I am 61 years old and had liposuction. The results were nothing short of a miracle. Not only was the belly and hip fat gone but by taking a skin flap my belly is flat! Bikini underwear at 61. The procedure was fairly painless. It was an outpatient procedure that took about 90 minutes. I actually only took pain pills for one day. I switched to Tylenol the next day. Even with the... more
After years of my weight going up and down. Diet and exercise isn't getting rid of my mid section and love handles but it was taking away the most important parts of my body which are my boobs and butt. What girl wants those to go away no one! I've had a personal trainer twice bought two packages of 25 sessions started in Aug 2013 and still not happy about my body! So after watching tons of... more
I was extremely nervous and hugs king words were comforting. The day of the surgery he ensured me that everything would be alright . It's been 1 day since my procedure and I feel great. I abdomen is a little sore but nothing like I imagined it would be. I can't wait to see the finally results. So far so good and I will definitely use him again! more
Just had my liposuction procedure done yesterday 12/18/2013. As of now, I'm still in pain and cannot take any pictures yet but will post some throughout next couple weeks. The procedure I went trough they called it Body Jet or water-assisted liposuction. And I chose this doctor because I saw a local Groupon deal first and went to a consultation on 12/6/2013. My husband went to consultation... more
I am only 3 weeks out today. I had liposuction in 2 different areas and it went great. And lumps someone said they had doesn't happen if you follow their recommendation. Have massages and the lumps will go away. I love Dr Guerra he is amazing. He isn't the only plastic surgeon I have seen so please take it from experience. I love is group of people down to the center he chooses to work with. ... more
Hi. Unlike many of the other very helpful reviews on this site (which I diligently read prior to my procedure), I would like to review from the perspective of what my results are like THREE YEARS AFTER the procedure. I had liposuction of the upper & lower abdomen, inner & outer thighs, as well as the flanks, done in June of 2010. The procedure went as I expected for the most part, perhaps a... more
Early 2012 I had lipo from my knees to all of my back, a few months later I did not notice much difference and the doctor agreed to redo lipo, he did all of my back, stomach and pubic area.for a 2nd time. Now it has been a year since I had lipo "twice" in the pubic area and I notice it has gotten a lot puffier ,it is now hard to find pants that fit in that area. Would I have to get lipo... more
I have contemplated lipo for years and finally decided to take the plunge March 15, 2013. Here is a recap of my experience thus far hoping it will help others who are on the fence.
About me: I’m 42 years old and have always carried by weight in my legs, butt and hips, however, I’m considered well proportioned with an athletic build. Once I turned 40, the pounds packed on and no amount... more
Had procedure done yesterday, went in at 8:30 was out by 1pm. Like another person stated once you are given the anesthesia you wake back up in what seems like a couple minutes with the procedure completed.
I was nauseous once I arrived home, so I took the anti-nausea meds that I was given. I was also given a steroid to help with swelling, Oxycontin, and an anti-biotic. I was not really... more
The only thing I wasn't totally prepared for was how bad I felt for the first 7 days afterwards Even though friends and the Dr. had advised I would be bruised I didn't expect to be in such agony. I've have many other procedures but for me this was far the worst recovery. Although now that it's over I'm very happy I had it done. more
Tomorrow is the big day. I'm nervous. I want a waist line!!! Been thinking about doing this for quite some time. I've worked so hard to get a smaller waist but my genes work totally against me. My child is turning 5 soon so I've had enough time. I want to be comfortable in my own skin. My bmi is great I just have some excess fat that wont go away! more
Dr. Shapiro is the BEST plastic surgeon in Scottsdale! The liposuction of my lower abdomen, flanks & inner/outer thighs has changed my life :)
Four years after a severe car accident, I had packed on a lot of excess weight and no matter how much I worked out or how little I ate nothing seemed to work!!! I did a lot of research and found Dr. Shapiro to be the most qualified, up-to-date... more
I had gynecomastia surgery done about 2 1/2 months ago. I recieved liposuction to get the fatty lumps removed from underneath my nipples- i really need help with this i am freaking out.I still have hard lumps under my nipples, my doctor says it is from scar tissue as a result of liposuction... I have massaged them each day and night since i was about to but the thing is I have felt these lumps... more
Im not sure if Im satisfied or not yet, its been just over two weeks and I still have pain and a lot of discomfort, especially at work. I dont see much of a change in my stomach, other then the huge hard lumps now were my fat used to be. I noticed my flanks smaller, but Im still waiting to slip on those smaller jeans, not even close, but Im still trying to be optomistic and give it time! more
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