One Year Later: Tummy Tuck Revision and Necrotic Tissue Excision from Breast - Atlanta, GA
- updated 1 year ago
Last February I had a full tummy tuck, with muscle...
- 15 Feb 2012
- 1 day pre
Last February I had a full tummy tuck, with muscle repair and breast lift. I ended up with a serratia infection, separation at both hips and a mass of necrotic tissue in my left breast. I had a 9lb flap removed from my tummy - I would say about 2/3 of the way around, so I have some dog ears around on my back as well.
Over the year, the skin has loosened (it was much tighter) and needs to be repulled and additional lipo done to perfect the results. I will also have some additional lipo done on the mons area, as well as a lift. I have skin the amount of a small, wrinkly dog in my inner upper thigh, but I'm not to the point where I'm willing to deal with any possible complications to mess with it.
I have been seeing the ps for the last year and they knew some revising would need to be done. Originally, we though it might be able to be done in office, with just local anesthesia, but with all of the areas to address, she decided it would be faster and easier to do in a surgery setting. They are not charging me anything for the revision. I'm only paying for the surgery center fees. I felt a little foolish (and am still convincing myself that I need to go throughou this again) but she has made me feel very confident that I should be really happy with my results and that she, herself, would want all of the issues I have addressed.
I had the revision yesterday. Swollen and sore but...
- 17 Feb 2012
- 1 day post
Day 4 post op. Reaction to the tape. Took it off...
- 20 Feb 2012
- 4 days post