Should I get a tummy tuck or liposuction?

I would like to know how long it takes for recovery for this, what the price range is, and what kind of activity is allowed? Also what is the price range for CoolSculpting?

Savitri

F, 41, Florida

Hi Savitri,

Thanks for your question.  Liposuction is good for patients without loose skin and good abdominal muscle tone.   In my practice, liposuction to the abdomen and flanks is about $4500.  Postop, you need to refrain from heavy lifting for 2 weeks.

A tummy tuck removes loose skin and tightens the abdominal muscles.  It costs about $8,000.  Postop, you cannot lift anything heavy for 4 weeks.

Coolsculpting is good for relatively small areas of fat in patients who are otherwise good candidates for liposuction.  It typically costs $750 per area (ie. each flank is an area; the upper and lower abdomen each is an area).  Keep in mind Coolsculpting may need to be repeated.

Hope that helps,

Dr. Horowitz

Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz has 2 Liposuction, Tummytuck, Fat Transfer before & afters:

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Dear Savitri; Thanks for the Zwivel inquiry. Best to always seek in person evaluations with a boarded PS in Florida. Liposuction in Florida as a limit to 4 liters in office surgery. Fees from $6,000. Full TT + Lipo (limited to 1 liter only by board of medicine rule 68B). Fee $8,000. Cool sculpting fee per session $600 limited results of 25%. So you decide. Surgery is always the god standard!

Dr. Darryl Blinski has 1 Liposuction before & after:

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