I live in NY and starting prices for a BBL is...

I live in NY and starting prices for a BBL is $8,000. I have read good reviews for Dr. Hasan with much cheaper prices. Vanity contacted me and gave me a price of $4,500. It included surgery and 5 massages. I locked it in and put a deposit. I have a date in mind for sometime in late May. I have to confirm the days off with my job first before booking flight and hotel. I am really excited and it's all that I am thinking about! Any tips/advice from anyone that has gotten surgery from Dr. Hasan? It will be greatly appreciated!

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Hey, I just put a deposit down as well!! I'll b going to Hasan in June. (june17 hopefully). At this moment, I'm trying to find a place to stay that's close to the office. If you are too, try looking on airbnb.com for a room to rent. I also looked into the Ramada Inn which isn't that far and cheap for a 7-8 day stay, although its only 3 stars :( but I'm not looking for luxury right now! lol And if you want a nurse to come check on you at the hotel, go to homewatchcaregivers.com. I haven't called them yet but i heard its $15-19 an hour. Still trying to figure out what I need post op and where to go for the lymphatic massages... Hope this info helped, I got it off of reading other peoples reviews on here!!! Good luck and if you find out any info, please share!!!!
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Thanks so much! I'll look into that. As for being cared for, I am taking my mom with me. I'll feel much better having her with me and hopefully help me heal much quicker. I was looking on groupon.com for hotel deals. The cheapest Ive found for a good reviewed hotel was $79 a night.
Hey hun welcome to rs good luck on your journey hope u get exacly what u looking for keep us posted
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Pre op - 2 months away!

I'm 21 years old, with no children. When I was a kid I was very overweight. I can't get rid of a lot of the fat so I can't wait for it to leave my problem areas and get put into my butt. Since I put down my deposit, surgery is all I'm thinking about. I'm too excited. May needs to come quick! Does vanity provide garments? If not where is a good place to get them.

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My receipt

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Fajas

Even though my surgery ain't till end of May, I want to start buying supplies. What size fajas should I purchase?

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Plastic surgery Autopsy report: Woman died after buttocks surgery An autopsy showed Maribel Cardona died of a lung embolism from fatty tissue that reached her bloodstream after buttocks augmentation surgery. By Maria Perez mperez@ElNuevoHerald.com Maribel Cardona, the 51-year-old woman who died shortly after buttocks augmentation surgery performed at Vanity Cosmetic Center in Miami in July, died of complications resulting from the surgery, according to the results of an autopsy. Cardona, also known as Maribel Hernández, traveled from her home in Naples to the clinic located at 8506 SW Eighth Street for a Brazilian buttocks lift, which is done by extracting fat from the patient’s body, generally the abdomen, and injecting it into the posterior. Amy Spinelli, Cardona’s neighbor, said that, according to the woman’s five children, Cardona learned about the clinic through a friend and went there because the procedure was inexpensive there. Spinelli said that, according to the son, Cardona, of Puerto Rican descent, tried to cancel the procedure after her family insisted on the risks involved. However, Cardona’s son told Spinelli that at the clinic his mother, a Walmart cashier, was told that the down payment of $4,000 would not be refunded, so she went ahead with the surgery. Cardona, who went to the center with her boyfriend, began to have difficulties breathing shortly after she was taken to the recovery area after the operation, according to the autopsy report. Anthony Hasan, the doctor who operated on her, said in July that about five minutes after the operation, the anesthesiologist told him that the patient was conscious and talking but that Cardona’s level of oxygen and blood pressure were very low. Hasan did not return calls from El Nuevo Herald left at the Vanity clinic, where according to the center’s web page and an operator there he is still part of the staff. Cardona did not respond to medications and was rushed to Kendall Regional Medical Center, where she died a hours later of a lung embolism, or blockage, caused by fatty tissue. Such embolisms can happen when the tube used to inject the fat pierces blood vessels in the deepest area of the buttocks, inserting fat particles into the bloodstream, said plastic surgeon Onelio García. “This should not happen [to a surgeon],” said García, a surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with nearly 30 years of experience and a professor at the University of Miami’s plastic surgery division. Hasan, a dermatologist who is not certified as a plastic surgeon by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, was an intern in general surgery and a fellow for three years in plastic surgery. In the state of Florida it is legal for any doctor, regardless of their specialty, to perform plastic surgery operations. Hasan’s profile on the Vanity center’s web page says that he specializes in breast augmentation surgery, as well as liposuctions and tummy tucks. However, there is no mention of any experience in buttocks augmentation surgery. Hasan said in July that he had been performing cosmetic surgeries since 1999 and that Cardona was his first serious incident with a patient. In 2007, Hasan was sued for malpractice in Miami-Dade. The surgeon reached a settlement with the plaintiff and therefore it could not be determined whether there had been medical negligence. Also in July, Hasan was on probation under the indirect supervision of a doctor after pleading guilty of conspiring and cooperating to commit fraud and giving out a prescription medication,Viagra, with labels containing false information. “Those charges have nothing to do with the practice of surgery,” Hasan said in July. “I lent my name to someone I trusted and he abused it.” Hasan does not carry malpractice insurance due to its cost, he said. “Like 95 percent of plastic surgeons.” “I checked everything that had to be checked and, honestly, I don’t believe I could have done anything different,” the doctor said of Cardona’s surgery. Spinelli remembers Cardona as a woman with a young appearance and spirit, who loved to listen to Latin music and go out dancing with her children. “Everybody loved her,” Spinelli said. “She was always smiling.” The death of Maribel Cardona is not the only incident with a patient in the Vanity center. In November, another patient, Linda Escanaverino, had to be hospitalized for four days and needed a blood transfusion after buttocks augmentation surgery. Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/03/31/4031171/woman-died-after-buttocks-surgery.html#storylink=cpy
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Ok, can you please tell me the name of the hotel so that I can look into it??? U can inbox me if you want...
It's the Hyatt place. It's pretty nice and the cheapest I've found for only being 12 mins away from Vanity.

