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My Doctor Says This is "A Perfectly Well Done Tummy Tuck". What Do You Think? (photo)

Almost 2 years ago I had a full tummy tuck. I was once obese and after I lost a lot of weight (from 308lbs to 187), I decided to do the tummy tuck.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck with While Obese? (photo)

I have lost over 100 pounds with diet and exercise , but still have another 80 to 100 pounds to go. I weight 130 and I'm 5' tall I carry most of my... READ MORE

Can an Obese Person W/hx of Abdominal Surgeries and Hernias Have an Abdominoplasty?

I have a history of abdominal surgeries inc. hysterectomy and 2 hernia repairs. The left side of my gut has always been a bit larger than the right,... READ MORE

Is Intense Exercise to Build Muscle Before Tummy Tuck And/or Body Lift a Good Idea?

I'm 17 & 6'2. used to weight 330lbs the end of 9th grade & that's when I changed. Now I'm 210lbs. I have a lot of loose skin... READ MORE

Can I have a tummy tuck if I'm overweight? (photos)

I'm overweight. I'm 46 years old ,never had children. 175 cm in height and 104 kilos. My BMI is in the obese range . I feel l I could easily lose and... READ MORE

Am I candidate for tummy tuck at current weight and bmi? Would other docs agree with mine?

5'2 200 lbs my bmi is like 37, says im obese. I really want a tt. The doc doing my surgery wants me to lose weight so that my bmi is 30 or under about... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Have a Tummy Tuck - Either Standard or Modified - While Obese?

I know I should lose 80-100 pounds. But I would really like to improve my overall appearance now. I would like both my upper arms and tummy worked on.... READ MORE

More Questions About Whether an Obese Person W/ history of Abdominal Surgeries Can Have an Abdominoplasty?

Last weekend I went to the ER as my abdomen appeared to shift alot in a short period of time. I didn't want to take any chances, given my hx. They did... READ MORE

Doctor's say no for tummy tuck for plus size. But yes to panniculectomy for obesity. (photos)

Why is it not okay to have a tummy tuck after losing 80 pounds. Because I'm 220 and 5'4. But a doctor would do panniculectomy for someone who was... READ MORE

Obese and a tummy tuck?

I am obese at 280lbs and 5"10 I have been approved for a panniculectomy by ins and dr. You all suggested bariatric first, neither my family phys or... READ MORE

Would I benefit from a Tummy tuck with lipo? (photos)

Im 5'1 & 189 I am obese & should be within 10 lbs of my target weight but I am struggling with running & other activities because of my 'mothers... READ MORE

I am 5"7' andI weigh 270 lbs, down from 375. Am I ready for a Tummy tuck? (photos)

I'm 34, have two children and have had six surgeries on my abdominal area, including a hysterectomy. I have lost it all by eating right and exercise.... READ MORE

I Am Obese and Need Help in Making a Decision of a Tummy Tuck?

I am obese at 5"10 and almost 280lbs. I put on 100 lbs in a year following my hysterectomy 23yrs ago and have not been able to loose the weight, I... READ MORE

Will my skin tighten naturally or will I need plastic surgery (post op gastric sleeve)? (photos)

Had gastric sleeve surgery 10 mths ago. I am wondering if I will need plastic surgery or if my skin will "snap back." I was obese for about 3 years.... READ MORE

Does Blue Cross Shield cover belly fat removal and skin tightening?

I weight almost 190lb im only 5'1 I was told that by me weighting almost 190 and I'm only 26 for my hight and age that's considered obesity for my age... READ MORE

After a tubal ligation, I was told my uterus was fused to my abdominal wall. What can I do to help my abdominal muscles?

What kinds of exercises can I do to help my abdominal muscles, and also make me a good candidate for a corrective surgery? What kind of surgery would... READ MORE

Can an Obese Patient Have a Abdominoplasty to Relieve Severe Pain from Nerve Depression in Abdomen?

I am 270lbs &haven't been able to lose weight. I had a lap band with partial stomach removal in 2008 and lost 17% of my wt. I don't eat much, I... READ MORE

Has anyone remained on their oral contraceptive right before their tummy tuck/liposuction?

My PS normally recommends his patients to d/c their oral contraceptive 4 weeks prior to surgery but didn't instruct me to stop mine. He stated that he... READ MORE

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