Well, here goes nothing. Throughout my life I always have had a flabby middle section, and large love handles, which makes me look square. This is hereditary from my moms side. I have always been insecure about this part of my body, and envious of woman who have flat bellies. My friend went ahead and got a tummy tuck/lipo/breast lift last August, and I have watched her throughout this... more
I first saw Dr. Deluca when I Google plastic surgeon in upstate NY. I came across a confident looking man who reminded me of the plastic surgeon from the show "the Doctors". When I met with Dr. Deluca, He was very knowledgeable, kind and warm(and so was his staff). After examining me, Dr. Deluca suggested a tummy tuck along with the liposuction for a neater appearance, without much of an... more
I had a TT in October of 2012 and decided to put off the Lipo (hips, saddlebags that extend slightly under my butt, too). I think I am going to like that I have done this in two steps... The TT recovery was tougher than I expected since my "fleur de lis" incision opened up a little since I had a bit of seroma... I had more fat than skin, so I was advised ahead of time that it could happen so I... more
There were certain parts on my body that I couldn't loose the weight on, no matter how much I worked out. My liposuction procedure turned out far better than I had ever expected.
At the time of my surgery I was 30 years old and in fairly good shape. I'd always had an issue with the size of my upper thighs and lower stomach. Going to the gym didn't seem to make a difference... more
I am 5-5, 126lbs and work out on a regular basis: weights, running, etc... But genetically, I always carried weight on my thighs and butt. I finally decided to have liposuction of my whole thighs after careful review and consideration. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made.
I have ZERO regrets. My doctor was fantastic, and he did an excellent job, but I did pay more than other... more