I just had my surgery Feb 15, 2013. I am 2 weeks out. I feel good but really sore! Dr. Kortesis and his staff was awesome. They removed 15 pds of fat! I have always been concerned about my weight. I was up and down on my weight through diet and exercise. Reading Realself help to insure me that I wanted to do this. I can see results already after 1 week. There have been a few things challenging... more
I wanted to sort of journal through my days of smart lipo.
Yesterday I went to see Dr. Bruce Marko in Charlotte, NC for Smart Lipo of the upper/lower abdomen and love handles.
I am in my upper 20’s. 5’1” tall. Doctor’s scale said I weighed 128, my home scale says 125.
I do want to state, before I say anything else, that I did do research on him. I did not find any bad reviews... more
I am a 38 year old mother of three kids ages 19, 6, and 4. I am currently 5'5, and weigh 157 lbs. I was 163 lbs 4 weeks ago, and I started eating healthy foods. When I got pregnant with my first child, I weighed 107 lbs. When I gave birth I weighed 129, and dropped back to 107. I wasn't so lucky with my last two. With my second child I weighed 137, and weighed 153 at birth. With my... more
I just had smartlipo performed on my neck/jawline 3 days ago. So far I am very happy with the results. I am still pretty swollen & bruised, but I can tell an immeadiate difference!My procedure was scheduled for 2pm. I got to the clinic & they gave me clonidine, phenergan & hydrocodone. The doctor then took pictures & marked my neck. I was starting to feel pretty relaxed... more
I had smartlipo done on my arms two years ago. I am not happy with the results...My arms have indentations and fat pockets...It is not uniform...Will I be able to repeat the procedure and get the results I am hoping for...I am disfigured and can never expose my upper arms...I feel my doctor that I chose was inexperienced...If unsatisfied with smartlipo procedure on my arms...Would I be able to... more
I had traditional liposuction about 2 years ago and had my chin, arms, abdomen, inner thighs, back and butt done. I was in extreme pain for days not to mention nasuea and severe bruising.
I decided to go in again for liposuction but this time tried smart lipo. I just had my arms, butt, upper and lower back, abdomen and inner thighs done just yesterday, and besides being a little sore, I am up... more
I knew for years I would one day have liposuction performed on my chest. I am an athletic male that has completed duathlons and half marathons. I unfortunately had stubborn fat around my chest area and flank. I had a bit of a stomach but nothing too embarrassing. I am 29 years old, I love the gym, I don’t drink, I don’t smoke. I was a good candidate for this procedure. Anywho, in all I had... more