3 days post op. The worst part so far was waking up in the recovery room. Feeling like I had to cough and couldn't because of the pain. The level if tightness surprised me as well. That I defiantly needed some anti anxiety meds for. One u had that I was ok. Now that it's been I few days my biggest complaint is the headaches I get from the pain meds. I still can't believe how amazing my... more
So I am 53 years old woman trying to age gracefull, hard to believe and admit! I would describe myself as healthy 5'6 135 lbs, active and most people would call me thin with having the appearance of 16 week pregnancy belly. (not shown in picture unfortunately but quite real! No amount of exercise was affecting my body appearance and as I am aging the cortisol levels were just adding insult... more
I had my first child at 16. She was 9lbs 12oz and completely stretched out my abdomen and I was left with huge stretchmarks and a lot of loose skin. I've hated my stomach ever since. I always felt self-conscious undressed or sitting down. After I had my last child 3 years ago at 36 I set a goal for myself that I would treat myself to a tummy tuck before my 40th birthday. I had my... more
Hello Everyone, My name is Wendy. I am 41 years old and decided after having kids, loosing 70lbs. which I kept off for over 3 years, and working out an hour a day 6 days a week to do something about the loose hanging skin and fat I cannot shed any other way beside a tummy tuck. My decision has been rather quick. I knew I wasn't loosing any more weight even though I was trying so hard ........ more
Dr.Rosenfeld gives a very quick consult. This place is a botch shop I had a tummy tuck done and I have extensive scars all over my stomach and without informing me during consult he decided to extend my scar around to my back. After surgery they rushed me out. A week later after removing bandages I was mortified by my results. Three yrs later I still suffer from abdomen pain and drainage from... more
I am a mother of 2 beautiful girls, I have a very high self-esteem and a very outgoing personality; but am not happy with the lower parts of my body (my fat flabby stomach). Girdles & Spanx have become my best friends for quite sometime.
I had breast implants 9 years ago with Dr. Icochea, he did an amazing job!! I went from being a 34A on my right boob & a 34C in my left to a beautiful 36C..... more
I had a tummy tuck with lipo a year and a half after baby #3 came along. My son entered the world weighing in at 10lbs 13oz. His mommy looked like she had given birth to a toddler! After losing all the baby weight I still looked pregnant. I reached my breaking point when a random employee at Dunkin Donuts asked me if I am pregnant. I took my coffee and bolted out the door and made an... more
Hi everyone my name is Dee, and I am 46 years old with three amazing kids (26,14,and 6). My husband and I are done having kids so it time to send my body to the repair shop after 3 kids and 100 lb weight loss it's looking kind of tired.So, needless to say I've actually been going on consultation for a year, I've seen dr's in NY and NJ.
I've been on so any consultation that today when I went on... more
After 2 kids via c section and lots of hanging skin and fat, I knew it was time for this life changing experience. It still feels surreal. I'm 4 days post op and still very sleepy and uncomfortable. The worst part of the pain is the back pain not the tummy believe it or not. I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and I have to say, I didn't think I would have so much back pain, from... more
Hi I am a mother of two, a 5 and 3 year old. I am 5'4 and 113 lbs. I have had 2 c-sections. After my first c-section my body pretty much bounced back right away and my stomach wasn't an issue. When i was pregnant with my second i noticed my belly button started to stick out and it never went back!! It was hooded and hard and i realized i had an umbilical hernia. When i decided i needed to... more
Hi my name is Ashley and Im finally getting a tummy tuck and lipo on April 10th. Im really anxious and nervous at the same time. All I do is constantly research. Im trying to be positive and have faith that everything will go well. The doctor I selected was from a co-worker of mine, she had got her TT done by him and her friend got her breast done also by him. His really good and has been... more
I have my consultation on the 3/18/2014 and am so excited to get my surgery date can anyone tell me the price on TT at Jacobi I want to make sure I have all the money when I go to my consultation on the 18, of this month and what should I expect at my consultation or do I have to pay all thr money before I can get an appointment more
27 yr old mother of 2 and after 2nd pregnancy I had umbilical hernia repaired but my abdominal muscles are too far apart so hernia returned. This TT will not only reduce the sagging, and bulge that I have but it will allow the dr to tighten the abdominal muscles so that the hernia will not return and eliminate stretch marks. Yay!
I went to meet with dr today and picked up my prescription... more
As a thin woman, 5'5" 105 lbs, the excess skin after my twin pregnancy was an issue for me. The tummy tuck was worth it in the long run but the Recovery time was significant and your doctor should be very informative prior to your decision for procedure. The outcome is great although still have significant stretch marks. more
I need to know if anyone else had gone through this I am feeling depressed bc I am hospitalized for a week now. Behind my incision was a large abscess that I had to have cleaned (being put under) 3x sofar hooked to a woundvac bc the wound is left open.. on iIV antibiotics, have a pulmonary embolism on top of it so I am on blood thinners.. just looking to hear if this has happened to anyone... more
I finally made my decision as well as booked my surgery. I am very nervous but I'm keeping a positive outlook. I have been reading posts for past month and it has helped. Met Dr. Tehrani and staff today and everyone so down to earth. I felt very comfortable with everyone. I have another appointment next week for any questions but I'm pretty sure they went over everything. Counting down! more
So I was scheduled for my surgery for Jan. 25 but i have to reschedule it because I wont have all the funds until the end of the month and now i had to reschedule my pre opt appt due to weather. Is this a sign i shouldnt go thru with this. I have had two csections 13 yrs apart! I completed my first half marathon last year, i try and eat as clean as possible and i have been doing crossfit for 6... more
Looking to do a TT and lipo this Friday. Not feeling nervous about the pain or being put under. Just happy to b doing this. Maybe it will change Friday morning. Lol. It's kind of strange. I was nervous about three days ago just thinking of it, now I can't wait and very excited. Please share your experiences.
Ok...The following day (saturday) was very rough. I was in alot of pain. I had to... more
My procedure went great and recovery is going very well. I am 3 weeks post TT and obviously still swollen. My belly button is round, protruding and close to the size of a quarter. My PS said it would get flat, but it extremely artificial looking. I don't want it to heal flat, I want it to heal as an inny. I'm not sure if the surgeon is telling the truth about the outcome. I would love some... more
I am a 41 year old mom of 3. I am 5' 2" and at the time of my consultation I weighed 150. I have a 20 year old, a 19 year old and a 1 year old. Yea....I know....what a age difference. I have suffered from stretch marks since having my first child so I was never able to wear a 2 piece bathing suit. I also got my appendix removed when I was pregnant with the first child who also happened to... more
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