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Can you smoke before getting a tummy tuck?

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If you smoke, your doctor will ask that you quit smoking at least 2 weeks before the surgery until 2 weeks after. It's not enough to just cut back on smoking. You must stop completely since smoking makes complications more likely and slows healing.

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The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 26, 2019

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The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 26, 2019

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