Patient Stories

  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Deb

    I spent the last 12 months getting healthy and back into shape. I looked great in my clothes. Undressed, I looked bad - after two C-sections more than 18 years ago and 50 pounds of 
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Sheri S.

    I decided to have surgery because I have had multiple surgeries on my stomach and then gained about 100 pounds! I have also had two children and breast fed one of them. I have since lost the weight an
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By T.R.

    I wanted to get surgery for several years, but I could never find a doctor that I felt comfortable with. After two years of searching several doctors, I found Dr. Genecov in Dallas
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By R.A.H.

    4 months have past - great Doctor - caring, honest about what is needed not needed and what to expect. I was very realistic before I went so the outcome is great. I had 4 procedures done and he watche
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Momma of 6

    After giving birth to 6 children, the last two being 2 years ago, my body was ready for an overhaul. I didn't look terrible but I wanted to be able to undress in front of my husband wit
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Ohiosadgirl

    I am the mother of four children. After several years of attempting to get rid of the belly fat and loose skin by enrolling in the gym and exercising at home, nothing would help, not even dieting
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Sandra H.

    I was always slim until I reached my mid-40s. I have had a very active life and still do, but even with diet and exercise I was slowly gaining weight. So I considered having liposuction and a tummy tu
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Jackie R.

    After having 2 kids my body was not the same and I decided to have the surgery before I turned 40 years old. Everytime I saw myself at the mirror I was feeling discomfort from the extra
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Cindy

    Turning 50 years old, starting my own massage therapy business, a birthday present was necessary. I felt so uncomfortable when I sat down that I hated the way I was physically. I knew there
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By J.A.S.D

    I needed to feel and look better after having 2 kids, one of which was born at 12lbs. and 5oz. I really needed a tummy tuck. I work out often and lost a lot of weight I just couldn't ge
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Nancy A.

    I'm a 70 year old women in good shape except for having excess fat on my abdomen. My clothes didn't fit well. My 80 year old husband said go for it. We've been married 50 years this year and that was
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By R. G.

    I had wanted to get a breast augmentation for several years. I never thought I could afford it and was a little afraid of the risks. After a lot of research and advise I finally decided to do it. I ha
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Vickie D.

    Since the birth and breast feeding of my two daughters over 30 years ago, I was never really able to obtain a flat tummy. Even though I had exercised, I still had the blob of "baby belly" in
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Arlene

    I am the mother of 7 children and after all those children, it was time to take care of myself. My stomach muscles were so stretched out, there was no way that I could ever dream of having the flat tu
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By C.W.

    I married my junior high school sweetheart, we dated from 7th grade on. We have two beautiful daughters & now two beautiful grand daughters. My family was & still are the most important things
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Kellie S.

    To be able to share my story with others is an awesome way to hopefully help others in deciding if this is right for them. My Name is Kellie and I am a gal that wouldn't normally be as open to the ide
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Maribell D.

    For years I struggled with weight gain. I never realized how heavy I had gotten until my family started being concerned about my health. At my heaviest, I was about 320 lbs. I never saw myself being
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Awb

    I had lost a considerable amount of weight (40lbs) from exercise and dieting. I went from a size 10 to a size 2. Although my body look great in clothes, I was dissatisfied how it look when I look in t
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By V.G.

    I have had children and I couldn't get my stomach back to the way it was before children. I lost some weight before I had the surgery because I felt it would help improve the results. I decided to d
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By A.L

    When I had my first son I was very skinny but after had him I got a lot of extra skin. I had three more children and my stomach never went back to how it was. I would work out but it never went back i
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Deb W

    Last year I started exercising and eating healthy and lost quite a bit of weight. My stomach started hanging so low with skin and fat that could not be targeted with exercise. Also, as my thighs got s
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Kelly

    I had a C-section 21 years ago with twins, I am 47 years old and have always worked out and stayed in shape. I was never able to completely sculp my abs. Over the years i wore under garments to hide
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Missy C.

