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F.1.A: - Can Abdominoplasty eliminate "stretch marks" from my pregnancy?




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This article is from the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery FAQ, by mooncrow@lava.net (Robert Green) with numerous contributions by others.

F.1.A: - Can Abdominoplasty eliminate "stretch marks" from my pregnancy?

If the stretch marks are located in the incision area for the
surgery (below the belly button) then they can be removed in
the course of abdominoplasty. In locations not at the incision,
site, they cannot be removed, although it is sometimes possible to
use a different incision location to accomplish this goal.

Surgery on just the stretch marks alone will merely trade the
stretch marks for an incision scar, and is a generally a poor
trade-off considering the cost and effort of surgery.



 

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