ETT, BBL, LIPO...DR. PANTOJA IS THE DOC FOR ME!!!!

So far, Dr. Campos has the best results of body...

So far, Dr. Campos has the best results of body contouring, after seeing many pre-op photos of his patients. WOW..he def has talent and I def want that hourglass figure. I am 5'3 and currently weigh 165lbs. I am trying to lose 10 to get to my personal ideal weight of 155lbs before July 13. I love the fact that Campos can make majority of his patients have the Coca-Cola bottle figure!!!

Angie, his coordintaor can be a bit vague when it comes to the detailed information that is much needed. But I guess I can live with that because after all Campos is doing my surgery and not her...she does get back to me very fast and efficient.....Can't wait...

I have to spend an additional $1400 for the recovery house. I will be staying at La Casa de Lilas.

July 31st with Dr. Campos!!!! Who else will be...

July 31st with Dr. Campos!!!! Who else will be there????
Look at my last post on the supplements. If you had a GB like my sister did you may have a harder time healing post op due to lower protein levels and harder time assimilating other nutrients. I think they made a huge difference in my post op healing.
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Based on your before pix I can tell your gonna look so great! I'm happy for you!
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Hey there! Thank you for my first comment :) My weight before was 250lbs. My current is 165. I went thru weight loss surgery. I will try to lose and additional 10-15lbs to bring me at 150-155 before I go in for surgery. I LOVE being thick!!! Even though charts will say I am overweight, it doesn't matter to me. I feel beautiful!!!! And after having Sx with Dr. Campos, I feel I will def have the hourglass figure!!!!
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Well....... I have decided to keep researching......

Well....... I have decided to keep researching....I am supposed to put a deposit down for Campos in the next few days BUT I can't help but feel weird about the experience with Angie!!!! She is too vague and not at all detailed!!!!! She responds to emails pretty quick BUT the information provided is sub par, not even enough information!!!!! And traveling from the states to MX, we need all detailed information......So, I've heard about Dr Pantoja's staff, Nadia and how she definitely cares about a patient's concern and will answer in very detailed information. And she will be realistic too....I have the $$$$ I just sent an email to Dr. Pantoja's office....I'm curious to hear what they have to say.

If you look at my pics, I really don't like my upper back...it's wide...but Campos never suggested lipo there....Hmm... I know I need a boob lift/ but Campos quoted me $10,000.....for ETT, Brazillian, Lipo in upper back and waist and breast lift...
I hope you are SATISFIED with whomever youchoose...
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I am holding off on Campos and researching Pantoja. Campos' staff is too vague. In the long run, they will not be able to answer patients with detailed info that is a must for us traveling from the states AND helping us achieve our goal realistically!!!!
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First off, I didn't really search any other Dr....

First off, I didn't really search any other Dr. besides Dr. Campos. After experiencing sub par customer service from Dr. Campos' team, I decided to do more research on RealSelf. I came across many positive results in regards to Dr. Pantoja. Also the fact that his staff is very tentative when it comes to his patients, I like that!

So, instead of booking with Campos,, which I almost did, I decided to contact Dr. P's team. In less than 24 hours, I received an email from Dr. P and Nadia. Great!!! Not only was it very detailed, but there were (3) different options available to me. You can read it below:

Package 1: Tummy tuck, liposuction, fat grafting, breast lift and implants $7,000dlls.
Package 2: Tummy tuck, liposuction and fat grafting $5,000dlls.
Package 3: Breast lift and implants $3,800dlls

I am torn between Package 1 and 2. Mainly because I'm not sure about implants. If I were to get implants, I would just want it to be proportionate to my body. That's it, no cantaloupes!

On the other hand what if I got package 2 and just got a nice bra? I mean no one will see my deflated boobs, right? Aye yi yi!!! Choices... Now I am researching regrets when it comes to BA. I just want to see what it is that most of these women regretted and so far it is clothing options and the fact that they got 'em too big....So I am still undecided. If you look at my pics, I don't mind going to a full C.

Anyway, I am happy to report I have unofficially booked myself on the 31st of July. I'm just waiting for Angie's response to the payment process. Oh btw, I am definitely asking questions and it feels good knowing that this doc and staff will answer my every concern...

Oops...I meant to say that I am waiting for...

Oops...I meant to say that I am waiting for NADIA's REPLY from Dr. P's office and not Angie....Sorry about that....
Whos DR P girl?
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Dr P is Dr Pantoja...
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Thanks for starting your story here! Some women do get all that done at once, but you're right, I really don't understand how you'll be comfortable during recovery. Many, many pillows is my guess. On the one hand, it's nice to only have one recovery time, on the other, that is a LOT to take on.

 

Here's what some doctors say about doing all at once.

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Ok ladies. I almost didn't go thru with the entire...

Ok ladies. I almost didn't go thru with the entire Sx for myself. As a mom, I started feeling selfish...like, "Why should I spend money on me? I should just spend the money on my children and their needs." Well, I kept thinking about it. Back and forth I went from telling myself that I sure do want to be the beautiful person I know I am underneath all this excess skin. Mind you, my highest weight I was 250 lbs , every time I tried to go shopping, I would sweat because I could never find anything beautiful to wear. I felt inferior.