Switched from Dr. Hasan to Dr. Fisher

Hey girls! So I was reviewing some post op pics of Dr. Hasans work and wasn't seeing much of an hourglass figure. Hips are as important to me as a big butt. Dr. Fisher does seem to do pretty curvy hips so I paid a little extra for Dr. Fisher. I want to be completely satisfied with my body after this surgery. I'll be going May 22 for surgery!

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Perfect hourglass figure

I'm hoping my end results look close to this. This is perfect!!!!!!

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Vitamedica

Has anyone used the vitamedica kit before and after surgery? I've read good reviews on their website on how it really helps the healing process after getting surgery.

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What is Dr. Fisher's first name? Do you have his website info. I have a booty but need hips.
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Jonathan Fisher at vanitymiami.com. He does great hips!
Hey!! I'm glad u found the right Doctor for you!! I wish you all the best and good luck!!! I'll follow u on your journey!! ;)
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Less than a month away!!!

So I booked my flight for Miami the 21st and will be getting my evaluation. I'm scheduled for the 22nd for surgery!!! I am so excited! I hope all goes well and I don't have to deal with any set backs. I did buy some arnica pills and was planning on taking them a few days before surgery. I asked my patient coordinator if dr. Fisher recommends arnica pills and she told me no. I thought it would help with bruising but I have to go with what the doctor says. I just want to recover as quickly as possible. The only one who knows about this surgery is my mother. I've been in a relationship with my bf for 7 years and I'm not even telling him. I'm planning on just telling him I've been working out a lot and eating a lot of protein, that since he hasn't seen me in 2 weeks he was able to see a difference in my "results". I still need a few more supplies, I've already bought the urine funnel, mederma, neosporin, vedette 340 in size large and extra large and maxi dresses. If any of you girls have any suggestions please let me know! Thanks!

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Hey. Are you staying at the recovery house?
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No I'm staying at a hotel 12 mins away from vanity!
Oh because another girl and I were trying to make our stay cheaper so we were looking for another girl.

2 weeks away from my big booty!!!

I'm exactly 2 weeks away till having a flat stomach and big butt. I just pray everything goes well and my results come out as I plan it to be. I'm adding a photo of Stephanie Santiago. Her results are amazing and hope I can come close to her.

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I know! I read it! :( I wish I knew sooner. My mom is coming with me, she had to take off from work to come lol.

Free supplies

So I wanted to help you girls out by saving you some money. I like to coupon a lot and I prob spent $10 on all of my medical supplies. Mederma cream alone cost $30. If you have the time check drug store circulars and collect coupons from your newspaper. If you go to medermas website there is a printable coupon. I bought mederma cream, stool softener, gauze, arnica tablets, anti-bacterial soap, band aids, baby wipes, Tylenol, hydrocortisone anti-itch cream and a few more things I can't remember. Basically got my supplies for free lol. Also most drug stores (cvs,walgreens,rite aid etc) accept returns even without a receipt and will give you store credit. So if you're thinking your wasting money buying stuff you might not use, just take it back to the store when you're ready to go out again. Better to be prepared!!! Surgery is next Thursday! :)

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Hey we have the same surgery date. We should link up for support.
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Yea definitely! When are you flying in?
Good Luck Hun!! Best wishes to ya!
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Transportation to Vanity ??

