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Category: Tummy Tuck

TUMMY TUCK REVISION

Posted On: September 05, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients often present for large panniculectomy surgery, requiring multi-stage operations in order to obtain the perfect result. Large paniculectomies are performed on patients with a large abdominal pannus. These patients are instructed well prior to their original surgery that they will probably need a second surgery in order to perform secondary excision of dermoglandular tissue […]

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Mommy Makeover

Posted On: June 25, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

This patient is a 39-year-old Asian female presenting for a mommy makeover after having her second child through cesarian section.  Her breasts show involutional upper pole atrophy, loss of fullness of her breasts with significant skin laxity and sagginess. Her left breast is significantly “saggier” than the right.  The patient gave me permission to perform […]

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Body Sculpting: Total Body Makeover

Posted On: May 14, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

These examples show female patients who have had significant fluctuation in their weight associated with pregnancy, breastfeeding, and massive weight loss. As a result, they have undergone a combination surgical procedures like breast augmentation with breast lift surgery, breast augmentation with tummy tuck surgery, and breast reduction surgery. These women are excellent examples to how […]

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RECOVERING FROM A TUMMY TUCK

Posted On: April 23, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients who undergo an abdominoplasty procedure will have approximately 6 to 8 weeks of normal recovery. Immediate postoperatively, patients are placed in the semi-Fowler position, and abdominal binders are placed in the operating room. If suctioning of the hips is performed, Reston foam is also placed on the bilateral hip areas. Patients will have two […]

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BEVERLY HILLS ABDOMINOPLASTY

Posted On: January 25, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Interestingly, not a lot has changed over the last 30 years on tummy tuck surgery.  The gold standard is still a lower abdominal C-section-like scar which is extended all the way to the hips bilaterally. Notice this patient preoperatively has significant abdominal wall laxity, skin laxity and her muscles have been pulled apart, called rectus diastasis.  […]

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Full Makeover After Massive Weight Loss

Posted On: August 02, 2018 Author: Peter Houtz

A few months ago, I had a 46-year-old female looking to have her body contoured. During the consultation, she stated she had lost over 150 pounds (massive weight loss). She expressed that due to this weight loss, she had a significant amount of extra skin and was hoping to address her arms, breast, and stomach. […]

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Tummy Tuck Recovery

Posted On: June 14, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Dr. Linder performs tummy tuck surgery every week in his ambulatory surgery center in Beverly Hills. Tummy tuck surgery should be performed only by board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons. These surgeons have the experience, training, and judgment to perform abdominoplasty correctly, as well as to understand the risks and complications and how to correct these […]

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Body Contouring Along With Hernia Repair

Posted On: June 19, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a female who was looking to have a body contouring makeover. During the consultation, she stated she wanted to have her abdomen, hips  inner and outer thighs shaped. During the examination we identified that her abdomen between the breast bone and the belly button was weakened.  After confirming this with a general surgeon we […]

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Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Posted On: April 18, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a 28-year-old female that was wanting to have a breast enhancement as well as address her stomach area concerns. After losing over 120 pounds, her breasts were deflated, and her abdomen had excess loose skin. After her examination and listening to her goals, we agreed on the expectation and scheduled her for surgery. […]

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