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Category: Tummy Tuck

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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Body Contouring After 3 Children

Posted On: December 28, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

About six months ago, I performed a massive tummy tuck and breast lift on a patient with the intent to have a follow-up surgery to complete her full body contouring makeover. After having three children all by c-sections and undergoing significant weight loss, we agreed to reach her goal by having two surgeries. The second […]

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Body Makeover After Weight Loss

Posted On: September 15, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a female who was looking to have a body makeover. During the consultation, she stated she wanted to have her abdomen enhanced, her hips shaped, and a breast augmentation. She explained that after having weight loss, her goal was to get her shape back to where it was in her younger days. After setting her expectations, […]

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