I have been asked many times if a tummy tuck scar would be made above or below a C-section scar. Many tummy tuck patients who visit my NYC practice seem to think that they will end up with 2 separate scars from the procedures. That’s not how it works.
The truth is that I routinely make my tummy tuck incisions below the C-section scars and remove any evidence of the C-section altogether (along with the excess skin). That is to say, the C-section scar is completely removed and the patient is left with only the tummy tuck scar. This scar may be longer than the original C-section scar, but it is closed by a plastic surgeon using buried sutures (never staples) and tends to heal nicely. In an earlier blog post, I begin with patient photos showing the difference in scars.
I hope this helps clear the issue for anyone thinking about getting a flatter tummy. For inspiration, visit my online gallery of before & after tummy tuck photos. If you have questions or would like to come in for a consultation, contact us online.
Ok doctor am ready to get it down
okay then, why don’t we start by having you send some photographs of your particular situation? The email is [email protected].
I will have a look and get back to you.
How much would it be?? Do you make payments plans??
I never speak about money – sorry. If you reach out to our office at [email protected] they will give you an idea what to expect.
Hoping we get to meet soon!