    Like most people, having children was pretty rough on my body. I did not like the way I looked or felt about my appearance. I tried to exercise and stick to a healthy eating schedule, but having small
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Mj

    I have been in good shape and considered pretty all my life. When I hit my mid-40's, I had to have a tumor removed from my kidney which left me with extra skin over time. I have strong muscles and wor
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Shayla L

    About 9 years ago I had almost 9 lbs of fibroid in my uterus surgically removed. It was a vey life threathening experience I had to go through. I am very fortunately to be alive today to share my to
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Jennifer

    After two children and up and down weight gain, my waist line and tummy were completely unrecognizable to me. I wanted to regain my waist line and fit into all of my pre-baby clothes. I just wanted
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Karen

    I wanted my breasts to be perky so I chose the breast lift for myself. My husband wanted them a little bigger (of course) so I had implants for him. I tried diets and exercises but could not get my st
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Sw

    I have always wanted to have this procedure and after finding Dr. Kelly and his team who thought I was a good candidate, I was very happy and satisfied. Dr. Kelly is very professional and wonderful! H
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Sherryj

    I wanted to look better and feel better about myself. I wanted my clothes to fit better. Diet and exercise were not doing it alone. I needed a little help so I looked for it and I found it. Dr. Smi
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Donakay

    I had the breast implants done eight years ago. I am happy with my implants but I hated how the areola looked afterwards. They looked very large and I thought they would have been much smaller. I have
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Virgil S.

    I had a Breast Reduction, Abdominoplasty and Liposuction performed. The first Doctor that I went to was "Hospital Certified" and they explained to me that this meant that they could perform
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Td

    I decided to have a tummy tuck about 3 years ago. I just started looking around 3 months ago and found the wonderful people at 1800mySurgeon and they helped me find the perfect surgeon for me and my p
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Iz

    I was not happy with my body appearance after my second child was born, and I decided to consult a plastic surgeon and get specific answers to my questions. When I went to speak to Dr. Adam Tattelbaum
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Apc

    i considered this surgery because i was very unhappy with the excess hanging skin around my mid waist. i was not happy with my appearance,there was time i would look at myself and always say if i jus
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Chrissy H

    I have always been a fit person, however I have always had a larger waist than the rest of my body. I have always had a hard time shopping for jeans and shorts and after having two children my body to
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Kleas

    I had my daughter when I was 22 years old. I found out I was pregnant when she was 10 months old. I brought home twin boys when she was 19 months. The boys weighed 6.5 and 7.5 pounds. I had them by C-
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Sillymommytwo2

    I decided to get these procedures done because after giving birth to two beautiful kids, I wanted my body back. I have had two c-sections so I had lost all my muscles in my stomach and lost the volume
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Rachel

    Because i had been wanting to do it for a couple years but i was scared.I didn't know all the risks of doing the surgery and the exact results. I also wanted to find the best price but also the best s
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By B.S.

    I had lost 60 pounds and was not happy in the way my clothes fit and how I looked. I was very scared to have a tummy tuck, because I was a smoker for the past 10 years. On 5/27/09, I quit smoking and
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Dagles

    In May of 2010, I had gastric bypass surgery and I lost 120 pounds in a year. Due to losing so much so fast I had a lot of extra and loose skin. After losing all the weight and still not being happy
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Diane M.

    Twelve years ago, I had breast augmentation done when I lived up in the L.A area. I really only wanted a C cup but actually got a D cup. So I wasn't really happy with it. Then after each of my pregnan
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By India

    My t.t was a success dr tattelbaum is the best the nurses were very friendly I would. Givethem over all 6 stars the been calling me checking on me all day I recommend if you need it get im not in any
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Vaneliz

    I had 3 children and 2 C-sections, and I was very displeased about how my stomach had recovered. The skin was very stretched out, and as I aged I started accumulating weight around my middle, even th
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Xexa

    I had an ugly scar and 'lap over skin' from an apendectomy. I gained and lost weight through three childred. I finally decided a change was in order; I was nearly back to a good weight, moving on with
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Rachel M

    7 years ago, my husband and I were blessed with twins, delivered by C-section. This was my first and only pregnancy and they stretched my midsection out pretty good. I was left with quite a sagging p
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  • Tummy Tuck Story - Submitted By Lynn

    My stomach never went flat after giving birth. Twenty-two years later, I had pain from always "tummy sucking". I talked to different doctors about lipo, UAL, tummy tuck, & the "spa
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