2 days post op - Dr. Campos

Hello friends, I am so nervous and excited at...

Hello friends,

I am so nervous and excited at the same time. I scheduled my surgery date with Dr. Campos in Tijuana, Mexico for February 28, 2013. I will be getting lipo on my stomach, upper and lower back, then have the fat transferred to my buttocks and hips.

I was charged $4,445 by Angie (Dr. Campos' assistant). I will be flying from New York to San Diego and will be picked up at the airport and driven to Tijuana by a representative of Club Med. I chose Club Med because of the great reviews I found here on RealSelf and also because it is located on the beach and I want to feel like I'm on some sort of a vacation. I will be staying at Club Med for 8 days and was charged $1,050.

I would love to hear from you guys. Any advice on what I should pack will be greatly appreciated. Also, if you guys have any question, feel free to ask. I will post pics soon. xo

Hey dolls, So I just got back my lab results...

Hey dolls,

So I just got back my lab results and I am A ok for surgery. I also received my passport in the mail today.

Now this feels way too real. The nerves are kicking in.

YIKES!!!!!!!!!

Hey BBL Sisters, I need a list of items I...

Hey BBL Sisters,

I need a list of items I should bring, any suggestions will be appreciated.

Thanks

Club Med is so amazing!!!!!!! I highly recommend...

Club Med is so amazing!!!!!!! I highly recommend this recovery house to everyone!!!!!!!!

Today is surgery day! I'm so excited! My nerves...

Today is surgery day! I'm so excited! My nerves are better now thanks to the amazing word from my fellow BBL sisters here at Club Med.

Pray for me you guys!

xo

Hey ladies, I just got here to Dr. Campos'...

Hey ladies,

I just got here to Dr. Campos' office and he just finished giving me a consultation. I must say, Dr. Campos' demeanor and professionalism is suburb. His staff is wonderful and highly skilled. His office and surgery rooms are extremely pristine and modern. It makes you feel comfortable and at ease.

During the consultation I was a little upset bc Dr. Campos might not be able to lipo my upper back completely due to me having more skin than fat. Blame it on genetics. :-( Also he might not be able to transfer as much fat to my buttocks bc my skin is so tight. But he told me to trust him, that he will give me the body I want. He wants to give me a flat tummy, a small waist and some hips and booty.

Hopefully, I love the results. :)

Right now, I just received 2 pills - 1 to help calm my nerves and the other to put me to sleep. I won't get my surgery done for another 2 hrs because someone else was ahead of me.

I'm getting sleepy now, but will try to answer as many questions as I can.

P.S. Dr. Campos is finnnnnnnnneeeeeeeeee lol

I've been cryings nonstop, the pain is...

I've been cryings nonstop, the pain is excruciating. :'(

So yesterday was a very horrible day for me. I was...

So yesterday was a very horrible day for me. I was in extreme pain, plus I was constipated. I suggest you girls start taking stool softeners right after surgery. Every inch of my body was in pain but once I had a bowel movement, I felt so much better. I will be getting my first massage today. I will post 2 photos now. Let me know if you have any questions.

I just received my first massage by the lovely...

I just received my first massage by the lovely Maripaz and I must say it was a good kind of pain believe it or not. I feel so much better.

Today's massage hurt like hell... :'( I posted...

Today's massage hurt like hell... :'(

I posted a pic before my 2nd massage without the garment on.

A warning to all!!!!!!! I am very upset!!!!!!...

A warning to all!!!!!!!

I am very upset!!!!!!

Word of advice to all you ladies coming to Campos, beware of Angie and her BS ass promotional massage deals. She knew I would be leaving on Friday but still offered me this "great deal" of buying 5 massages and getting one free. What she didn't tell me was that you can't even get your first massage until you're 2 days post op and 3 days post op if you had a tummy tuck. So how the hell am I going to get all 5 plus my free massage if there are not enough days and they are not opened on Sundays? Also, you have to come to the office for each massage which is like a 20 minute ride from Club med. It hurts like hell to travel on those rocky roads for all that time. Don't believe her also when she says Maripaz can give you the massages where you're staying. Maripaz goes to the recovery homes to do massages as a side job. The massages you pay for at the office, she does not do those massages at your recovery house.

