Tummy Tuck [Page 1]
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This woman had 2 children, and while very trim, did not like the loose, excess skin of her abdomen and in particular the very large area of stretch marks that she had. The goal of her abdominoplasty (in addition to the standard skin tightening and firming up the abdominal muscles) was to eliminate as much of these stretch marks as possible.
This lady desired body countouring of her abdomen, as well as her hips, gluteal region and thighs. We approached this for her with an abdominoplasty, combined with liposuction of the following areas: upper hips, upper medial thighs, and trochanteric areas “saddle-bags.”
This lady was scheduled to undergo an elective gynecologic procedure, and decided to have an abdominoplasty performed at the same time. The gynecologists performed their portion of the procedure through the tummy tuck incision, and she was able to combine both of these procedures into a single recovery period. It is not uncommon to combine procedures like this, ask your surgeon if that may be appropriate for you.
The largest single advantage of combining procedures would be to consolidate the recovery period, which is helpful when trying to schedule surgery around work or school schedules.
This woman desired a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and a breast lift. She was quite happy with her breast volume, but desired to "turn back the clock" to get the look she had before having children. The results shown are 5 months after surgery; the breast lift and tummy tuck were done at the same time as an outpatient (she went home the same day). ("Mommy Makeover")
This woman desired a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and a breast lift. She was quite happy with her breast volume, but did not like the sagging appearance that she ended up with after being successful at losing weight. The results shown are 5 months after surgery; the breast lift and tummy tuck were done at the same time as an outpatient (she went home the same day).