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What Are The Different Types of Tummy Tuck? What Is Best For My Case After Massive Weight Loss?

I have heard the tummy tuck called extended, anchor cut, fleur de lis and full abdominalplasty. Can you explain the difference in these, when they are... READ MORE

Calculating Ideal Weight Prior to Loose Skin Removal Via Tummy Tuck

I have lost 115 lbs with diet and exercise & am considering a tummy tuck for removal of loose skin. I know I should be within 10 lbs of ideal... READ MORE

Pain in Lower Abdomen From Excess Skin, Any Chances Insurance Will Pay for Tummy Tuck ?

After I lost about 150 lbs,now my abdomen hangs really low and covers my pubic area.During my Periods it hurts a lot in the lower abdomen,It feels... 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

Vertical Scar for a Skin-Only Tummy Tuck?

Had a tummy tuck 2 weeks ago(skin-only) At post-op appt,I noticed that standing up I had a flat stomach with a little pooching around belly button,... READ MORE

Does an Extended Tummy Tuck and Lipo Usually Address Lower Back Fat As Well ?

Does an extended tummy tuck with lipo after major weight loss usually address lower back fat? READ MORE

3 Months Post Tummy Tuck After 250lb Weight Loss: Incision Lines Now Leaking

At Week 3 Developed a Seroma, Had Jp Drain in Till Aout 2nd Month, with Lg Output 1000cc & up/24hrs. Never aspirated, but drain out about 3-4... READ MORE

Teenage Tummy Tuck

I am a healthy 19 year old female who went from weighing 290lbs to now weighing 175, which is a weight I am comfortable with, especially with my... READ MORE

Loose Abd. Skin Following Gastric Bypass, What Can I Do? (photo)

History: Gastric bypass, lost 100lbs. Age 50. Currently at a stable wt of 120 at 5ft 2in. Issue: Overall skin laxity. Abdomen bothers me the most.... READ MORE

I was wondering if my stomach (upper part) were you can't see my belly button is either excess fat or loose skin? (Photo)

I was wondering if my stomach (upper part) were you can't see my belly button is either excess fat or loose skin. I have lost a little over a 100 lbs... READ MORE

Can Smart Lipo Be Carried Out After a Tummy Tuck and Mesh Hernia Repair?

I had a tummy tuck and incisional hernia repair in 2003 after losing 130 pounds from weight loss surgery in 2002. I regained about 30 pounds and have... READ MORE

I've Lost 150 and Have had a C-Section, Will that Affect TT Results? (photo)

Was my stomach muscle cut during the C-section and will that affect a positive outcome with the TT? My biggest concern is being happy with the end... READ MORE

Should I go with Skin Tightening, Smart Lipo, or Would I Generally Require Abdominoplasty?

I was a severely overweight teen and in my late 20s now I am losing the remainder of the weight and getting down to my goal weight. My stomach still... READ MORE

Is this much swelling normal 9 wks post TT? Does this appear to be quality plastic surgery that will have nice results? (Photo)

Tummy tuck, breast lift & arm lift, after a 130 lb weight loss. My pubic area is still swollen. Also still have swelling along the tummy tuck line,... READ MORE

Tummy a Mess Following Massive Weight loss From Gastric Bypass. What's My Best Option?

I had gastgric bypass and lost 100lbs. I weight 125 and I am vert small at 5ft 1in. My stomack is a mess! Loose skin below the belly button and loose... READ MORE

1 month post op of full abdominoplasty. Can anyone offer their opinion/advice on my poor results? (photos)

I lost 115 pounds on my own. Procedure: FULL ABDOMINOPLASTY w muscle repair July 1. As you can see (pics taken today) I have a flap of skin under my... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Thigh Lift (all skin). Is this safe? (Photo)

Hello, I'm a healthy 37 year old female. 5'7 and 126 pounds. I lost over 100 pounds 3 years ago. I look pretty good for doing so but now have excess... READ MORE

Hello, I am in desperate need of tummytuck.. I had gastric sleeve surgery in 2010. (Photo)

I have mantain this weight lost of 100lbs for 4 yrs. just desperate ... Please tell me if I am a good candidate for tummytuck... I was 300lbs and I am... READ MORE

Which would you recommend; Tummy tuck vs lower body lift? (photos)

I am seeking surgery after losing 138 lbs. I am 34 years old and weigh 198. My goal weight is 180 but I am getting impatient and want to get work done... READ MORE

Do I need a TT or body lift to achieve great results? Is the Saldana techniques best? (Photo)

I am 34 yrs old. Went from 305 lbs to 197 lbs and I'm 5'4. The majority of my weight has always been in my stomach, even now . I have been having back... READ MORE

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