Mini Tummy Tuck

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Like a traditional tummy tuck, the mini removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen. However, this procedure focuses only on the area below the belly button, not the entire abdomen. This is often performed on women who have mild sagging or post-baby pooch, stretch marks from pregnancy, or C-section scarring. It can also be called a mini-abdominoplasty. LEARN MORE ›

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Saying Good Bye to the C-section Hang Over! Mini tuck, no lipo, no muscle repair.

I talked to several surgeons but Dr. Swank made me feel the most comfortable. He was very open and told me what I could expect and what I needed without trying to sell me things I didn't need. He spent plenty of time talking with me and made sure I left with a clear understanding of the... READ MORE

29 Year Old Making Changes for the Best - Charleston, SC

Hello Realself, I am a 29 year old with one beautiful baby girl, which will be turning one at the end of this month (July). A little bit about what lead up to me choosing to have surgery: Being a very active person and planning to someday compete in fitness competitions, I was used to going to... READ MORE

Mini Tuck but Want Full with Lipo - Harrisburg, PA

I have had breast augmentation with lift in past. Am not real happy with that procedure. I am now scheduled for a mini tummy tuck with lipo and brow lift. Don't have much down time so need to get as much done at one time as I can. I've been to two surgeons both different opinions. Now... READ MORE

45 Years Not Sure a Mini Was Enough - Yuba City, CA

I re eleven a mini it's been less then 2 weeks, so I no I can still be swollen but it's still seems to hang, I thought mini would work cause it was extra skin from weight loss but I'm starring to freak out that I made a mistake. What should I do? Should I give it more time cause it's swollen... READ MORE

37 Years Old 2 Kids. 19 & 18.. Very Active . I Work out 3-4 Times a Week - Pennsylvania, PA

I'm looking to get rid of the bulge when I sit down & love handles. I have a lower bulge and always where tights pass my belly button when working out.. I'm constantly pulling my jeans up over the bulge also.. PS says mini tuck & lipo will fix my problem now I'm thinking should I go for full TT ... READ MORE

30-NO Kids, Mini Tummy Tuck W/Lipo - Warner Robins, GA

After losing 100 pounds over the course of 3 years, I needed to have some work done. I have been hesitant to post about my life. I'm such a private person. I planned to change careers and go into the military; but, the military had a pay freeze and then started downsizing. So I ended up with a... READ MORE

47 Years of Waiting. Love my New Look. - Charleston, SC

47 years with a flabby tummy. Motivated me. Love my new tummy. Not much pain, sleeping on my back was the worst part. Lipo to muffin top was the most uncomfortable. 8 weeks I am back to normal exerciseing, spinning, weights, running. I was in excellent health and condition before the procedure.... READ MORE

39 Yrs Old, 3 Boys Ages 13 & 5 Yr. Old Twins - Cedar Park, TX

Over the last year & a half, I lost a total of 45 lbs. I am 5'10 & weight 195 lbs. My main problem area is the kangaroo pouch below my belly button. I had surgery on 5/30 at Beleza Medspa in Cedar Park, Tx. The first week I was in some pain, stiff and had bruising from the smartlipo done on my... READ MORE

Mini TT - Post Menopause - Toronto, ON

Looking forward to saying goodbye to the excess fat that has lived on my tummy for my entire life, regardless of my weight, and the fat that has accumulated on my upper abdomen since menopause. My doctor recommended a mini TT because I have good muscle tone and good skin elasticity. Someday, I... READ MORE

Should Have It Done Long Time Ago - Beverly Hills, CA

I am 5'3", 96 lbs. My problem was that I have saggy skin on my belly after 2 kids, 2 c-sections, and the scar was perpendicular . My daughter is 29 now. That's how they did in the old days . I finally decided to get it done after my 50th birthday! Today is my 8th day post op hope to get the... READ MORE

Mini TT, lower ab repair, upper ab Lipo

This is my yr to finally get my TT, I gained 60 lbs during pregnancy on a 5'w" petite frame which left my stomach a flappy mess! My daughter is almost 3, I've already had my consult which he indicated I'm a good candidate for a Mini. I will post more before and afters once the date comes... READ MORE

Mini Tummy Tuck After 3 Kids - Tucson, AZ

I'm 28 years old and have 3 kids. I have a 9 year old, 4 year old, and a 16 month old. I'm 5 feet and weigh about 97 pounds, but I have that pooch that has never gone away after my pregnancies. When I wear tight jeans my fat is hanging down, which is very nasty. Everyone said I was crazy for... READ MORE

Floating Abdominoplasty - Toronto, ON

Hi, I had my surgery on March 31 2014 in Toronto where I live. I had a floating Abdominoplasty which included muscle repair and liposuction. I did not have a full tummy tuck but a modified mini tummy tuck recommended to me by my PS. My scar is hip to hip and my navel was not removed. I still... READ MORE

No Regrets! - Nashville, TN

I'm 5ft and 125lbs. I am a mom of 3 (6mon, 3yr and 10yr) and work full time doing hair. Each pregnancy I gained 80lbs, yes I said 80. I've got the stretch marks and lose skin to prove it. With my last pregnancy my sweet BF promised me he would help me at any cost to have a mini tummy tuck. I... READ MORE

30yr. Bday Present with Umbilical Hernia Repair - Little Rock, AR

I work out all the time and experienced significant weight loss. In doing so I noticed that I had excess loose skin on my stomach from 3 cesarean births that I couldn't get rid of. So after much research I went to a few doctors to get consultations only to find out I had an umbilical hernia that... READ MORE

33 Yrs Old, 2 Kids, Mini TT and Abdominal Lipo - Mount Pleasant, TX

After 3 surgeries, and 2 kids my abdominal incision keloid and was slanted. I had gained over 80 pounds with the second kiddo, and even though I had lost 40 lbs and I still looked 7 months pregnant and the slanted incision became more noticeable with the extra skin. I decided enough was enough... READ MORE

44 Yr Old Mom of Twins & Singleton - Fairfax, VA

After giving birth to my singleton and twins, I developed real bad Diasis Recti causing me to appear 3 months pregnant, which was very disturbing to me esp. as a competitive runner. Dr. Hess did an amazing job and I'm very happy with the end result!! My self esteem and self confidence is back!... READ MORE

Much Needed Mini Tummy Tuck and Lipo at 50. Finally Time for Me. 1 Grown Child - Nashville, TN

I had been in college for several years and really didn't take care of myself. After things slowed down, I found that I was about 45 lbs over-weight. In the last year I started exercising and taking better care of myself. I lost 30+ lbs but still didn't have the look I wanted. Dr. Nein made... READ MORE

31 Year Old 2 Kids Mini Tummy Tuck - Columbus, OH

I have a mini tummy tuck with lipo flanks next week 5/23. I have 2 kids and this is something I have been working up my nerves to do for some years now and the time is finally here. I'm happy and nervous at the same time and so ready to get it over with. I can't wait to see the results. I've... READ MORE

Post Menopause Mini TT - Toronto, ON

My expectations are to remove the fat layer that I have carried all my life in my lower abdomen, despite exercising 4-6 times a week (cardio, some weights, yoga, planks, etc). In addition, I hope to say goodbye to the fat which has accumulated on my abdomen since menopause which began when I was... READ MORE

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