This is a 42 y.o. female 5’5” and 170 lbs who has completed her childbearing years. She has undergone a tummy tuck with muscle repair (diastasis recti). In addition, she had liposuction of the flanks. She is seen 3 months after surgery. Note the absence of the belly button. It was destroyed by the umbilical hernia. A new belly button can be constructed at a later time. Observe the tight abdomen and the improved waist contour.