Compression Garment

I had my procedure done on Friday, Feb 15th. I was...

I had my procedure done on Friday, Feb 15th. I was certainly nervous but my nurse Carrie was great.

Upon arrival I took meds, weighted in and had a pregnancy test. All I could think was I better not be pregnant which I wasn't. Next we had photos done then I got marked up. By the time I got to the table my nurse placed something over my eyes but I did want to see. I could feel every step we did. The numbing felt like balloons being exploded in your stomach.

The suctioning was a little painful, I won't lie but I have a high tolerance for pain. I had my upper/lower abdominal, side/back flanks and under bra. We took in total over 5 liters of fat from front and back.

The disappointing part is that my doctor discovered I had a hernia in the belly button area. He said it does happen sometimes in pregnancy. So there was only so much he could do in that area. I'm hoping once I get the hernia handled he'll be willing to go back and sunction that area again for free or minimal cost.

Overall, I'm happy with the results. Even with the swelling I look better that how I started.

Almost one week post procedure and a lot of...

Almost one week post procedure and a lot of itching going on. I'm still really sore, swollen and taking pain meds. I'll post more pics this Friday. Hopefully I can get pics from my doctor as the ones taken with my iPhone aren't the best.
Thanks for pictures!! Keep posting your picture trying to compare problems/results!!
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Hi there, welcome and thanks for sharing your experience with us.

I can see some changes already in your post-op photos, so hopefully with time those results will continue to get better.

Please do keep us updated with your progress!

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Today was my one week check up with Dr. Anthony...

Today was my one week check up with Dr. Anthony Waechter, and more pics. My favorite nurse Carrie said I was healing fine but swelling has taken over but it's normal. Swelling or not its just a relief to look down and not see the muffin top. She showed me my before photos and I just could not believe my eyes. I wanted pics but Carrie said lets wait until the one month check up. So I'll be sure to post the pics at that time. August my hubby and I are going to Cancun and I can't wait!
I just had mine done today, im swollen and happy as heck. Your results look beautiful you can tell the difference I also got rid of 5liters
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Congrats! Keep me posted on your progress. For me this has been the best money spent. Now I'm working towards staying disciplined with food and after 2 weeks looking forward to exercising. I need to be my very bet for Cancun in August!
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Tjank you and I too have to be more disciplined with my food choices. I started fish week where I eat fish for dinner no fried fish lol and then next week will be baked or boiled chicken, and then the next no meat at all.
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My garment is bending on the sides causing pain!...

My garment is bending on the sides causing pain! I'm not even sure how this happened but I would like to think its because I'm experiencing weight loss but not sure. No matter how much I pull the sides up, it doesn't help it. Any advice anyone?
Just checking on you Ms.Lady hope your doing okay
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I'm irritated by this sharp pain I was talking about earlier. The only time it subsides is with pain meds! I couldn't even change my son's diaper this morning. It's a constant struggle to find a seated and lying position that won't irritate it. Other than that I'm fine. Tomorrow marks 2 weeks.
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Tmrw marks 2 weeks for me as well. Back to school today & back to work Monday!!!!
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Anthony Waechter, MD Board Certified Physician

Colleague referred me.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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