Axillary Lipo - Maryland

Bad idea. Instead of a lil buldge now I have extra...

Bad idea. Instead of a lil buldge now I have extra skin that I really don't think will retract. I have a kind of bat wing now under my arm toward my back. He ran the lipo into the back area somewhat. More on one side than the other. Now I have two very different sides back there squishing out at my bra line on top. One is full and looks pretty normal, the other is a skin flap. I have already been looking into skin removal for under there. Now instead of a buldge I have gross extra skin. I wish I had been told that. He told me the back lower shouldn't be done because if this, so why did he do this area and cause what he said to avoid in the lower back. I'd rather have my lil buldge than skin flaps. Now I'll prob have a scar and more of something to fix the difference between the two sides. I DO NOT recommend this area be lipoed..unless u want a skin removal scar as well. Smart lipo would have been better with a small cannual to sculpt. Course what dud he care...he was getting paid and it's my body not his.

Axillary

Oh and when I asked the surgeon about this he showed me a pic of a lady with her arms down and bran off. Lol Umm my point was about with bra on the skin lil buldge women hate...as it was In me asking about the area in the first place. I could not even see her under arms in the pic. Mine are fine with nothing on too, the
.skin falls down But with a bra I have the extra skin now instead of a buldge.

I hate my Samsung phone.

I have to check every single letter I type. Excuse the typos. Never had that with HTC. Anyway, in my questions not being answered really and avoided basically or them being made feel stupid questions I gave up and won't go through that humiliation again. I feel he did enough I don't need made feel worse now. I'm seeing how bad it is when surgeons can't do things left and right equally. My left eye is a mess, but my right thigh and glut are a mess and my under arm on right side wasn't dome as much, but left was done more... so flip over to get back what do u have? He could do equal sides because he couldn't ....i have three diff areas that were to be matched up left and right and all three are not at all.

Wrinkle Dog under my arm

This sure ruins my night. Putting on my workout clothes n seeing this just makes me want to go to bed. So depressed. Looks like something happened to me..so unnatural

Axillary Disaster

Had Axillary done to help that lil buldge we women hate. The pics will speak for themself. Lipo on lower half as well, just a lil on outter thighs. Now have a crater in my upper hamstring area and a ledge pocket worse than before. The under arms. I can't even begin to go into that mess. They were NOT like this before. I was never ashamed of them, just thought they could be leased with a lil

Wanted a Lil Lipo to Balance out my Sides of Outter Thighs and Banana Roll Area

I now have dug in areas under my buttocks. Not sure what female wants that or has that .. but ok... So now to fix it I have to have fat taken from other places, which that Drs are not even sure I have enough to get off other places to fix it. I have to have off 3 weeks after at least. You cant sit for 3 weeks at all after fat transfer or you will kill the cells that I dont have enough of now anyway. I run risk of other lipo messes up touching these areas to fix the area that was dug in and way too much taken out of. So instead of balancing out and doing that tiny area that needed done. I now have a major problem. Blows my mind. Dr visits... flew across country even to get professional opinions. I wanted it fixed in the first place because I didnt like it and my job is one that that is noticeable... now he created lines under my butt and if you hinge at the hips at all... you now see this dug in area the size of an apple. Feels like to me muscle was damaged as well its clear now to muscle and if I follow the muscle down my medial glut to the hamstring... I can only follow it on the the one side... the other has been messed up and the size of it destroyed. Im a personal trainer.. I know muscles and I know what working out and leg work does.. I know the muscle is way different now and def. diff from one side to the other. The good side it feels like a thumb side.. the other... I cant even follow it. He did under my arms too.. one is still way diff than the other. I visited a surgeons office yesterday and he said well he didnt run the cannula up and down like the contour, he ran it from breast area to the back. Thats why my skin now lays like a layer cake and not running down like that skin usually is. All the hype of smart and heat assisted lipo is very iffy, it destroys all the tissue around and these ppl have no idea what they are taking out or not. BEWARE!!!! This too could change your life forever...
and yes.. I put 1,000,000 because to me ... it wouldnt be worth a million to have it done again if I knew what I know now..
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Need revision (skin removal, eye lid revision, lipo and more Cellulaze on bottom half...already paid twice for more filler around eyes) from head to toe. So much for a great summer. I don't want anybody else going through this

