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Original TT-one yr ago...8 Weeks Post-Revision - Scottsdale, AZ
- updated 1 year ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $8,700
- Dr. Medhi Mazaheri (Scottsdale, AZ)
I've wanted to do this for a LONG time! After...
- 19 Apr 2011
I've wanted to do this for a LONG time! After having four babies in a four year timespan (last pregnancy was twins 7lb 1oz and 7lb 9oz!) my abs and the skin covering them were not very pretty. Even though I had contemplated this for many years, it was a very short gap between making my decision and actually doing it. A friend was visiting from out of state that wanted to get a breast augmentation and the doc that I had consulted with happened to have two openings on the same day. So I decided on March 25th and did it on March 29th!
I went home with a pain pump, which I highly recommend! It stayed in for 3.5 days and when we removed it, I could feel some discomfort (no pain) within 2 hours.
I took Arnica 3 times/day, stayed away from salt and soda and have very little swelling or bruising. More swelling at 3 weeks than the first week.
I wore my binder for a week then went to a Spanks or a one piece mid-thigh body suit from Walmart (Sweet Nothings brand) that is actually my favorite.
It's really hard to tell by photos what size I am but I'm 5'4" and weigh 128lbs. I didn't take any before photos but will get the ones from my doc soon. In the meantime, I'll post 5 days and 3 weeks post-op.
Does anyone who had vertical sutures from old...
- 27 Apr 2011
Well, I'm 5 weeks today...not a lot of change....
- 3 May 2011
The only thing that I'm not 100% happy with is where my vertical scar meets the horizontal. There's some puffy skin that almost seems like a fat pocket and I don't want it to end up looking like a baby butt. I don't think that's too much too ask for after paying the amount of money we do. I guess we'll see what PS says at my 6 wk check. Posted some new pics that don't look a whole lot different from the 3 week ones.
I mentioned to the nurse at my PS's office...
- 9 May 2011
I hit the 7 week mark! Stopped wearing my Spanks...
- 18 May 2011
I'll be 4 months on Friday and am mostly happy. It...
- 25 Jul 2011
Well, tomorrow is the day I go in to have a...
- 2 Feb 2012
It's been two weeks since my revision...10 months...
- 18 Feb 2012
If you know your PS has a good reputation and your original results aren't satisfactory, I highly recommend doing a revision if possible. I spent the last 10 months in a funk because I wasn't happy with my tummy tuck. Since my revision results are what I expected originally, I can now stop obsessing and finally move on in this area of my life.
So it's been one...crazy...year! Now that I'm 8...
- 29 Mar 2012
My incision is healing nice and flat. It's still a little red but I'm sure it will look like the scar on the ends in no time. The revision didn't go all the way out to the hips like the first TT did.
Looking forward to Cancun in a two piece this summer!
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