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Fleur de lis tummy tuck

What is fleur de lis tummy tuck?

Fleur de lis tummy tuck or also known as T-lipectomy is a surgical procedure commonly performed on post-bariatric patients who have had significant weight loss and want to remove excess skin and fat from the abdominal area. The goal is to remove excess skin; creating two scars, one vertical in the middle of the abdomen and another horizontal on the lower abdomen, finally creating an inverted T.


  • Improves the tone of the abdominal area.
  • Strengthens the abdominal muscles.
  • Greater removal of excess skin and fat.
  • Improves body contour specifically the abdomen and waist area.

What are the times of surgery?

Times may vary depending on the patient.

Duration of surgery

4 - 5 hours

Discomfort time

2 days

Recovery time

3 - 4 weeks

Type of anesthesia


Hospitalization required


Who is a candidate for fleur de lis tummy tuck?

The ideal candidate for a fleur de lis tummy tuck is one who has suffered a great weight loss, commonly any patient who has undergone bariatric surgery (gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, etc.) or who has undergone strict regimens to lose weight.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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1 What is fleur de lis tummy tuck?

It is a procedure that consists of removing excess skin and fat from the abdominal area where the vertical and horizontal incisions are made.

Yes. There will be a vertical scar in the middle of the abdomen and a horizontal one over the lower abdomen, finally creating an inverted T.

The medications are analgesics and antibiotics.

Bleeding, infection, hematoma, seroma, and in smokers, problems with healing and blood circulation.

Includes: fees for the surgeon and his surgical team, stay in hospital, and post-surgical check-up appointments.

Does not include: post-surgical girdles, pre-operative analysis, lymphatic drainage, and medications.

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