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Is it normal for fat to settle on top of a tummy tuck scar 13 years after the surgery?
Yes, that can happen over time. This can easily be fixed with liposuction in the office.
Adrian Lo, MD
Yes, fat can appear over a tummy tuck scar. This commonly happens with C-Section patients as well. Liposuction may fix the excess fat.
L. DiFrancesco, MD
Fat can reaccumulate in the abdomen after a tummy tuck. However, this is easily removed with in-office liposuction.
R.T. Buchanan, MD