What options do I have for my stomach? (photos)
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Mini tummy tuck
Vaser Hi Definition Liposculpture/ Liposuction/Fat Grafting/ BBL
Thank you for your question.
From your photos, you appear to be an excellent candidate for Vaser Hi definition liposculpture with fat grafting to the buttocks. You should get a great result from liposculpture, giving you a more contoured and hourglass shape with better projection to your buttocks. With the skin contracture component of the Vaser, you may not need a Tummy Tuck.
Vaser Hi Definition liposuction uses the concepts of negative and positive spaces in relation to the underlying bony and muscle anatomy to define areas such as your six pack and create an athletic looking physique.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Laser Lipo vs tummy tuck
It depends on your goals and expectations. Based on your pictures you appear to have mild to moderate skin laxity and if your goal is a tight flat stomach, a tummy tuck will give you the best results. However since you don't have a lot of excess skin you can get really good results with Laser Lipo, which we perform under local anesthesia and with a lot less downtime. Make sure you get evaluated by an expert to discuss your goals and options. Good luck.
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Im not a big fan of SmartLipo as it doesn't necessarily offer much advantage for skin tightening in patients like yourself. I would suggest a liposculpting and mini-Tuck based on the pics you have posted.
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