tummy tuck anesthesia of choice is usually general, but in some cases local anesthesia with sedation may be all that's needed.
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What else can I combine Mini Tummy Tuck with?
For enhanced results, a mini-tummy tuck can be combined with:
Breast Lift
Arm Lift
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What else is Mini Tummy Tuck referred to as?
Mini-Abdominoplasty. Mini Tuck. Limited Abdominoplasty. Mini Tuck Abdominoplasty. Modified Tummy Tuck.
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