Tummy Tuck Black Patient
23 year old black female who was unhappy with the extra hanging stomach wall skin and her cesarean section scar.
Height 5' 0" Weight 150 pounds
Location Surgery: Hospital Operating Room
Anesthesia: General with Tumescent Technique
Stay: Ambulatory Surgery Package (up to 23 hours)
Abdominal Sculpture included:
- Tightening of the rectus muscles of the abdomen from the chest to the pubic region
- Full Abdominoplasty - High Lateral Tension Technique
- Removal of large section of loose skin, C-section scar, and stretch marks in skin removed
- Recreation of belly button through transposed skin
Left Photograph Above: Before Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty Surgery
Right Photograph Above 4 Weeks After Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty Surgery
Left Photograph 11 Months after Surgery
The scars have softened nicely and the shape has evolved.
The loose stomach wall muscles and a large diastasis recti (separation of the abdominal wall (rectus) muscles) were a major cause of this bulge of her abdomen. A large gap can occur between the two rectus muscles during pregnancy. In some cases this never returns to normal.
|Before Tummy Tuck Surgery Picture||4 Weeks After Tummy Tuck Surgery Picture||11 Months After Tummy Tuck Surgery Picture|
|Photo Before Abdominoplasty Surgery||
Photo 4 Weeks After Abdominoplasty Surgery
Photo 11 Months After Tummy Tuck
Only 3 pounds of skin and fat were removed during the abdominoplasty surgery. The patient lost an additional 12 pounds on her own before the 4 week photos. The repair of the diastasis recti played a major role in this patient.
|Photograph Before Tummy Tuck Surgery|
Left Photograph 4 Weeks After Abdominoplasty Surgery
Right Photograph 11 Months After Tummy Tuck
Scar care after tummy tuck in the black patient requires active patient participation in the after care period. This patient has been massaging her scars with cocoa butter. She has never had problems with severe scarring.
|Scars 4 Weeks After Abdominoplasty Surgery|
|Scars 11 Months After Abdominoplasty Surgery|
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Check out the minimal brusing and swelling after Dr. Bermant's Tumescent Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty:
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