Pictures Anesthesia for Tumescent Abdominoplasty
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|Minimal Bruising Tumescent Tummy Tuck - Photographs During Surgery|
|Tumescent Anesthesia||Lower Skin Elevation||Old Belly Button|
|Fascia Sculpture||Trim Excess||Drains?|
|New Belly Button||Final Sculpture|
Tumescent Anesthesia supplements General Anesthesia or can in some cases be used with sedation alone in Tumescent Tummy Tuck abdominal wall sculpture. A dilute concentration of anesthetic and adrenaline is placed just above the abdominal wall fascia and in zones of planned liposuction.
Photograph during tumescent tummy tuck
This tumescent fluid can
- reduce bleeding during surgery
- lessen possible need for drain
- minimize after surgery bruising
- decrease after surgery discomfort
Photograph of tumescent anesthesia during tummy tuck
Many surgeons use tumescent anesthesia techniques for liposuction and mini-tuck abdominoplasty. Dr. Bermant has extended this technique for selected tummy patients to optimize patient comfort and minimize bruising.
Learn more about Dr. Bermant's Anesthesia.