Typical surgical risks like bleeding, infection, hematoma, seroma, disappointing results are risks of surgery. However, more serious risks with anesthesia, blood clot, and poor wound healing are also risks of the surgery. There will be
A panniculectomy procedure requires at least a 3-4 week recovery time. The wound is large and you will be asked to keep your activity to a minimum. There will most definitely be drains and you
Recovery from surgery is dependent of many factors. However, you can expect at least an overnight stay following surgery.
Patients who have lost an excessive amount of weight but are medically capable of withstanding the procedure and recovery are good candidates for surgery.
Many times panniculectomy is covered by insurance and coverage depends on many factors. If you are a candidate for this procedure, a letter will be written on your behalf to your insurance company requesting preauthorization.
A panniculectomy is a procedure covered by insurance to remove the hanging skin and fat of the abdomen ONLY. An abdominoplasty or tummy tuck is used cosmetically to flatten and tighten the muscles and skin
A panniculectomy is the removal of the pannus or apron of skin hanging from the abdomen in cases where an extreme weight loss has occurred. Removal of this extra skin and fat dramatically increases the
Because of the nature of the procedure, a scar will be created. The result of this scar will depend upon individual factors of healing and also placement of the incision. The scar will be concealed
You may or may not have drains in place following arm reduction. This is dependent on how “wet” the procedure went. Your arms will be wrapped with compression sleeves and we ask you to leave