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6', 169lb Male with Diastasis Recti. Considering Corrective Surgery and Would Appreciate Advice? (photo)

I am a 6' 169lb man who has what I suspect to be diastasis recti. I am roughly 15% bodyfat and have visible upper abs that appear to be separated by a width of about 5-6cm. While standing at rest with muscles relaxed (as in the side picture) I have an extremely distended midsection. I believe this condition to be hereditary as it has been present since childhood and I have never been overweight. I am considering abdominoplasty and would welcome advice on what kind of improvement I could expect.

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6', 169lb Male with Diastasis Recti. Considering Corrective Surgery and Would Appreciate Advice?

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              The diastasis can be repaired through a lower abdominal incision.  Find a plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of tummy tuck and plication procedures each year.  Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results. 

Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/tummy-tuck-photo-galleries.php

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