Is it appropriate to perform a tummy tuck with liposuction?

I want to have a tummy tuck and liposuction to my thighs. Is it possible to combine the two procedures and have them both done in one operation?

SJones

F, 47, District of Columbia

Great question. It is actually recommended to have both done at the same time. Be sure you have your surgery with a board certified plastic surgeon with good real patient reviews and experience with tummy tuck surgeries. Ask for before and after photos as well. Blood tests and an  EKG will be done to assure you are in good health. You must stop smoking prior to surgery. Other details about the surgery will be provided by your board certified plastic surgeon. Best of Luck,

Yes, it is possible to combine the surgeries if you have been evaluated to make sure you are healthy and the procedures are the right ones to meet your expectations

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Assuming that you are in good health and that you are a candidate for both a TT and liposuction of the thighs it is definitely possible to perform both procedures at the same time. At our center we often combine a tummy tuck with other procedures including liposuction. you should consult with a Board certified PS. Good luck!