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Mesh vs. Tummy Tuck Method for Laparoscopic Repair of Diastasis Recti, Which Would Be Best?

I have to make a decision to have Laparoscopic repair of diastasis recti with mesh v/s tummy tuck method. My diastasis recti is not so big (2.5cm) but... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck After Cesarian and Massive Scar Tissue

I am 5'4", and 41 years old. I weight 160, and have had two cesarian births ('99, '01). 3 yrs ago I had a laparoscopy due to severe... READ MORE

Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh? Also Have A Diastasis Recti (photo)

I have seen a general surgeon who diagnosed a ventral hernia.. he said he was gonna place a large piece of mesh.. is this normal to do this? i also... READ MORE

During my First Pregnancy my Stomach Muscle Had Completely Diversified. After 2nd Child, Drs. Recommend Mesh. What Can I Expect?

Doctors are suggesting I get a plastic mesh insertion treatment. My stomach protrudes out very prominently like a full term pregnant lady's would.... READ MORE

How Soon Can I Use Paper Tape on an Abdominal Incision?

Hi, I'm going to be having laparoscopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst. One of the incisions is going to be on my stomach parallel to my navel. I'm... READ MORE

Bulge in Left Lower Quadrant of Tummy Causing Rash and Vomiting? (photo)

'03 had full tummy tuck, 2010 had c-sec. with third child. Then Jan 2012, I had assisted laproscopic hysterectomy and hemroidectomy. 3 weeks ago.... READ MORE

I Have a Hernia & Need Surgery, but I'm SO Scared I Will Get a Seroma, What Would Be the Best Surgery to Avoid That?

Laparoscopicly or or regular surgery w/an incision(i mean which one would be least likely of getting a seroma)?? I already have an insicion from... READ MORE

I have recently had Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal. Can I still have a full Tummy Tuck?

Are the risks associated with gall bladder more towards open surgery rather than key hole? READ MORE

Endoscopic Tummy Tuck

Why dont more doctors provide endoscopic tummy tuck? I have scar+tissue around lower part of the abdomen and for for some reason it would feel great... READ MORE

Can I still have laparoscopic gallbladder surgery after Tummy tuck?

I had a TT and liposuction done 8 years ago. My belly button was removed with excess skin and fat. Can I still safely have my gallbladder removed... READ MORE

How long do I need to wait to get a tummy tuck after undergoing laparoscopic myomectomy to remove fibroids?

How long do I need to wait to get a tummy tuck after undergoing laparoscopic myomectomy to remove fibroids? I am insured through an HMO (Kaiser) and... READ MORE

Is my current scar from myomectomy too low to be removed during upcoming hysterectomy/ tummy tuck surgery? (Photo)

20 yrs ago I had a laparoscopic gyn procedure which was converted to open after a large fibroid was found. The scar is very low- almost in the middle... READ MORE

DUPLI - I Need Hernia Surgery & I'm So Scared I'm Going to Get a Sernoma, What Surgery Would Be the Best to

I need hernia surgery & I'm so scared I'm going to get a sernoma, what surgery would be the best to avoid that, laprascopicly or incision surgery?... READ MORE

Laproscopic Diastais Repair?

(Sorry for the Choppy Language in Details but Space Became Limited) Apparent failed repair (full TT - high lateral tension). Surgery went well,... READ MORE

Combined procedure: can laparoscopic hysterectomy and tummy tuck be done at the same time?

Combined procedure: can laparoscopic hysterectomy and tummy tuck be done at the same time. If possible what is the sequence of procedure like. READ MORE

If I am not a candidate for Laparoscopic Tubal ligation due to scar tissue, would that affect the possibility of a tummy tuck?

I am very interested in getting a Tummy Tuck/Tubal Ligation however, I was told I had too much scar tissue for a laparoscopic tubal ligation and told... READ MORE

Full or Mini Abdominoplasty? (photos)

It is my understanding that a full abdominolasty is only necessary with involvement or concern about the space above the belly button. In my case, I... READ MORE

How long does it take for stitches after a laparoscopic hysterectomy to dissolve?

I has a hysterectomy a week ago , I have 2 incisions and a belly button incision , I went in for my 1 week check up and my Doctor said everything was... READ MORE

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