I had a tummy tuck just about 22 months ago, in November of 2012. When I maintain a very low weight, the results are fine. Unfortunately, as soon as I gain a little weight, a shelf of fat appears above my TT scar. I would expect this were I significantly overweight, but I am 5'8" and weigh under 132 pounds. At 127 pounds, the shelf is not there. So I have asked a local plastic surgeon to... 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 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
I was two different sizes. A size 6/8 on top and a size 12/14 on bottom. I also had an injury that caused some fat to be pushed up on my hip and it caused one thigh to be bigger than the other. I wanted to be one size so clothes would fit.
The consultation seemed good. Pictures for buttock and thigh lipo were great but they were from 1985. I asked for more current pictures and they... 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 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
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