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Tummy Tuck

Belly button

Gabby0693 Washington D.C, DC
one month ago

Hi! I had a tummy tuck about 18 months ago and my belly button is too large after the procedure. Is there a way to make my belly button smaller at this time?


Nelson Castillo, MD Atlanta, GA
one month ago

Thank you for your excellent question. After 18 months your tissues should be fully healed and ready for a revision. Your belly button can be reduced but be sure to see an ASPS board certified plastic surgeon.

David Berman, MD Sterling, VA
one month ago
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it should be possible to reduce the size. i would be happy to see you in my office. i am located in northern va

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Curtis Wong, MD Redding, CA
one month ago

Tummy tuck belly buttons can leave a lot to be desired and I prefer removing them and reconstructing one as the outcome is usually a lot better than a scar around a belly button as is what will happen with transposed belly buttons. You must see a surgeon to get options on what is best for to achieve your goals. Good luck!

Matthew Camp, MD Minnetonka, MN
one month ago
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Hello!

It is possible to re-size the belly button. You have had plenty of time to heal, and the interesting thing is that belly-buttons generally shrink during the healing process after a tummy tuck, which apparently did not happen in your case. Have a great day!




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