What surgery (surgeries) would give best results? (Photos)
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Tummy tuck+ Lipo + BBL candidate, some advices:
Tummy tuck surgery only
Thanks for submitting your pictures. From observing your pictures , you appear to have significant skin and muscles laxity from the chest bone to the pubic bone as well as rolls in the back.
I have been in practice for over 29 years and performed tummy tuck surgery on well over 1000 patients. Based on that experience , I would strongly recommend to have only tummy tuck surgery without liposuction at the same time , in order to reduce possible severe complication. In a recent article based on data from insurance company that insures only cosmetic surgery cases, it was shown that combining tummy tuck with liposuction increases the likelihood of severe complications X 10 !
In my practice only about 10 % of my tummy tuck patients request liposuction. That is because many of my patients lose a significant amount of fat due to the tightening of the abdominal muscles, which reduces the amount of food that they can eat and their sense of hunger. I perform very aggressive liposuction 6-8 weeks or later after the tummy tuck surgery, since the areas healed very well and there is no risk of circulatory compromise.
You have to realize that not all results are the same, because experience, skills and aesthetic eye are critical for good outcome. So, do your due diligence carefully and choose your surgeon wisely.
Always, consult with experienced board certified plastic surgeons who operate in accredited surgery center for your safety. Most importantly, check the before and after pictures in the photo gallery, to make sure that they are numerous, consistent and attractive with flat stomach, low scar and nice belly button. Also, check the reviews on 'RealSelf' for ratings and positive experience reports.
Best of luck,Dr Widder
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Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon