Tummy Tuck

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Abdominoplasty (commonly known as a tummy tuck) removes excess skin and fat around the stomach while tightening the abdominal wall. This surgery is often performed after pregnancy or weight loss, when the skin has become stretched or saggy. A new belly button may need to be surgically created by an umbilicoplastyLiposuction may also be performed, most often on flanks or “love handles." LEARN MORE

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Where do I start??? I'm shapeless to say the least with an inverted triangled-body, no butt and a over-flowing muffin top. I feel like 60 years old and I'm over it. I gained around 20 lbs due to pigging out after losing my love on Christmas day. I just want to look proportionate not inverted.... READ MORE

Hi!! I been reading on this website all day and just knew I had to join and share my story..first of all I'm 31, 5'1 and 160. I went to my consult for a breast aug and ended up wanting a tummy tuck! I didn't think it was possibly because of my weight even though I don't look 160. But my dr said... READ MORE

Having lost 7 stone in weight, I have wanted a TT for over 10 years. I am a small uk size 8-10 and 5ft 11 tall but was left with lose skin I hated. When I saw Mrs Kat's work, I knew straight away she was the surgeon for me. I arranged an appointment to see her and was very impressed. She was... READ MORE

I been on RS following doctors and other women who have gotten a tummy tuck and/or lipo. I first started my journey about 5 years ago with lipo resolved "shots injected to kill fat". Didn't work and a lawsuit was brought up against the Overland Park location. No results for me. What I did... READ MORE

I plan to have a flat tummy with curve of course :) tt with full lipo and bbl! I never had an surgery of any kind overall healthy. I would love to go to travel to the Dominican Republican (like a mini getaway I have 4 kids lol) I've been researching this for years. My time is now If any one... READ MORE

Hi I'm new to real self as this is my first surgery. I will be getting Tummy tuck, lipo and bbl with Dr. Duran!!! I'm very anxious and excited and scared and full of mixed emotions but also feel confident due to all the research I've done. I'm 61 days away!! I'm staying at Essence house recovery... READ MORE

Hello, Realself and all the brave ladies, that has gone before me, Thank you for this platform to educate, motivate, inform, and allow post, pics, and shared stories/experiences that was so vital in helping me move forward in my decision to get my Tummy Tuck, Liposuction ABD, Anterior/Posterior... READ MORE

So I've had my first consultation and was informed that I'd need an extended tummy tuck as the loose skin goes quite a way round my middle. I'm in the uk and based my budget on a standard tummy tuck at £6k and now it's looking more like £8k. It's definitely not something I can put off much l... READ MORE

I had a full tummy tuck with liposuction on my Flanks! The first couple of days were horrible, after that my pain was minimal..Back pain was pretty intense..Sneezing..Coughing OMG!! It felt like I was ripping from the inside out..Started walking,Cleaning my house and running errands..5weeks out... READ MORE

Im a 26 year old mother of 2 and my birthday is coming up in June. Im 5'3 and weigh a steady 200 lbs. Im told I wear my weight well, no one believes me when I tell them the truth. I jist had my second child, who is 5 months now and after trying every diet possible and working out, I dont seem to... READ MORE

I've been looking into tummy tucks a little over 13 yrs now. I decided that this year will be it. So far my coordinator (Lizbeth with Spectrum Aesthetics) has answered all my questions and I feel comfortable with my decision. Now that I made my $500 deposit I feel like a kid waiting on... READ MORE

Hi RS I am new to the site and I am so thankful for all your stories that are helping to make my decision to claim me back so much easier. I am waiting on my quote from Dr. Fatima Almonte. I am amazed by her skill and relieved to see so many positive reviews consistently which puts my mind... READ MORE

I'm a 48 year old Mom of two, full time ultrasound student and a wife. I've been so busy studying, going to bed late and being a Mom and wife that I have let myself go. I started a diet two weeks ago and have lost 13lbs, I still have a lot more to loose because I'm at 222lbs. I'm still... READ MORE

I've been wanting a tummy tuck for over 10 years! A 10 pound baby plus weight fluctuations have left me with a gut! I Had cosmetic surgery 10 years ago and requested a tummy tuck then but Dr thought I could get results with liposuction only. Nope, didn't happen. So for the next few years I yo... READ MORE

I cannot believe this if finally happening! My consult is on April 29. Already have my finances in order for the surgery. I plan to have a TT with lipo. I've taken care of everyone else my whole life. My husband and I have 9 children. 4 biological and 5 adopted. 3 are special needs and our... READ MORE

I had enough! I have always been fit, active and petite. After having my almost 9lb babies and gaining 50lbs each due to medical conditions, my stomach was a deflated balloon. 10 years ago, I hired a fitness trainer and pushed my body to its max. My goal was to see if I could somehow get my... READ MORE

Just need to feel good again! So far, Dr. Shifrin's staff are amazing! Makes me feel like they care! They return calls and emails. I have paid 50% of the dues already. Pre-op is scheduled for April 22nd................ Excited, scared, anxious! Everything! I know I will love the... READ MORE

I have been obese my entire life, reaching 278lbs at 21 years old. At this time I lost both of my parents (in their 40's) due to weight problems, at this time I decided to make serious lifestyle changes resulting in a 140lb weight loss. I met Dr.Babbitt in March where he preformed a BA on me.... READ MORE

I started with a breast augmentation over winter break (to even out my size A and DD disproportioned breasts). Then had lips done on my upper abs and flanks over Easter break. Got hitched :) and then got a tummy tuck, and lipo done to my inner and outer thighs. So far I am 6 days post-op. It's... READ MORE

Alright, here is my opportunity to contribute to all of us who made the decision to do this and to, hopefully, guide all of you wanting to take this journey. A little bit about me. I am 40 years old, woo hoo! I have an amazing husband and two beautiful children. I had wanted to have a tummy tuck... READ MORE

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