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Tummy Tuck, Arm Lift, Thigh Lift and Breast Implants... at the Same Time?

I Am a 42 Yr. Old Mom of 3 Children Who Has Lost 107 Pounds with Exercise & Clean Eating. As a Result of the Weight Loss, I Have no fat tissue... READ MORE

Which Procedure is Best for my Situation? Tummy Tuck or Liposculpture?

I'm a 25 year old female that is 5'7 and I currently weigh 142lbs. After having my son, my stomach hasn't returned to it's original... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Scar - Raised and Dark? (photo)

I am 7 months postop of having a tummy tuck. I am African-American with medium complexion skin. My scar is very dark and raised. Plus i'm seeing a... READ MORE

Is Tummy Tuck for African-american Women Done Differently?

I have many stretch marks and I am an african american women. How do you decided who to go to for a tummy tuck? READ MORE

Tummy Tuck for C-section Scar and Stomach?

I am a 36 yr old, African-American female who had twins 15 yrs ago. During the delivery I had to have an emergency c-section and instead of a bikini... READ MORE

Cheap Tummy Tuck in Washington DC?

I desperately need a tummy tuck. Are there any doctors in the Washington, DC area performing this service pro bono or at a greatly reduced fee? I... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post-Op Tummy Tuck With Lipo My Stomach Still Shows a Bulge and is Loose when I Sleep Side Ways, What Can I Do? (Photos)

I had total abdominoplasty with lipo 4 weeks back.My stomach still shows a bulge and loose stomach when i sleep side ways.Doc could not do lipo on... READ MORE

Best Strategic Methods for a Tummy Tuck Scar in African-American Women?

I'm an African-American woman in my mid-twenties who has a history of keloid scarring. Sometimes I scar, sometimes I don't. My skin responds well to... READ MORE

Should I Have a Tummy Tuck Now if I Plan to Have Children?

26 Years Old Black Woman with No Children Considering a Tummy Tuck After Weight Loss I am considering a tummy tuck after losing 80 lbs with the... READ MORE

How Can I Reduce the Appearance of my TT Scar? (photo)

I'm an African-American female, age 25 that decided to have the "Mommy Makeover" after the birth of my daughter. It's been a little... READ MORE

Can I Have a Tummy Tuck and Lipo in Multiple Areas of the Body?

I had three pregnancies,the last baby c-section and tubal done. I'm 35years young 5"0 140lbs most of my weight is in the tummy,butt and... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck an Option After Gallbladder Surgery, Hysterectomy

I'm a 51 year old African American woman in pretty good health, nothing major. I had hysterectomy 20 years ago. I now have a very noticable sag in my... READ MORE

Will a Tummy Tuck Remove Stretch Marks on African American Skin?

I have had two children within the last four years.I don't plan to have anymore I've been left with these unsightly stretch marks.I am in the... READ MORE

Is this a Serious Infection 1 Month After Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I had a fleur de lis tummy tuvk on 7/17/13, and i had a black spot of necrosis at the T point, now that spot is extremely swollen, hurts a lot and... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Not Recommended for African Americans?

I was told by a ps that tt are not recommend for African American people because of the scaring!!is this true?also which one should i do first a tt or... READ MORE

Am I a Good Canidate for a Tummy Tuck? Mini, Full or Lipo? (photo)

I am 18 years old And I have never had children. I have been chunky all of mylife but I have always been healthy (as the doctor always told me)I have... READ MORE

Scheduled for a Tummy Tuck on 3 Oct 12. I Am an African Amercian Woman. Can I Have Braids W/extensions for the Surgery? (photo)

I was planning on having braids added to my hair so that I wouldn"t need to style or care for it. Is that allowed? Also, if I am menstruating, can I... READ MORE

I am 5'10' 28. I tried every exercise to tighten my tummy. Am I a good candidate for a full or mini tummy tuck? (Photo)

I am african american 5"10 141pounds my tummy is a result of 3 childbirths was wondering which approach would be best in my case and which will give... READ MORE

Brown skin and scarring after Tummy Tuck

After some research I have heard African Americans are more proned to keloids. How can this be prevented after a tummy tuck or any other surgery so... READ MORE

What is the minimum weight acceptable for a tummy tuck/smart lipo/standard lipo procedure? I've been told to lose weight (Photo)

I'm a 43 YO African American woman who, after having my thyroid removed in 2005, went from 170 lbs to 295 lbs. It had been a struggle to lose the... READ MORE

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