Abdominoplasty – Case 32
Individual results may vary.Case ID: 6017
Front: 61 years-old. Lost 50 pounds after a gastric sleeve. Underwent a fleur de-lis abdominoplasty. *Individual results will vary.
Oblique: 5 feet 4 inches tall, 164 pounds, BMI 28.
Side: Removed 11 inches of skin.
This 61 year-old woman lost 50 pounds after a gastric sleeve procedure. She developed substantial amounts of loose skin and wanted to get rid of it. However, she had also undergone spinal fusion surgery for back pain. She wanted a tummy tuck but did not want to walk bent over after surgery because it would hurt her back. After visiting with Dr. Kunkel in Fort Worth, she decided to undergo a fleur de-lis abdominoplasty. This would allow removal of maximal amounts of skin while also making it so she wouldn’t have to stay in a bent position for several days. Dr. Kunkel removed 11 inches of skin below her belly button. *Keep in mind that each person is unique, and individual results will vary.