Panniculectomy User Discussions

Did you have moments when you almost regretted having the panniculectomy surgery? I had a septoplasty when I was younger, and I swore I wouldn't do any surgery ever again. Now I'm "forced" to go though it again with thi...

I'd want to know if the scar from a panniculectomy could be hidden underneath most underwear or not. It's a pretty big scar and I have doubts it can really disappear by just wearing a bikini bottom. Can I tell the docto...

The scar is going to be humongous, from what I've seen. This wouldn't be a problem if it started fading with time. How much can it fade though? Will it still be very visible in, let's say, 5 years?

What are the requirements to qualify for a panniculectomy under my health insurance? What do I have to say to convince an insurance company to cover my surgery?

I know about extended tummy tucks but I'm not sure there is an extended panniculectomy. Can someone shed some light on this matter, please?

What are the steps I should be taking before panniculectomy surgery? I probably need to take some medical tests. Does anyone know which ones?

Would you do it again? I've seen amazing and below average before and after photos, but I guess it's probably more important how the patient feels after having such a major procedure. The psychological impact must be hu...

I've seen a lot of patients saying they had a tummy tuck after panniculectomy surgery, and I'm wondering if I can do something to avoid this. Does it depend on how good the plastic surgeon is? Can he combine an abominop...

My husband had gastric bypass in 2011, and now he's struggling with excess skin, causing him a significant physical functional impairment: he needs assistance to wash himself, isn't able to exercise, can't walk very wel...

I'm 42 and I never had surgery before. I went to see a doctor and he recommended a panniculectomy to alleviate the rashes and the back pain caused by the excess skin on my lower abdomen. What complications are most like...