Very Happy with results! TT and MR -Orange County, CA

Hello. I'm 34 and have lost 75 pounds over a...

Hello. I'm 34 and have lost 75 pounds over a year and a half. Blood, sweat and tears. No pregnancies but am in need of a BL, BA and TT. I still have 15 more pounds to lose but have decided to move forward and start getting some consults.

I've been saving up vacation days for the surgery and I should have 3 weeks in January, so I'm looking at Jan or Feb for a surgery date.

I have so many questions and feel this is something I could easily research forever. As a single girl I will need to look at aftercare or maybe a nurse for the first few days. Anyone have experience with that?


Made an appointment today for a consult. Going...

Made an appointment today for a consult. Going September 16th. Excited, yet nervous. Been gaining and losing the same 2 pounds for a week now. Yikes.

Have a second appointment for a consult which is...

Have a second appointment for a consult which is also on the 16th. Getting a bit nervous.

I have a physical scheduled for the 15th so it will be 2 days of doctors and appointments.

Good news is, I'm down a few more pounds to 145.6. Would like to be 135ish before surgery.

Had two consults today. Slightly different...

Had two consults today. Slightly different approaches. Both thought I will definitely need silicone implants with my breast lift. The first consult said he could do the breasts and extended tummy tuck in one surgery. I did find it a bit worrisome that he said I would have to inject myself with heparin twice a day after the surgery. The second consult said he felt more comfortable with doing it in two stages. I felt a lot more at ease with the second doctor but like the idea of having it done in one shot. But at the same time I agree with the second doctor when he told me that as elective surgery, should you put yourself at risk with a long surgery time? Going to take a few days and think about this. I really liked the second doctor even though it might not be the one shot surgery I was hoping for. Also thinking about getting my arms done with my breasts. Anyone have that done? My gut says do the two stage approach.

Third consult scheduled for Oct 10th. Have decided...

Third consult scheduled for Oct 10th. Have decided I'm going to have my arms done. Which I know means I will have to break it up into 2 stages. Wanted to avoid that but I think its safer.

Had my third consult today. Although this Dr. runs...

Had my third consult today. Although this Dr. runs a smaller less glitzy practice, I feel his emphasis is one of quality not quantity. Will be interesting to see price wise what the quote will be.

For now I think I will wait on having my thighs and arms done. The thighs I hear are a tough recovery and Im not yet willing to commit to the large scar on the arms.

Lost a few more pounds now I'm 143. Hoping to make 139 before surgery.

Surgery date set, January 12th, just doing the...

Surgery date set, January 12th, just doing the Tummy for now. Excited and nervous.

Have not been eating so well since Thanksgiving,...

Have not been eating so well since Thanksgiving, had got to 139 but now I'm back to 144. Surgery is in 24 days gonna try my best to not gain anymore and perhaps get back to 139.

I can't believe its a week till my TT. I'm almost...

I can't believe its a week till my TT. I'm almost nervous that I'm not nervous.
Orange Plastic Surgeon

Dr. D has been great. Always takes his time with you. No rush or push into anything. There were no surprises. Aftercare and follow up were excellent. I'm very happy with my new tummy. If I had to do it over again I wouldn't change a thing.

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