I had gastric bypass in the summer of 2009 and had lost 130 pounds when I made the decision to have my TT. I had an extensive abdominoplasty and flank liposuction on May 15th, so I am a little over 3 weeks post-op. I am freaking out because I feel like it should NOT look like this. I anticipated a ton of swelling, but the weird ledge over my scar as well as the wonky shade of my torso can't be... more
I am 46 years old 5'5" and 140lbs. I quit smoking 2 months ago and have gained from 125 to the 140. Even at 125 I had so much excess skin from my one pregnancy. I gained up to 200 during this. Even with my flat tummy I could pinch out inches of skin. My breasts gave up on me also during this time. I am scheduled to have my procedure on June 27 2012. I am extremely nervous. Being a Nurse I know... more
Feb. 4, 2012 10 days til surgery I'm 30 years old and have been thinking about a tummy tuck for about the past year. I had a breast augmentation about 5 months ago and I have been looking into having a tt since then.
I have had a few surgeries that have left my belly with lots of scars and an appearance that embarasses me and makes me very self conscious. I had a hysterectomy at the... more
One of the many things I loved about my tummy tuck was the how I can now wear a string bikini in the summer time and said bye bye to the tankini!!! When I was meeting different prospective surgeons, I always asked them about where the scar would be, because lets face it - what's the point in getting a tummy tuck if the scar was going to be high enough to be seen even with modest undies on.... more