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My Journey Begins - Sugar Land, TX

Hello everyone, I must say I too have stalked this...

Hello everyone, I must say I too have stalked this site for about a year now. So here is a little about me. Im 34, married with three kids. My children are 16, 15, and 12. I had my children young and got that out of the way! Now its time to get me back right :-). I am 5'7 and weight 260lbs. I have 2months to loose 25 lbs ( my goal) . I AM ALL TUMMY. I love being a juicy woman, I love my curves, I just hate my tummy butt. Im sched for may 7th and I am nervous... but excited and ready!!!! I cold turkey changed my diet and have started working out chicken breast and veggies only for this lady ! My doc says he will do my procedure, with a mesh, no lipo so tummy tuck only- lipo will be completed about 3-4 months after surgery if needed. Im ok with this, but I am curious if anyone has had the mesh applied??? Does it increase or decrease healing time, easier to recuperate? I heard it decreases the risk of re gaining weight.. is this true? Any and all opinions welcomed.

2 review/ love my Doc

Hello everyone! I only posted one review prior to my surgery. I just stopped by to tell eveyone that I have had an amazing Journey!!!!!!!!!!. Dr. Horndeski is the best Physician i could have chosen. I had surgery on May 7th2013. I took two weeks off from work- I recovered nicely. I have had follow -up appts with Dr. Hordeski initially weekly and now monthly. I had the Tummy tuck with mesh placement/ muscle plication and so far so good. I also had a tummy tuck with NO liposuction. I have read reviews about Dr. Horndeski. I can honestly say he has the best Staff, Liza is the best best best Physician asssistant I have ever encountered. This practice is wonderful and Dr. Horndeski has the best bedside manner. I am a registered nurse. I have encountered multiple plastic surgeons and physicians from all over the world. I can tell you from first hand expierience that This Doc by far is Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!! I am loving my results and my incision has healed nicely! I will post pic soon!!!!!

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Dr. Horndeski

Best Doc in the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love him and his staff. I felt and feel at home when I enter the office. Bedside manor is excellent. Very professional. More work to come and he is doc of choice!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait tmes
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You look great !!!!!
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Beautiful!
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You look amazing....we have similar body types so now I feel great because I have an idea of what my results may be.
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How are you?
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I'm well.
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Sorry abour my short message, my kids are driving me bananas, you look reallyyy good, God bless and thank you for you reviews. :-)
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What a transformation! Looking good honey
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Thanks :-) I feel fab!
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wow!! you look great!! ;)
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Thanks so much, I feel wonderful. DR. Gary Horndeski is a wonderful doc!!!
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That's great and your welcome luv :)
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Hello everyone! I only posted one review prior to my surgery. I just stopped by to tell eveyone that I have had an amazing Journey!!!!!!!!!!. Dr. Horndeski is the best Physician i could have chosen. I had surgery on May 7th2013. I took two weeks off from work- I recovered nicely. I have had follow -up appts with Dr. Hordeski initially weekly and now monthly. I had the Tummy tuck with mesh placement/ muscle plication and so far so good. I also had a tummy tuck with NO liposuction. I have read reviews about Dr. Horndeski. I can honestly say he has the best Staff, Liza is the best best best Physician asssistant I have ever encountered. This practice is wonderful and Dr. Horndeski has the best bedside manner. I am a registered nurse. I have encountered multiple plastic surgeons and physicians from all over the world. I can tell you from first hand expierience that This Doc by far is Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!! I am loving my results and my incision has healed nicely! I will post pic soon!!!!!
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Welcome to the community!  I am happy you crossed over from the other side and joined us:)

I have attached a couple of links to information on Mesh with a Tummy Tuck

and

When is Mesh or AlloDerm Necessary in Diastasis Repair?

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Thanks so much Kimmers25!
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Absolutely girlie!

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