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Mini Tummy Tuck

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Procedures Performed

  • Mini Tummy Tuck

Mini Tummy Tuck

This 32-year-old woman was 5 feet 2 inches tall and 119 pounds. She came in asking for liposuction and was hoping it would flatten out her lower tummy. As we talked, we came to understand that she also hated her C-section scar and wanted to have it revised. I offered her a mini tummy tuck along with her liposuction at our practice in NYC, and in one operation we were able to accomplish her goals.

A mini tummy tuck differs from a full abdominoplasty in that the scar is shorter and the muscles are tightened only up to the area of the belly button. This leads to less discomfort and a faster recovery time. For the right patient, it can be a "home run" operation.

Patient Age:


Procedures Performed:
Mini tummy tuck

Motivation for Tummy Tuck:
Wanted tightening of her lower abdomen

Tummy Tuck Technique:
Mini tummy tuck
Tightening of the abdominal muscles only from belly button to pubis


This patient took about 10 days to feel well and 6 weeks to begin working out again.

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Dr. Thomas P. Sterry

Thomas Sterry, MD, is a board-certified New York City plastic surgeon with over a decade of experience. At his inviting, boutique-style practice in Manhattan, he focuses on each patient's unique needs and aesthetic goals so that he can provide the most attractive and natural-looking outcomes possible.