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What is the approximate surgical time for a full tummy tuck?
The surgical time for a full tummy tuck, muscle repair and flank liposuction varies somewhat by your exact needs, but takes around 4 hours. Plan to be at the surgery center for a minimum of 6-7 hours to allow for pre-op, surgery and recovery.