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I had smartlipo on Tuesday, it is now Saturday. I...

I had smartlipo on Tuesday, it is now Saturday. I had my whole knee area done. The inner part and about 3 inches above the knee. For some reason, my body stores fat in that area only. Not to brag on myself, but I was blessed with great genetics and have what most people consider "The perfect body." I have been a swimsuit model for many years and was also in Playboy. I have an obsession with trying to stay perfect. At age 33, it is hard. Before I decided to do smartlipo, I dieted and worked out like a maniac to try and loose the fat that was around my knee area. I got ZERO results. A six pack, and everything else was great, but that area would not budge. I never, ever thought I would get lipo, but fat knees are not cool. So, decided to go for it. It has only been 5 days. So far, it seems to look good, but I am still very bruised, swollen and tight. I read the reviews about recovery time and I agree with everyone about how misleading the company, websites, TV, and doctors are being. I am on day 5 and if I had to go to work, it would be tuff. Esp. if you didn't want anyone to know. If you just sit at a desk and don't have to move at all, it may be possible. But you would be very uncomfortable. Wearing these compression garments are the WORST! They are so uncomfortable. The actual surgery wasn't bad, but the lidocaine injections hurt pretty bad. There were a few times during my procedure wear I could feel some pain and what they were doing...freaky!, and I had to keep telling them to inject more numbing solution. That kinda pissed me off a bit. You are not suppose to feel anything! Pain pills are necessary afterwards for several days. I only had my knee area done, I couldn't imagine stomach or back areas. OOch! I can't wait to see the final results. I will be back to my 20 year old body! I will leave another review in two weeks!

Tomorrow will be day 8. I am still bruised and...

Tomorrow will be day 8. I am still bruised and uncomfortable. I can only bend my knees a little more than half way because the skin is so tight. It is also a bit hard. Still a bit numb. It is looking good, better every day. I have my follow up appointment tomorrow. I will leave another review in a few days. Recovery is taking longer than expected. At least it is looking good even though I am far from healed.
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Hi, I was just wondering my knees are still swollen and it's been 2 1/2 months since my procedure. Do you think this is normal? Also, my inner thighs are discolored and are lumpy... Thanks for your help!
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hey who was your provider?
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ho was your provider?
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How are your knees now and who was your provider? Thank you!
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Hi, I was really interested in smart lipo for my knees as well. I was also in the entertainment industry, but have been hesitant until I read your post. It seems you were really happy with your doc and wondered if I could I have the name of your provider? Thanks.
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please keep us updated, very interested to know how things are going! i have an awesome body but a polish grandmother who gave me her big knees. ha!
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It is day 13. Bruising is better, but there is still a little left. I am still a bit swollen, but luckily I have no lumps like a lot of people do in the first 5 weeks. My 4 entry sights are healing amazingly. I am STILL uncomfortable, and very tight and numb. I am far from "Back to normal" like I was thinking I would be. I have hot shooting pains that come out of no where. The morning is the worst. I can only bend about my knee half way, so I can only walk. I can't do any leg workouts what so ever, and that sucks! I am shocked on the recovery time. Longest recovery time out of all the procedures I have had BY FAR. Results look promising, however I hear it will be quite a while until I will see final results. I really just can't tell at this point. I do know they removed 1/2 pound of fat all together. It was much more than predicted. I will check in in another week. Man, I hope I am better soon. I am uncomfortable!
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