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Belly Button Surgery
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Belly Button Surgery Beverly Hills FAQs
How much does it cost to fix a belly button? Also known as Umblicoplasty, Belly Button Surgery costs between $2000 and $5000. The actual cost depends upon the board-certified plastic surgeon, location, and procedure length.
Why would you need surgery on your belly button? You might desire to receive Belly Button Surgery if you were born with an "Outie," another term for excessive skin on the belly button. Other reasons to receive Belly Button Surgery may include restoring the shape of the navel after extreme weight loss, umbilical hernia, or after pregnancy.
Does Belly Button Surgery hurt? After Belly Button Surgery, you will experience slight pain, discomfort, and pulling for a few days. Your navel may also swell after the surgery for a few months. It would be best if you planned on a six-week recovery period after treatment.
Can I reshape my belly button? Yes! A Belly Button Surgery or Umblicoplasty modifies the size and shape of the navel to satisfy a patient's aesthetic goals. You may combine Belly Button Surgery with procedures such as a tummy tuck for optimal results.
Can you fix your belly button without a tummy tuck? Belly Button Surgery enhances the results of a tummy tuck. However, Umbilicoplasty can be a stand-alone cosmetic surgery. The procedure can repair the structure of the navel after pregnancy, umbilical hernia, or dramatic weight loss.
How do they do Belly Button Surgery? Belly Button Surgery is a simple surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia. The surgeon will make small incisions within the belly button to minimize scarring. Your surgeon will remove excess tissue, fat, and skin to reshape the navel.
Can you get pregnant after Belly Button Surgery? Removing an "outie" or receiving a tummy tuck will not affect your ability to conceive, carry, or deliver your child. Any plastic surgeon you encounter will advise you to refrain from the surgery until you are done having children, as pregnancy can affect the optimal effects of treatment.
What age can you get Belly Button Surgery? Umbilical hernias are most common in infants. They often resolve on their own in children, so surgeons often recommend waiting until the child is at least 4-5 years old to consider surgical intervention. Umbilical hernias in adults will worsen with time, so it is best to seek treatment quickly.
Does Belly Button Surgery leave a scar? Umblicoplasty does not typically produce a visible scar. Experienced surgeons create strategic incisions inside the navel to conceal any possible scarring, making it minor and nearly undetectable.
What happens to your belly button after surgery? The recovery time for a belly button surgery takes about six weeks. The navel will grow smaller in the first few weeks after your procedure, and you will experience mild discomfort during this healing phase. The belly button will appear natural after 3-4 months.