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. The surgery is frequently 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 umbilicoplasty. Other procedures such as liposuction or breast augmentation are often performed at the same time. This is commonly referred to as a mommy makeoverLEARN MORE

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So Pleased with my Results Because of Dr. Mallol

Let's just say I never traveled outside of the United States before. Having been in depression, I was looking to upgrade my appearance as a Christmas gift to myself. When you arrive in thr DR your driver will take you straight to Dr. Mallol. Jose my driver is bilingual. He is awesome,... READ MORE

Long over Due Tummy Tuck and Fixing Diastasis Recti

I am 42, a mother of 5 yr old twin boys and a teenage son. I am recently divorced so I pray my recover time is at least average. I am getting a tummy tuck no Lipo. I got smart Lipo in 2012 on my upper and lower tabs. I went to 5 doctors before I made my decision. I went with a doctor outside of... READ MORE

27 Year Old, 2 Kids, TT Lipo and Fat Transfer - Bethesda, MD

I first went and to all of this just wanting to get cool sculpt LIPO done. After seeing a few clinics that did the procedure and them telling me that I was not a candidate because it will make my skin worse, & that I would need a tuck, I decided to look at peoples videos on YouTube for... READ MORE

I Want to Feel Good when I Look in the Mirror

I'm going to have surgery with Dr Emmanuel Mallol Cotes in December of 2016 Feeling nervous excited etc. So many emotions. I have already made contact with him. I have paid my deposit by paypal which was very convenient. Now I need help deciding on a recovery house. I Need your help ladies... READ MORE

4 years later, still loving it!!!

I had my first son at 18 and lost my sexy stomach at that point, but it wasn't too bad. My second son clinched it for me though. He was 9 1/2 pounds. I've hidden my stomach since. I just figured this was my cross to bear. As time has gone on, it's become more and more depressing. My belly button... READ MORE

Full TT with muscle repair, you don't have to be the perfect weight for surgery you can lose after.

5 2.5" Now 137 - highest around 215 goal for surgery 130 I've lost 80 plus pounds on my own and decided to be a figure competitor! I competed once with the bad belly at 131 not so cute. But I was proud to go up there. Now I am doing this! Will post more and add pictures later... READ MORE

1 year post TT - the journey continues

I'm a 44 year old mom of 3 adult sons. I feel like this is my time to take care of me. I have given my belly the name Maggie. She is always in the way. I'm forever cropping her out of pictures or squeezing her too death in my spanx. I love traveling and I hate wearing that darn one piece... READ MORE

41 Yeah Old, 2 10lb Babies Much Needed Tummy Tuck! - Fredericksburg, VA

Have tried tons of exercise programs and due to long term pain issues could not do heavy exercising to lose the last bit of weight left. The tummy tuck was a quick surgery, fast recovery, the worst part was the drains and not bumping them. the after care was easy for the most part even with a... READ MORE

Five Weeks After my Extended Tummy Tuck and the Results Right On! - Fairfax, VA

I've had two c-sections - both 9 lb babies and a partial hysterectomy, so my mid-section was beat! No amount of exercise was going to reduce my flat tire/muffin top. Eating right and continuing to exercise did however result in a great pair of legs, I wanted my abs to match. From my first... READ MORE

Excited to Move Forward. Fresno, CA

I've been researching, planning, and waiting on the opportunity to have a Mommy Makeover for about ten years now. Circumstances just wouldn't allow it before now, and even now I have to wait several more months. I've set the date for several months from now because I plan to pay cash. If I... READ MORE

34 Year Old Mom to Twins and a Singleton - San Antonio, TX

11 years ago I went from 90lbs to 220lbs while pregnant with my twins and 7 years later I had my youngest and gained 60lbs. I have always carried my babies all in my stomach and because of that my stomach is stretched out and a mess. I managed to bounce back weight wise after having my kids and... READ MORE

I've Waited 17 Years for This

I'm 5ft 9in tall. My pre surgery weight was 150.something (can't recall) I do plan to come back and add some pictures, but a little background first. I was over weight for most of my life, but really maxed out in 2000 (214). I had one child a few years before that (230s). In early 2001 I made... READ MORE

Getting Close to my New Tummy - Jacksonville, FL

I am so excited only two weeks before I am laid out getting my tummy tucked to the gods. lol I hope. I have watched so many women and me on here reading about their journeys and I am now embarking on my own journey. I am so excited and nervous at the same time. I anticipate pain and... READ MORE

46 Years Old Now I Will Be 47 by the Time I Have my Surgery - Scottsdale, AZ

Last year I had my breast augmentation with dr. Wesley Wilson in Mesa Arizona and I absolutely love my results. This May I will complete my mommy makeover with my tummy tuck also with dr. Wilson. I'm very excited with a healthy dose of nervousness after having read many tummy tuck reviews trying... READ MORE

