This patient had taken attempts to regain tone and fitness to the ultimate degree. Her lateral photo demonstrates how centralization of the abdominal muscles helps move the pelvis into a more healthy anatomic alignment with the spine. These photos were taken at 11 months post op. Implant size is 325cc.
This patient had large amounts of excess breast skin, but very little over her own breast tissue, requiring implants to achieve her volume goal. She chose 280cc implants. An extensive amount of central skin damage required some vertical skin excision below the belly button. Scars are depicted at 12 months post op.
This patient underwent abdominoplasty with flank liposuction and breast fat injection. The combination is very dramatic. This result is depicted at 6 months after surgery.
This 33 year old hard-working mom represents the ideal mommy makeover transformation one year after surgery. She worked hard to lose weight prior to surgery and continued her commitment to mindful diet and fitness – losing an additional 15 pounds after surgery! A small rim of loose skin above her scar was removed in the office 3 months prior to this photo, as evidenced by the redness in the scar, which should fade 12-18 months after surgery.
Body contouring surgery, including liposuction and tummy tucks, create an opportunity to work with personal weight loss regimens to restore optimal health. Surgery should not be thought of as a substitute, but rather an important partner to weight loss and fitness.