So next Wednesday, exactly a week from now I am flying into Miami. I want to rent a car but I am going with my mom and she has no experience driving on expressways. My hotel is only 10 mins away but I'm going to be going back and fourth to Vanity at least 7 times (evaluation, surgery and 5 massages). Does anyone know any reliable and cheap transportation services?

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Perfection ????????????

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I'm so excited for you. I've chosen Dr Fisher as well. What hotel did you choose that's near Vanity? You will be in my prayers for a safe procedure and speedy recovery.
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Thank you! I'm staying at the Hyatt Place. I'll be following your journey as well!
What areas do they lipo? The receipt ays 12 areas right?
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Fresh pineapple juice

I'm less than a week away from surgery! I cut open a fresh pineapple and blended half if it with water and some agave syrup (natural sweetener) I'm gonna be eating pineapple and drink pineapple juice for the next week to increase my healing process! Hope it works! :)

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Wishing you good luck, I can't wait to see pictures
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Good luck gal
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Frozen pineapple from Trader Joes

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Did u find transportation? So excited for you...all the best
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No I didn't :/ I'm just gonna rely on taxis the entire time

My butt right before surgery

Took a pic of my small butt and once I get home after surgery I will take a pic with the same panty for clear comparison. It def needs to fill up this panty lol

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Ewww

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Hey just to let you know make sure you do a grocery before being put in the recovery home it has nothing outside no stores and the driver is not always there as they say good luck :)
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Good luck n blessings!! Will be following ur journey!!
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Arrived in Miami today!

So far so good. Very happy with my choice in hotel. Uploading pics if my room now. It's very spacious :) There are restaurants surrounding the hotel, Italian , Cuban, Burger King and a few more. I'm decided to rent a car and hope my mom can drive!!! Then I will be on my way to vanity for my pre op!

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Room

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How far is the hotel from vanity? How much are rooms a night?
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Ok I'm excited for you and I pray everything goes well glad your mother is there to help you
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Thanks for letting me know but I am not staying in the recovery house. I am staying at the Hyatt Place with many places surrounding it!

Just came back from Vanity

Hey girls! So first off, my doctor in NY was suppose to fax over my lab work and was told it was never sent. So today I went in and had blood work done and dr. Fisher will look it over tomorrow. I did not see him today. He was not in. I also had told them I bought my own garment (paid $60 on eBay) and was told I can get a refund. I filled out a refund sheet and now awaiting my refund back on my card. I had no issues with the refund at all! The wait was about 10 mins. They took me in right away! While I was waiting I did see a woman and I believe she had bbl done and she was coming out of her car walking very slowly into vanity. My moms reaction to that wasn't so good. She asked me if it was worth it. Umm yes of course it is lol. My surgery is tomorrow at noon. I did some food shopping. Bough a lot of water, Gatorade, fresh cut watermelon and bananas. I'm so excited. I hope I'm able to feel better after a few days. I don't want my mom to see me suffer :/

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sending prayers your way!
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10 mins away and I believe it was around $70 a night
Thanks! :) and I am too although it might be a little upsetting for her to see me in pain

Jokes!

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Good luck on your sx!
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Thank you :)
Good luck, good luck, good luck, and here's too more luck!! May you be welcomed on the big booty & hip side with no major complications.. Let the people say Aaaaamen!! :-)
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Today FINALLY came!!!

Today's the day! The day I've been waiting for!!! Yay! I'm scheduled for noon but want to be early bc I was told I was having my pictures taken before surgery. I woke up at 6:30 am bc of the excitement! Hoping everything goes smoothly. I hope I will be able to update you girls with pictures when I get back. The only thing I'm scared of is my mom driving back to the hotel and feeling nausea after surgery. I was told surgery will take about 2 hours and I'll be in the recovery room for about an hour. I was also told that my massages will be done when Dr. Fisher feels I am ready for it. I thought it was always a day after. So that's all for now. See ya on the other side! :)

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dr hassan is not a board certified plastic surgeon and one of his bbl patients died. doesn't sound like u did much research.
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Dr Fisher did her Surgery not Hasan!
Anyone can die during this procedure or any other for that matter....and take your time to read before writing some stupid comment next time

Yes I got a big butt

Just wanna do a quick update bc I'm very uncomfortable right now. Everything went great. I had my first massage and had great curves. I also showered today and felt so good. I'll post some pics from this morning. Tomorrow I'll take nudes and give more details. :)

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hey doll thanks for the update!!!
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Thank you so much for the update I was worried
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Wow it looks so big n round already....hope you feel better
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1 day post op!

