Neil J. Zemmel, MD, FACS
Megan J. Goff, PA-C
Rachel M. Duke, NP, CANS
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Richmond, VA 23233
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Abdominoplasty

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Patient 1

BeforeAfter*

49 year old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall and an overhanging skin fold. She underwent full abdominoplasty and flank liposuction. The abdomen is flattened and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 2

BeforeAfter*

39-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk after two pregnancies. She has excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall, with most of the excess below the level of the belly button. Stretch marks are present across the abdominal wall. She underwent full abdominoplasty and the incision is is well hidden beneath the underwear line. The abdomen is flatter and tighter, and the belly button has been rejuvenated. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 3

BeforeAfter*

Age: 29
Height: 5′ 8″
Weight: 140
Preop: 34 B
Postop: 36 C
Implant Size: 450cc smooth round high profile silicone
Incision/Location: Submuscular with full mastopexy
Notes: Patient had undergone previous breast augmentation, vertical lift, and abdominoplasty elsewhere and was dissatisfied with her results. She received revision of the breasts and abdominal wall. Revision breast augmentation with full mastopexy, full abdominoplasty, scar revision, and liposuction of the flanks and thighs was performed. Patient shown 4 months after surgery.

Patient 4

BeforeAfter*

32 year old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having three children. She is concerned with excess skin and fatty tissue of the lower abdomen and stretch marks across the abdominal area. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening. The abdomen is flattened and tighter, and the extra skin is removed. Most of the stretch marks have been removed and the belly-button shape is improved. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 5

BeforeAfter*

36-year-old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having two children. She has excess skin over the pubic area and stretch marks across the lower abdomen. This patient underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening. The overhanging skin and stretch marks have been removed and the belly-button shape is significantly improved. The patient is shown 12 months after surgery.

Patient 6

BeforeAfter*

Age: 39
Height: 5′ 7″
Weight: 157
Preop: 34 A/B
Postop: 34 D
Implant Size: Right 525cc Left 550cc smooth round moderate plus profile
Incision/Location: Submuscular with periareolar mastopexy
Notes: Patient underwent breast augmentation with periareolar lift, abdominoplasty, and flank liposuction. Patient shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 7

BeforeAfter*

40 year old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having two children. She is concerned with excess skin and fatty tissue of the lower abdomen and stretch marks across the abdominal area. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening. The abdomen is flattened and tighter, and the extra skin is removed. She also underwent full breast lifting (mastopexy). The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 8

BeforeAfter*

36-year-old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having two children. She has excess skin over the pubic area and stretch marks across the lower abdomen. This patient underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening. The overhanging skin and stretch marks have been removed and the belly-button shape is significantly improved. The patient is shown 4 months after surgery.

Patient 9

BeforeAfter*

32-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk after two pregnancies and deliveries by C-section. She has excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall and a lower abdominal overhanging skin fold. Stretch marks are present across the abdominal wall. She underwent full abdominoplasty. The incision has been placed below the prior C-section incision. This allowed complete removal of the prior incision, and the new scar is well hidden beneath the underwear line. The overhanging skin fold has been removed, and the abdomen is flatter and tighter. The belly button has an improved shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 10

BeforeAfter*

Age: 30
Height: 5’ 8”
Weight: 130
Preop: 34 B
Postop: 34 D
Implant Size: 300cc moderate plus profile smooth round saline
Incision/Location: Periareolar, submuscular
Notes: This patient underwent breast augmentation with periareolar mastopexy and abdominoplasty. She shows significantly improved contour of the abdomen and flanks, and rejuvenated breasts. She is extremely pleased with her results and is shown 4 months after surgery.

Patient 11

BeforeAfter*

47-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall and fullness of the flanks and hips unresponsive to diet and exercise. She underwent full abdominoplasty with flank and hip liposuction. The abdomen is flattened and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 12

BeforeAfter*

38-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk unresponsive to diet and exercise. She is concerned with excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall and an overhanging skin fold. She underwent full abdominoplasty with flank, hip, and outer thigh liposuction. The abdomen is flattened and tighter and the overhanging skin is eliminated. There is greater definition of the hips and waist. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 8 months after surgery.

