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Mini Tummy Tuck Vs Full Tummy Tuck?

Should I have a mini tummy tuck or full tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)? What are the differences on recovery time and surgery success? I've had 3 kids... READ MORE

Endoscopic Tummy Tuck - Surgery Through the Belly Button?

I just need a little help in the abdomen area but didn't want to be cut from hip to hip. Just wondering if they can tighten things up through the... READ MORE

How Do Surgeons Address The Upper Pubic Area With A Tummy Tuck

I see alot of pictures online were women have tummy tucks after weight loss but they are left with all the fat/lose skin that bulges above and around... READ MORE

T-incision Tummy Tuck?

I'm 58, and according to the surgeon, in good shape with an hour glass figure. My plastic surgeon says I need a T-incision Tummy Tuck to address... READ MORE

When Stomach Muscles Are Stitched Together, What is Used, is It Strong and Holds Up Long?

Full tt recently and I began wondering... when the stomach muscles are sewn together, are they cut then sewn so that they grow together, or is the... READ MORE

Waist Cinching / Internal Corset?

I have seen several after pictures of tummy tucks with waist cinching/ internal corset. I love the results of these pictures!! Is this a "special"... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck W/ Pain Pump Vs. Without?

I am currently consulting with several plastic surgeons about getting a full tummy tuck. I have noticed that some use pain pumps, particularly the... READ MORE

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

Tummy Tuck Surgery

What is usually involved with tummy tuck surgery? I have been told that most docs do some liposuction to even out things. READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Through Incision Under the Breasts?

I have no stretch marks and I have fairly tight skin. I have very severe diastasis. I'll be having a breast augmentation, and was wondering, is it... READ MORE

Is Tummy Tuck for African-american Women Done Differently?

I have many stretch marks and I am an african american women. How do you decided who to go to for a tummy tuck? READ MORE

How is the Best Way to Take a Shower After Tummy Tuck and When?

How is the Best Way to Take a Shower After Tummy Tuck and When? READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Belly Button Technique? (photo)

Hello- I would like to know what is considered the best technique for the belly button in my case (round, oval, etc). Does that depend on the surgeons... READ MORE

"New" Tummy Tuck Procedure?

I went to a consultation with a doctor that says that his "new" procedure of tummy tuck is the most advance and safer than the "traditional" way.... READ MORE

What is the Correct Way to Pack a Deep Wound on the Incision?

I'm 5 weeks post op but last week my dr had to get a stitch out and it became this deep hole wound. He just told me to pack it with gauze twice a... 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

Are the Ab Muscles Cut and Removed During a Tummy Tuck - or Simply Stitched Together?

I was curious during the process of a tummy tuck, do you actually cut and remove part of the abdominal muscles or just the skin on top? READ MORE

How Realistic to Expect Oblique Muscles Plication During Abdominoplasty? Why Is This Only Done Overseas?

Dear Docs, I'm considering secondary TT, and while researching options, I found that Brazil and Russian surgeons can do oblique muscles plication... READ MORE

Full or Reverse Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I have had abdominal lipo 15 yrs ago. I have no stretch marks on my stomach and my abdominal muscles are in tact. I had a breast reduction 4 yrs ago... READ MORE

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