I'm so disgusted with the out come of my surgury I specifically went to Dr Hartog to get rid of my love handles. He suggested I do a tummy tuck which was not what I inquired about so since he suggested it I decided to do it. After so much pain I was looking forward to having a flat stomach again and no love handles which I was promised. After heeling up my love handles are still there and so... more
I finally had my consultation with Dr. Tom Trevisani. I wanted to get this done ever since my second pregnancy.. But never had an opportunity to pursue it.
Finally, I'm ready!! Can't wait for my surgery on July 8th!!
All my friends who had surgery by dr. Tom- have amazing results- so am looking forward to my surgery! Yay!!!!!
I'm 5 days post op, feeling much better- going to see Dr. Tom... more
I'm going to be honest, I've always had low self-esteem.. this is the worst curse any woman can have. But, after I had the joy of my life, my body is putting an even worse impact on how I feel about myself. I know I created life and I love every bit of her. I just can't be happy.. anyways, I was initially interested in getting Lipo, but seeing all the reviews about the tummy tuck is making me... more
I have wanted to have this done for a very long time, after 3 C-sections and a natural birth my abdominal area looked horrible. Finally, I made the decision to have my TT and some lipo after my consult with Dr. Trevisani. This was not the first time I had consulted with a PS for a tummy tuck. I was expecting a flatter tummy right away but after reading all the reviews, I guess my swelling is... more
Lost 50+ lbs on my own. I want my body to look fabulous before my 50th! :-) I researched, consulted, saved and booked... First thing I've done for "myself" in years. My PS and his staff are amazing, loving, inspiring and encouraging! Initially I was extremely nervous. Allowing someone outside of my husband and my gynecologist to see all that I've camouflaged for years was not easy. After... more
After having 3 children, all via C-section, and losing 90 lbs, my belly was a wreck! a lot of loose skin and the dreaded FLAP! all my good nutrition ad hard work put in at the gym got me to my goal weight but didn't make my tummy look the way I wanted it to...I knew I was going to require surgery to get the results I wanted.
When I found my surgeon, it was exactly like when I found my wedding... more
I am 41y/o wife and mom of 3 great kids, all of which were delivered via C-section. I am 5'3" and weigh 130 (most I ever weighed, Think 20lbs is this stomach). I live in Altamonte Springs, FL and work in the medical field. I am scheduled to have my TT w/ MR & lipo of flanks May 5 by Dr. Fiala. Even though I am very scared it cant get here soon enough. I am so sick and tired of people asking... more
So after 3 pregnancies (2 of them being c-sections) and a roller coaster ride of drastic ups and drastic down in weight I am getting a very long awaited tummy tuck. I am 5'4 and weigh 165 lbs (most of that weight being in my tummy ahhhh) I cant remember ever having a true flat stomach. I have never worn a 2 piece bathing suit to the beach. Can't wait for this summer ;-) and always felt self... more
I am a 44 y/o mother of 3 teenagers happily married for 21 years. I am 5'7 and weighed 165 on the morning of surgery. I exercise quite regulary but have struggled with my muffin top since I turned 40. It definitely has been very difficult to lose weight as I have gotten older. I have always been about 140-145 but the last 10 years have been a yoyo with my weight. This past summer I weighed in... more
I am 32 yrs old with 2 kids (5 & 9). I am 5'11 and weigh 195lbs. I have been thinking about doing this for a year now. I had a C- section with both, which has caused havoc on my skin and stomach muscles. I am very fortunate to own my own business and have the flexibility to take time off work. I am scheduled for November 18th. Really nervous about recovery, but also very excited to see... more
Im a 26yr. old mother of 4, ages 8,7,6,& 7months. Im 4'10 135lbs. My tummy has been stretched beyond its limits my biggest child was 8lbs.13oz. I havent seen my tummy normal since I was 16 and Im more than ready to feel my age. I am happy with my weight, but my tummy depresses me.Covered in stretch marks,wrinkly,saggy. I cant wait to feel my age!! Ive been to 2 consults, Dr.Soto in Dr.phillips... more
So here I am, I have been looking at this website for weeks maybe even a month or two. I have seen people who look like me and decided to make a change. I have to say I am sooooo excited to get my tummy tuck on November 21, 2013. I seriously cannot wait.
I am a 23 year old female. Over the past 10 months I have lost 110 pounds. I started in November 2012 at a whooping 263 pounds. Now i weight... more
Well, I guess I should start off by saying that I can't believe I'm finally getting this done after years of wanting it. It's always been either money or the fear of the scar that get in the way of my decision. I finally decided a few months ago that this was the route I was going to take and there was no turning back. I'm currently 5'2 and weigh 148lbs. I lost 20lbs this summer attempting... more
This is my stomach I'm 5'5 150 pounds a mother of two kids ages 5 & 6 ....after numerous attempts I'm finally serious about getting my tuck .paying on the surgery in the morning and getting my actual surgery date *excited *going to discuss and see if I can take off the lipo of flanks so I can hurry a
I'm receiving lipo of the flanks and full tummy tuck that includes muscle repair and... more
I have lived through the hell of Cushing's Syndrome and come out a survivor. It left me with damage and scarring all over my body. I lost my infant son as a result of that horrible disease. Now that I have a new lease on life, it is my turn to become whole again. I am having this surgery done to rid myself of this awful belly that Cushing's left me with and in hopes to look somewhat normal in... more
I have been lurking on this site for several months now reading about people's experiences with tummy tucks, reviews on doctors in my area, and seeing before and after pictures. First and foremost, I want to say thank you to everyone that posts. It has been a wealth of firsthand information to ease my fears (and sometimes scare me back into reality of possible ps complications), educate me on... more
For the past 9 years I have dreamt of getting a tummy tuck. My dream became a reality when I decided I was done with childbearing and the perfect timing will never really arrive. No more excuses, I lost all the weight I could possibly loose. My results are still in progress since it’s only been about 10days since OP, but I want to share my results with those who seek to enhance the... more
My husband suggested that I consider abdominoplasty to fix the ravages of a “t” cut C-section and carrying a big baby (10 pounds). I didn’t want to do this because I was scared, since it is major surgery and also because of the high cost to our family. My husband and I decided that it is worth the cost to prevent further health problems and to better my self-esteem. I started... more
I am 30 years old and I have 2 children. I am almost 7 years post-op from a gastric RYN bypass surgery. I have lost nearly 100lbs. and I have been able to maintain for several years now. We are a super active family. My hubby and I are always at the gym or road cycling. I am super excited to finally have my surgery scheduled. Not sure what to expect. I have had 3 c-sections so I'm hoping it's... more
I am a 38 year old mother of 4, ages 15,10,7, and 4. I have been considering a tummy tuck for about 8 years, but really became serious about it after having my 4 year via emergency c-section. I just could not get rid of the gut. I love the person that I am, but I hate looking into the mirror. I just want to be comfortable and confident. I am recently divorced, but going thru that allowed me to... more
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