Frequently Asked Questions
Tummy Tuck with VP Shunt?
What is the process or experience with a tummy tuck and lipo with a VP shunt? I was previously booked for the past year, he literally cancelled 23 days out from my scheduled surgery due to my shunt. I provided full clearance and an x-ray as well as the direct clearance of the shunt and… [Read More]
I workout regularly and do not see results in my stomach. Which would be the best for me, a tummy tuck or liposuction?
I am trying to decide between doing liposuction or a tummy tuck. I workout regularly and do not see results in my stomach. I want to cut down on as much unwanted fat as possible and I am wondering which procedure i should look into to reach my goals. Thanks!
Can I Get A Tummy Tuck With Asymptomatic Hypothyroidism?
I recently had a baby 7 months ago and finished breast feeding 2 months ago. I am 5’5 and 125 pounds. While in postpartum I have been having Thyroid fluctuation. My Endocrinologist says that is just my body trying to normalize. I am experiencing NO symptoms of the hypothyroidism. Because my levels (THS 45) are… [Read More]
Higher BMI, Diabetes Can I Have a Tummy Tuck?
I am diabetic with an hA1C of 6.7% and BMI of 38-39, will a surgeon be comfortable with doing a tummy tuck? Already had one consultation however this person stated that I would need to come off of my diabetic medications and have to be under a hA1C of 6% which is is confusing since… [Read More]
Looking for non-invasive options beside a tummy tuck. Am I candidate for a reverse tummy tuck, BodyTite, or Renuvion?
I’m 9.5 mos post surgery. I had 30 year old implants replaced and liposuction with renuvion. I had 2 liters removed from abs and flanks. At my 3 month follow-up my PS did let me know that I need a tummy tuck. I know I need one but are there any other non-invasive options beside… [Read More]
Mini or Full Tummy Tuck?
I am 56yrs old, 5’6” and weigh approximately 165lbs. Do I need a full tummy tuck or will a mini work for me? Also, I gained about 7-8 lbs above my average weight, should I lose weight before getting the procedure?
Is a Tummy Tuck the only way to fix my loose skin?
I’ve had four children. I’m 5’5 and 130 lBs. I was curious if a tummy tuck is truly the only way to fix this loose skin. I’d like to try anything and everything before I do a major surgery
Is this an expected result?
After losing 100 pounds and a twin pregnancy, I had 2.5 pounds of fat/skin from my belly removed. I’m still left with a lot of flubber though as seen in this pic. These jeans are not at all too tight either. I’m horrified to think this is what I’m left with after spending so much… [Read More]