Location: Vancouver, BC
Member since 11/8/2011


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Questions from mcpaemoller

What Are My Options? I'm A Fit, Thin Woman With Rectus Diastisis And Umbilical Hernia (photo)

I Am 5'4 1/2 " Tall, 108lbs.  I Have Had Two Children (5 and 1).  I Have a Full Rectus Diastisis from Sternum to Pubis with the widest part at the... READ MORE

Umbilical Hernia Repair Recovery Versus Rectus Diastisis Repair and a Tummy Tuck?

I have an umbilical/epigrastric hernia, rectus diastasis and slight lower abdominal bulge and a bit of loose skin, no extra fat. I am extremely active every day lifting weights... READ MORE

Can I Keep my Muslces Toned with Resistance Bands After a Tummy Tuck Since Weight Training is Not Allowed?

Can I Keep my Muslces Toned with Resistance Bands After a Tummy Tuck Since Weight Training is Not Allowed? READ MORE

What do you think would make my abdomen flat again? (Photo)

These are my abdominal photos March 8th 2014. I have two girls (7 and 3 1/2 years old) They were both vaginal births, both 7 lbs. I have always been and still try to be... READ MORE

Before and after photos of thin women hard to find. Does thin connective tissue mean the abdomen will never be flat? (photo)

I am not overweight at all. I am having a hard time finding before and after photos of patients who had their hernia/diastasis recti fixed post babies. Also, can the... READ MORE

Tummy tuck before and after photos. Should I rely on them when choosing a surgeon?

I would really like to have my tummy tuck performed in my home city (Vancouver, British Columbia), however, all the before/after photos are not nearly as good as the ones from... READ MORE

Could abdominal numbness become permanent after tummy tuck? (Photo)

How likely is it that my abdomen will have loss of sensation forever after a tummy tuck with DR and hernia repair? READ MORE

Will weak connective tissue cause abdomen to dome outward even after Tummy Tuck? (photo)

My question is this: If the connective tissue between the rectus muscles is thin and weak will your stomach still pooch due to your intestines pushing out/intra-abdominal... READ MORE

Will a tummy tuck fix diastasis and bulging of abdomen?

Is it true that diastasis rectus muscle repair does not fix laxity in the abdominal fascia? So after surgery I can be flat in the morning but look pregnant at night due to the... READ MORE

Can my diastasis rectus abdominus repair fail if my abdominal fascia has no tone? (photos)

A specialist told me my abdominal fascia has very little tone. He said there is a high likelihood that a rectus abominus repair would fail. I primarily want to fix it to have a... READ MORE

CT scan before tummy tuck

A specialist told me my abdominal fascia is too thin to repair successfully, would a CT scan be able to confirm if this is true? READ MORE

Never ending tummy tuck surgeon doubts. How does one feel confident enough to make the plunge?

I have been researching tummy tuck to fix my worsening diastasis and hernia for the past 4 years. I feel pretty comfortable with one in my city but he doesn't have any online... READ MORE

Discussions started by mcpaemoller

Should I Travel to LA for Hybrid Tummy Tuck with Hernia Repair by Dr. Moelleken or Trust a Board Certified PS in Vancouver BC?

Also, will my belly button turn out bad because of the hernia repair and the fact that I am thin? READ MORE

Recent comments from mcpaemoller

I am in vancouver as well. Do you have any photos? Did you have diastasis related pain before? Did the surgery help? READ COMMENT

Definitely doesn't seem right READ COMMENT

Can I email you? Do you have before/after photos? I am in Vancouver. READ COMMENT

Do you have before and after photos? READ COMMENT