Tummy Tuck - I had a tummy tuck about 15 years ago and lost surface feeling from under ribs to my underwear line. I am curious if it is possible to reattach the top layer of skin to the muscle underneath. Thank you.
Numbness after a tummy tuck occurs to some extent after most tummy tucks. Usually it is around the incision but it sounds like yours is more extensive than that. After the tummy tuck, your skin automatically reattached itself to the underlying muscle. So that would not help restore the sensation to your skin surface. If you still have numbness this many years later, that is probably not going to improve or worsen at this point. Hope that makes sense.