Bad Chin Lipo

I had tumescent chin lipo because I hated my...

I had tumescent chin lipo because I hated my double chin. It showed up on every photo. I went in for consult and was told there would be two small incisions. I was given valuim 1/2 hour prior and was told to take dramamine. I was given an IV. The doctor injected numbing medicine and started to work. It was horrifically painful. I dont think they had my IV in right because I could feel them cutting. Of course, I couldnt move or talk. I was sent home and to much my suprise after removing bandage I had a two inch incision under my chin that can be seen and was cut jagged. Now I have a large scar and two painful knots under my chin.

I was not given any take home instructions. My husband was only told to bring me back if I ran a fever. He did give me a garment which I have worn like I was instructed. I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. I feel as if I was butchered by this doctor.

How long of an incision is usually made for tumescent lipo? What is the two hard sore knots under my chin? Will they go away? Do patients usually feel the procedure?

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Cut larger incision than discussed. Was able to feel him cutting, was not numbed properly or given good take home instructions. Results were a long scar that is easily seen. Poor results!

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Im doing fine now. It took about a year before I quit feeling numb under my chin. My scar is slowly fading. At the time this doctor was offering the procedure for that price for local
Anestesia. It would have been double that if he had put me under. I have since went to another doctor for other procedures. The thing is the chin doctor had glowing reviews. My new doctor is wonderful and highly trained. Lesson learned!
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OMG! That sounds really scary! How is everything now? That is very inexpensive...
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That is an incredibly low fee for surgery. Sounds like you went to a bad doctor. Sometimes, you do get what you pay for. I hope things work out for you.
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The incision needed for neck liposuction should be relatively small. We usually do this procedure under IV Diprivan sedation administered by our CRNA (Anesthetist) in our accredited surgical facility . Usually the procedure takes only 10-15 minutes . There are times when I also make a small incision less than 1/4 inch in length behind each ear lobe if I am trying the sculpt the area under the jawline a little more aggressively.
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