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Vaser Lipo in Inner Thighs and Knees, Sacral Fat Pad and Fat Transfer to Butt - Arlington Heights, IL

About 7 years ago I had tummy tuck and lipo...

About 7 years ago I had tummy tuck and lipo suction to my inner and outter thighs. Over the years, I've gained weight, but in my thigh which looks terrible because it came back dimpled. The Dr who performed the procedure did a good job, but he didn't stress how important it is to wear my compression garments long term. My stomach is still flat, but my thighs are large and I've gotten to the point that I don't like wearing pants because they really show how big my thighs are. I've have always been self conscious about my flat butt and decided to have the fat transferred there. Over the years, I've done a lot to make my butt round (body shapers) butt at the end of the day, it's still flat. I've been dating my boyfriend for 19 months now and he sees no problem with the way I look. I have a problem so I've decided to have the surgery. He doesn't know about the fat transfer to the butt. I'm going to let that be a surprise for him and he will find out after my surgery. I know now that remaining healthy and in shape will only keep my figure.We have a state of the art health club and my job and I'm a member, but sometimes you don't want to work out. I have a beautiful face and men do call me gorgeous and pretty all the time, but I don't feel that way underneath my clothes. I'm also going to join the gym around my house to help me during the holiday and thereafter because I work from home on Fridays and therefore will be able to workout on the weekends to. I'm so excited. My doctor is supposed to be the best. They have also given me Dietary Food Supplements and protein bars to begin taking after the surgery. Recovery Pak for soft tissue related injury, Lip Dissolve an enhancer to burn fat and Lipid-X to increase lean muscle. I will post before pictures later today.

I'm very excite! One week from now I will have thinner thighs and a round butt!

December 8, 2012 - 6 days before surgery. I've...

December 8, 2012 - 6 days before surgery. I've posted my before pictures. Lots of dimples and wrinkling of my thighs front and back. A lot of things that my Dr. and Surgery Coordinator Lillian has told me, wasn't told to me the first time I had regular lyposuction in my thighs. Because I didn't wear the compression garment long enough nor did the recommend ultrasound massaging, that is why the fat came back in that form. As I stressed before, I don't like wearing pants anymore and I'm also embarrased to get undressed in front of my boyfriend.

Today I went out and purchased chicken broth, chicken soup, cranberry juice, bottled water, plenty of large black towels for my bed and car (don't want to mess my pretty towels up) and a black jogging suit to wear home (recommended by the Dr.). I also brought a lose fitting jogging suit to wear home. I also brought some ultra thing pads to place over my incisions as recommended by many people in the forum.

I'm just trying to get things done so I won't have to do them during my recovery. My last day in the office isThursday, December 13 but our department party is that day also and I will not be able to have any cocktails. Bummer, but that is okay. Very Excited!!

We ladies tomorrow is the day of my surgery. I...

We ladies tomorrow is the day of my surgery. I have to be there at 9:30 a.m. I'm so excited. I pretty much got everything I need. Tonight before going to bed I'm going to get everything set up in my bedroom. I'm going to move the TV and DVR box from my office to my bedroom since I will spend most of my time over the course of the weeks laying on my stomach. I will also laydown sometimes on the couch in my living room to watch tv, but don't know how that will work and haven't tried it yet. I've been grocery shopping and have enough light food to last me a while, chicken, tilapia and chicken breast, soup, etc.

Wish Me Luck. I will have my computer in my room when I get home so I can update you all.

December 15, 2012. 1 day post opt. I awas too out...

December 15, 2012. 1 day post opt. I awas too out of it to post last night whenI got home. Since I wasgetting my but and inner thighs done, I wanted to see if the doctor could do it although it was scheduled. i took $1,000 cahs with me yesterday and asked if he could suck fat out of my sides and ge did.

My surgery began arounf 12:30 pm. The anesthesiologist gave me a spinal tap and something else to make me drowsy. i heard then talk atfirst and the drifted in nd out untili finally heard them say put the compression garment on me. my doctorwas asking basic questions to wake me up. my eyes were srill closed. the recovery nurse brought many blankets to cover me up.once I was able to feel my legs again, she put me in a big comfy reclinerwith about 4 blankets.when i sat up all i thought was i had a hard buttand itfelt wierdbecause i never had one. I could immediately tell my thighs were thinner.and I had a big butt.and it was tight.LOL. I'm sure it swollen bit but I like it far. My bestfriend Pam took me and stayed with me all day longuntil my boyfriend got home. I had to changethe bandages where the incisions were right below myknees because it was bleeding a lot. it is still hard to move and i have been laying on my stomach and side so it is very hard typing this letter. I was naseated all dayandwheni stand up too long so i have been eating crackers, drinking ginger ale and lots of water.this morning im going to eat some chicken broth.

Today my boyfriend is taking me to get my bandageschanged and pictures taken. Monday I go back for my ultrasoud masage. i will try to post pictures later.

Today is day 5, December 19, 2012. Saturday...

Today is day 5, December 19, 2012. Saturday morning I went for my first ultrasound massage and it felt good. I had to ride in the back seat of my boyfriend's truck because I can't sit yet because of the fat transfer to the butt. It was really big but the swelling went down.They took pictures, also. Sunday morning I woke up to swollen thighs but I know they will go down soon. My waist is slim and I have a nice round butt. I tried on a pair of jeans and it looked great. It was really big after surgery, but the swelling went down.I love my knees now and can't wait to wear a dress. I'm showering daily and using a jel to massage on my thighs after. I also have handheld electric massager to massage the areas that were lypod daily.

