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How Do I Get Rid of my Baby Belly Pouch After a C-section?

I am 24 years old a mother of 1 and he is now 16 months old. I had my son by c-section; I used to have a great slim body and now I am very depressed... READ MORE

8 Weeks Post OP...Do I Look Swollen? I Have Gained Weight Again, And Have Excess Skin Still? (photo)

I'm 8 wks post op and the swelling just wont go down. I know it takes a while for it to go away, but I don't know if this is going to be my... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck to Reduce Waist 5-10 Inches - Is This Possible?

Hi I would like to know if you can reduce your stomach/waste by 5-10 inches with lipo and tummy tuck? I'm about 5'2, 159 lbs, mearements... READ MORE

Is a Tummy Tuck the only way? just want to flatten belly and lose the love handles

I'm 24 and I have two children boys 4 and 11months. I'm 5'71/2 and I think I'm about 140lbs. Before I had my first child I weighed 126... READ MORE

Skin Donation After Tummy Tuck?

After bariatric surgery, there is a lot of excess skin that will need to be removed via Tummy Tuck. Can one donate this skin to a burn victim?  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

I want to lose weight before my surgery. How Can a Physician Tell the Difference Between Fat and Loose Skin for a Tummy Tuck?

I am going for my consult on Friday and was wanting to schedule my surgery in 2-3 months in order for me to lose the last 10lbs of baby weight. Is it... READ MORE

I Have Rectus Diastasis Along with a Ventral and Umbililical Hernia. Do I Need a TT Too? (photo)

I Have Rectus Diastasis Along with a Ventral and Umbililical Hernia.  I Am Really Struggling with the Decision to Have a Tummy tuck along with... READ MORE

Will Medicaid/Medicare Cover the Removal of Excessive Stomach Skin?

I had Gastric-Bypass surgery in September of 1989. Since approximently 8 months postop, I have had a very large area of excessive skin (Flab) on my... READ MORE

How to Correct a Frowning Belly Button? (photo)

From my research I see that recommendations for this is a full tummy tuck, however I have had 3 consults with 3 diff. drs., just to me told they are... READ MORE

When is a fleur di lis Tummy Tuck vs a traditional incision indicated? (photos)

I am a 55 year old woman who has lost over 125 lbs in the last year (no surgery). I am seeking a tummy tuck to remove the loose skin and flab that... READ MORE

Will Abdominoplasty/panniculectomy Eliminate the Fullness at the Pubic Mound After Massive Weight Loss?

I am a post bariatric surgury patient. In August of 2008, I had Rouxen-Y Gastric Bypass. I have reached my goal weight with the loss of 150+ pounds.... READ MORE

Are There Less Invasive Tummy Tucks?

I'm 65 years old and don't want to look like a 25 year old. Is there a tummy tuck procedure for people my age who just want to get rid of the excess... READ MORE

I Have This "Ledge" That is Really Bothering Me!! :(

It started about 10wks or so and has continued (I am now 15 wks). It basically looks like I have a "ken doll" above and below my incision.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Through C-section Incision

I am 41 mom of four and would like to get rid of excess fat and stretch marks on my abdomen; can it be done through my C-section scar in bikini area... READ MORE

Lost 50lbs of baby weight and now skin is prune-like: Do I Need a Tummy Tuck?

I gained 50 lbs when i was pregnant and i lost it all fairly quickly in about 2 and a half months so it made my skin look all pruney if i suckd in my... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck for Stretch Marks and Loose Skin?

Will Tummy Tuck take care of loose skin and stretch marks? I have both and I just turned 19 years old. I hate not being able to wear a bathing suit,... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Possible with Vertical Incision?

I am due to have a abdominal hysterectomy with vertical incision in a couple of month's time. I have asked about cosmtic surgery or Tummy Tuck at same... READ MORE

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