So yesterday I was suppose to have my surgery at noon but the girl before me, her labs weren't right so they bumped me up to 9 am. I met dr fisher. Super nice guy. Just like everyone says, he really put me at ease. I met the anesthesiologist and before I knew it I woke up in the recovery room. I was laying on my back which I was bugging out about and wanted to turn around. I also woke up with pain in my eye, as if the scratched my retina or something and I couldn't open it all day. It was the most painful part. My eye. I did not feel and nausea or dizziness. All I feel is soreness, as if I was working out ALL DAY yesterday and can't move easily. I sleep a few hours and wake up to pee and drink some fluids. I walk around for about 15-20 mins after I pee. I can wait to feel better! But u have to say I'm thankful I didn't get it as bad as some people. I go again 8am for massages. They aren't so bad. The front stomach hurts the most. But my masseuse is super sweet. I get my massages at vanity.

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Congrats! Glad surgery went well. May u continue to heal well. What brand garment did you buy?
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Awesome result! If you don't mind me asking where are you staying those rooms do look nice!
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NEVER too old to try to be happy with your body. Glad you made it to the flip side. Hope you have a speedy recovery.
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Just came back from my second massage

It's not as bad as I thought. The worst part is the tummy area. It's more if a burning sensation but watching all that fluid pour put feels so good. I still have a lot in my stomach. Pain is def decreasing I can walk better and and stand up for much longer.

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Butt looks bigger in person

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I'm not sure of the brand. If you type in vedette 340 on eBay it will show up. Same one vanity uses
The hyatt place
Yes he does

Tummy looks better than I thought

I thought I was gonna have much more saggy skin

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You are looking great girl I'm happy for u I wish u a fast recovery
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Thanks girl!! :)
Your recovery sounds a lot more positive than the others I've been reading!! And makes me feel a lot better about it! Thanks for updating , I can't wait til next week!
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Advice

So I was prescribed Vicodin as a pain killer. It helped me with the pain the first 2 days then I started getting horrible migraines. My head was throbbing. I looked it up and it said narcotics actually cause painful headaches. So I stopped taking my vicodin and I take 2 Tylenol extra strengths every 4-6 hours. It helps a lot. I have no pain in my but and very little pain on my stomach. I started taking arnica tablets to help with my soreness. I am able to get on and off the bed by myself now.

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looks really good! :)
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Looking good doll! Happy healing!
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You look great!
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1 week post op!

So today I went for my last massage. Not much came out but I feel I still have more fluid (more on my left side). I had my stitches taken out and left vanity. Hoping I don't ever have to go back! Felt good to walk out of there! I don't have any pain anymore just a little sore and my stomach feels sensitive. Can't wait for the swelling to reduce and my butt to fluff. It's rounding out which I'm happy about. I'm leaving tomorrow and dreading the 3 hour flight home, 3 hours is still 3 hours lol.

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Glad your outter there cant wait to be done with them
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Thank you :)

My butt in leggings :)

So I'm off to the airport soon and decided to wear leggings for comfort and I LOVE how my butt fills out my leggings. My butt it's still very firm to the touch. Also I just wanted to say that I never paid the extra money for Fisher. I paid the price for hasan :) so I got a deal :) I guess they forgot to charge me and didn't realize I never paid it

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Amazing results!!! I'm going to him next month. I'm just wondering which hotel did you stay at?
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Thank you, I stayed at the Hyatt Place
How far was it from Vanity? Also what other cost did you have to pay after the procedure? If you don't mind me asking.

Waist training

So I bought an Ann Chery waist cincher size medium a week before my surgery. I couldn't even get it half way around my waist. I got it to fit today and fits really tight but it feels good. I'm still very swollen in my stomach and back area and my vagina is still swollen (looks like I have a huge camel toe lol) I also tried on a maxi dress and my curves look amazing. My butt is still very firm to the touch

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Did you have to get drained?? Am scared of a seroma...so even with stitches the fluid drained with a massage??
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Good question!

