Hernia Repair AND Tummy Tuck - Orange County, CA
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I had a gastric bypass 8 years ago with a 155...
- 18 Jan 2013
I had a gastric bypass 8 years ago with a 155 pound weight loss. Last year I had to have an (unrelated) open bowel surgery that caused what we all thought was a small inscisional hernia. I decided to get a "two-fer" (hernia repair AND tummy tuck) at the same time. So I selected Dr.Esmalian because he was not only a Board Certified plastic surgeon but a Board Certified general surgeon as well. Boy was I glad I did!! Turned out my "small hernia" was actually 8 inches long and hidden underneath the bowel incision! Not ot worry though, as Dr. E repaired it (without MESH!!!) and did a BEAUTIFUL tummy tuck to boot! I LOVE MY TUMMY NOW!! And that is a minor miracle if you could see what it looked like before he fixed it! Also he and his surgical staff were GREAT with pain control. I had very little.
Still doing great! Now working on getting my...
- 17 Feb 2013
I found Dr. Esmalian on this website/blog after googling "hernia repair and tummy tuck". I was impressed that he was Board Certfied in both plastic surgery and general surgery. He was also very close to where I live. He explained the procedure and how he could repair the hernia without mesh, which was very important to me. He also provided options for extra pain control, also very important to me. His support staf, especially Sam, was very responsive to my needs and really listened and responded. And above all, the procedure was a successful, I healed without complication AND I have a "banging body". I only gave 4 stars on the wait times because he is a busy and popular doctor, which is a good thing!! I didn't mind the wait as the office is very beautiful as well. :) So if you are out there with or without a hernia I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Dr. Esmalian. He and his staff really listened to my needs and I had a great experience and best of all a body that makes me feel like a different person.