If 2 massages are included in your quote then get the first massage done at the office and the last, all other massages in between you should pay Maripaz under the table when she reaches your recovery house. And if no massages are included in your quote then only pay for one massage at the office bc you have to get your first massage done there. All other massages deal directly with the masseuse Maripaz.

Angie is a crook and tries to get more money from you. She had the nerve to try and charge me an extra $600 for upper back fat removal at the office when by email she said if I decided on the upper back fat removal she would charge me am extra $200.

All in all Dr. Campos is great but the way he runs his business money wise is a mess and Angie is a crook.
Mexico Plastic Surgeon

I chose this provider because of the hourglass shape he gives his clients.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
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Hey glam, do you mind sharing pics?
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Do u have any pics xx
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Angie quoted me an extra 1200 for lipo in the arms & upper back and that there are 5 courtesy lymphatic massages included its irritating how she gives out different random quotes for the same thing
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Im with imso cute..Im trying to decide between Pantoja and Campos. Thanks
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Can u do a update I'm thinking bout going to him or hit me in my inbox. How is your butt looking..would u recommend him etc
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hey does Dr Campos and his staff speak English?
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Yes. Perfect english!
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oh great thank you
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Uuuuggghhhhhhh!!!!! Im so tired of al this Angie crap!!! She will cost him Thousands so un profesional. I don't even want to deal with her anymore.
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Ditto....
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I'm dissapointed that he didn't lipo my upper back or take off more skin. My main purpose was to get a back lift. He blamed it on genetics and states he was afraid of me having circulatory issues. He also said I have a lot of scar tissue. Im just really hoping that my results are better than they are right now. I can't say he shaped me like a Barbie. It seems like everyone is happy with the way he shapes them and I had to be the 1% who is not happy. I'm trying to stay positive and hoping this is inflammation but I doubt it because he said himself that he wasn't able to do what he wanted but he did the best he could. My follow up is next week so I'm waiting until then to fully express my concerns in person. Praying things will get better. I hate to think about how much money has been invested in my body and still be unhappy....im glad you are happy with the Outcome although you didn't get everything you asked for. Most importantly above all is that you are happy! BTW, How do you post pic?
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How much does Maripaz charge for massages @ Club Med?
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One more thing. What did you take that you didn't need? And what do you feel you should've brought that you didn't have?
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So Did You Get Your $$ Back From The Upper Back Lipo You Didn't Receive?
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Thanks for the reassurance. I'm good so my family will just have to trust me.
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I have long blk sengales twist if so yep
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We may have was I with my husband?
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Hey buttgirl, did I meet u the morning of my sx, a day after ur sx, we where chatting with Angie????
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I ment cabs are every where
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Very safe ......There are so many ppl staying here that r either getting work done or have had work done .....Room service is great and there are so many spots to eat at ....my husband and I walked over to the mall twice already and caught a cab over to main street to shop at some of the stores and the open market band are every where so if you get tired or weak flag one down for no more then five bucks
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Oh and I haven't uploaded pics yet do to this darn phone
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Glad u made it through safely.... Hows the pain?
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I just have to say if u ladies r cummin here for the best work it would b in your best intrest to go to Dr Campo I met a lady in my hotel who cried when I showed her my body and the work Campo did for me and in his office ladies were asking for what he did for me using my name like its a special and its just what he does he is nothing short of amazing
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Well day 3 I can't wait to take pics my Bodywork is sick Campo don't play.......well we made a few changes in where we were stay nothing against club med but I like my privacy and for 1,500 I wasn't getting that my husband and I moved over to real del Rio a better choice for us right around the corner from Dr Campos office and the cost was only about 400 with a cab company across the street and lots of stores and places to eat
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