Going to see Yily, Please anyone give me your feedback

I chose Yily based on references. I know 2 people who have gone to her and look great, also because it is cheaper. I can't say that I am 100% confident things will turn out how I want perfectly but I am most hopeful with her. I was also interested in Cabral but I don't feel the same sense of... READ MORE

No more kids so time for a new tummy (TT)

Based on reviews on real self and instagram my sister and I have decided to go with Dr. Velilla aka dr lipo for our surgeries. I'm getting a TT excited and nervous all in one. So my TT sister out there feel free to send your tips and advice please. So next week on the 23rd God spare life,... READ MORE

Future Mallol Doll 2017

Had gastric bypass in 2006 and drop from 435 to 160 time, so the skin sagging is real. Decided to do my surgery with Dr. Mallol because of the pics of pass dolls. Anyone else going down that time. I am trying to stay at Paradise Recovery House. Also getting the DBL done: do you recommend i buy... READ MORE

36 Year Old Mother of 5, Nurse. Hernia repair, muscle repair, abdominoplasty and lipo of flanks

I wanted to feel and look good in clothes. I was tired of crossing my arms to hide my stomach, tired of tight corsets. The only minor cons are the down time and risk of complications such as necrosis. The best pro is how good you will feel about yourself. It's is nice being able to wear... READ MORE

40 Years Old, 4 Kids Via C-section

I have always wanted a tummy tuck after childbirth. I had 4 c-sections, and a hernia repair. Needless to say, my stomach looked like garbage. I finally had some extra money and decided to go for it. I met with Dr. Case in Tucson, AZ where he suggested I also get lipo in the flanks and upper... READ MORE

34, Teen Mom, Now Ready to Get my Body Back That I Once Had.

Dr. Shah and his staff have been extremely professional from the first call to present.  I have been researching tummy tucks with Lipo sculpting and a fat transfer to the buttocks (BBL) for the past year.  When I heard of Dr. Shah through a friend I decided to call for a consultation.... READ MORE

43 Years Old, Mom of 8 and Time for a New ME!

Hello Realselfers, stalking this site has helped me tremendously with my decision to improve all that having 8 children and excessive weight loss has done to my body. This has been a very long journey for me. My first consult was in 2014 and I was still hovering around the 200lb mark. Lets just... READ MORE

51 Year Old. Much Needed TT with Lipo of Flanks. 3 Months Away

I can't wait. My procedure is scheduled for early next year. February 20, 2017. Full Tummy tuck and liposuction of flanks. After 31 years of children, surgeries and extreme weight loss its time to take care of me. Much needed extended tummy tuck and liposuction of back flanks. All worth it new... READ MORE

28 , Five Year Old Daughter! Going for my Tummy Tuck and Full Lipo May 15th!

I ammm soooo so very nervous ! I had my consultation over a year ago , and just now decided to go through with it! I am getting lipo on my inner thighs, lover handles , lower back and a tummy tuck! After my csection with my daughter my tummy hasn't been the same. I was smaller about two-three... READ MORE

Botched Tummy Tuck, Lipo on Arms Back Hips and Inner Thighs in Cucuta Colombia - CĂșcuta, CO With Dr. Luis Fernando Parra

After 3 years of planning and research i had 2 Drs. in mind one of them was Dr Carlos Recio who performed Cosmetic procedures on my 2 sisters and 3 of my best friends he had requested me to lose weight and it took me Year and half to lose 45 lbs finally I was ready but he was on vacation at the... READ MORE

Waited So Long!

I was always tiny, fit and petite and even after my 1st child I was blessed, yet worked very hard to be back to where I was and actually even smaller but even after my second one my belly was not as tight or as pretty as before. I went to many different doctors thru the years and because of... READ MORE

31 Years Old Mom of 6 Kids

Hey everyone so I'm a mom 6 kids and want to get my stomach fixed.I've narrowed it down to two doctors Dr.Matos and Dr.Mota. I reached out to both i got a quote from dr.matos for 5400 for tummy tuck full back lipo and flanks plus a bbl including recovery house I'm still waiting on dr.mota for a... READ MORE

4 Beautiful Kids, 1 Nasty Stomach

Surgery for tummy tuck with Lipo of flanks in the morning! I can't wait to get this ugly belly fixed! It doesn't matter how small I am this belly won't go away! I think it looks like a worn out crinkled up paper bag! I will be posting after photos. They said I will have excellent results...... READ MORE

29, 3 Boys, Ready to Get Flat Before my Dirty 30 - Columbus, GA

I've been stalking RS for about 2 years. After a lot of planning, I said I'm going to do it. I am having Dr. Cochran perform my surgery. I have studied him and love the way he makes the belly button look real. I have been in my feelings because I feel as if I'm being selfish to do this... READ MORE

38 Year Old Mother

My expectations hopefully is to get back to feeling beautiful and confident again. I haven't yet had my tummy tuck. I'm scheduled for 04/25/2017. I'm super nervous but I'm really prepared as I lost so much confidence with the appearance of my belly. So I'm hopeful. Lots of prayers needed. God... READ MORE

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