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What Are the Non-surgical Alternatives to a Tummy Tuck?

What non-surgical options to reduce fat and loose skin on the stomach for someone has been 30-40 pounds overweight for 15 years. How effective... READ MORE

Laser or Abdominoplasty for Minimal Skin Laxity on Upper Abs? (photo)

Hello, I am 29 years old. I was chubby as a child. With diet & excercise I lost the weight My lower abs are very tight. I have been to a couple... READ MORE

Can Having Thin Not Very Elastic Skin Influence Healing with a Full Tt?

Can Having Thin Not Very Elastic Skin Influence Healing with a Full Tt READ MORE

Thin Skin, Not Very Elastic, Very Little Fat; Does it Effect Healing After TT?

4 foot 3 fit and healthy had to c sections scheduled for tummy tuck some doctors have raised concern on the abilityof my skin to heal as its thin not... READ MORE

3 months PO full MR/TT - swelling or persisten skin laxity? (photos)

5'3", 125 lbs, stats 36/26/36, full muscle repair/tummy tuck (no lipo) 3 months ago. Very happy w/results overall. Tummy is flat and taut when... READ MORE

Tummy tuck messed up? Will this line go away? (Photo)

8 weeks po now and still have a obvious ridge on my left side. Surgeon thinks it may be skin laxity, I'm worried that it hasn't improved. is this the... READ MORE

Is there a procedure for thin mom to correct minimal skin laxity, some wrinkling, and a slight bulge after child birth? (photo)

I had my son two years ago and although I am back to my pre-baby weight, my stomach just doesn't look like it used to (123 lbs/5'4). Mainly I have... READ MORE

Is a full tummy tuck my only option? (Photo)

I had a c-section three years ago. I do have a scar, but it's barely visible and does not bother me. I was hoping that I could fix the skin laxity... READ MORE

Full Abdominoplasty vs Umbilical Float? (photos)

Am I the right candidate for an Umbilical Float Abdominoplasty? I've received mixed advice from surgeons: some suggested full, while some others felt... READ MORE

Which Tummy Tuck technique is best for skin laxity improvement? (photos)

Hello I am 5 foot 125 stable pounds. I have lower abdomen skin laxity after 2 c sections that bothers me. I am not sure if it is necessary to have a... READ MORE

Should I get a full tummy tuck or a mini tummy tuck with umbilical float? Not enough loose skin above belly button? (photos)

Fit 38 yr. old post 2 c-sections. need full muscle repair. when I relax my muscles I am 33in across the BB; holding it in I am 28in across BB. One PS... READ MORE

Does it look likeI will require a vertical incision? (Photo)

My skin is lax and i always squeeze it together towards the middle when I look in thr mirror and imagine ehat it will look like when i get this fixed.... READ MORE

TT without lipo. Preop: 5cm recti-diastasis in MRI. Loose skin below belly button. Can it be corrected? (Photo)

Had a TT without lipo 8 months ago. 2 pregnancies. 119 pounds/5'6'' tall. 5cm recti-diastasis in MRI. Skin laxity below belly button. Loose abdominal... READ MORE

Is it possible to have side tuck done. (photos)

Can I have a side tuck to remove lax skin instead of tummy tuck READ MORE

Is a fleur-de-lis my only alternative for a midline crease after TT? (photos)

When I decided to have a TT earlier this year, both surgeons I consulted said they would opt for an extended TT although I might be left with some... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for a Full TT? How low can be my incision? (photos)

I am active person who loves to lift weights, but no matter what I do my stomach skin doesn't tighten up. I had three pregnancies and I am done with... READ MORE

Is it common to go for a tummy tuck and to find out that the surgeon could only do a partial? (Photo)

I went to my consult and pre-op appt expecting a full TT. Never did my PS mention the option or possibility of anything else. To my surprise after... READ MORE

Had Fleur de Lis Tummy Tuck due to massive weight loss. Can I have Lipo with this big scar? (photos)

My real question is can I ever be flat like a regular tummy tuck. My scar is tight but I still have laxity. My midline scar gets tight as I do certain... READ MORE

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