Many women undergoing a tummy tuck procedure are concerned about surgery scars. A horizontal incision across the hip bone is needed to perform a tummy tuck, which can leave a visible scar if you do not take care of your skin post-procedure. Dr. Workman will provide you with detailed post-op instructions to ensure a healthy recovery and reduce the risk of excessive scarring. You can use silicone sheets and other products to help the scar heal flat and reduce the risk of skin discoloration.
Here are some tips for taking care of tummy tuck scars: