Am I suitable for a full or mini tummy tuck to correct stretch marks and tummy-button? (photos)
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Mini tummy tuck suitability
Tummy tuck options
-remove all or most of the skin between your pubic bone and your belly button
-tighten your abdominal wall
-rejuvenate your belly button
A mini tummy tuck on the other hand would only partially tighten or stretch the skin below your belly button.
In terms of keeping the incision low, that will require your plastic surgeon to design your tummy tuck so that the final incision location is at or just above your pubic bone. Seek consultations with well trained plastic surgeons in your area and look at their before and after photos as well as their online reviews.
All the best,
Dr. Remus Repta
TT Vs. Mini TT
After seeing your photos, i can identify that you're a thin woman with enough sagging skin and numerous estretch marks in the abdomen.
In my experience with this type of patients, i've done the Tummy Tuck with abdominal rectis muscle repair and back and waist liposuction, and the results have been excellent, with correct positioning of the scar.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes
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Full versus mini TT ?
You look like you would be a good candidate for a full abdominoplasty. The skin below your belly button would be excised and your belly button wouldhave a narrower, rejuvenated appearance. The stretch marked skin above your belly button would be tightened, but it is unlikely that all of the abnormal skin could be excised. Your C-section scar isn't ultra low, but can be certainly excised to get your new scar as low as possible.
All the best with your journey.
You would be an ideal candidate for a full tummy tuck, with the scar being at the same level if not lower than your existing C-section scar.
Putting on weight won't help the surgery, in fact losing weight would be better.
I hope this helps and good luck.
Work type of tummy Tuck
Candidate for full Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
Full tummy tuck with muscle reconstruction
Mini or Full Tummy Tuck?
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