I imagine that you can have tummy tuck scars hidden below your underpants but is this true? Can I wear a bikini 1 year after tummy tuck? Will there be any visible scars?
Tummy tuck scars should always be hidden within the bikini line
This video looks at the healing process of the tummy tuck wound within the first 3 weeks of surgery and offers tips for faster healing.
embrace® Active Scar Defense is a preventative scar device that actively shields damaged tissue to minimize scar formation. It's the only scar treatment of its kind that is clinically proven effective to significantly reduce the appearance of scars.
In a good tummy tuck, the scar should always be low enough that it is hidden by underwear or a two-piece. Before choosing a surgeon to consult with, make sure that you have reviewed his/her before and after photos and look closely at scar placement.
Andrew Wolfe, M.D.
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