Yesterday I went to the gym but went back home. It was hard sitting driving up there because I had no more meds and no refills with that prescription and the stiches were hurting abit. I went back home after stopping at walgreens to get some Tylenol. Tomorrow I'm driving myself to get another ultrasonic massage.

It's been 21 days since my surgery and finally had...

It's been 21 days since my surgery and finally had some free time to post pictures of my new look. I'm still going to twice a week to get ultrasound massages at the clinic and have started taking my fat burner pills that they gave me. I'm still wearing the compression garment daily. I have taken it off a couple times during the night because I needed to give it a rest or when I go to work. Went back to work on January 2 and it was hard sitting all day. It was also cold one day and my legs were so cold because my coat is only 3/4 long. By the time I got to work, it felt like the blood had froze and my legs were burning. My legs are still sensitive to cold air. I had to get up several times at work because it became somewhat uncomfortable sitting for long periods of time on my new assest! LOL! I took a small airplane memory foam pillow to work, but it just flattens out after so many minutes. I have to get something a little more supportive. Long rides in my car is a little wierd and have to switch cheeks sometimes during driving. The numbness in my legs from the vasor lipo is starting to stop, but every now and again I can feel it.

I'm very happy with my surgery but because of my butt, my pants are much tighter, but I love it and now know what it feels like to have one. I am definitely losing more weight in my thighs and will post more pictures in a another month or so.
Leon Tcheupdjian

Heard advertisement on the radio and also saw photos on the internet.

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Hello just read all bout watyou had done I'm looking to have vaser lipo on my inner and outer thighs,kness and bottom of my legs! I've looked at your pitchers and I'm same bady shape as you! Im just worried that if I had this done am I going to get the results I want cos the area I want are bigger then my upper body.? Cold u say wat u fourth off it and was you happy?
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Sorry, I havent responded sooner but I keep forgetting to check this email account. I couldn't understand what you meant in your last sentence. I am sure the results vary by body type, but I am happy with my results. I will try post more pictures this weekend. I've lost weight since my last pictures and that my butt has finally settled in and settled down. I look really good in my jeans.
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check this blog out thefatthingirl.blogspot.co.uk it may answer some of your questions, I found it detailed and easy to read.
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lookin good
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Thanks DreamBodi!
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Thanks DreamBodi!
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look at you rocking that blue lingerie ! you look fab, the transformation is so different and better.
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Thanks Lyndsay7! Ifeel great!
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Thanks Lyndsay7. I love it too!
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Did the same ps do your tummy tuck? You look great!
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Thanks Lady Taz. I used a different ps this time around.
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I'm having the lipo on my inner/outer thighs, knees, upper arms, back roll, and under the boobs on jan 15th. I would really love to see your results so far. Your legs look just like mine, so Im curious as to what I can expect. Thanks!
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Hi LI Turner. I just posted pictures.
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Hello I am having lipo Jan 15. I had it done 6 years ago but he missed spots as it was too painful as I was awake. This time different Dr and I want my inner thighs done. My legs look like yours before. I am 60 and my skin tightened up real good before. But I dont want saggy skin on my inner thighs but hate the bulge of fat. Just wondering how you are doing and is it real painful? I am such a wimp...
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Hi Believe now. I didn't feel a thing. I had a spinal tap,the anethesiologist suggestion and then a light mild sleep sedative. I was alseep and don't remember when I fell asleep. I was waking up when I heard them say put the compression garment on. I see a lot of women on this site was awake, but I'm suprised with vaser lypo.
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I'm dong good. I will post updated pictures today. I have been going twice a weak to have the ultrasound massage on my surgical areas. I have have an electric hand massager at home I used twice per day. I'm not on pain medicine anymore. The prescription they gave me ran out and after that I was taking Aleve. I dont need that anymore. I still try not to sit for a long period of time. They removed the stiches yesterday.
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I had lost weight so there was fat that he did suck out of my thighs, but I didn't wear the compression garment long enough. I was happy with my body after the surgery and swelling went down. I didn't take long. I inherited my mother thighs and my skin as I got older was not as firm. I find out everything is genetics. I really like this facility because I have to go back after my surgery for 6 session for ultrasound massage theraphy. That was an additional $200 dollars. They have also given me food supplement (protein shakes), recovery packs, mucle improvement pills and other fat burner pills to take after my surgery.
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Hi. I read your story and have a few questions if u don't mind. I had a tummy tuck 10 weeks ago and am very happy with the results. I am now going in for lipo of my inner and outer thighs. I am like you, so unhappy with the thickness of my thighs. Can u tell me if u were happy with your leg lipo? I know u gained weight back But were u initially happy? We're your legs firm? I work out everyday but my legs are still not firm and I do have cellulite. Why did u choose vaser lipo? Any info would be so helpful. Thank u
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Vaser lipo has less bruising and incisions are very small. I would love to see you gals results, b/c I too, am not a fan of my thighs....... Hope all goes well in surgery.....
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Hi Tawnycakes, I will post pictures after my surgery. I forgot to answer your other question about why I chose vaser lypo. I didn't but my Dr. suggested it because vaser lypo will have a better affect on my skin retracting back so that it will not sag as much.
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