Dr. Shienbaum is a highly respected and recognized expert in Tummy Tuck revisions.
Having performed thousands of Tummy Tuck procedures over the last four decades he has developed his unique signature combination procedure of an
Hourglass Tummy Tuck & 360 Lipo & Brazilian Butt Lift
This combination provides the desired snatched narrow waistline and full derriere to provide a true hourglass silhouette. It has become his most popular and most sought-after real life-changing procedure. His exceptional results and be viewed in his immense before and after gallery of results. Unfortunately, not all tummy tucks are performed equally and Dr. Shienbaum sees his share of “botched“ procedures.
Dr. Shienbaum evaluates patients from all over Florida seeking tummy tuck revisions.
The main reason is patient dissatisfaction with their prior results. This is for a number of reasons, including unforeseen changes in body contour with time, as well as immediately unfavorable results. . Dr. Shienbaum has identified these key concerns and encourages patients looking for a revision tummy tuck to consider the following errors inexperienced tummy tuck surgeons can make:
Visible scars: Many plastic surgeons begin the incisions for tummy tuck procedures too high, making them visible in revealing clothing. With a revision tummy tuck, Dr. Shienbaum will create a lower, more easily concealed incision.
Lack of 360 liposuction: Some surgeons neglect to think of the midsection circumferentially, meaning they do not suction away the fat surrounding the entire torso front and back. There is no body sculpting or contouring performed,
Lack of hourglass shape: The ideal midsection resembles an hourglass, which not all plastic surgeons can adequately create. Dr. Shienbaum tightens the abdominal wall musculature with a corset type plication and contours the surrounding fat to ensure a firm snatched waist and a true hourglass figure.
If you were originally a good candidate for a tummy tuck, you are likely still a good candidate for a tummy tuck revision. However, there are a few factors to consider that may make someone not ideal for this procedure.
A good candidate must:
The cost of highly customizable cosmetic surgeries like a tummy tuck revision relies heavily on the fees and surgical techniques of the specific area you are seeking to have it performed. Considering the number of complementary procedures that will help ensure you get the optimal results, a tummy tuck revision can cost between 5-15 thousand dollars.
It’s important to seek cosmetic surgeries as extensive as tummy tucks from accomplished and reputed plastic surgeons, especially those who have achieved satisfying results for other people with your similar before-and-after ideals. Most importantly, any plastic surgeon you trust with this procedure should be certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons.
During a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Marvin Shienbaum, you’ll tell him all your concerns with your tummy tuck and he’ll examine the area to better understand the techniques and procedures that will best address them. He’ll go through the recommended treatment plan and give you a quote for the cost of tummy tuck revision as well as what to expect before, during, and after your surgery date.
If you’ve already undergone one plastic surgery, you know how difficult a decision it is to seek out a trusted surgeon to correct the issues you have with your results. Schedule a consultation at Brandon Plastic Surgery, just minutes from Lakeland and Tampa Florida. One visit and you’ll discover why Dr. Shienbaum has been trusted by countless patients to get the body contour they’ve dreamt of.
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A revision tummy tuck is a second abdominoplasty performed after an initial surgery did not create the intended results. Patients may choose a revision tummy tuck if they have poor results or face additional issues after their surgery, such as changes from a pregnancy.
Recovery after a revision tummy tuck may be similar overall to the initial procedure. It depends on what exactly needs to be performed . The involved procedures may range from simply liposuction or RF skin tightening to total surgical correction
A tummy tuck revision can be chosen to correct several issues. These include remaining excess skin or fat, persistent abdominal bulging, poor scarring, unappealing belly button appearance, and other anomalies .
A scar revision may include surgical or non-surgical procedures, including fractional CO2 lasers, RF microneedling, or dermabrasive skin resurfacing to reduce a scar. This is not the same as a tummy tuck.
After a tummy tuck, the muscles will heal within about six to eight weeks. One should refrain from excessive abdominal muscular exertion , heavy lifting or high intensity workouts for several weeks .
Signs of a failed tummy tuck are typically visible, with issues like bulging tissue or unsightly scarring. Patients may also face infections or other complications.
A tummy tuck is considered more or less permanent. However, pregnancy weight gain and lack of muscular tone can lead to delayed unsatisfactory results. These issues can typically be addressed through a variety of tummy tuck revision procedures .
A second tummy tuck should not result in a second scar. Moreover the initial unsatisfactory scar can usually be improved . During a consultation, Dr. Shienbaum can review expectations for your results.
After a tummy tuck, it is normal for the skin to feel tight as the skin and fascia reattach. This typically occurs about 6-12 weeks after the surgery.
Most patients feel well enough to return to all activities eight weeks after their tummy tuck surgery. Non-strenuous activities may be resumed about two weeks after the procedure on average.