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
2 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
2 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
2 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
1 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
2 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
2 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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Michael7777 you feel like a big macho man hiding behind the screen huh? If you have nothing good to write DON'T
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I know that you can't say the name of the doctor, but was this a board-certified plastic surgeon?
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Hi Gem, I am so sorry you had such a bad experience with your lipo. This is definitely your doctor's poor jug dement. He took to much fat out. You post really helped me because I just recently had my axillary done and I don't see much of a difference and even was thinking of getting more fat removed. After your post I will not. Thanks again and I hope you are able to find another PS that can revise your procedure. GL
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Good im glad it helped u decide. My biggest problem now is the difference between the two sides. One is more empty and the other seems to have more..and since its not balanced it looks odd. Im waiting another month to evaluate what needs taken out to make them match before skin is removed
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I wonder about some ppl on here are they on here to help or are they miserable and want to just look at women who post pics of themselves half naked or fully. Hmmmm makes one wonder. Time for putting their negative spin on other ppls bad times. Can only mean lonely and no life on a holiday weekend... sad for them : /
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You want to get mad a someone. Get mad at yourself. The doctor has no control over your body's ability to contract the skin after lipo. If there is still fat there. That's one thing. That can be removed. It it's loose skin. That's your fault or your body's fault. Not the doctors. You are the one that grew the fat in the first place. Not the doctor. You are the one that your body's skin didn't contract. So of course, blame someone else. Whose fault could it be? How do you propose the doctor make your skin contract?
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Oh my. Listen to you. Lol So uneducated. Yawn. Yawn. See from what I understand Dr's are educated in this and the good ones will know exactly how your body will react. Look it up..they are taught about skin and elasticity to know. Seriously that's why they go to school for years :) Enjoy your weekend. Perhaps get a lil workout in, I hear it's good for the mood. I don't have a lot of body fat, hormones cause it under the arms and breast tissue.... lover boy.. yes I have those. Look up celebs on the red carpet that are thin n see if u see the skin under arms in dresses. Yea they have it too..I remember a particular one... n she played one hell of a hot cat women. Hehe. Ur prob fat and reflecting ur pain on others. Sad for you.
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The Dr as a professional trained in this KNEW by looking and touching the are to lipo if she was a good candidate or not he should of told her that some % of the skin would not retract and probably that she was better off not doing it this is why he studied to be a plastic surgeon so IT IS HIS FAULT and another thing you come off very arrogant and frustrated and this is a place to help each other and share experiences you need to tone it down and be more humble smh
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Thank you Sun, thst is how I see it when I look at it, one side is really bad then the other is less and has this weird skin fold whole way back. Not normal looking at all. I wor so hard at the gym and now to have this seems like quite a punch in the stomach. Course they tell you oh its swollen, oh it takes time. Well ain't no amount if time going to make those folds go away nor make that skin go back up into my arm pit. I think wrapping 7 weeks should be ample time. I was super bruised. Now these surgeries aren't my first rodeo....i had things done in the past, so I know what bruising can be like. This actually scared me pretty good. It was black purple. So he really really went at it. Which I don't understand, because he told me he couldn't do flank area because it would leave skin......hmm...yet waa ok to go in that area only what 12 inches away n go at it. Makes no sense to me. I'd think this area would be much worse than a back to mess up because of its contour. Skin has to go up in the arm pitt. I saw a video on it or maybe a pic with text..I forget and it said how needs to be minimal and carefully done. Well if course now I'm afraid if what will be in my future as far as breast tissue. It's scary...I can hardly think if he did all that....what will come my way in the future with mammograms and the like.... ugh its just literally sickening. I so agree with what you that it's sad we can trust them to do the right thing. If it's not a good idea, say...I'd a been back if all went well in the future ...now I have a flight to LA to plan for an eye vision specislist and looking into other things to fix the lipo area. I can't tell you how many hours totalled up to days..Prob a week I have spent on all this. It has caused some tension with my kids too obviously. My mom is worried about it all...it's just so unfair for ppl to play...hmm idk God if you will..to act like they can do anything when clearly they don't know what they are doing. Blah .
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That's because it's all about $$ for them. And there are no laws to restrict their behavior. AND many use reputation protection services to try and cover up bad reviews online. It's hard for people to find the correct information. I hope you have good pictures and maybe consult a lawyer. Also these lipo procedures are wildly promoted on beauty websites, it's crazy, so the general population thinks it's fine to get it done.
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ugh and I think probably a lot of the pics are general used pics they all use. Ugh I heard about this protection review thing... hmmm thats very sad for us... Ugh now Im worried
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Sorry about your situation. I didn't understand some of what you were saying... Did you get your eyes done too?
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Yea was just looking at then once again going wtf. Now I see why eyes are to go out to the orbital rim...so u don't have a gully u could lay a pencil in. Lol I almost feel like laughing at this eye surgery anymore.. who does this??! I work on a cam for work and it so unattractive the dark rings now under my eyes and how deep they are and the orbital bone all along the bottom showing now. Oh but not worries they say...it will get better with time..........orrrr it very well could get worse and sink in more as I have found. I don't usually look at ppl and see their eye bone under their skin. Lol. Maybe he was trying to make me into an alien..hmm perhaps
