Tummy Tuck Q&A
Elasticity + Tummy Tuck
Hello, I've been reading questions from other patients and noticed that many doctors said that smoking is bad for the elascisity of the skin. I have... READ MORE
I had a full TT with muscle repair. I have a scar running hip to hip, around the belly button and an inch right below the bb. My PS said that there... READ MORE
I had a tummy tuck nearly 4 months ago and i realised soon after my tummy tuck that my vaginal area is still very prominant and lacking in elasticity... READ MORE
I recently started a cleanse, and one of the reccomendations is to go to a sauna a few times a week. I don't like steam saunas, and I prefer infrared... READ MORE
2 weeks post op & am worried about being not fully erect for too long & pushing it resulting in stretch marks. Would it be beneficial to use any kind... READ MORE
5 years to the gym. Been with personal trainer and by now i have a lot of experience one problem, I am facing is my body I cant achieve the results i... READ MORE
I had my second child four weeks ago and i am already satisfied with my weightloss and skin elastisity. I have little excess skin that is only... READ MORE
I've been to three ps and no one wants to give me a full tummy tuck. One said my skin isn't elastic and wouldn't pull down to the horizontal scar. I... READ MORE
Can my surgeon make my tummy tuck scar lower if he replaces my belly button with a small vertical scar?
My ps said that I need a full tt, im very nervous of the scars. he said I would have a fairly low scar but to me its not very low, he said my skin... READ MORE
How do surgeons tighten the fascia ABOVE the umbilicus when the umbilical stalk is left attached during an abdominoplasty?
Due to poor skin elasticity in my upper abdomen my umbilical stalk was left attached as my surgeon did not think he could get it to drift downward... READ MORE
Would previous lipo to my abdomen prevent me from getting a full tummy tuck because of skin elasticity? (photos)
I had a BBL back in March 2013, it which included lipo to my abdominal question is since I had lipo previously would I have enough loos skin to get a... READ MORE
I'm trying to decide if a full tummy tuck or mini is needed. I have had 3 children and will not be having anymore. The elasticity of the skin is gone!... READ MORE
Should I choose abdominoplasty or belt lipectomy with fat injections in butt? Would ths be too aggressive? (Photo)
I lost about 60lbs from highest non-pregnancy weight, at my highest pregnancy weight I was 100lbs heavier than I am today. The last 18 months I... READ MORE
Over the past 3 years I've given birth to two beautiful kids with c-section. My skin is very loose. What should I do?
If I suck in my stomach it starts to wrinkle up really bad. I've lost a lot of weight after the two pregnancy but my stomach has lots of excess skin.... READ MORE
I recently had a tummy tuck when, rather than separating my belly button on the "skin side" and leaving it looking as before, my surgeon cut across... READ MORE
Is it safe 4years after Lap Band surgery to have Tummy Tuck/Lipo? I been told I have great skin elasticity.
Is it safe? What complications can happen ? What should I be concern with? READ MORE
Am I a candidate for a tummy tuck? Looking to get rid of stretch marks and deal with skin elasticity after pregnancy. (photo)
I am 18 months postpartum and looking to potentially have a tummy tuck. My stretch marks really bother me. Prepregnancy I was 128 lbs, gained 50 lbs... READ MORE
I was wondering what would be a better surgery for me? A tummy tuck or liposuction? The thing is that I also want a Brazilian butt lift to go with it... READ MORE
Is there a clear cut way to know if you should get a full tummy tuck or just lipo in the trouble spots?
In a mommy makeover, is it always necessary to have the full tummy tuck? Can you get away with just lipo if you have elasticity in your skin? When do... READ MORE
Will my belly button improve, as in maybe get smaller and round through the healing process? (photos)
I am exactly 3 weeks post op from a full tummy tuck. My only two concerns are my belly button and the uneven scar towards the middle. My surgeon... READ MORE