Well, my current weight is 162. I am trying to get 155ish by July 31st. I also made up my mind that I am going to do this for myself. And the way I feel on the inside will finally match how I feel on the outside. I can't wait!

UPDATE:
Dr. Pantoja's team has been ON TOP OF EVERYTHING! His staff especially Nadia has been providing me with EXCELLENT PATIENT SERVICE EVERY STEP OF THE WAY!!! I also read many other patients here on realself that have raved about the Dr. Pantoja's staff being great with answering questions, changing Sx dates multiple times, Lol...Etc...The same attention they are showing me now is what I know will be expected of them post-up...I am content with Dr. Pantoja and team....

Right now I am about to book my stay at Club Med. I will be staying on July 29th, July 30th (Sx-Clinic stay), July 31st (Clinic), Aug1st-Aug 6th, (Club Med). Whoo-hoo....It sounds like a plan...I better book now and shell out the money before my mind starts to trick me into backing out!!! Love ya my RealSelf Sistas!!!!
@jus mi have you seen someone outside photos that Campos have done? Im so torn because I want a smooth no lumps or dips..lol This will be 2ncd try BBL I was thinking about Pantoja and Grogona (implants) but I keep reading people say Campos is butt man.
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no I haven't! I think peeps should go with the butt implants the first time around...esp if they want the donkey booty or video vixen butt...going round and rounds and rounds ADDS UP! so really think about it...cause the fat transfer isn't what the "stars" are gettn...they gettn implants! fat can be lost esp if you lose weight...and start working out...can that fat actually turn into muscle? you gotta research all of that!
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I went with clubmed at the end of the day.
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Just wondering. Try picturing this position.....

Just wondering. Try picturing this position...After I get my tt and bbl, why can't I try sleeping hunched over on a bunch of pillows, on my knees, it's kind of like fetal position on your knees....I wish I could draw it for ya'll...But I am trying to figure out the position before Sx in July. What are your thoughts for those who have had the Sx already
Hi, I had a ett, lipo to upper & lower back, flanks and a bbl with Campos about 8 weeks ago. I did sleep like you said on your last comment. I had a bunch of pillows on my tummy and was on my knees. It's the best position even though its not the most comfortable one . Trust me I tried them all and nothing worked for me to be able to sleep. It's rough on the knees but I was able to sleep for at least an hour straight. I stayed at Casa de Lilas. They are great! Attention is great, food is great and prices are reasonable. I'm a mom too and felt the same way as you. After I realized that I deserve to do something for myself as well after working so hard for my kids for so many years. I'm glad you decided to go for it. It's worth it!
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@Lorena: ty so much for letting me know! It's great to hear how you slept. Is there anything you can give me advice on? Things i need? What i should expect? How was the recovery? Do you think i will be able to go back to work in 3 weeks?
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I was looking into recovery houses and I decided...

I was looking into recovery houses and I decided to stay at ClubMed. Marvin seems to be on top of his work. He is also willing to accommodate me should anything arise , like the possibility of changing my sx date. Plus i have read great reviews from other RS members about their experience with CM. I like that it is a licensed facility which means it has to have certain criteria in order for the business to continue to run. ..
I slept in like a dog position not meaning to say it like that. I slept on my back also. The way he does fat grafting he tells u to sit on your butt sometimes some. I still have same shape I left with
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I hada great experinece with Dr. Pantoja he only sees 2 patients in a day. He was very patient with me. I saw him 3 time before I came home. Campos does good work but I didn't go to him because his price was to high and he more about the money than my safety. I love Dr. Pantoja results. He to 4 liters of fat. Lipo my back lower and upper flanks inner thighs and arms I got 800cc in each cheek Stomach is small and sexy
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I was thinking of going to Pantoja but seriously after I have spoken to several girls and actually seen pictures of the horrible results...I have to face the fact that perhaps he is over working himself or something. I feel stuck!! This would have been my round 2 but Im not looking to have 50K in medical bills or bad lipo lumps. I also read things on Campos and yikes...Im stuck!
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Dr. Pantoja & Nadia...EXCELLENT SERVICE!!!!

Nadia, part of Dr. Pantoja's team, has been EXCEPTIONAL!!!! I have sent her over 80 emails and she has ALWAYS responded back to me quickly. I swear, I sounded like a basket case in most of my emails and her professionalism has shown through the emails she has sent back. She answered many of my questions with greater detail than I expected. So far, I am very confident in my decision with this team. She has shown great care towards me...and I haven't even had my sx yet.

Two more days until Sx

Hey everyone! I have 2 more days until sx. I am staying at ClubMed tomorrow and then after that, I go to Dr. Pantoja's office. Yay...Send me good vibes!!! Lord, bless me in my recovery and heal me quickly. In Jesus' name. Amen!
2 more days!!!! Good Luck. May God bless you in your journey. Keep us posted don't disappear like other girls here ;)
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Hey Lady! I will not disappear! I will be here to update my posts. I will not bring my laptop, this thing is to heavy BUT I will try to update on my cell phone! Not sure if international rates will apply BUT if they do, I will take pics and update as soon as I get home to upload. Thank you for the prayers. Love ya
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ClubMed is WONDERFUL!