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Oh so u weren't near bmore? How are u thinking it went so far and was smart lipo done with a smaller cannula? I just realized tonight o have a dent in the tissue on my one leg too that I could sit on half a tennis ball n not notice it. You can feel how it goes in. Guess that why seems I have a ledye above it ..idk .. thank god its not super visible
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I'm in MD too and just had this done. What was the name of your Dr?
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Well I hope whoever you had for got a much better results I'm not liking the unnatural lines running under my arms. This surgeon obv didn't contour as im told is important and I got extremely black n blue. I mean purple and waa a lil scary cuz worried about blood clots as bad as it was. Now I see he just ripped front to back n didn't use a small enough cannula to really countour. I don't think there is any way to get my skin to go back up in the arm pit Area and stay there now. I wrapped most of the time for almost 7 weeks. Had to have it off tonight for most of the pm. Not sure it mattered much really. Apparently I'm told that area needs contoured and not just lipoed. I'll be looking into a lift.. maybe even breast lift so I can try to avoid a bigger scar under arms. Wasnt in my plan for many years to do that. I can't say for legal reasons at this point who it was. My higher issue is my eyes that are hollowin out more n more. I think I will be able to hold a pencil under the one by tomorrow am. :( I don't get it...i think he pulled a tendon or something n it's getting tighter as healing...idk I'm not a surgeon..but something is def wrong here. This was in Bmore area
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I'm sorry you did not get the results you wanted and hope you find support in our community.
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Thank you. I appreciate that. It's def a lil relief to be able to find doctors and research to know who is best suited for revision in diff areas.
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Keep us posted on your revision- how you find your doctor and how it all goes.  We are here to support you along the way!
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Thank you :) I'm doing my research. Quite scared to go to anybody at this point. I may wait till I go to LA to see the eye revision specialist to have that done out there as well. Waiting to find out a consult date on that.
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So Sorry for what happened to you! It's sad that people are encouraged to only get support here for what they want to have done and not to be given the fact about the procedures they are contemplating. Now we are supporting you for getting revisions. I would recommend to look and get recommendations for surgeons who do reconstruction surgery but not from this site. I think it would be especially great to find one who does not do liposuction. Again, I'm so sorry this has happened and if you get a chance read my review and you can see I have experience with this myself (in another body part). Let us know how you make out.
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I know, Jill, it's so sad she didn't get the results she wanted; it's really looks more than that though; it looks like she was disfigured. And the doc didn't even understand what he was doing because he figured women didn't wear bras and didn't want that kind of bulge and he couldn't do things evenly. Now she has to face the expense of getting that fixed. I wonder what can be done to prevent this sort of thing :(
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Ugh I'm sorry for you as well then. It's very upsetting and life almost pausing for lack of knowing what to call how this kinda thing affects us. I'll def check out your review. I sure didn't expect to have folds of skin like stacked now. I'm so sick of wrapping it. It makes my back hurts and my neck hurt. It's not natural to have that wrapped tight around there. It also can push down on your breast area if not careful ( no women wants that). I was told before surgery when I asked ....that I didn't need to worry with getting g anything post op to wrap or use for compression because it's such a small area. Well that "small" area turns out it's the size if a hand print. As I mentioned, of course u go taking all that out if there you will have droop in the breast even more than before too. I knew right away it wasn't going to go well. I tried to ask at 2 weeks post op and realized there was no use. I was being made feel dumb. Showed me a pic of a lady with her arms down ..hmmm yea that's not exactly where the issue it. I didn't have it wrapped last night. I'm slacking off on it some now this week. Just a lil. I'm finding all that wrapping really isn't making any different anyway. I'm having better results in the lower half than there....and my right side of the lower half...that's not saying much lol its got issues and I'll be looking into smart lipo to smooth the right leg more or remove what he left. Far as axillary...idk if its even the axillary once it's under the arm.. that I'm quite sure will need skin taken off. How sad is that. I worked out since I was 16. I don't go on vacation without working out n have stayed within 5 pounds of my weigh all my life cept 2 kids I went to 153pounds with both and now I gotta get an area like that cut out n have a scar. It's just unreal and blows my mind. I had Tummy tuck of course cuz I'm a personal trainer and could never get my abs as flat as before. Now this. Kids can wreck your boobs and stomach but didn't expect to have this happen. Feel like I'm in a vortex nightmare... i may have to have the back behind bra matched up too, dear God I hope I don't need a scar farther out than under arm. I'll go postal.
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I wonder if you can consider filing a law suit? I would also start visiting your regular doc and have her or him document the pain you are feeling so that if possible insurance could cover a revision. I think lipo is a dangerous procedure but people don't want to believe it and always get mad when I try to point that out. I went to my docs office and the nurse practitioner could see I had a bad result and she said:I guess you don't want more lipo (to smooth it out) and I said: No! So here I am with a body that is so not the body I started with; I am misshapen and it gets worse with time. I'm stunned at how I have changed in just 3 years. When I think about being with someone in a relationship I just fear having someone see my body. My breasts have increased in size to like when I was nursing a baby. It's very uncomfortable and it makes me look heavy all over. Anyway....keep us updated.
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Again thank you. This site def helps and shows us different surgeons to consider...if only I had heard of it before mine... ugh
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