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Will My Abs Be More Prominent After A Tummy Tuck
Will a tummy tuck make my abdominals stronger? Will a tummy tuck improve the strength and condition of my abs?
Options: To tighten the muscles, it's back to old-fashioned exercise. Planks, sit-ups, sit-backs, crunches, pilates, yoga, and various other exercises have all been recommended. For the skin, there's little to do to tighten it without surgery. Some of the newer radiofrequency (rf) machines like thermage, velashape, venus freeze, etc. May help a little. For the fat, you could try coolsculpting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usual Exercises: You will find that the usual exercises helpful in toning the abdominal wall will be the same that will be useful after tummy tuck surgery. For example, the use of planks and standard situps should do the job. Careful attention to a balanced/healthy diet will also be important. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: Six pack abs occur from reducing the amount of overlying fat that conceals the muscles. For women to have six pack abs they have to lose weight to the point that it might be unhealthy. Plastic surgery can help after pregnancy which can stretch out the muscles overlying the abdomen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does a mini tummy tuck leave a scar? I have a small pocket of fat on my lower abs, and i was thinking of getting a mini tummy tuck. However, will it leave a noticeable scar?
Does a mini tummy tuck address abdominal separation? My abs separated when i was pregnant. Would they be repaired as part of a mini tummy tuck?
Mini results: Yes, abdominal muscles are repaired in a mini tummy tuck, below the belly button. They can be repaired above the belly button, but then your belly button moves down quite a bit. It is very rare to find a patient that is a good candidate for a mini, most need a full tummy tuck for the best results. http://www.dassmd.com/tummy-tuck/index.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long should I wait to have a tummy tuck afterc section and what do u tjthink about tummy tucks (witch hazel)?
It depends: I perform a significant number of tummy tucks (witch hazel) each year for my young mothers and feel that this is a great procedure when done by a qualified plastic surgeon with experience in this area. I generally recommend waiting a few months following a c-section so that soft tissue swelling has gone done and your hormones have returned to a more natural state. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a mini tummy tuck help me have smoother stomach, tighter skin? I have loose skin and separated abdominal muscles from two pregnancies. I am really embarrassed by the way they look. Can a mini tummy tuck help me get a smoother stomach back?
Maybe? : Generally, the mini tummy tuck is an operation that produces very limited results and is very rarely indicated. It involves a shorter incision but does not address the majority of the abdominal wall issues present for most patients who present consultation, after pregnancy and/or weight gain/loss. Seek consultation with well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons for more precise advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible...: It is possible, but is would be most logical to bring this Q to your surgeon who possesses more info about you than anyone online. The healing process after surgery widely varies among patients leading to different result in wound remolding, which takes up to 1-2 years to mature and stabilize. ...Read more
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