30 Years Old Who Took a Decision That Changed Her Life ! Positively - Tampa, FL

I went to see Dr. Stanley Castor and have a...

I went to see Dr. Stanley Castor and have a consultation with him about the procedure on May 12th, 2014. I was so depressed and sad because of my body that I was unable to loose wait and couldn't stand my appearance especially when considering that I gained about 35 pounds in less than two years :(
Dr. Castor was very honest and understanding that he explained to me the potential of the procedure (which is not a magic) and at the same time suggested me some helpful things to do along side the surgery to have better results (e.g diet and exercises).
We talked about the areas that were bothering me and they were a lot! LOL
I wanted to do my abs, flakes, inner thighs, hips, and upper arms!
I needed to do all these areas because I am leaving to my country for an event and I MUST look nice (I have something waiting for me ;p). I was fortunate to have a caring and understanding person like Dr. Castor. He agreed to do it for me but with general anesthesia because I am doing so many areas! Also he gave me a great quote (I'm an old patient and now I am a loyal one) which is 6.500$ only (considering that I am almost doing the whole body plus general anesthesia!). Not just that! He also offered doing my bra line for free! isn't he awesome???
wait! we're not done yet. I asked for an urgent date because I'll be leaving home by the end of June (next week, yaay) and should let time for healing before that. He was fully booked for the following few weeks but because he was so understanding and wanted to help me for real, he was able to get me an appointment after 9 days !!! I was so excited!.

I went again to Artisan Aesthetics few days after for measurements, pictures, surgery instructions as well as to answer any question I have about the surgery,

On the day of the procedure, I went on time and was fasting. I was so excited and little anxious about the surgery (so normal). Everyone was nice and they all helped me calm down and feel comfortable. I was asleep so I didn't feel anything during the procedure. When I got up, I was so dizzy, with a little discomfort feeling and little pain. The nurses were so nice and helped me wear the gourmet and took a good care of me until I was 90% up. I still remember seeing Dr. Castor checking on me few times and asking the nurse about me to make sure that everything is well. Also, he talked with my friend who was waiting for me and who was driving me home and told her everything about the surgery along with post surgery instructions.

After I woke up and they made sure that I feel alright, I went home (everyone helped me walk out to the car safely). The first day was the worst but it's not that awful. It's just the drainage and the pain, however, the medication worked so well for me. I spent the day sleeping and my friend is so nice she took care of me and helped me change the pads and walk to the bathroom because I was so dizzy (Guys make sure you have someone staying with you the whole day, this is important).
other than dizziness and bearable pain, there was nothing :D
I felt like a robot, unable to walk and sit or sleep. It wasn't that bad maybe because I was excited?
any ways, the second day I was feeling better and was able to eat but with little Nassau (yeah this is bad). I was forcing myself to follow the instructions specially regarding walking. I was sleeping a lot and this was good and helpful to me. The pain during the following days wasn't stable, sometimes strong pain and sometimes small pain.
Also, I was soooooo swollen! and bruised (my body was colorful, red, blue, purple and everything) LOL
But this was already discussed and expected since the consultation so that it wasn't a big deal to me. On day 2, the nurse called me to make sure that was fine and I really appreciate that (it made me feel the care).
I was able to get back to school on day 4. I was walking a bit weird (like a penguin) because I did so many areas at once I believe.

CURRENTLY DAY 27
From that time until today, I was on a diet and was doing some exercises (cardio 3-4 times a week).
I LOST 16 POUNDS!! I look smaller !! prettier !! with SHAPED body!
I sent pictures to my family and friends back home and they were surprised!
I know guys you want to see pictures of me and I promise to upload some soon. Also, I have an appointment with Dr. Castor tomorrow so I will take the measurements and list them here (before and after).

I'll update my post soon and I hope that who ever reads this find it helpful. If you are thinking about doing it, go ahead it's worth it. I am already able to see the results. IF you have any questions please let me know, I'll be glad to help :)
Sorry about my English, I am not a native speaker :S
Will get back to you soon!!
Thank you for the detailed, honest review of your experience. I am very happy that you like your results and it was a pleasure taking care of such a good patient!
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Thank you for sharing your experience with us...awww, I felt sad to hear that you felt so bad about the way you looked, but I am just thrilled to hear that you are feeling better and looking great! I can't wait for your photo upload. Be sure to keep us posted. 
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Tampa Plastic Surgeon

He is the BEST ever At Artisan Aesthetics you can get quality of care and quality of work with so reasonable cost. I am planning to do other procedures (breast lifting) and definitely will do that with him again!

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