Susana, Marvin and all the ladies here are GREAT! The view here is spectacular. CM overlooks the ocean and I can hear the waves ; very relaxing! I flew in yesterday for my first day stay b4sx. But will return to CM after my first two days with Pantoja.
So excited for you! Happy healing! I go in Sept and getting same as you. We have a similar body shape , so I'm excited to see what he can do for us!
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He has soooo many clients with bangin bods in the office! Many don't blog of course. When he walked in he greeted me with a tap to the chin like what a grandpa does! I'm resting very comfortably. It coz the epidural...nice. I will def post. Once I get back to cm, I'm gonna have the girls take pics in my garment. From what I know, he took off A LOT of skin from my circular tt. Ill let you know. Hopefully he was able to get a lot of fat too. I remember qtmommy blogged coz she had big weightloss we tHink all this is fat but it's about of skin instead. Either way, I informed dr p to tighten it up and do the very best. He is reassuring. Will go back for my arms....he will make incision under armpit. The loose skin is the first 6 inches frm top of my elbow...very encouraging to know it will be under armpit.
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Sorry fr typo....u ask for!
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I AM IN AMAZEMENT @ the RESULTS!

Ladies. This will be brief. Dr. PANTOJA IS SO AMAZING....the pics will speak for itself! He took about 10lbs excess skin. I don't have a pic of my booty yet coz I'm still a bit light-headed.....hubby said I look like a mermaid. And my saggy breasts look bigger coz they're not laying on my rolls of fat! Woo-hoo!!!!! GOD BLESS ALL OF THE PANTOJA TEAM!
Hey pinay.....how r u feeling? Hsppy healing!
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Feeling a bit lonely. Miss the fam. Everything is pretty bearable. Like I told teena, the garment is a b****! But from others experience, it should get looser. I had to loosen it a lil....I feel more comfortable laying down not feeling likes I can't breathe. Whew....thanks for asking.
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Awww sweety....i understand but whn r u leaving? Is there anyone else there the at the club? Hang in there ok!
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ass is huge! keep in mind I'm so very swollen.....it will fluff out. me no worried :)

Hey ladies....I know my ass will fluff out...right now its swollen & HUGE! it looks wide but I not worried coz I'm swollen. The full results will be later. But I can tell Dr P gave me the max....I'm happy....swollen coz of my circular tt which u can tell by now my sides..... looks like a chinky eyed cat lol....

ass pic.....

Phat ass!
Look at you girl! Thank you for thinking about us during your time of pain and keeping us posted.
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Aye yi yi....tere....its so hard for me to get comfortable! I'm a side sleeper. So sleeping on my backside is making me feel like my head and neck are strained. I don't like my back coz I feel like there's to much pressure on the back of my head. Ugh. I've been up for more than 12hrs.... sleep come quickly! My neck hurts...waaaaahhhhh!!!
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Alright now ms pinayyyywazz! Lol...
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items I brought with me.....

Backpack. 3 tshirts, 1shorts, 1 yoga pants, 2 underwears, toothbrush/paste, proactiv kit, cotton balls, passport, cash....

ClubMed provided: arnica tea, robe, launder services (of course) , boppy, basically all the extra things we want to get before sx....meals (of course)...oh and a large mouth cup (pee pee cup) a lifesaver! Lol....
Wow!!!! I over spent on my items list...let me unpackand put some relief on my suite case! Ur such a life saver sis! Are u getting stronger day by day?
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Hey sexee.... don't take too much...not even clothes..lol..they will launder your soiled items. Yes we will soil them..lol, not with our poop or pee but with our drainage. We really don't need much! Love ya sis
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Oh. But sexee....u can save those items for your house when you come back home....all I know is that I'm going to need pillows and if having a bbl, boppy is a must. No regular pillow will do. ;)
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nausea, headache, no rest, massage, side sleep

All those things in that order. Maripaz helped me drain so much from my bbl. Dr p leaves an open drain in ur booty. When Maripaz worked her magic in my lower back, liquid came out like a leaky faucet. It felt nice.

side sleeping approved with guidance of course

I'm now in my side. Whee. I'm gonna get me some sleep.
Hi Pinay, hope your doing a little better today. I'm also in need of a TT and bbl. I got quotes from Pantoja, Campos and Cardenas. I'm curious did Pantoja even offer you a standard TT instead of extended. It seems like all TJ docs prefer the ETT instead of standard TT. From my web research and quotes from USA doctors I only need a standard tummy tuck. Obviously I would prefer the standard TT scar. How long were you in surgery? Did you get any f/g to hips? Wish I had more time off work, otherwise I would do procedures separately, so scared about recovery process and pain. Hopefully massages are helping too. Btw You look great for 2-days only p/o it'll all be worth it. Take care
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Hey Brooklyn. There's a girl here that's from the east coast as well. In my particular case, I needed the extended tt coz my fat extended all the way towards my backside and rested there too. See my ass pic of before. :) in my case, its what gave me the hourglass figureon my waist and definately eccentuated it MORE! My results for my ett were BEYOND what I thought possible coz I informed Dr P that the coca-cola shape is what I was goin for. I was swollen, of course, when I took the first lic of my ass....mind you I had notworn my compression garment. But after wearing this m'f*****, and later having me take the cg (compression garment) off, the swelling went down and my assn believd it or not, started to take its shape. Wow. I was also retaining tons of liquid in my lowere back area; (PANTOJA leaves an open drain there, CAMPOS does not for Bbl.) So when I had a massage with MARIPAZ, (THE BEST), She went to town on the liquid I retained in my backside and all that fluid started to exit my body....eeyyywww in a good way. Doing this drainage massage on my tail where there was lots of fluid is what will give me my *S CURVE*. Amswers: I mustve been in sx for 4-5hours. I did not have f/g to hips. I prettty much knew I had a waist underneathe all the extra skin, I can see it. In regards to f/g to hips, research it more coz I'm not sure whether fat can survive in that area considering the blood flow. Massages are a MUST! Son bring extra cash, its about $40 a massage and she gives deals for multiple massages (again u have to get these massages, its mandatory). You're body will heal much faster. I'm here at ClubMed. They provided me so many things in terms of robes, clothes, boppy's....I also see many of Dr Campos girls here, pretty banging bods too! Oh by the way. My docs office made it a medical condition so, MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE was granted to me. Mind you I have to use vacation pay coz I didn't want to file unemployment, but my job cannot fire me if I need to extend the 3 weeks I'm out! The service and care provided for me by Dr P was the absolute best! The nurse stayed in there with me, while I stayed 2 days after sx.
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Re; Medical leave of absencen...apparentlyn my HR in my company tried to let me know that I am not gauranteed a job if I decided to be out for 3weeks. So, I took that as a threat AND my docs office made it a medical issue and voila' HR had to grant me MLOA. Medical leave of absence!!!
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Compression Garment = added health benefits + shaping on body

Ladies. Im feeling much better. I got to sleep on my sides (Hallelujah). I was tossin from side to side but I got much needed rest. Thanks for the love & prayers. Regarding the faja/compression garment....the first 2 days I bitched! "O I think its small, o its causing me headaches coz I feel like a sausage, o I think I need a bigger one, o I can't sleep good coz its too tight" Ladies, I am on my 3rd day wearing it and.....its fitting nicely! And when I took it off for my massage, sho enuf! My A$$ was forming! Some women say they saw immediate results....what I saw was a wide huge ass....but the wide part subsided (I was swollen, which eccentuated the wideness) lol, and my ass is turning into a bubble. I shouldve taken a pic.....I will do so soon just to show you RS sistas! So some women will see immediately but in my case my cg is assisting in getting the swolleness down and my body is taking on its beautiful shape. And my A $$ is looking awesome. Wow a FILIPINA CHICK WITH A BUBBLE BUT AND BANGING WAIST.....me like!
You look great!! Congrats and happy healing..
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Thank you Mxn
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U go mommy! Hi glad ur feeling well this morning! Have u bern on ur bck all this time? I wld hve been afraid i was damaging dr p's masterpiece ...smile. im a side sleeper i cant sleep on my bck! Is ir true per Nadia if we get a massage b4 we leave the hospital its cheaper for the first one then when we get to CM its 30.00 or 40.00???? Suddenly it went up???
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4days post op

Great improvement for thd swelling. I love the beauty change. I may not be perfect in looks but I'm worth it. ?
Question did your stitches fall off by themselve or did you have them removed?
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4days post op

Cyndi2469, I remember reading another post that said give it at least a week before you try and stand up straight, the post said better results for TT. Can't remember the exact reason, but she looked great! So I made a mental note not stand up straight for at least a week...lol..although its probably easier said than done. Hope your doing well!
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Can u stand up straight now? Im 2 days post op and wondering how long itll take
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You look great! You can see your butt shaping nicely along with your waist. Scar looks really thin too. Ugh I cant wait for my turn! Forgot about garments. I'll stay at club med for 5 days and have someone stay with me for another week in TJ. How many cc's did you get? I was told by angie 650-700 cc's. Butts have seen have at least 800 cc's. Maybe so little cuz I told them no arm or inner thigh lipo. So only flanks and lower back. Did you have to get an EKG with Pantoja? Read somewhere about needing and EKG. Have PPO so this would be pricey. Happy healing, and thanks for advice. Looking forward to hearing about results as time goes by along with photo.
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feelings.....

So I look in the mirror and what do I see? I see sagging boobs staring at me ; But you know what? I'm content with me. I came a long way. I'm happy with my results. Dr Pantoja did awesome ! We can really get caught up with our flaws, but its at that moment we snap out of it and say " Hello me, I'm going to be good to you by loving you for who you are!"

more pics ....

Love=Me
Then I will take your word for it thanks :) im ok its getting a lil easier to move
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I got the ekg at pantojas the day of sx. I did bloodwork like hemogloben and hepatic panel, $150. I did this 3 weeks prior. I know Campos slask for ekg prior too. Since I don't have med insurance, no one would do it unless I got a script from the doctor here...check up alone is $250. Not for me. But Campos does a very good job from what I see with women here.....
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Stitches are to be removed 2weeks after sx. I still have em... they aren't the ones that dissolve.
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5days post op...booty....

more booty fluff as days go by :)

I'm starting to feel the jiggly in my ass. Abd the more days pass, the more I see the results. I'm still a bit swollen around the "S" curve above my booty...which should begin to form in the coming weeks. I am amazed at the difference! Dr P is great. I especially love love love my tuck and the line!

6th day po booty is looking great :)

Def changing each day....love my booty!

"MARIPAZ" the VERY BEST!

By word of mouth, she is what Mexicans will say, "EXCELLENTE! " Ladies, post op it is imperative to get massages from her. She is like a doctors second eye. "She knows her shit!" Tons of experience...she is definately part of the recovery process. My body couldn't do without her!

Dr Pantoja! TO BE CONTINUED.....

I will update at home in California because Dr P deserves my respects in terms of his review! He CARES SO MUCH FOR ME AS HIS PATIENT! And He gives the glory to GOD! I want to be able to type every word correctly and gather all my thoughts, experience, and feelings about this humble man who gives his credit to a higher power! ? him!
Congrats you look fabulous and that booty awesome!!
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Thank you! I made a great decision.
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Hey girl, how you feeling today. Love the new pics, gives us a really good idea of how amazing your results are. Im in amazement!
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Team Pantoja!

These two young women have EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE! They gave me a courtesy call 3 days po and 5 days po...and they continue to check on me via email, now that I'm here in California! WONDERFUL CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!!!!

ClubMed....wondeful ladies!

Everyone has taken great care of me here at ClubMed. I am returning in 8 months when I do my breasts. I love having the added benefit of caring and funny women taking care of me.....plus I want the delicious quesadillas and home cooked meals, even if I'll stay for only three days, these women are fun to kick it with. There are two women that I didn't get to photograph...in this pic from right to left it is; Favi, Suzanna, Consuelo. Not photograpahed: Selena and Alicia. Cant wait to be with all of them again! These women love what they do!

Forgot the pic of ClubMed ladies!

Ohhh very good review...thanks!
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Thsnk you so much Pinay for such valuable info that is relaxing my mind and soul abt my life changing experience.! XOXOXOXO'S...IM EXCITED AND I THINK I MADE THE SECOND BEST DECISION (DR J is still my favorite). GO TEAM PANTOJA
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Looks like i will be right behind you with the breast work too! Please keep us updated. And thank you so much for your review, it has been a blessing for me and i now feel so confident going into surgery next month!
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12 days post op :)

I've been resting on my butt most of the time but from what I can see and feel, its still pretty hard and I love my shape! Hard in the places where I got lipo....it is still going to fluff out. We need to give it 2-3 months. In the meantime, I have veen healing VERY WELL! Love my results!

12 Days tummy tuck shot :)

Wow....from the way I was before until now! I love my new change! Cannot believe it! God bless the Pantoja team!

12 days, still healing well...

Love it! Still draining....I should take it out by next week....
Yes ur tt is looking very nice!
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Hey Sexee...you are welcome. Dr Jimmerson, Atlanta? He is really good. I've noticed that the women that get lipo and bbl get the small waist, nice hip to ass ratio better coz when women get tt with bbl, the difference is is that lipo cannot be performed around the abdomen area. However, after the recovery period for the women that got tt & bbl, they tend to do round 2 specifically for liposculpture in the entire body, which will enhance the body even more by doing a more aggresive lipo around the waist area, hip area, etc. As for me, I know I'm doing my boobies. Lipo? I've seen women do the lipo and it hurts more than most of the work they had done especially if it is lipo and bbl....ouch...they always mentioned the lipo bothers them the most. :)
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OUCH!! I'm definitely in for some major pain then! I'm getting the full body liposculpture with the extended tt. Pinay did you get lipo of your full back and arms too? How about your tighs? I'm trying to mentally prepare myself for the recovery...... hope all the lipo is worth it.
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Dr Pantoja & Staff.... (Aftercare)

Love the Pantoja team. The staff continue to take great care of me, checking my progress and prompting me to call should I need assistance. This kind of reassurance and professionalism is second to none! Thanks to Dr P, Nadia & Hannia....also every nurse that works for him too! God bless all of you.

RS Ladies, I am healing very well! I pulled my drain out and it was a breeze. Ia coming back for the final step in my transformation. ....boobies! And of course I will be doing it with the PANTOJA TEAM in April. I'm just waiting for them to give me the okay....Dr Pantoja said for me to wait 8 months. I cant wait. Im thinking full C's to small D's. Lol.....
Hey Teena. Everything is going very well! I had my bro take out the stitches. Whew. If your going to do it at home, advice: get your spray bottle of hydrogen peroxide. ...soak up your belly button! This helps to get soften up the scabs that may have formed with over the stitches. OR a couple days before you take them out, clean up your belly button nice and gently so that the stitches are exposed and the button is scab free. The stitches took about a good hour coz the knot was so close to the skin.....Dr P...has lots of skillz! So taking them stitches out from the button takes patience, good lighting, tweezers, pointy scissors, a good eye! Lol....
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Hey Pinay! How's everything going?
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Looking good! Thank you Jesus for plastic surgeons :))
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NOTHIING IS AS GOOD AS THICK & CURVY FEELS!

I return to work this week. I'm not going to buy a new wardrobe yet! I'm waiting til after the 3 month mark! I have already begun to carry my 20 month old.....a couple times up the stairs coz he was sleeping...but I'm not making it a habit! I'm still sore and swollen but I expect it to last over the next few months. I just want to hit up the Mexican clubs with my hubby! Even tho I am not Mexican..I still want to hit up them clubs and dress sexy....lol....can't wait!
Yikes! Im glad you got them out ok! I will probably make the trip back to dr. P to remove them. I totally dont trust my hubby to do it!! Lol
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Oh and i am so about to buy all them sexy dresses ive been wanting for so long too! Haha actually i already bought a couple in Vegas this weekend, so hopefully i will be able to fit them! Lol
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that's right! You live close to the Dr P! Hey....make SURE U GET LYMPHATIC MASSAGES! They are a must! I didn't develop any seromas coz I think this had lots to do with Maripaz draining me with liquid that was inside post tt. She does massages at Dr P's office. At least get 3-4!
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Drainage after massage...courtesy of Maripaz!

Ladies. This was taken after Maripaz massaged me. She had to use a needle and squeeze out the built up fluid in my back. This is one time but she drained me 7 days straight. :'( It was very necessary for me. Like I said she is a doctors second eye and she knows her shit! She knows when our bodies are healing well and if we need to see the doctor immediately.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE (x1million) LOVE MY RESULTS!
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Miss Teena.....hey.....how ya doin? I'm still here! I dont plan on abandoning ya at all. If there's anything I can do to help ya, let me know. Going back to work was awesome! I had my coworker do all the lifting. Today will be going on 5 weeks and I feel GREAT! My hubby & brother keep telling me I have a nice butt! My entire body has changed so much from what I was before, I am so so so happy! When I walk into stores, I can see am hourglass figure silhouette....WOW! I HAVE A BOUNCE IN MY STEP! I have beem sitting on butt and imo it did not ruin my results. I wore jeans for the first time since surgery. You would think I'd be a smaller size ....but these jeans (my old pair/fitted on) fit perfectly now! Before, I had a bunch of my skin sticking out of the top. It reminded me of baking too much bread in a pan and the dough spilling over...lol. I do keep in mind I'm still swollen although the swelling has significantly gone down. I still wear my faja. I wear it because Dr P and Nadia say its best for optimum results. I will continue to wear it for the next 2 months. I alsk feel protected in it in terms of my wounds. I get sore still and just feels good to havesome compression on my body. It does not bother me when it is hot. I do think it is getting bigger (my garment), since swelling is going down. I feel protected in my garment too. I still have a tiny scab where the drain was but I leave it dry. I dont put neosporin on it coz I'm letting my body do its thing! I do notice the scab getting very dry about ready to fall off. I know by the time it does fall, underneathe the scab my skin would have already been closed hence the beautiful process of the body as it heals itslef...again, amazing! Dr Ps office has been keeping contact with me every week thus far. I have had 0 complcomplications in my post op! Plenty to do with lymphatic massages from Maripaz AND the needles to drain spots where I accumulated liquid. Please please please get these massages even if it means crossing the border once a week for three weeks. Ask Maripaz what she thinks would be best...I know u live by there. But I want you to know that I am 99% certain that Maripaz and her massages/drainage post op had everything to do with me NOT DEVELOPING SEROMAS! I so love everyone that had everything to do with me pre op and post op. I'm still here TEENA! I will take a pic when I get dolled up againin my jeans...for now, I am bumming it in yoga pants and nice fitted tees! I love looking at my silhouette! Woo nice ass and hourglass staring back at me...I will ask Nadia or Hannia when I can start jogging and lifting and crunches...lol. take care. See ya on the other side! I am here for ya......I will not abandon you...
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Miss Pinay where are you?? Don't abandoned me now, i only have two weeks!! Lol
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5 weeks post op!

Still LOVING my ever so changing body...I've got a nice silhouette hourglass and bubble ass.....lol. I'm ECSTATIC! LOVE TEAM PANTOJA! I love and miss everyone I came in contact with in Mx. I really miss all my dear friends at ClubMed too....sigh
Congrats on your new amazing body! Can't wait to see updated pics
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I'm switching Drs, and I'm like 70% Pantoja and 30% Campos. Thanks for your review, I emailed Nadia a couple of times and can tell she's a sweetheart. Can't wait to see more pics!
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I say Pantoja! I have had a wonderful experience with him!
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2 months PO! More pics!

Hey Ladies! I'm almost two months post op! I'm VERY SATISFIED with my results. I have taken a couple pics for ya ladies that wanted more. I still wear my faja. I just feel more "together" with it on. For my ASS pic, I TOTALLY understand women that want to do a second round! Lol....but these pics do not do my ass justice. Lol....maybe, just maybe, I am thinking of doing round 2 for my ass. I want a DONK! LOL.....I am definately going back to Dr Pantoja in April/May for my boobies. The top doesn't match the bottom half of me. It sags and is deflated so I will need a breast lift to perk it up! As far as cup size, a full C/small D....I'm thinking...let me know if ya ladies need anything. Love ya all my RealSelf sistas!

MY SILHOUETTE!

HHey Sistas. Sometimes I think I'm getting too skinny! I don't do skinny....I LOVE THICK & CURVY!
Pinay go back in May with me!!!
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Girl im so happy for you!!! You look amazing!
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oops correction...3mos po!

Oos. Above pics are almost 3mos post op!
Okay....I'm down! Seriously! Lets do this. Next month, Nadia said the calendar might be up for next year! I'm going to put my $300 down.....as soon as it goes out!
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Yeah for sure! They already have my deposit!
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Your coming farther then me so let me know what dates your looking at. We can probably be on same day if we do a friday, since he doesnt do tummy tucks on Fridays! And I can pick you up from the airport on my way in.....
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BEFORE & AFTER TRANSFORMATION

Ladies, here are pics of me before & after. Its been a long journey. My last part of transformation will be a breast lift and implant. I will be doing this with a REALSELF SISTA, TEENA2202! WE ARE ALREADY MAKING PLANS!!!!! I can't wait! We are shooting for May 16th, 2014.
Dang girl. ... amazing transformation!
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***CORRECTION 2 MONTHS POST OP***

Ayi yi yi sistas! Above photos ARE almost 2 MONTHS POST OP.....I guess I feel so good that it seems like I've been well for a while. Only thing is when I try to jog a little, my ass kinda hurts where the injection site was under my butt cheeks....I'm thinking coz its a heavy ass...hahaha... .love ya all...let me know if u all need anything.....

NEW PICS 2 MONTHS POST OP.....

Realself Sistas....this is for you! AS WOMEN, WE DO SO MUCH! "AS DAUGHTER'S, WIVES, MOTHER'S, etc....whatever it takes to match our outer beauty with our inner beauty & how we want them both to match. I used to be without a bounce in my step....now, I'm walking with more confidence. I can FEEL IT! " These pics are for women just like me thinking & waiting for their transformation to begin!

BACK SIDE 2 MONTH S POST OP! EXERCISE?????

Ladies, I will now begin to exercise....definitely squats, weights for my arms, cardio, walking/ trying to see if I'm comfortable jogging. Like I said beforen my ass is a bit sore when I try to jog coz its a heavy ass...lol

S Curve! & other thoughts if mine!

Hey Sistas....you know the "S" curve above the ass? I wonder how to get that. I know one option is more liposculpture. But I will research on possible exercises. Having the scurve will def give more definition in my ass as far as appearance. I will ask TEAM PANTOJA what their thoughts are! Plus, I can get more lipo sucked from my waist to make it a wee bit smaller....hahaha...
Fantastic results! You look amazing and what a team and their aftercare. I think that "S" curve you are referring to is what my PS gave me - they said they did some lipo above my buttocks. I can't wait to see the results from it.
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Ty! I'm not sure if I'll b willing to do another round of lipo...just aggressive lipo alone will be a big recovery in itself! I am def set to do my boobies tho in May 2014.
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Thank ya luv2! I'm very happy....I mentioned this in my review..m Teena2202 have only met here on RS and now we are planning for our TATA in May! Its already in the works! I love RS & the once in a lifetime friendships.
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TEAM PANTOJA 2014 CALENDAR IS OUT!

Hey ladies! I have been keeping in touch with Dr Pantoja & Team! They are SO GOOD TO ME! My plans for getting a lift with implants are moving forward! I just want a perky full C.....that's it......no bigger! Lol...I'm thinking April. I was going to do it with my realself buddy ...I'm still hoping. We shall wait & see......I really LOVE DR P, NADIA AND HIS ENTIRE TEAM! BESITOS!
You look great. Your making me consider. Can you post recents?
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Thank you for sharing your experience in such detail! :) j had the same issues about feeling selfish and like the money should go to my kids, it's a relief to see I'm not the only one who is going (went) through all those emotions... How do you feel now that it's all done and over with?
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P.s. you look amazing! And your TT scar is perfect! I'm gonna show Dr. Pantoja ur pic as my TT wish pic :D
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updated pic......booty shot!

