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Flat Tummy - Manhattan, NY

I've considered getting a tt since 95 im a young...

I've considered getting a tt since 95 im a young mom with a 17 year old. Im ready to finally get this surgery over with. Im a bit scared of the revovery and the drains. I have a consultation on december 6 in lenox hill. Im so excited cant wait. Im glad I joined realself it helps with everyone sharing thier experience.

I want to go buy a couple of things to get ready...

I want to go buy a couple of things to get ready for my tt surgery any suggestions??

This thursday is my consultation yay finally I...

This thursday is my consultation yay finally I waited two months for this lol hopefully the price is right I will keep ya updated after the consult.. have a great day :)

Good morning to all. Yesterday was part two of my...

Good morning to all. Yesterday was part two of my consultation it went good. Im schedule to have my surgery on febuary 20th. The grand total amount is $5, 973 which is great because im having a tummy tuck and lipo on my flanks. It also includes the over night stay in the hospital pictures and anesthesia. Im soo excited I hope all goes well.

Counting down the days 15 more days to go and I'll...

Counting down the days 15 more days to go and I'll be on the flat side...

Five more day's to go woohoo!

Five more day's to go woohoo!

Good morning ladies. Today is my big day im in the...

Good morning ladies. Today is my big day im in the hospital. I'll keep everyone updated. Wishing every one a wonderful day. See ya on the flat side :)

Hey everyone today is p.o day 2 im finally home....

Hey everyone today is p.o day 2 im finally home. on my way home from the hospital was hell smh the bumps were to much and getting in and out the car was trouble. I had to walk up five steps to get in my house and that was painful. Im laying in my recliner and waiting till ten to take my pain meds. All I can say stay on top of your meds and walk around your place for a bit. Btw coughing and laughing is also painful. Oo and you will definetly need someone or two or three lol to help you.:) gnite ladies till tomorrow

Good morning everyone today is p.o day 3 I had to...

Good morning everyone today is p.o day 3 I had to stop taking the percocets I was really feeling like crap being on them. Pressure keep dropping and feeling dizzy. Now im just on tylenol dont feel much pain only when I get in and out of bed. And the lipo on my flanks bothers a bit. All I do is sleep most of the time it sucks cuz when I get out of bed my body hurts its uncomfortable. My drains are ok the lowest cc's I had was 7.5. Other then that im ok. Hope everyone else is doing good. Ttyl :)

Helloo to all my tt ladies... hope everyone is...

Helloo to all my tt ladies... hope everyone is recovering good. Today im p.o day6 im feeling good just weak. Thursday is my follow up appointment hope the drains come out im tired of them. Im still sleeping so much wow I havent slept this much in years lol. I dont want to hear the word SLEEP after this. im feening to go outside cant wait till thursday. Wishing everone is doing good ttyl. :)

P.o day 8 today I finally got the awful drains...

P.o day 8 today I finally got the awful drains removed woohoo. My tummy looks great just extremely swollen still. will try to upload some pics tomorrow. Hope everyone is having a speedy n comfortable recovery. Gnite everyone.

Happy friday everyone. Hope my febuary ttuck girls...

Happy friday everyone. Hope my febuary ttuck girls are healing great. Im p.o.day 9 only have back pain that wont go away. Does anyone knows how long it takes for us to stand straight?? its painful to try to stand straight. A friend of mines recomended for me to get massages that it would help. Has anyone heard of getting special massages for tt?

Hope everyone is healing good. Im P.O DAY 20 and...

Hope everyone is healing good. Im P.O DAY 20 and feeling good. Im still swollen. Does anyone know how long it takes for the swell to go down?? Today was my first day back at work i work a 7-3 shift office job. But did lots of runing around today. By 3pm I was beat my
back was killing me. miss taking my naps
during the day. So far my incision still burns a
bit from time to time. I started putting
merderma on it. My belly button still have ink
from when the surgeon marked me before my
surgery I tried dial soap to remove it didnt
work alcohol didnt work I even tried makeup
remover didnt work. Any ideas what would
work to remove the ink?? Gnite everyone to all the ladies that had the surgery happy healing. To all the ladies upcoming surgery wish ya the best. :)


button looks good but still feels hard around it.
Norman, schulman and whitney A. burrell

