Vaserlipo from Skin Medical - Leeds, GB

Im a male 36 years old and have been struggling...

Im a male 36 years old and have been struggling for 8 years to move fat from my chest, no matter how hard I tried I couldn't shift it. Approx a year ago I decided to review Vaserlipo. I visited Skin Medical in Manchester. I bottled out but then visited their Leeds branch (closer to home) and go ahead with the procedure on the 11 September 2012. The staff and cosmetic surgeon were amazing. I attended the surgery at 9am. I was so nervous but determined to get it done. I was looked after by three lovely people one who was the lady cosmetic surgeon.

She was excellent, first I was injected with local anaesthetic, which felt kind of weird but was fine, then Vaser, each time I was asked if I was comfortable, the ultrasonic noise was strange and high pitched noise in my ears, a little uncomfortable but truthfully bearable. Then the liposuction commenced after the fat was emulsified, just felt to me like a tugging sensation but not too uncomfortable. I just lay and watched a DVD. I had this done on chest and on my flanks, after the procedure I stood up and was cleaned up, bandaged up and got dressed. I was staying in Hilton in Leeds and got back there no problems when I looked at my chest you could see an immediate improvement, before the op I was taking Arnica, I was given some antibiotics, pain killers and compression garments, that night I put a towel on bed as I was leaking, just felt wet really nothing drastic. I didn't sleep great but I was over the worst, pain was bearable and was not too bad either just felt like I had a friction burn really and swellings was not bad either.

Day two. Leakage stopped, I popped back to Skin Medical and they just checked I was ok. I felt fine. A little strange with my compression garment but fine. I took it easy but walked around as though nothing has been done... Had salad, watched TV and worked on laptop a little. On the evening I showered removing my own dressings, pads and replaced them with waterproof ones, I just felt a bit numb and was careful. I could see a major difference looking in the mirror, fell asleep quite early and kept taking a few pain killers for the pain which as I say felt like friction burns, I still had no brushing just numbness.

Day 3 I checked out of Hilton and drove back home to Nortn East. Back was a little tender but nothing drastic.... Have quite a good pain threshold for a bloke !! But I would say it wasn't bad anyway. Got home picked up my daughter from school and acted as though nothing had happened. Thankfully still no bruising at all.

Day 4 I went to my offices and was absolutely fine. Carefully sitting down, not overdoing it by running the marathon just taking my time in everything I did.

Day 5 again still ok, tiny bit of bruising and numbness but nothing out of the ordinary. A little itchy but that's a great sign with me as I know I'm healing then.

Day 6 had a nice walk with my daughter, relaxing and feel great. I put a pair of Jeans on, to my delight way too big even with the little but swelling, shirt, which used to be tight across my chest fit me and I had room still, jeans I laughed as they were probably 4 inches too big now. Putting socks on was a little tricky but only because I'm being careful. Lol.

I've eaten healthier, kept my compression garment on taking peaks now and again and personally I'm over the moon with the results so far, I think when the swelling subsides the results will be amazing.

I will keep everyone posted. Let me just say one thing.... The procedure is worth it, anyone in a similar situation go for it, just ensure you keep garment on, take your time and take meds and Arnica before and after. Fingers crossed my recovery keeps going like it is which I'm sure it will :0)

Skin Medical Leeds

Local to me, they deserve recognition as they were top class and very professional and caring people.

4 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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