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Are there other ways besides a tummy tuck to get rid of loose skin

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No, no magic...: No, as far as i know, there has been no magic ill or cream, but time coupling with healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence and obsession to avoid ove ... Read More
Dr. Henry Mentz
36 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Loose Skin: No, your body will not return to its pre-pregnancy body. There are other non-surgical options such as skin tightening and coolsculpting. Also, try to ... Read More
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Loose Skin?: If it is loose skin you are wanting to eliminate, a tummy tuck would not be necessary. If, however, you are also wanting to tighten the muscles (repai ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Stretch marks: The first thing I would recommend is that you see your obstetrician and get advice and help about the stretch marks.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
No easy fix: Traditionally a abdominoplasty, tummy tuck is used to remove excess skin. However there ia a scar usually under the panty line. There are lasers and o ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Kress
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: No amount of exercise will tighten the skin of your abdomen. The tummy tuck is a safe and effective technique to restore tight skin and repair any mu ... Read More
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: Especially if you have stretch marks too.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Harris
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck?: Some tightening of skin will occur naturally after weight loss or pregnancy; in younger patients more than in older patients. If this is not enough, t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kress
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tuck: The only way of getting rid of loose skin to remove it surgically. Those procedures are known collectively as tucks (witch hazel). The tummy tuck is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Loose skin: Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hamawy
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: Some skin retraction will occur during the first six months after pregnancy however, after that, the only way to remove the remaining extra skin is wi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Magic wand: Unfortunately there is no way to effectively tighten skin, otherwise we would not have to perform tummy tucks, (witch hazel) face lifts, breast lifts, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: From your description, it sounds like you would benefit from a tummy tuck. The procedure would tighten the belly muscles and remove excess skin. I wo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Exam Needed: I am not sure what you mean by "how" can a plastic surgeon get rid of it. That is what surgeons do. You need an examination by a surgeon and that exa ... Read More
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