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Panni Vs TT. Can I Pay the Difference to Get A Full TT Instead? (photo)

I have been approved by my insurance provider for a pannilculectomy-I am wondering if I can get a full tummy tuck and just pay the difference? Is this... READ MORE

What is this flap of fat that hangs covering my privates? Can it be fixed and if it can be, how much does it cost? (Photo)

I have had it for as long as I can remember and i'm not sure as to what it is, I have seen something about it on T.V, and they said something about an... READ MORE

Age 37, 6 Babies. Is Panniculectomy an Option?

Im 5'8" 170 lbs and I have had some smart lipo done in the past year. My plastic surgeon says she dont she where I need muscle repair but... READ MORE

Should I get a Panniculus removal as I am trying to lose weight, or wait and get a tummy tuck after I lose the weight? (Photo)

I am a 332 lbs, 5 ft and 40 year old woman whose had 2 c-sections. Having tried to lose weight on my own without success, most of the last year have... READ MORE

What are my best options for skin removal and contouring? (Photo)

I am 5'8", 158 lbs after losing 130 due to g.bypass 2.5 years ago. I know I could benefit from a breast lift & perhaps augmentation, but my real... READ MORE

I can't get muscle tightening during panniculectomy. What options do I have to improve my physical appearance afterward? (Photo)

I am having a panniculectomy done (at no cost to me) through an army general surgeon due to the medical issues that the excess skin has caused me... READ MORE

Where to go from here? 36 year old mother of 3, 4 abdominal surgeries (3 C sections, Spleen and Gall Bladder removed) (Photo)

Over the last 2.5 years I have lost 85 pounds through diet and exercise. I am now around 215 lbs, size 14/16 and a large top. I am active and exercise... READ MORE

Will having a Panni give me the results as if I was getting an abdominoplasty? (Photo)

I am awaiting my insurance to approve my Panni/Abdominalplasty. I suffer from muffin a top and lower extra skin. If I don't get the muscles tighten... READ MORE

Insurance approved me for a panniculectomy, can I pay out of pocket for a tummy tuck?

I lost 120 pounds. I had central obesity so the majority of my weight was in my stomach, and I have a very large pannus that is causing skin issues.... READ MORE

Panniculectomy or Tummy Tuck?

I am a mother of 4 children and exercise at least 3-5 days a week. I am not to keen on the idea of having muscle tightening completed but more of a... READ MORE

Would I be happy with a Panniculectomy or would a full tummy tuck with abdominal plication be best? (Photo)

I'm a 30 year old athlete who has never had children and am in excellent physical condition with great muscle tone. I have lost 30% body fat over the... READ MORE

Bad odor after having penniculectomy. Does this mean it's infected? What should I do?

Its been 6 months after pennicletmy surgery everything was fine. I start smelling bad odor and come to find out its coming from my new belly button. I... READ MORE

Plus size with what I thought was suppose to be a tummy tuck? (Photos)

I weighed 220 and 5'4 time of surgery. Didn't see a difference when i woke up. Went home same day. I paid for a full tummy tuck and seem like i had a... READ MORE

I have an apron of skin that hangs half way down my thighs! I get skin infections that hurt and smell! l need that apron gone!

Is there ANYTHING at all that can be done to reduce the apron size for a YERY uncomfortable old (70) woman! ANYTHING! ANYTHING! The skin smells and is... READ MORE

Panniculectomy recovery. Am I able to use a heating pad on my sides where my incision is located?

Am I able to use a heating pad on my sides where my incision is located? It's sore and I think heat may help but not to sure if I should put heat on it. READ MORE

What can be done at this stage?

I had a panniculectomy on July 31, 2 weeks later I ended up with an open wound. I was rather deep and tunneled in a couple of places. At first the... READ MORE

Do I just need a Panniculectomy or a TT with lipo? (Photos)

I have carried 5 babies including twins. I am 32 and just want to not have to buy bigger pants for my waist line. READ MORE

I Had Gastric Bypass 2007 and Have Kept my Weight off over 4 Years Now. Would Like Other Surgeries?

I need a breast reduction and a panniculectomy. I lost over 128 lbs right away and carring about 25-35 lbs excess. The problem is my ins company has... READ MORE

Could sleeping on my side one night possibly have caused a seroma?

I'll be 3 weeks post op from panni surgery on Monday. So far my recovery has been good. However when I woke up this morning I was sleeping on my left... READ MORE

Does my panniculectomy look like it was done right? (Photo)

My surgeon originally said I needed an fdl which ins approved. Then he later changed his mind and said it was too large of a surgery and he would only... READ MORE

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