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Lump Above Belly Button Post Tummy Tuck

Hi, I had ask a similar question in another post, but never posted photos. I am now 8 months post tummy tuck with umbilical float. My belly button... READ MORE

Is the Umbilical Float Tummy Tuck a Good Idea for Me?

I am scheduled for Breast Lift, Implant Exchange, and Tummy Tuck. I am 5'7 and weigh 135 pounds. My doctor said I don't have enough skin to... READ MORE

Difference Between Traditional Tuck and Floating? Are There Any Issues With Reattaching The Belly Button?

What is the difference between traditional tummy tuck where cut outside around button and new techniques where button is floated underneath? My doc... READ MORE

Saggy Ab Skin After Floating Belly Button Tummy Tuck

I had a floating belly button tummy tuck. there is still a large amount of saggy skin especially when i lean over from the upper abs, down to the bb,... READ MORE

Umbilical Float or Standard Tummy Tuck with Possible Vertical Scar? (Photo)

I have had three pregnancy and do exercise at least two hours a day and can't seem to get rid of my pouch. My dr said I should get a Umbilical Float... READ MORE

What is Your Opinion on Umbilical Float to Lower Tummy Tuck Scar - Follow Up to my First Question Posted 2/1/12 (photo)

Follow up to my first question, please add: My incision was made at the line in the before photo, just into my hairline, which now runs into my scar.... READ MORE

Loose Skin Above BB After Umbilical Float. Options? (photo)

I am almost 5 months post op. I can grab a thick roll of skin above my BB. I already have scars underneath both breasts from a BA. I have been... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between a Mini and a Full Tummy Tuck

Please explain the difference and can mini be done if only a little skin or would it be best to float belly button and reatatch it or endoscopy? READ MORE

Skin Laxity? Swelling? Poor Tone? Seroma? (photo)

I am 15 weeks post TT w umb float and muscle plication. Upon awakening I am relatively flat and skin moderately tight. After rising, within the hours,... READ MORE

Fbb or Standard TT? (photo)

I would like to fix my tummy after having 3 kids. I was stated that I would be a candidate for the floating umbilical procedure. But will that tighten... READ MORE

Need Second Opinion After Umbilical Float Tummy Tuck (Unhappy with Post Op Belly Button)? (photo)

I am ~2.5mo post op; muscle plicated, 2-3in skin excised, & BB hernia repaired. BB was floated & lowered 3.5cm (stock detached &... READ MORE

Type of Tummy Tuck For My Case? (photo)

I would like to get a tummy tuck. I went to see a surgeon and he suggested a full with the floating belly button technique. What does this entail? He... READ MORE

Too Much Skin After Umbilical Float. Please Help? (photo)

I had a full TT, muscle and hernia repair and umbilical float on 8/8/13.I am 8 wks post op. at first all was great but when the swelling started to go... READ MORE

Do I Need a Tummy Tuck Revision? (photo)

I am 5 days post op and my stomach looks great except for the wrinkled skin above my belly button. I know he did a floating belly button but my... READ MORE

Will I be a better candidate for a Standard Tummy Tuck or Floating Belly Button? (photo)

I'm 5'3 weighing 158lbs . I had two two c-sections both weighing over 9 lbs. not sure if a full tummy tuck with floating belly button give me the flat... READ MORE

I Had a Skin Only Umbilical Float Tummy Tuck One Week Ago, and Would Like to Walk Outside?

I feel surprisingly good one week post-op. My plastic surgeon did a great job, but she seems reluctant for me to go outside and take walks. If I am... READ MORE

Did I get a floating TT even though I have the same belly button? I also have dog ears and doctor says it's my hip bone? (photo)

All full TT get a new BB, yes he is board certified . If I asked for a full TT why would a doctor take it upon himself to do what he pleases? READ MORE

Is a floating umbilicus tummy tuck the same as a mini tuck? (Photo)

I had a 'full' TT w butt/thigh lift. Afterwards my PC told me I had a floating BB tuck cos I'm short waisted. He didn't mention that before my TT. Now... READ MORE

Is less skin removed when a floating belly button Tummy Tuck is done?

I had a tummy tuck & butt/thigh lift 5 months ago, using the floating BB technique. Below my BB is great, but above it is still a roll of fat which I... READ MORE

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