*This young mother was unhappy with the appearance of her abdomen after having had children. She was healthy and worked out regularly. Unfortunately she had residual redundant abdominal wall skin and felt like she had lost the muscle tone in her lower abdomen. She and her surgeon talked about a mini-abdominoplasty versus a full abdominoplasty and decided to go with the full tummy tuck as this would allow the maximum excision of skin and striae (stretch marks). It would also include the plication of her abdominal wall muscles. In addition, liposuction would be done to her medial and lateral thighs. Her procedure went as planned and now she is seven months into her recovery with a beautiful result and feeling very good about her overall experience!