Compression garments can help prevent seromas. Compression garments reduce both the number and size of seromas. The most important measure in the prevention of seromas is the use of microcannulas to reduce the degree of surgical trauma caused by liposuction.
All incisions leave scars and this is not different with tummy tucks, but you can expect the scars to fade and become less noticeable with time.
That depends on where the stretch marks are located, but the answer is usually “yes”. A full tummy tuck removes most of the skin in the lower abdomen, and any stretch marks in this zone will be removed along with the loose skin. Stretch marks outside of that zone are not really going to be helped.
The results can last for many years. As long as your weight remains stable over time, abdominoplasties are typically a ‘once and done’ procedure, never needing to be repeated. There will be some relaxation of the tissues with age, but not to the extent prior to surgery.
All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Some of the potential complications of all surgeries are: