Vaser Lipo on Upper, Lower Abs & Sides/Flanks - South Yorkshire, UK

Hi, I am new to this forum, but I read lots of...

Hi, I am new to this forum, but I read lots of reviews before going ahead with my procedure and it helped me to make my decision so I hope my review helps someone else. I am 41 slim 126lbs size 10 uk, 5ft 2.5, go to the gym, eat healthily and am of good health. After two children I had loose skin on my upper abs and an overhang on my lower abs which I hated and really struggled to get rid of. I decided to have vaser lipo on my upper and lower abs.

Surgery

I had the surgery at 5:30 pm on Tuesday 16th July, the procedure took around an hour and a half and I have to say I didn't feel any pain, maybe odd twinges (on a scale of 1 to 10 maybe a 3.5) but nothing unbearable at all. My surgeon commented that I must have a high pain thresh hold, not sure?? But if definitely was not painful at all. After the surgery I was put straight into my compression garment and probably the worst bit is the leaking. It was running down my legs! I went home at around 7:30 pm and just lay down watching tv. I had been taking arnica 30 for 5 days and some prescribed antibiotics since the day before but on a whole I felt fine. I slept ok a bit restless - mainly due to the garment being wet with blood and other fluid leaking from the incisions. The next day I got up felt fine, just a bit stiff, after some breakfast and getting kids off to school I decided to take the garment off (really needed to wash it) and have a shower. It is a bit scary taking it off as you don't know what to expect, but it needed to come off. I did feel a bit light headed when I took it of and I needed to go and sit down for 10 mins. I got in the shower and gave the area some massage (as advised by the surgeon) to encourage more draining of fluid. I took some after pics and I could see a huge difference. My sides don't bulge and my to march is much flatter. I hardly leaked the next day and again I felt well.

Bruising

I went back to work on Thursday and just took it easy, I didn't take any pain killers as I didn't need them. I bought another garment as its not practical to only have one. I noticed that the bruising started to come out about 3-4 days post surgery, but it was just bruising. I think on a whole you have to be patient with this procedure as some days I felt that it started to look worse, it changes every day. I have had some lumpiness and every other day I have massaged the area which seems to be beneficial. I started a course of endermologie as recommended by the surgeon, which is actually more painful than the surgery ! But I am determined to do whatever it takes to get the best results.

7 weeks PO

I am now 7weeks post op and only wearing my garment at night (hooray), I have been on holiday so didn't wear my garment 24/7, I actually found that it started to look better without it so really only wore it at night last week as well.

I still have a bit of maybe swelling on one side but it is very slight I am due to see my consultant mid September so will discuss this with him, but on a whole I am really happy with the results and can see that every week that passes it looks better :))).
London Plastic Surgeon

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u look absolutely lovely x
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The price seems very good for all the areas,especially in the UK . £1747 UK pounds. Is this correct,or did you mean £2770 UK pounds and not US dollars?
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Even so I was looking for a cheaper alternative in Poland and found a very reputable vaser surgeon who was trained by a Dr in the UK,he wanted to charge me £2600 for upper/lower abs and waist,which is not fat or over hang,but very tight,with just a protruding belly!! If you add on plane fares and accommodation/spending money,then I would be better off going to Sultan. It is NOT always cheaper in Eastern Europe!
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Hey, I had my surgery at the same place with sultan last Tuesday, did you get a burning and pulling sensation with yours post surgery?? Sultan is amazabubbles - so pleased x
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Hi, sorry for late response I have been away. I had some slight pulling sensations but I think that is just normal, I haven't really had any pain at all, I agree sultan was great!
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what is the name of the surgery/clinic. you look amazing, i would like to get the same results. thank xxxx
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Hi, I had my surgery through elements in Doncaster
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Hi hope you are felling better, I have a question how much arnica are you taking a day?
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Hi, I was taking 2 four times a day, 5 days before the surgery up until 7 days after to minimise the bruising. I had very little bruising so I guess it worked .
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