What a difference

1 day before surgery vs. 17 days after surgery...still waiting for that FLUFF!!!

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You look good
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Wow you look good. What size vedette did you end up putting on? Im thinking about doing the same thing. Also how much did you end up paying for the hotel stay?
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Butt looks very good
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1 month post op!

Hey girls! Yesterday I was exactly 1 month post. I haven't had a chance to update lately. I've been working a lot. I'm leaving on vacation to France in 2 weeks so I'm saving up as much as I can before I leave lol. As for my body, I love it. I'm really happy with my lipo areas. He really sucked the fat out of me esp the nasty love handles I had. I'm now down to a size small in my waist trainer. I love the compression of my waist trainer. It feels really good to have something super tight against the lipo areas. My fluids are completely gone. So happy I didn't have to get manually drained. With tight compression over time it goes away. My butt is softening up slowly and starting to fluff and round out better, not completely yet. My bf loves it. We couldn't wait 6 weeks to have sex lol. I had sex at 3 weeks post and had sex almost everyday since lol. I really missed it. Sex really does become better when you feel sexier!! My pain has subsided. I really don't have any pain only a little sensitivity on my lipo area. I still use support when I sit. I'm gonna try and use support until I leave for vacation which would make me 6 weeks post. I'll post pics up soon!

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I think you should take the photo of the lady in the doctors office down. how would you like it if a random person took your photo and post it online asking, " do you think she got her ass done"? someone may know her and her cover could be blown by your indiscretion. I am not trying to start any drama with you. wish you well.
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? I didn't ask that in the caption though. You didn't even read it correctly. It's my profile, I'll post what I want.
you said, isn't she too old to get a bbl? hows that any of your business, and to post a photo of her? just crazy. It is you blog, so Carry on! Do unto others what you would like done to you.

Booty at one month post

Took pics of my own butt bc I had no one here to take a pic of me

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Please provide the name of the hotel u and ur mom stayed at? I have surgery in September and want to book something nice and as close as possible
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Hi! CONGRATULATIONS!! Question for you; did Dr.Fisher lipo your entire your back?
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I'm looking into dr fisher but the lady that contacted me said she would drop it 2k if I pay in full by tmrw... How did u pay and who did u deal with? If u could inbox me I would greatly appreciate it!
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2 1/2 months post op!

Hey girls! I know it's been over a month since I last updated, I was in Europe for several weeks. I'm doing great! I didn't sit on my but until I really had to at 6 weeks post on a flight to Paris. I'm pretty much feeling normal. I have very little sensitivity on my back area from lipo. I wish by but was a little bigger, might be getting second round in the near future. I wish I had lipo done to my arms bc it looks extra fat with my slim body. I'll post pics soon!

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hyatt place miami near the airport
Thank you! And no just the lower back was included

Hotel- Hyatt Place Miami

I'm getting a lot of questions on where I stayed. I stayed at the Hyatt Place Miami. It's close to the airport and about 10-15 mins away from vanity. At the time I paid around $75 a night. It was very spacious and comfortable with a lot of nearby restaurants (Italian,Chinese, Spanish, Taco Bell, Burger King etc) and hertz rental car. Its a shopping center across the parking lot from the hotel. Shuttle to and from airport is included and breakfast.

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I hey what was your pre op weight
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140 lbs
How many cc's did you get put into your butt? I got 500 cc and am concerned it will end up too big. I had told Fisher i wanted 300-400cc to fill up my booty after weight loss.
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3 months post op

Still wearing my ann chery waist trainer, size small on the last set of hooks. I love it. I strongly recommend it!

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Fitting in jeans

So I had to either donate or give away all of my old jeans. None of them fit over my butt lol. I'm having problems looking for a good fitting skinny jean that fits just right. Does anyone know of any good brands that fit slim legs and a big booty? Preferably brands that I can order online. thanks in advance!

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Hi girl. Love your results. I live in NY too and am considering Dr. Fisher. I have heard so much bad reviews about Vanity and them being difficult with money and so on. However, I hear Dr. Fisher was the best. How was the recovery? When you stayed in the Hyatt did you have a nurse stay with you? Where did you get your garments? How long did you stay inMiami before you came home? Sorry for all of the questions but you seem to be in the most similar situation to me so I wanted to ask. Your results look amazing!! BTW, did he use a drain?
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You look amazing
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Hey girl! How tall are you and what did you weigh before the surgery? Your body is sick!!!
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