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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First post here - and it's to say that I'm glad I found this forum! My surgery is less than two weeks away. I'm a 5'3" mom of 3 (ages 26, 23 & 20) - I'm pretty healthy, exercise regularly, am of average weight, and lost the mid-section of my former body to pregnancies. It's time to get it... READ MORE

I'm in my second week after surgery So excited with the results, heeling well , I didn't feel any real pain after the surgery Everything went nice & smoothe, the staff at Seduction Cosmetic Doral Miami Fl was helpful, the Nurse Leslie she's an angel ???? Thank you Dr Verdeza you make my... READ MORE

After taking care of my family, kids, surviving a divorce...It is time to do something for myself. Weight gain and loss and a C-section left my mid section looking very stretched out, a lot of loose skin, and in general - unsexy. Exercise, diets, no carbs just do not help. I have bird arms... READ MORE

Excited to my surgery date of 5/5/15!!! Finally getting my tummy tuck done after wanting it for many years! Nervous and anxious as I started having kids at 17 and missed my pre baby stomach!! I will post pics after my pre op visit on 4/20/15. I am still exercising daily since I was told this... READ MORE

I've been reading reviews so even though I am a very private person I have been helped so much by this community I want to give back. Currently I am 2 days o.p. I got home Wednesday evening and felt pretty good. My procedures were abdominoplasty with hip to hip incision and Lipo to the flanks.... READ MORE

So, I'm a mother of 5 beautiful kids preparing for a Tummy Tuck on the 30th of June. I'm a bit nervous and looking forward to great results. In the mean time, my doctor is Dr. Shane Palmer, who is located in Frederick, VA. I chose Dr. Palmer after doing intense research on other doctors and... READ MORE

Hi everyone, I've been stalking this page for over 3 years and finally decided to post! I've been pretty much overweight my whole life. My weight fluctuates quite a bit which has resulted in lots of loose skin. I recently started an intense work out program that I hope will improve my body... READ MORE

Day 2 PO... So far so good. The pain is manageable between the Oxycodon and the Valium. Last night the Oxy had me itching like crazy. I thought it was an allergic reaction and texted Dr. Reisin. He told me it makes people itch and to take Benedryl. It worked. I've been up walking every 2 hours... READ MORE

I just turned 47 years old. I do not have any children but did endure an abdominal tumor surgery when I was in my early 40's. This surgery left me with very little stomach muscles so this year I have decided to make it better. Working out has not helped because of my age and lack of... READ MORE

I have decided to take the plunge and get a mommy makeover. I had 3 big babies in 3 years, and now that the youngest is 3 I feel like it's time. I scheduled my surgery for 6 months out because I don't want to miss out on summer, birthday's, etc. November seems like a good time to do it. I have... READ MORE

After having my one and only child 7 years ago I suffered post natal depression & anxiety which has been very crippling. Last April I final sort therapy & haven't looked back. With depression, self motivate is none existent. I knew part of my depression was due to the four st weight I'd... READ MORE

After a long time of waiting, I am finally in a position to get my dream body. I have had 4 C-sections that left me with hanging skin & fat. My goal is to have the "video model body" and my surgeon says it is 100% possible for me. I am having a full tummy tuck, lipo to the hips &... READ MORE

I am a 51 year old mom of 2 (one the old fashioned way by C-section, one through adoption so I can't blame her for my 20 year old baby weight!) and scheduled for a tummy tuck and breast lift w/augmentation on May 9, 2016. I have lost a significant amount of weight (~108 lbs) by using... READ MORE

Even as a teenager, Ive always had a pouch of fat below my belly button. I wasnt like my older sister who looked like she just stepped off the cover of a Glamor magazine. As time passed, getting older, my pouch was still there, and I began to notice my skin wasnt tight. Everything started... READ MORE

I am 5"3 and 145 lbs. I live in the New Orleans area of Louisiana and in January 2015 began doing research on the Brazilian Butt Lift. I have never had much of a butt and have always been self conscious but never knew there was anything I could do about it. About maybe 5 years ago I changed the... READ MORE

I have been wanting this surgery for many years. I actually went for my consult in Feburary 2015, and I booked my surgery a couple of months ago. My husband and I are done having kids and have decided that it is finally time to get me back into a bikini. I am having a full TT with Lipo. I am... READ MORE

It's been a long time that I've wanted to fix my body...unfortunately didn't have the opportunity till now. I'm quite nervous and don't know what to expect. I have been reading a lot of the reviews from many others on RS to get an idea of what to plan/prepare for and expect as far as pain wise,... READ MORE

Scheduled for June 29. I'm 5'4 and 145 pounds. Before pregnancy (kids are 10 and 8) I was around 110 pounds. I am very athletic and work out religiously but somehow never seem to be able to get rid of my bulging tummy... or lose weight for that matter. I've given up on the weight and just... READ MORE

My procedure is scheduled for July 6, 2016 with Dr. Traci Temmen in Tampa Florida. I am living in Kissimmee, Fl so the travel for me is easy. Dr. Temmen is a very nice calm person, first I went to Miami at Spectrum but then I said there's got to be someone closer so I searched the internet and... READ MORE

I'm a couple days away from surgery, and starting to get more excited then nervous. I'm ready to get it over with so I can sleep and stop obsessing over it. I came down with a sore throat over the weekend, and a little nervous about recovery. I've gone back and forth with my decision on this,... READ MORE

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How much does a Tummy Tuck cost?

The typical cost for a Tummy Tuck ranges from $4,500-$9,950 with an average cost of $8,100. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 14,292 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more