Before and after gallery: tummy tuck
An abdominoplasty or ‘tummy tuck‘ is a procedure that will improve the shape of your tummy by removing excess tissue. You may be suitable for a tummy tuck if you are affected by the appearance of your stomach after weight loss or pregnancy. A tummy tuck can also help tidy up bulges or improve scars from a caesarian section or hysterectomy.
Full tummy tuck
This lady is in her mid-40s. She has had two children born by C-section. The main concern for her was the overhang
of loose skin and fatty tissue affecting her lower abdomen, which she felt was limiting her choice of clothing and stopping her from feeling
She had a full tummy tuck (no drains)—results at six months. She has also managed to lose 1 stone in weight following her surgery.
Tummy tuck with muscle tightening
The before and after photos below are those of a patient who had a standard abdominoplasty. She had tightening of her abdominal muscles (rectus plication) and some liposuction around the flanks. The postoperative results are at six months.
Mini tummy tuck
The photos below are of a lady in her mid-40s who had previous pregnancies and had breastfed all of her children. She had a body mass index of 22 before surgery (was at her ideal weight). Her main concern with her tummy was wrinkling and loose skin below the belly button. She also had concerns about the appearance of her breasts. She had a breast uplift (skin removal only/ minimal breast tissue removed) and a mini tummy tuck. The after photos are shown 9 months post-op.
Drainless tummy tuck
This lady is in her late 30s wanted to improve the appearance of her tummy. She has a caesarian section scar from a previous pregnancy. She was at her ideal weight which is helpful in minimising risks and achieving good cosmetic outcomes. Her results are shown at 6 months. Her scars are still very thickened and red at this stage but are so low that they are easily covered.
Tummy tuck and liposuction
The before and after photos below are those of a patient who had a standard abdominoplasty with liposuction. She also had an augmentation mastopexy (breast lift with implants inserted as a single stage procedure) carried out the same time. The postoperative results are at six months. Note that the abdominal scar is still thickened (hypertrophic) at the centre. The scar would be expected to improve over the next 12 months.
Tummy tuck photos with muscle tightening
The patient below is a mother in her early 30s with a body mass index of 25. She has a full abdominoplasty procedure with 1.6kg of tissue removed. She had tightening (plication) of her abdominal muscles (no mesh required). Results are shown at six months.
Tummy tuck with extensive trunk liposuction
The photos below are of a patient in her early 30s who had two previous pregnancies and had had a caesarian section. She had a tummy tuck procedure with tightening of her abdominal muscles (rectus plication). The weight of the removed abdominal tissue was 850 grams. She had extensive liposuction to her flanks, back, hips and thighs with 3850 ml of fat aspirated. She also had a breast uplift (mastopexy). All procedures were combined during the same operative session, and the patient spent two nights in the hospital. No postoperative drains were used. The postoperative results are shown at six months.
Tummy tuck with other procedures
The patient below had a combination of body contouring procedures. She had a full abdominoplasty with repair of her abdominal muscles (for divarication of the rectus muscles). She also had a breast uplift and liposuction to contour her waist and back. Results are shown at six months.
Tummy tuck and breast lift
This lady is in her early 30s. She has two children, and her family is complete. Since her pregnancies, she had been left with saggy abdominal skin and a pouch. She avoided wearing a bikini, and the appearance of her tummy was affecting her confidence. She also felt limiting in her choice of clothing. Regarding her breasts, she thought that they were saggy and flat at the top.
She a breast lift combined with breast implants (265cc above the muscle) and a full tummy tuck procedure. Results are shown at six months.
The images below are before and after pictures of a patient who had a full abdominoplasty. Results are shown at six months.
Mini tummy tuck
This lady was bothered by a small amount of loose skin affecting her lower tummy. She had no excess skin or fat in the upper part of her tummy so was ideal for a mini tummy tuck with some liposuction as well. The postoperative results are at six months.
All tummy tuck before and after photos are of patients who consent to their images being published on this site. Quaba Plastic Surgery has operated on all patients. No claims are made that results are guaranteed to be the same. Results will vary by the individual patient, and no guarantees are made. Images are shown for informational purposes only.
Tummy tuck – Wearing Clothes I Wouldn’t Have Looked At Previously
Dr Quaba was the ultimate professional and explained everything in detail from the initial consultation to the the surgery and after. I was completely reassured that I had made the right decision in having the treatment and am absolutely delighted with the results, my confidence is up and I am now wearing clothes I wouldn’t have looked at previously. I am so glad I went with Dr Quaba and this clinic and can’t recommend him highly enough.