Patient 13

BeforeAfter*

27-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk after two pregnancies. She is concerned with excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall and stretch marks across the front of the abdomen. She underwent full abdominoplasty. The abdomen is flattened and tighter and most of the stretch marks have been removed. There is improved definition of the waist. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 14

BeforeAfter*

44-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has undergone massive with loss and has excess skin, fatty tissue, and stretch marks throughout the abdominal wall. She underwent full abdominoplasty. The abdomen is flattened and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 15

BeforeAfter*

51-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has undergone massive with loss and has excess skin, fatty tissue, and stretch marks throughout the abdominal wall. She underwent full abdominoplasty. The abdomen is flattened and the lower abdominal overhang has been removed. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 16

BeforeAfter*

28-year-old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having two children. She has excess skin and stretch marks of the abdominal wall extending above the level of the belly button. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening. The abdominal has been recontoured and rejuvenated. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 17

BeforeAfter*

39-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk after two pregnancies. She has significantly laxity of the abdominal wall and rectus diastasis resulting in severe bulging of the abdominal wall. This patient underwent full abdominoplasty. The incision has been placed below the underwear line and the prior midline scar has been completely removed. Her abdominal wall is flatter and tighter and the belly button has an improved shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 18

BeforeAfter*

25 year old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having two children and previous abdominal surgery through a lower midline scar. She has excess skin, fatty tissue, and stretch marks across the front of the abdominal wall. She also has a large depressed midline scar. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening and excision of the midline scar. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery and has a completely new appearance.

Patient 19

BeforeAfter*

59-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has undergone previous abdominal surgery and has a lower midline scar. In addition to this scar, she has excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall. She also has significant muscle laxity and bulging of the lower abdominal wall muscles. This patient underwent full abdominoplasty. The incision has been placed below the underwear line and the prior midline scar has been completely removed. Her abdomen is flatter and tighter and the belly button has an improved shape. The patient is shown 8 months after surgery.

Patient 20

BeforeAfter*

36-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk after major weight loss. She has excess skin and fatty tissue throughout the abdominal wall and a lower abdominal overhanging skin fold. She underwent full abdominoplasty. The overhanging skin fold has been removed, and the abdomen is flatter and tighter. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly button has an improved shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 21

BeforeAfter*

39 year old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area after having two children. She is concerned with excess skin and fatty tissue of the lower abdomen and stretch marks across the abdominal area. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening and liposuction of the flanks. The abdomen is flattened and tighter, and the extra skin is removed. The contour of the waist is more accentuated. Most of the stretch marks have been removed and the belly-button shape is improved. The patient is shown 8 months after surgery.

Patient 22

BeforeAfter*

Age: 43
Height: 5′ 4″
Weight: 170
Preop: 36 C
Postop: 36 D
Implant Size: 425cc high profile smooth round silicone
Incision/Location: Periareolar, submuscular
Notes: Patient underwent breast augmentation with a circumareolar breast lift and full abdominoplasty with flank liposuction. Patient shown 4 months after surgery.

Patient 23

BeforeAfter*

Age: 38
Height: 5′ 5″
Weight: 145
Preop: 34 B
Postop: 34 D
Implant Size: 300cc moderate profile smooth round silicone
Incision/Location: submuscular, full mastopexy
Notes: Patient underwent breast augmentation with full lift, abdominoplasty, liposuction of the flanks and hips. Patient shown 4 months after surgery.

Patient 24

BeforeAfter*

Age: 24
Height: 5′ 4″
Weight: 130
Preop: 34 C
Postop: 34 full D
Implant Size: 425cc high profile smooth round silicone
Incision/Location: Periareolar, submuscular
Notes: 24 year old requesting cosmetic improvement of abdominal area and breasts after having two children. She is concerned with excess skin and stretch marks across the abdominal area. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening, and breast augmentation. The abdomen is flattened and tighter, and the extra skin is removed. Most of the stretch marks have been removed and the belly-button shape is improved. The breasts are also rejuvenated. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 25

BeforeAfter*

Age: 28
Height: 5’4″
Weight: 130
Preop: 34 B
Postop: 34 D
Implant Size: 275cc smooth round moderate plus profile silicone
Incision/Location: Submuscular with full mastopexy
Notes: Shown 4 months after surgery. Patient underwent breast augmentation with full mastopexy, abdominoplasty and flank liposuction.

Patient 26

BeforeAfter*

32 year old mother of three presented with complaints of significant abdominal wall skin and muscle laxity. She underwent a reconstruction of her abdominal musculature, abdominoplasty, and liposuction of the flanks. Results are approximately 6 months following surgery.

Patient 27

BeforeAfter*

52 year old woman who presented with complaints of excess abdominal skin, abdominal bulging, and a small umbilical hernia. She underwent an abdominoplasty with rectus plication and an umbilical hernia repair. Results are approximately 6 months following surgery.

