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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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Surgery in 3 months!!!!!

So I am 3 months away from my full tummy tuck with muscle repair, lipo of the flanks and abdomen and possibly the back bra roll. My doctor is the famous "DR CURVES" aka Andrew jimerson located in Duluth ga! Total cost of procedure without the back bra roll 8400 including the 500$ cash discount.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck & BBL Scheduled for Jan 2018!

I'm a 35yr old mommy of one. I had a tough pregnancy, going from 119lbs to 200lbs by the time I was ready to deliver. As you would imagine my skin has stretched beyond any self repair. It's been 10 years since I've had my son and no diet or workout has been effective in tightening my abdominal... READ MORE

45 2 Kids Both C-section Ready for the Flat Side!!! - Detroit, MI

Good evening RS family, Today was my day!!!!!! Yay! I have been stocking the site since February upon making my decision to move forward and leaving a deposit. That's when the countdown begin and it came so quickly and meet my head swim lol... well I start off by Sharing I'm 5'4 170lbs hope it... READ MORE

sexty at 60

I am 5'5' and 240 pounds. I will be 60 in October. It's now or never. Scheduled to have TT Feb. 2017. Fell in January and broke my shoulder into 6 pieces. Had to have surgery. Long recovery from this injury. Used all my vacation days for the year. Now I have to wait until 2018 to have the... READ MORE

Dr Harold Villalobos Cali Colombia

So after so much intensive and I mean intensive research I have decided not to go to Dominica Republic I was all set and ready for October but things have changed. I personally think the facilities and post op care in CO are better than what is offered to you in DR. I am 5ft 7 176pounds And... READ MORE

Revision on Belly Button an Scar Tissues - Doral, FL

This will be my second time to miami...i will be 1 yr post opp in September. I already know that my hard scar tissue an lumps will still be here... i try everything to break it up nothing seem to work...Also my BB i so tiny it just look weird...Most dolls want a smaller bb an i want my bigger..... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck w/ lipo to flanks

27 year old mom of three. I had been planning this for awhile now but wanted to finish having children and get a tubal before I went forward with anything. I spent a lot of time looking on RS and different surgeons websites even considered going out of town to have this done. After a lot of... READ MORE

26 No Kids Tt Bbl Lipo

After stalking this page for years I finally get to post I will me going to see doctor ferreras in 20 days and I'm super excited I can't wait I'm going for a tummy tuck bbl and lipo pray that he snatches I'm 5"6 230 pounds more than enough fat for him to put in my ass and hips I looked long and... READ MORE

From Crestview to Foley for Dr Bolling

Just had my tt and bl a few days ago. Im barely swollen and it looks amazing already. I was never told what to buy..came out of o.r with a bra and a binder..he provided it. I have darlenes cell shes sweet!!! Answers everything. READ MORE

26yrsold-3kids-5'7-179lb Tt,bbl,lipo •MALLOL•

I sent photos to Duran and mallol, mallol has given me my quote first. I'm very excited. I'm giving Duran one day to send me a quote before I put my deposit down. This 5 star rating is for mallol's professionalism thus far. Duran was my first choice but I do like the way mallol sculpts the... READ MORE

27 Yr Old, 3 Kids, Tummy Tuck 7/29 - Miami, FL

Well I've been on here for years stalking everyone... Now it's my time to be brave and go through with this! I choose dr. Enrique Gomez at surgeons cosmetic center... I am worried because I can't find him on here but he comes highly recommended. So my post op is tomorrow 7/16 and surgery is... READ MORE

TT with BBL and Facial Fat Transfer in my 50's - What Am I Thinking?

I'm scheduled for Nov 7, if I don't chicken out. I've been stalking all the Real Self stories and forums for inspiration, courage and to get prepared. I wonder if I'm just being vain and foolish. I'm just not ready to accept middle age spread. Menopause changed my shape and I can't get it... READ MORE

46 Yrs Tummy Bulge Affecting Quality of Life

Newbie..TT scheduled for 8/28/17 w/lipo. Last straw was when I was asked if I was pregnant. No, I'm not. It's just working out in the gym for over an hour every chance I get and 1200 calories a day doesn't seem to touch my stomach area. All genetics. Women on my mothers side tend to keep their... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck on Previous C-Sections

This is what I wrote to my doctor. I really don't feel satisfied. I still look bloated even if I eat a normal size meal. My stomach protrudes. My belly button is huge and abnormal looking. Hello Dr. Tresse. Is this normal? Since my stomach surgery a year ago I have maintained my weight... READ MORE

3 Big Babies Later on My Petite Frame, Plus the Added Complication of a Gallbladder Scar

I was always anti-tummy tuck because I didn't want the long hip-to-hip scar left behind. After having 3 big babies (2 8lb+ and 1 9lb+) on my 5'3" 102 lb frame, my belly skin is very loose and I have an umbilical hernia. I had no idea my previous gallbladder surgery with scar would complicate... READ MORE

35 Year Old, 4 Kids. Extremely Saggy Skin on Stomach

I'm set to have my surgery this month. I'm nervous and excited. It's been a long time coming. Every time I was going to book my appointment, something came up and couldn't get it. This year I finally decided to get as a birthday day gift to myself. I'm financing it so it's possible and got the... READ MORE

Amazing and then some!!!

After years of searching I finally settled on a doctor and could not be more happy with my choice. From the moment I first communicated with Dr. Galvez until I flew home after surgery, it felt like white glove service! Every question I had was explained thoroughly and the information and his... READ MORE

Schulman Doll 8/2017

39yr old mother of two! TT and lipo in 6 days! Beyond excited!! After having two children via c-section, and losing over 70lbs, I finally decided to do something about my excess skin. I interviewed 7 plastic surgeons in the states, out of the 7 I liked Dr. Schulman instantly! His staff is... READ MORE

Tummy tuck

Dr. Espinal is a great dr I can't complain I love my results . He is very professional and caring he was always around making sure I was feeling good. I recommend Dr. Espinal to anybody that wants a big change. I feel so happy with my results. Thank you Dr. Espinal you are the best READ MORE

Tummy Tuck 9/5/17

Hello! My friends call me LF. I am new to RealSelf, however have been considering a tummy tuck for quite some time now and heard that this was the best resource for anything plastic surgery related! I am a mother of an 11 year. My body changed drastically after giving birth. I had a breast... READ MORE

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