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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Cornell University
Medical: MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Treatments offered at North Shore Center For Plastic Surgery
Most popular answers from Lawrence C. Lin, MD
It is common to have some residual swelling at the 11th week mark, and your doctor is right to wait for the 6th month mark for a reasssement. ... READ MORE
It is difficult to tell just from one picture without being able to examine you, but is not unusual to still have some residual swelling at 10 weeks... READ MORE
If I Am a Candidate, I Want to Have a Tummy Tuck in 6-9 Months. Is It Too Early to Have a Consultation?
It is always good to have a consultation regarding a procedure as early as you can so you understand the entire process involved. For a tummy... READ MORE
Dog ears need to be corrected with further surgery with skin excision and liposuction which should help with contour. READ MORE
You are correct to go to your PCP for a workup. It is also important that your surgeon knows of your situation. Make sure you have an... READ MORE
Fluid often times accumulates after surgery and may cause asymmetry as well. If you do not have any drains or they have been removed, I would... READ MORE
A tummy tuck only will not eliminate love handles. You may want to to talk to your surgeon regarding adding liposuction of the flank areas which... READ MORE
Generally, a vertical is needed for an abdominoplasty if the skin below the belly button cannot be completely excised leaving a small vertical scar... READ MORE
Based on the pictures, you appear to be a good candidate for a tummy tuck. You definitely want to be done with having kids before undergoing the... READ MORE
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