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Going to Dr. Walkires Robles in Dominican Republic - September 2

  • Tjcnyc
  • 1 year ago

Hello All,   I am new to posting but have been reading all of the posts and it has been very encouraging to me in deciding to move forward.   I will be having a tummy tuck, a breast lift and lipo of the waist with Dr. Walkires Robles in the Dominican Republic. Total cost including the recovery house is 5,500.   I will be in DR from September 2-September 12.   A big reason in choosing Dr. Robles is communication. Being able to contact her assistant means a lot and communicating in English is excellent and is a stress reliever. She has good reviews and actually told me no when I wanted to do too much at one time.   I will try to log in from DR to blog about my experience.    Any advice in preparing for the trip?   Thanks in advance for your replies.  

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Tjcnyc: are you still following threw with your surgery? If so you must be on your way there...looking forward to hear from your journey from beginning to end I'm here rooting for you hope you have a safe flight & successful surgery wishing you a speedy recovery!
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Hi Tjcnyc will you be posting pictures and would you it all over again in the DR. Also was it hard to find a surgeon to follow-up? Did u have to pay him out of pocket?
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Thank you For sharing your experience as I am going to Robles in December will you post pics ?
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Hey girl we need pictures please :))
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Hi All, I know its been a while since my surgery and it was definitely an experience. I think I was a bit naive and I underestimated the pain after having the surgery. Having all of that done at one time is a big deal. I was in serious pain and while there I had trouble keeping the food down. I dont think I realized how much of a food snob I had become. I didnt eat much while there and Virginia (Super Nice) was worried. I stayed 10 days and ended up having to leave with the drain. That was a major issue because finding a doctor who even would touch me was an issue back in NYC. I ended up flying back in first class because I couldnt see myself sitting for 3 hours in Coach and swollen and in pain. Dr. Robles and her assistant Raquel were very nice. Dr. Robles is very tall and beautiful. Her English is not so good but she works on it, and Raquel speaks English very well. Dr. Robles suggested I have a breast reduction and lift. My breasts came out very nice. Some areas around my nipples wouldnt close, but after continuing to apply the treatments back in NYC, they finally did. The tummy tuck scar is low and long, but the scar is thin. I actively apply scar healing cream every nite. I had some issues with my belly button and it is smaller than it was before. After arriving back in NYC, I was ill and I had to go to the ER. From the ER I was referred to a local surgeon, who removed the drain. He said I was very lucky and he said overall she did a very good job. He said he had seen some awful cases where people were butchered. I had a few more followup visits with him, which I was thankful for. It was helpful, to have a doctor here to look and check on my progress. Before I left, Dr. Robles referred me to Angela of Angel's Day Spa. They are located in Washington Heights. Angela is a doctor in DR and she has a massage spa here. I signed up for her post surgery spa package and it is great. I wasnt able to have the massage over in DR and while it is more here it is very worth it. All of the ladies are from the DR and they specialize in post surgery therapy. Angela was great, because after I took out the drain, water was in my stomach and Angela removed for me twice. There was a charge but well worth it. Overall I am happy with my results but keep in mind surgery is not a quick fix. YOU WILL BE IN PAIN. RECOVERY IS DIFFICULT. SOMETIMES YOU WILL WISH YOU DIDNT HAVE THE SURGERY. IT WILL GET BETTER.
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Hi I'm glad all went well do u have any pics?
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Hi TJ, I'm glad to hear that ur remaining positive as continue recovering. Hey I go to dr Angela as well for the massages but I keep on getting fluid in my tummy so far she has aspirated it twice and I may need it one more time. Can I ask , after she did that twice to u did u stop getting fluid? The massages for me hurt , do I feel the same when u get the massages?
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The massages sometimes can be painful, but they definitely help with shaping and I feel better after them. Angela did it twice for me too when I first started going. It went away for a while, but recently I feel like it is back. I have stopped wearing the garment full time too, so maybe its a mental thing. When I go tomorrow I will check. I go on Saturdays at 12:00pm. When do you go?
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Hi tj, I'm suppose to b going twice a week every week but girl that's just too expensive for me, so I go every other week on Wednesday. Hey can I ask, did u get a bad itch on your entire back cuz I have it and at times it becomes so intense that I take benedryl to help it. If u did, do u still get itches? Also last week I went n she had to aspirate the fluid from my stomach for the second time and it was a lot. She said that I may need another aspiration. Is your fluid coming back? Cuz it hurts so freaking bad when she does that cuz my stomach is not numb so I feel everything , it hurts so bad that I'm steaming n crying my ass off thru the process.
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Hello im scheduled 2 c Robles july 10th I also live n nyc I wanted 2 kno do u have da local surgeons info im looking 4 someone prior 4 emergency when I get back thx
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Hello, can you please give me contact information for Angel's Day Spa? I can't find it in google.
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jn61144 I actually was searching 4 it last night its located at 2088 Amsterdam New york Ny 10032 (917) 521-8029 it comes up on Google as Golden angelas spa
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Thank you.
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hey Loisla...did you change your surgery date to 9/2?
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Hey angelofbreath no im still scheduled 4 july 10th r u still on 4 the 9th
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ok. at first I thought I saw your response to someone about 9/2, but it was their tag line about going 9/2. I was just checking to see if all was well.
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...and yes, I'm still on for 7/9.
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Awww ok love im ready just buyin stuff slowly wht recovery house ur staying at im goin 2 virginias
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Not sure. Is tht the one she uses? I thought she would already have it arranged
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Theres a total of 4 I believe she uses but I heard great reviews there so I requested tht 1
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I saw great reviews for her as well. I didn't think to request it so maybe I should do that as well. Can't hurt to ask.
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Yes ask love n keep me posted
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Dec 3rd and am going alone
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what month? are you going alone?
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