Hey RS Sistas! Here is an updated pic of my booty. I need to start exercising.....for real! Tonight! I want my ass to be perkier. I do see my ass stick out in yoga pants and jeans. When im naked it doesn't capture it....but when I take a pic in jeans, it still doesn't capture it either. All I know is that in person, I can see my bubble and silhouette of my hourglass figure....and I feel much more better about myself for real!
You LOOK AMAZING..you make me want to do surgery with him..how much is,it to stay at the recovery house for a week?
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Hi. I paid ClubMed $975 for 7 days. I stayed 2 days at Dr P included in the price. I am planning to go back for my breasts in the upcoming months. I still keep in touch with the office and they ALWAYS accommodate me....great Dr!! Met my needs and concerns all the way. They were there for me even when I returned to the States!
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Can you please explain to me exactly how it went..I got a consult and they emailed a quote..how do I pay the deposit?how do I get a date?when you get there do you have surgery the same day you get there?how do o get from san Diego to the clinic if I stay at best western?how can I get massages of I'm at best western.can I stay only 5 days??I'm sorry so many questions but you seem like you had a great experience and hAve a great spirit..I'm planning on surgery in March by myself but can't afford club med.that's,why I'm going to best western.thanks in advAnce..
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1Year Out!!! Still keeping in touch with Team Pantoja!!!!!

In a few words, I haven't gotten my boobies done yet! Other obligations came up. However, I still keep in touch with Team Pantoja and they always accommodate my needs! The Team and Dr have great manners and wonderful customer service. I plan to get my boobies done in the near future just not sure when. My weight has been fluctuating! From 155-165. I'm doing my best to lose 10 pounds to get down to 155 again. I love my results! My pic that I will load up does not do justice... Coz when I wear a certain things, it hugs to my body and I feel super sexy and confident , the way a thiq woman should feel ;) Hubby hasn't been able to keep his hands off me so wives beware!!!!!
Hey you im glad you are doing well. You look great.
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Hey Phat!!!! Hope you're well!!!
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Hi luv! Great to hear from you... Can u take a pic from the side so u can show RS members that are contemplating on getting sx in the bear future w dr. p?
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Side profile Booty ;)

Hey Ladies... Pics don't do justice for my booty. Let's keep in mind my before & after. I typically have a square butt & I'm Filipina so I really do think that a persons ethnicity may be a factor to consider. Like I said before, I do have a bubble butt , it all depends on what I'm wearing... Plus from the backside angle, I definitely have a bubble. I could use additional volume/ projection.... This is probably when exercise and diet play a role AND being that I am at 165lbs, I could lose about. 10-15. I am going back to Dr Pantoja in the near future.... To do boobies, not sure if I want implants! As far as my booty, I would like more projection ... But my ethnicity, my butt before sx, and the way your body will take the fat grafting are all factors to consider. Hope this helps....I would like more separation of my thigh and butt for sure. Overall, I am very happy !!!!!!!! Much love RS!
Yeah I'm good just getting ready to head back to Dr Pantoja
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Okay thank you..I put down my deposit yesterday..and will be staying at grace recovery house..for 7 days for my bbl..I was a little concerned about the recent death but know that is the chance we all take.have a blessed evening
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Sounds good! Who'd you book with? Either way, I'm glad you decided to stay at a recovery home!!!!! Good call!!!! Take care Lady! And blessings to ya!!!!!
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Dr. Salvador Pantoja

I decided to get sx done by Dr Pantoja because I was confident in the great results he has with his patients, his genuine concern for me, and the courteous professional care I received from both he and his staff. On sx day, as I was waiting in the lobby, Dr Pantoja walked in and greeted every single client/potential client, family members of the client, etc. My first impression of him: sweet, caring, humble. Dr. P does many consults. His office was always full of what seems to be potentials and returnees! They looked FABULOUS with BEAUTIFUL RESULTS! One woman from Palm Springs showed me her tummy tuck and breast augmentation and was VERY ecstatic! The look on her face was priceless. As I was called in, the doctor smiled at me. Nadia was assisting him to translate any concern I may have had. He was very funny! The language barrier was not a problem. He marked up my body and I stated for him to make my body tight with a nice shaped bubble butt.I wanted my body tight because my skin was sagging all over due to losing 90lbs. We joked a little bit more and off I went to get prepared. After the sx was over, the doctor told me he had removed lots of extra skin, close to 10 lbs from my abdomen around to my butt! When I took the first pic, I was in awe & amazement. Dr Pantoja and his team did wonderful. There was always a nurse in my room watching me, very comforting and if they had to step out for a minute, they gave me a device that would ring at the push of a button. Dr Pantoja came to check on me many times throughout my 2 day stay there and made sure to leave me each time with a smile. I told him he was perfect. He pointed up and stated, "No, perfect is God. " Dr. Pantoja recognizes that his talent comes from God the Father and I truly find this very cumbersome.....knowing that the doctor gives his credit to Him! In ending, Dr. Pantoja did an amazing job with my body. Everyday it is changing for the better, especially my butt. My tummy tuck looks and is healing very well! I am in awe of my change and what he and his team accomplsihed. Before returning to the states, the doctor saw me off, after having done my post op finalization (everything was healing nicely), he gave me the green light....but before I left, I received my consultation on my breasts....I will be returning to Dr. Pantoja in 8 months to finalize my change from caterpillar to butterfly.....he truly cares about me as his patient! God bless him and his team!

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 times
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