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Vaser on Upper and Lower Abdomen and Hips... One Day at a Time

So today I am day 3 post op. The whole process up...

So today I am day 3 post op. The whole process up unti the surgery went very smoothly, and then last thursday 4.16 i went under general anesthesia and in a blink of an eye woke up post op. the first day i put on my garment and was resting the whole day, and had drainage only on the first day.

in day 3 my swelling is slowly going down, as well as the bruising. I can do normal activities but when i wake up i am especially sore. i try to always keep my blood moving. more or less i am still very swollen and have numb spots all over. yet this i noticed is slowly going down so as of now I am just being patient!

i definetly do notice a difference in my shape and see a contour... basically i can see that under the swelling and bruising there is a new shape to my belly! i am so excited for the days to pass! , i will post before and after photos very soon. Please feel free to ask me any questions!

Ok! Well today I am officially two weeks post...

Ok! Well today I am officially two weeks post op. I have been noticing that I am developing a waist for the first time in my whole life! Yet the surgery, and I read that this can happen, delayed my menstrual cycle, so it started yesterday and I am bloated! They say a  lot of times that results appear in 2- 3 weeks, so I am hoping that when I am done with my period and all the bloating goes down I will really be able to tell a difference! Right now I am very bloated and at the same weight I was before surgery.. that is  a good sign because usually I go up about 5 pounds normally of water weight. I will definetly write another post in a week or less to update. And when I go back to the doctor I get my after shots and then I will post those as well! Good luck to everyone!

Alright! Well here I am at 3 weeks post op. Now I...

Alright! Well here I am at 3 weeks post op. Now I am just being patient because I still have a lot of swelling. It doesnt look like I had anything done, but 2 liters of fat were removed and I can feel the swelling under my skin. When I wake up I can definetly tell that  I have a waist, but what I wanna know is how long did all you post op people wait until you saw results? It is kind of crazy to read that results are seen for up to 6 weeks. I have heard 3.5 weeks is when most people really take notice to their results. Or 7 weeks, I guess it is different for everyone. But anyone who had abs and hips done could you give me your input? 

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Hi, just wondering, i'm day one post vaser.. and i looked like i', 4 months pregnant. is that swelling going to come down eventually? thanks
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Isha, don't feel discourage, the swelling will come down eventually. Don't forget to massage your tummy, as it will aid in the fluid retention, which will only go away after min 2 months (according to my doctor). The compression garment very important also, do wear it.
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Who was your DR? I went to Artisic lipo Sculpting Center in New Port Richey for a consultation but I hate being an hour 1 way from my Dr. I really want to have this done but would like a few other opinions of Drs closer to my town, I am in St Pete as well. Thanks
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Glad to hear your recovery is going well. Please do keep us updated! :) Good luck!
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I just had vaser on 26/05 and treated upper & lower abs, love handle, flanks & upper (inner thighs). Its been 3 days and still hv alot of swelling. I notice that i developed a waist too and feel happy abt that. I took anti inflamation med and vitamin to boost energy. I can start to see a better figure even though i'm still swelling. I tried to drink more water so that i urinate more often (and hopefully the residue of fats and anastetic will drain out together with urine). I felt much better in day 3. Last nite i tried to do a gentle massage on the tummy area on top of compression garment(which swollen alot) and notice its getting better in the morning. I was told by the clinic to come back on day 7 to do Radio Frequency to smoothen out the skin and get rid of bruises & swelling. They told me it normally does wonder to all of their patient. Cant wait to get the RF done and see improvement on my body.
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