Patient 28

BeforeAfter*

32 year old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has excess skin and stretch marks across the central and lower abdominal wall. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening (rectus plication). The abdomen is flattened and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The skin is tighter and near all of the stretch marks are removed. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 29

BeforeAfter*

36-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has excess skin throughout the abdominal wall and stretch marks around the belly button. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening (rectus plication) and liposuction of the flanks. The abdomen is flattened and tighter with improved definition of the hips and waist. The skin is tighter and near all of the stretch marks have been removed. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 30

BeforeAfter*

64 year old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and treatment of a bulging abdominal wall. She has excess skin and stretch marks across the central abdomen. She has severe muscle laxity of the abdominal wall apparent on side view. She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening (rectus plication). The abdomen is flatter and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The skin is tighter and near all of the stretch marks have been removed. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural contour. The patient is shown 5 months after surgery.

Patient 31

BeforeAfter*

34 year old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen, trunk, and breasts after having 3 children. She has excess skin and stretch marks across the central and lower abdominal wall. She also has severe rectus diastasis (stretching of the muscle layer) which give a rounded look to her abdominal wall.  She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening (rectus plication) with full breast reduction. The abdomen is flattened and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The muscle layer was aggressively tightened eliminating the roundness. The skin is tighter and half of the stretch marks were removed. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 32

BeforeAfter*

45-year-old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and trunk. She has excess skin across the abdominal wall and stretch marks around the belly button. She also has a thickened lower midline scar from emergency surgery in the past.  She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening (rectus plication) and removal of the lower midline scar. The abdomen is flattened and tighter with improved definition of the hips and waist. The skin is tighter and the entire scar has been removed. The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural shape. The patient is shown 6 months after surgery.

Patient 33

BeforeAfter*

34 year old requesting cosmetic enhancement of abdomen and treatment of excess skin and stretch marks.   She has excess skin and stretch marks across the central abdomen.  She has muscle laxity of the abdominal wall apparent on side view.   She underwent full abdominoplasty with muscle tightening (rectus plication). The abdomen is flatter and tighter with greater definition of the hips and waist. The skin is tighter and most of the stretch marks have been removed.  The overall contour of the abdomen is flat due to the muscle tightening.  The incision is hidden beneath the underwear line and the belly-button has a natural contour. The patient is shown 5 months after surgery.

Patient 34

BeforeAfter*

46-year-old woman presented with complaints of abdominal bulging and excess lower abdominal skin. She underwent an abdominoplasty with a rectus plication with improvement in her abdominal contour. Results are approximately 6 months following surgery.

Patient 35

BeforeAfter*

63-year-old woman presented with complaints of excess lower abdominal skin and associated rashes and skin break down. She underwent an open gastric bypass and had a subsequent 100 lb weight loss. She underwent an abdominoplasty with a fleur-de-lis incision pattern. She is seen approximately 8 months following surgery with an improved abdominal contour.

Patient 36

BeforeAfter*

37-year-old woman presented with complaints of abdominal laxity and fullness of her flanks. She underwent breast reduction in the past at another practice. She underwent an abdominoplasty and liposuction of her flanks. She is seen approximately 6 months after surgery with improved aesthetics of her abdomen and flanks.

Patient 37

BeforeAfter*

45-year-old woman presented with complaints of excess abdominal skin and breast heaviness following a 90 lb weight loss after undergoing weight loss surgery. She underwent a breast reduction and abdominoplasty with rectus muscle tightening. She is seen approximately 6 months following surgery.

Patient 38

BeforeAfter*

28-year-old woman presented with significant abdominal skin and muscle laxity and an umbilical hernia following previous pregnancies. She underwent an abdominoplasty and simultaneous umbilical hernia repair. She is seen approximately 8 months following surgery.

Patient 39

BeforeAfter*

36-year-old woman with a history of previous abdominal surgery presented with complains of abdominal skin laxity with stretch marks and muscle weakness. She also complained of fullness of her flanks. She underwent an abdominoplasty with flank liposuction. She is seen approximately 6 months following surgery.

Patient 40

BeforeAfter*

51-year-old woman with a history of a previous gastric sleeve surgery and an 85 lb weight loss presented with complaints of upper and lower abdominal skin excess, and breast sagging. To address her breasts, she underwent a mastopexy with autoaugmentation. She also underwent an abdominoplasty with muscle tightening. She is seen approximately 10 months following surgery, pleased with her improved breast and abdominal aesthetics.

Patient 41

BeforeAfter*

49-year-old woman presented with complains of abdominal skin laxity with stretch marks and muscle weakness. She underwent abdominoplasty and full breast lifting and is seen 10 months after surgery.

Patient 42

BeforeAfter*

48-year-old woman with a history of a gastric bypass and a 100lb weight loss presented with complaints of a painful lower abdominal laparotomy scar, excess skin, and skin fold rashes. She underwent abdominoplasty with muscle tightening and removal of her previous abdominal scar. She is seen 8 months after surgery with improved abdominal contours and resolution of her symptoms.

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