Breast Reduction and Tummy Tuck Combined
- Category: Breast Reduction Q&A
In most cases, breast reduction and tummy tuck can be combined in one surgery. However, you have to be mindful of the risks involved.
These are prolonged exposure to general anesthesia, potential for blood clots, and excessive blood loss. Talk to your surgeon about the risks and benefits of combining breast reduction and tummy tuck.
Tummy tucks and breast reductions can be performed at the same time.
It's important that a thorough history and physical is performed by your doctor before deciding whether or not you're a good candidate for both of those procedures. It's important to consider that longer surgical procedures do predispose you to some unwanted risks.
Some of those risks include pneumonias, different type of urinary tract infections, different types of wound infections.
Also your risks are increased for blood clots, your risks are increased for different medical issues that your doctor will advise you about and decide whether or not you're a good candidate for those procedures.
So it's very important to discuss when combining procedures exactly what some of these issues are and whether or not it's a safe procedure and the right procedure for you.