Skin + Tummy Tuck

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How to Convince Insurance Company to Cover Tummy Tuck?

I went to see about a tummy tuck and the doctor said I was a good candidate to have it done. As soon as she heard of my insurance, she said no they do... READ MORE

What Are the Non-surgical Alternatives to a Tummy Tuck?

I would like information on 3 non-surgical options to reduce fat and loose skin on the stomach for someone has been 30-40 pounds overweight for 15... READ MORE

Who Should Consider a Tummy Tuck?

How do I know if a tummy tuck is a good option for me? READ MORE

Full or Reverse Tummy Tuck for Upper Abdomen Laxity?

I had a mini Tummy Tuck 2 years ago, and now I'm unhappy with my upper abdomen area (above the belly button). I want a more smoother, tighter look. ... READ MORE

Dealing with Skin Necrosis After Tummy Tuck

I had full abdominoplasty a little over a week ago. I am a non-smoker (never smoked ever), healthy 5'4" 130 pd mom of 4 kids. I developed... READ MORE

Getting Rid of Loose Skin Without Muscle Tightening

I have lost weight and now have loose skin on my belly. I am trying to find out the best way to get rid of this. I thought that tummy tucks were... READ MORE

Full Vs Mini Tummy Tuck for Vertical C-section Scar?

I had a Tummy tuck consultation with a plastic surgeon. I've had two c-sections. I want a full tuck in order to achieve dramatic results. However, I... READ MORE

Would a Fleur-de-lis Tummy Tuck Be Best for Me?

I will be 53 in a few months. I've been obese most of my adult life. I've lost 155 lbs via diet and exercise. I'm left with a lot of loose, saggy skin... READ MORE

Best Skin Tightening Treatment for Post-pregnancy Belly?

What is the best tightening treatment or device for sagging post-pregnancy belly? It's not a fat issue, just excess thin skin that appears quite... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck to Remove Stretch Marks and Improve Belly Button?

I'm 21 and would like to remove stretch marks, tighten up the skin and improve the appearance of my navel. What procedure(s) should I look into? Am I... READ MORE

Skin Excision As Alternative to Tummy Tuck?

Is there anyway to just have your skin removed instead of a Tummy tuck that involves the muscles? I know a Tummy tuck would be the preferred way to... READ MORE

Is Tummy Tuck Without Muscle Repair Possible for Weight Loss Patients?

I've lost over 100 lbs. and want to get rid of this extra skin. I also want children. I've read about women who've gotten pregnant after a... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck for Stretch Marks but Without Loose Skin?

Hello, my name is Gabriela. I'm 24 years old. I have a lot of stretch marks because of my pregnancy, my daughter is 6 months now. I've already done... READ MORE

How Soon Can I Return to my Office After Tummy Tuck?

Hi everyone. I have lost weight and have some loose skin on my belly. The only thing holding me back from getting a Tummy Tuck is the recovery time.... READ MORE

Do Plastic Surgeons Tailor Tummy Tuck for Patient's Specific Needs?

I am 35 years old and gave birth to my last child in March 2009 (3rd birth/c-section). I am 5'4" and about 160 lbs. And while I work out... READ MORE

Best Option for Stubborn Belly and Flanks Fat on Healthy 40 Year Old?

I have stubborn fat in belly and flanks, the right side has more “deposits”. I am almost 40 have healthy eating habits and exercise on... READ MORE

Skin Donation After Tummy Tuck?

After bariatric surgery, there is a lot of excess skin that will need to be removed via Tummy Tuck. Can one donate this skin to a burn victim? I heard... READ MORE

Will Kaiser Pay for my Hernia Repair?

I had gastric bypass 4 years ago and lost 200 pounds. I have extra skin on my arms I would like removed and I also would like a Breast lift or Breast... READ MORE

Hernia and Diastasis Recti Repair with Minimally Extra Skin

The surgeon whom I spoke with about the hernia said he will have to cut a hole for the belly button when they lift the skin for the diastasis recti ,... READ MORE

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