It was terrible, when I woke up. Right away it was pretty clear to me, that things where not the way we talked about it, and the results where far from which we talk about before the surgery…and she never took any responsibility for her action…actually the opposite is the case she promotes herself as a top plastic surgeon! more
My arms are HALF the size they used to be thanks to Dr. Vistnes! I had liposuction on my trouble spot arms and I could not be more thrilled with the results! After years of dieting and weights and frustration taking the plunge and deciding for liposuction with Dr. Vistnes was the best choice for me. Recovery was fairly easy and the result is I can wear tank tops any time without feeling self... more
I'm 39 y/o 5'10" and was 163lbs at the time of surgery
I've been a pretty fit guy since my 20's (worked out 3x week through 2012, ate healthy)
I have something that's bugged me my whole life. Even when I was lean and toned, I've always had a soft round pooch shape below my belly button. This flab patch was there even when I was in my 20's. I've been... more
I had liposuction of my chin, arms, abdomen, flanks and inner thighs in January 2010. I loved my new silouhette...but, sadly put on weight really quick. I was taking Lexapro, and not weighing myself. My clothes were fitting differently from the procedure, but I went up in my bra size...It was easy for me to think it was only 5 pounds. I came to find out I had put on 15 pounds in 8 weeks, so I... more
Hi bellas! When people ask me what ethnicity I am, this has been my response for about 25 years (I am now 40): "Half Norweigan, half Italian. Guess which half is Italian." I am 5'8" with great boobs and a tiny waist and an amazing booty that looks like it had a BBL. But it didn't. My saddlebags, however, have added a size or two to all skirts and pants for me - and make... more
I am in menopause and was just beyond frustrated with the 10 pounds that I could not take off due to hormones. I tried every diet and exercised like a maniac. I needed the "head to toe" liposuction (abs, flanks, thighs inner and outer and arms) and I am so glad I did.Before my surgery my MD sent me a packet of information that was sooo helpful. It described the exact swelling I... more
Permanent damage. I had liposuction 4 months ago, and the results are HORRIBLE. I have 3 permanent scars on my abdomen, and permanent scar tissue that is all bumpy and uneven and hard to touch, much more than the traditional side effects of lipo. That is because he used he was too aggressive using the lipo cannula I was told by another doctor (who said that there is nothing we can do to fix my... more
I am 44 years old and have diligently gone to the gym for over 2 years. 3 c-sections and genetics appear to have been a huge factor in my inability to get my youthful core back.
After a great deal of research, (I would recommend talking openly to other women who have experienced similar cosmetic surgery), I was ready to get lipo done w/o a tummy tuck as my fitness level is excellent... more
Hi guys. I am a male in my 20s. I have always been skinny my whole life yet my face around the cheek area had always been so HUGE. When I sent pics to my surgeon, he said that I would be a great candidate for a combination of facial and neck liposuction with a buccal fat pad removal.
I was initially thinking of only getting a buccal fat pad removal but when I saw pics online of people who... more
I have always excersised and watched what I eat, I was not "fat", but I had areas of fat that would not respond to moderate diet and exercise. I had a consultation with my Dr and was very pleased with the amount of time he spent with me and his attention to detail. He did not promise me unrealistic results, but did think I was a good candidate for the surgery.
I had the surgery... more
I thought I knew what to expect from lipo in my neck, jowls, flanks, abs and whereever else.I had read this website obsessively for the weeks leading up to the surgery. But I did not know I would be put under general anesthesia, or catheterized, nor that all my blood would rush to my labia and cause it to bruise and swell. This might have been nice to be warned about.How does anyone do this... more
Getting lipo was part of my silly quest to look like someone who isn’t 45 years old. Along the way I learned that I’m not meant to wear mini-skirts or have a flat belly… this is just me.
I thought I did the right things. I found a nice doctor and I read all of the message boards (Every. Last. One.) for referrals and stories. I was the lipo research queen. As for the... more
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