35-44 year old woman treated with Tummy Tuck

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This patient is a woman in her early 40s. She has had 2 prior C-sections and came to see Dr. Lepore, hoping for improvement in her abdominal contour, along with removal of some excess fat over her tummy, sides, and thighs.
After multiple pregnancies, and abdominal surgeries, the muscles in her tummy area had stretched, and lost their elasticity. Tummy Tuck is recommended for that condition. In this patient's particular case, Dr. Lepore recommended an extended tummy tuck, with repair and tightening of the muscles and removal of excess tissue- along with Liposuction. In addition, she had a small umbilical hernia in need of repair.
The procedures were performed in a single session in our  surgical suite close to 600 grams of tissue was removed with the Tummy Tuck, and about 600 cc of fat removed from upper & mid abdomen and thighs through Liposuction.
The patient's scars will fade considerably over the coming months. 

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