This is one of my favorite patients and what I think is probably one of my better tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) results.
She is shown below preoperatively in the before photo. Her major concerns were the stretch marks, loss of skin quality and elasticity, the pooched appearance of the upper abdomen, loose sagging of the lower abdomen and loss of the youthful appearance of her belly button. She remembered how easy it was to wear a bikini before having her kids and she admitted that now she would not be caught dead in a two piece bikini showing her abdomen.
I saw her recently at her one-year follow-up from the tummy tuck surgery and she looked amazing! The one-year post-op photo is shown in this article. I shared her preop photos with her and she couldn’t believe how she used to look. She says that she wears a two-piece bikini now without even thinking about it. What amazes her is the how the quality and elasticity of her skin continued to improve even up to and beyond one year from the time of the surgery. She was good and continued to diet and exercise even after the procedure but she didn’t expect the result to get better as time went by. She is obviously very pleased with her result and has recommended the procedure to numerous friends and family members.