57 year old woman with a previous history of abdominal surgery who desired improved abdominal contour and excision of the abdominal scar. She underwent excision of the scar as part of a tummy tuck with diastasis repair. She is seen 6 months after surg
33 year old woman presented with postpartum abdominal bulging and skin laxity that persisted, despite an
active lifestyle. She underwent abdominoplasty and diastasis repair. She is seen 6 months postop and
remains very pleased with her results.
35 year old woman presented with a large rectus diastasis with an umbilical hernia as well as stretched
abdominal skin, following multiple pregnancies. Because of the size of her diastasis, a standard diastasis
repair placed her at an increased risk of recurrence. In addition to an umbilical hernia repair, she
underwent a retrorectus diastasis repair with a rectus muscle transposition. Dr. Montante is one of the few
plastic surgeons that performs this type of repair. In addition, she also underwent a breast reduction for
symptomatic breast hypertrophy.
46 year old woman underwent a 150lb weight loss following gastric sleeve surgery. As a result of her
massive weight loss, she had significant horizontal and vertical skin laxity of her abdomen. To achieve maximal
skin tightening, she underwent a fleur-de-lis style abdominoplasty. In addition she had a rectus plication
to address abdominal muscle laxity.
This 32 year old woman presented for improved abdominal contours following previous pregnancies. She underwent an abdominoplasty and rectus plication to address post-partum skin and muscle laxity.
The patient is a 32 year old woman presented with complaints of skin laxity of the abdomen after loosing
140lbs following a gastric bypass. Because she desired maximal skin excision for the flattest contour
possible, she elected for a fleur-de-lis patterned abdominoplasty. Because of significant laxity of her
neck, breasts, arms and upper torso, she underwent additional recontouring procedures, seen elsewhere.
This fitness enthusiast presented with complaints of loose abdominal skin, despite regular exercise. She
underwent a skin-only abdominoplasty (“mini abdominoplasty”), since her rectus muscles were in proper anatomic position and well hypertrophied. She also underwent breast augmentation with a lift at the same time. She is seen approximately 2 months post op.