Blubberbelly No More
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Reviews & Stories
I had a mini TT just over five months ago with very good results. I feel that my results could have been even better if I had had "the works"--a FULL TT!! Almost immediately post op I suspected that I didn't have a FULL TT (the STANDARD TT that I had paid for) because my BB was left untouched and I had a shorter than usual horizontal scar. My surgical report confirmed this. A FULL TT will... READ MORE
I'm an "older" tummy tuck candidate. I'm 5'10" and weigh 150 pounds and 62 years old. I'm relatively slim but have had a bit of a blubber belly for almost as long as I can remember. I have not had children so I can't even blame my protruding abdomen on childbirth. I've had my weight down to 138 pounds put even then I had a pit of a pooch. I've had four pelvic surgeries and my pooch... READ MORE
Questions from Blubberbelly No More
How do surgeons tighten the fascia ABOVE the umbilicus when the umbilical stalk is left attached during an abdominoplasty?
Due to poor skin elasticity in my upper abdomen my umbilical stalk was left attached as my surgeon did not think he could get it to drift downward sufficiently to have an... READ MORE
Twelve weeks ago I had a "standard tummy tuck" with my umbilical stalk left intact ( but pulled down about an inch). I had liposuction to my upper abdomen and muscle plication... READ MORE
I had a "standard abdominoplasty" almost five months ago resulting in a very tight abdomen BELOW my belly button but lots of redundant skin ABOVE it. My umbilical stalk was... READ MORE
Can I expect a much tighter upper abdomen if I have a tummy tuck revision considering that my skin has poor elasticity?
I had a mini abdominoplasty with lipo of my upper abs, flanks, and hips five months ago. I now have lots of loose skin between my chest and belly button when bending over and... READ MORE
How much longer does it take a surgeon to perform a full abdominoplasty (with muscle plication) than a mini abdominoplasty when there is not more than a pound of skin to... READ MORE
I had a mini abdominoplasty almost six months ago with undesirable results. (Too much redundant skin remaining above my umbilicus). I am scheduled for a full abdominoplasty but... READ MORE
13 days post op of Abdominoplasty, I had about 110cc of brownish blood aspiration of hematoma. What is the risk of infection?
I had about 110cc's of brownish blood aspirated today due to a prominent bulge to my abdomen after having abdominoplasty surgery 13 days ago. Would this be considered a LARGE... READ MORE