EXPERT Q&A

Q: What is a “drainless tummy tuck”? Why is a drain normally used?

What our experts say:

Drainless tummy tucks are those done without resorting to a drain after surgery. Usually a drain is required to remove blood and fluid from beneath the skin. If one sutures the skin down to the underlying muscle, this may allow one to get away without a drain. This allows for a more comfortable recovery.

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