Drainless Tummy Tuck

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A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat around the stomach while tightening the abdominal wall. Typically, drains are worn following the procedure to secrete fluids that build up during healing. A tummy tuck can also be performed without drains using the progressive tension suture method. This requires multiple sutures between the abdominal wall and the overlying skin and fat to restrict the accumulation of fluid. Doctors report less pain, a lower risk for a seroma, and a shorter healing time. However, this technique requires more time in the operating room and could possibly lead to indentations or irregularities.

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48 Year Old Mother of Teens Wants to Wear Normal Clothing

After years of diet and up and down weight, finally picked a better lifestyle that I could maintain. But the belly/pouch not leaving. Mass a decision to make myself feel better. So I chose a doctor and decided on a drainless tummy tuck and liposuction. Can't wait to see what the outcome will be!... READ MORE

"29 Years Old, 3 Kids Ready for my Tummy Tuck (Drainless TT) - Arlington, TX

Mommy of 3 daughters all c-sections. I'm beyond excited but scared at the same time. I've waited 11 years for this day to come. Not sure what to expect with the whole procedure and recovery but there is no turning back my big day is scheduled. Loved Dr. Nakamura he explains everything thoroughly... READ MORE

39 Years Old, Two Children - Dallas, TX

I was kind of on the fast track for my tummy tuck as my fiancé surprised me saying that he will pay half if I really wanted it. Yes, please! The issue for me was that I needed to have it done fairly soon as I wanted to be recovered by July 1st because I'm going to Europe with my daughter and ... READ MORE

Tummy tuck for back pain, issues with seroma and wound separation, scar revision, 47 years old

I am excited and nervous about doing this. I have terrible back issues and wonder how I will get through recovery with my normal back pain and without being able to do my back stretching but I am also really hoping that the muscle repair will help improve my back pain. I am going to use the... READ MORE

63 year old Grandma - "It's never too late!"

I have wanted a TT since I was 33 years old, after giving birth to my 4th child. My wonderful husband has supported me since my decision to "Go for it.!" I chose Dr. Nakamura in Arlington, Tx. even though my daughter had a beautiful TT by a surgeon in Dallas, I had to follow my own heart. Upon... READ MORE

47 Year Old, TT on 29th April 2017 with Mrs CC Kat in Sutton Coldfield GB

Hello. I'm booked in on 29th April 2017 for a Drainless Tummy Tuck, muscle repair and lipo with Mrs CC Kat at Spire Little Aston, nr Birmingham GB. I've had two big babies. After my first 10lb baby 27 years ago, my stomach was a mass of stretch marks. This loose skin has been getting droopier... READ MORE

46 Years Old, No kids, 5' 3", 126 Ibs Lock & Glue Tummy Tuck. Birmingham, GB

Hi Real selfers, 5 months ago I had some successful cosmetic surgery ( Vaser lipo to thighs)- Fast forward to now and after much research,consideration & consultation, I plan to also go ahead with a tummy tuck ( date tbc).My chosen PS is Mrs. Kat, who also carried out my thigh lipo. The method... READ MORE

33 Years Old, 3 Kids, Ready for a Tummy Tuck

I started with Dr Ringler because he had the best credentials and photos of what I was looking for in this area. He also does tummy tucks without drains that sounded much more appealing. I am a mother of 3, the last one was a c-section just over 3 years ago. I managed to drop the weight but... READ MORE

46 Year Old. 6 Babies. Drainless TT in Birmingham, GB.

Hi there. I am booked to have a drainless tummy tuck with Mrs CC Kat in The Priory Hospital Edgbaston, Birmingham, GB, this Friday 28th April 2017. My experience so far has been great. I have no complaints. Mrs Kat's work appears to be of a very high standard from what I can see on this... READ MORE

34, 5'4, 135 lbs. - Twin mom with muscle repair and hernia

My twins are a year old now and Im ready to get started on this journey back to feeling like me again. I have always been in shape and always had a body that people envied. I am 5'4 and pre babies weighed about 120. I weigh 135 now. Im ok with the extra weight Im just not ok with my stomach.... READ MORE

40 Years Old, 4 Kids, Drainless Tummy Tuck, 5"3', 123 lbs

I am scheduled to have a tummy tuck in 3 days. It took me a long time to decide to finally book this procedure. I have 4 kids and have never had surgery before. My problem right now is that I have come up with a bit of a cold the past couple days. I have emailed the nurse at the clinic per... READ MORE

56 Years and Finally Saying Buh-Bye and Good Riddance! - Banff, AB

First off I want to thank the countless brave sistahs who have already gone over to the “flat side” and have posted their stories here for all to witness. I have travelled along with you on your journeys, silently wishing I were you, until, at long last, I am! Without your insight, advice and... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck/Muscle Repair/Breast Reduction

I had my pre-op 2 days ago, just 11 days until my surgery! It's all becoming real. My pre-op appointment was very thorough, all my questions were answered, and I was given a 20 page booklet detailing everything. Now to get my prescriptions filled, and buy the suggested vitamins and supplements... READ MORE

38 Drainless TT

I have been on this site almost everyday for a few months now. I have been wanting to get a TT since my 3rd child was born almost 7 years ago. I had two consultations with two local Board Certified PS. I am leaning towards having the Drainless TT which is done by one PS. I haven't booked a... READ MORE

Drainless TT

Hey Ladies, so I'm a 34 year old mom of 4....19, 15, 9, and 4. I also have 6 step children with my boyfriend of 6 1/2 years (we've also dated off and on since we were 12 and my 4yr old is ours together) You'd think with all these kids I'd be super skinny but that's not the case.I haven't wanted... READ MORE

41 yr old C-section apron, 4'11" tall

Many friends have used Dr Deisher. His staff are very friendly and very helpful. He explained my options very thoroughly to help me make an educated decision. He offers the no train technique, which was very appealing to me. READ MORE

40yo Single Mom of 3, Looking to Improve Herself

I'm a single mom of 3, and I'm very self conscious about the way I look. I have lost 80+ pounds through eating less and running, and I have a lot of extra skin left that needs to go away. I have wanted to do this for a while and I'm finally able to do so. I met Dr. Watumull today and... READ MORE

50 yr old full tummy tuck with MR, lipo to inner thighs and flanks after 3 csections

So far so good! dr.mentz is amazing at what he does and His staff has been top notch! He listened to my goals, his staff is very attentive and was available for me whenever I had any questions. Dr. Mentz is triple board certified and uses exparel and drain less tummy tuck. Which I find to be... READ MORE

Love my New Tummy!

Dr. Pollock and his staff are AMAZING! I had been wanting a tummy tuck for 3 years and had gotten many consults around the Dallas area. Once I met Dr. Pollock I knew he was the doctor for me! The no drain process is the way to go. No complications and I now have my pre -baby tummy back! Actually... READ MORE

31 and Two Csection Later... - Denver, CO

My goal is to tighten muscles that are stretched beyond belief and remove the excess skin around my lower abdomen. I just want to feel normal again. I don't want to look down at this mound of flesh and have to tuck it into my clothes anymore. It dominates what I wear. And sometimes I don't even... READ MORE

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