So far, I have been impressed with the staff and doctor at the facility I am using. They are very professional and didn't make me feel bad about my body, just listened as I described the parts that are not as I'd like. They are very informative.
I am scheduled for lipo of abdomen, flanks, hips, inner and outer thighs and knees and the arms.
A nurse is coming to the house post-op to change... more
I'm a 36 year old wife and mother of two with a goal to make 2014 about me and making the changes to my body I want. I have a very supportive husband who's looking forward to the benefits of my results. My surgery is scheduled for August 15th @ 12:30 pm. I will be getting an hourglass tummy tuck /lipo/flanks/back transfer to my hips. I'm extremely nervous about this procedure I have changed... more
The best part of my experience with Dr. Tang is that it's over! From the first phone call with his receptionist, Rose, I should have known that this wasn't the place for me. To start, his office and equipment are all outdated. It doesn't seem like Dr. Tang has updated anything in many ,many years. His receptionist is very unpersonable, even awkward. She made me feel very uneasy as if she's... more
I am really happy with my results and my recovery was minumum. I thought this surgery would be major but it was not and the recovery time was well spent and I am back at work doing my normal duties. Looking forward to my next procedure with Dr. Schusterman and his staff. Thanks, I'm a satisfied patient. more
Full Tummy Tuck w/ Lipo and Fat Graft Transfer to the Buttocks....Had my 1st consultation on 11/22/2013 and spoke with the Dr. and listened to what all he had to say about the procedures...Had my 2nd consultation today and left Dr.'s office feeling more excited than the 1st visit....Paid my down payment fee...Now it's just a wait!!!...So excited...Can't wait to see how this transformation... more
I was one of the genetically luck girls who always had a naturally curvy & tight body that managed to stay in great shape. I never had a problem with my body image until I got pregnant (after 35), gained weight, and just couldn’t get it back. The weight gain was one thing but I just felt like what used to be my curves had turned into blubber sacks. UGH Let me also be honest and say that... more
Before you schedule your surgery...please make sure to triple check your procedure three times during pre op!! I had liposuction on my side flanks, chest, upper and lower abdomen and under my chin. Got my consultation and it went fine, got all my questions answered and stuff and now its time for pre-op day. I'm at the hospital going over paper work, ready to sign and when the nurse goes over... more
So yesterday I got lipo on my stomach and back. Clearly I can't see the full results now but the pudge I was most concerned about is now gone. Im extremely happy with what I seen today and its only day 2.
The day of the procedure he was there promptly ready to go and I dont remember anything after being willed in the operation room.
My stomach has gotten flatter today is day 5 and I've... more
Im absolutely pleased with my whole experience so far! I've been to 4 other doctors to come down to making a decision and Dr. Vitenas and his staff are by far the best! They are very professional and knowledgeable. His coordinator, Cherie is the best (I have no words to describe her kindness and responsiveness)- they made me feel cared for. The staff at the hospital he operates were amazing (I... more
I have gained a lot of weight over the past 3 years. Now that I am working out and trying up loose the weight it's hard when my body looks the way it does. I'm getting my upper and bottom back,flanks, abdominal and arms done. I have checked out a lot of plastic surgeons..and this one made me feel confident. He was so honest he told me I need to loose weight and exercise if I want more... more
Hello everyone I am super excited to join this community, I had seen pictures and read stories that had really helped me make my decision of getting liposuction on my thighs. I am 20 years old I’ll be 21 in less than one month. My height is 5.5 and my current weight is 145. In 2011 I lost 37 pounds and went from 167 to 130 (yes I was very happy and I really wish I hadn’t gain 15 pounds... more
After more than a year of thinking it over, I have decided to go through with liposuction to remove excess fat around my waist. I am 26 years old and 175 lbs. over the past 2 years my weight has bounced around between 145 and 190. I have always stored my weight around my waist and I hate my stomach too. I took the treatment and I am very happy that my bumps are nearly nonexistent and very... more
Hey Dolls! Well to make a long story short, liposuction has really been on my mind. I have my very first consultation on 3/05 and curious if I can go through with it. I mean I really want it but I've never been through surgery before so I'm nervous of the recovery. I'm 29 and in between 5'6 5'7 and weigh 168 no children. However even at my smallest weight I never had curves and always had that... more
After years of never finding clothes that fit right or that were uncomfortable and pondering whether or not I wanted to do lipo, I finally decided to take the plunge. I only had a small amount removed, saddlebags and love handles, approx. 2.5 lbs worth. What a difference it's made, I look so much better and my pants/skirts fit well.
For the first couple of days, I was clearly in the "what... more
Let me start by saying thank you for choosing my story to read. I am 25yrs old I have 3 kids 8,6 & 4 each were delivered by C-Section. I've always been around 135lbs until my last child! After I had her everything went down hill, I started working, not caring what I ate and stopped exercising. I am currently weighing 163lbs and been at that weight for the past 2 years. I have always wanted... more
Dr. Mentz is a wonderful doctor, excellent bedside manner, the professionalism and attention to detail are fabulous. After the surgery they sent a nurse to check on me at my home.
This has been really life changing, my confidence and self-image have been greatly increased. I cannot be more pleased! more
I Had my procedure done by Dr.Newall in 2008 . I had lipo on my upper and lower abdomen as well as arms and lower back. The results at the time were a bit disappointing. I had to begin research to correct my uneven back and arms, and the lumps in my abdomen. He was polite but he did not spend much time with me. Upon follow up he basically looked and so no infection, and this is what you wanted... more
I have had these love handles since I was 9. I have always been at a healthy wheight running track & cheerleading in Hish school. I gained 90 lbs with my 1st child & recently had another in march 2012 who did not survive. None the less I was in an unhelathy shape. All of my fat continues to go to my lovve handles or muffin top no matter how much I diet & workout. I used to do... more
I am 25 yrs old, and I struggled losing certain areas of fat my body was so graciously storing for me. I exercise at least 3 times a week, and my 3 boys keep me pretty active. I decided that lipo was the best thing for me to get rid of the areas I did not like. My husband of course told me I was beautiful the way I was, but as a woman, I want to feel good about the way I look in the... more
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