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4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
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You paid a good price for your surgery, and you look good Hun! I hope you are healing good, I'd like to see more pictures! I keep looking for a lower price so I stumbled on your page. But I did find a PS in Pennsylvania who has some good prices! He charges $3000 for the surgical fee for the tummy tuck, plus another $1200-2100 for the hospital and anesthesia fee. If you want to add lipo, it's just another $1000. This is for anyone who is looking for a plastic surgeon who is skilled and affordable.
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Hi sweetie. Thanks. I will def post more pics. Im glad u found a good surgeon and affordable hope all goes great for you :-) you gonna look great.
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Hi evavelez:) haven't seen you on here in a while, just wanted to see how you are feeling? Hope you are recovering well!
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Hi zabette. I am doing great thanks for checking up on me :) i need to post more pics maybe tonight i will.. how are you? are you still getting your tt??
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Hi evavelez:) so glad you are doing well! I'd love to see more pics!! I had my consult at lenox hill on wed. Saw a resident who seemed very capable. I wasn't impressed with his bedside manner, but I wasn't unimpressed either... Just felt kind of neutral about him. He is looking into dates for me at the end of May (he has to get a supervising surgeon to commit to a date before he can book anything). I'm really excited, but also wondering if I should go to a few more consults... I'm curious, did you go to a few? Did you see a fellow or a resident and did you see any before/ after pics? I really want this, but I don't want to rush into anything and live to regret it later...
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Hi zabette. I did get a consult before i went to lenox hill but they quoted me 10,000. So when i found out about lenox hill n the price. I decided to stick with them. I didnt see any before n after pics. I felt very comfortable with the fellow her name is Dr. Burrell she is great n told me she was gonna make me look great. I just took her word. And everything went great im glad i did it.. im sure you will be fine just go thru it.. who is the attending thats going to be with the resident?? mines was Dr. Schulman i looked him up n his work is great.
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I'm not sure who the attending will be yet. The surgeon Said that he has to see who is available. I am starting to feel a little more brave! Hoping to go through with it soon!
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brand spanking new here- I live in St. Louis, MO. Any ideas on where to get TT with lipo on abs and flanks? All consults have been $8-$13k. I see here tons of ladies at $4k-$6k. I saved the cash and now its sooo much more expensive then I thaught. I am willing to travel if it makes sense financially and it is save.
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Hi jloeffel my surgery was done in lenox hill hospital the reason why I paid that price is because the Dr thats doing the surgery is the fellow that needs further teaching under close observation by the attending.
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Do you live in the area? I'm considering it but in not sure how I'd travel with recovery and all.
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Hey evavelez....how are you doing girl? I didn't forget about you...I see you put some pick up show off j/k lol but you look great boo
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Hi nik1705 im doing good :) I hope not im waiting on you to cross over. N hell yea I need to show off lol.. thanks sweetie ;)
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That great you look good girl im happy for you...im waiting for my passport and a date from dra robles I cant wait...and yes you better show off lol...they did a great job on you
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Thanks nik im still very swollen though. N yes cant wait till summer to really show off lol. N I wish u the best sweetie. Cant wait to see your results.
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Wow, I'm sure your results must look amazing because your already naturally small. Can't wait to see some more pics. I'm also going to lenox hill but with a different dr. Im scheduled for April 4th. Hope you have a healthy healing.
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thanks justme001 :) I hope so I cant really c what It really looks like yet until thursday its my follow up appoitment.You gonna love lenox hill wish you the best.
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hi evavelez you look great and thank you for sharing your story along with your photo, I had an appointment for july 22 2013 but had to cancel because my son ws murdered and it was a tough time for me, but hoping to get it done sometime this year gods willing.
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Where did you do it at lennox hill right ?
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Yes. N every one here are great and helpful I love this hospital and will recommed it to anyone.
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Aww glad to hear cant wait for pics I'm so excited like its me lol
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Awww thanks. N I will definitely post pics :)
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Hello ladies my surgery went well I had full tt n lipo on my flanks yay I wasnt going to do the lipo but my great ps said she will do it a little. Im not in pain they have me on morphine im just swollen. I will keep everyone updated. To all that had surgery today happy healing :).. gnite
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Hey girl im so happy for you god bless and take care....
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Thanks nik I cant wait for u to get yours done :)
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Good Luck @Evavelez. Please keep us posted on your healing process.
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