Tummy Tuck - Hi I currently have diastases recti my stomach looks like I’m six months pregnant. I would like a mommy makeover however I'll be happy with a flat tummy. I’m currently 237 pounds. I know I need to lose more weight. I also have a lot of loose skin. What would be my best option?

Yes, after losing weight, a tummy tuck will definitely give you a flatter abdomen because it will remove loose skin and tighten your lax abdominal wall (rectus diastasis). The limiting factor is how much fat you have on the inside around your intestines. This is called visceral fat and can not be removed during surgery. This can only be removed with weight loss. So after losing weight, including the visceral fat, you will could be a good candidate for a tummy tuck. Best of luck.

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