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How Long Does a Tummy Tuck with Lipo Take to Heal?

For a birthday gift, my friend treated me to a tummy tuck- liposuction she treated herself as well. But it was done in her country she healed fast and... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck,face Lift, Back Lipo in Costa Rica

I am planning to travel to Costa Rica for a tummy tuck,face lift, back lipo. I cannot afford the US price, but am desperate for a younger look, have... READ MORE

Best Place and Doctor Outside US for Tummy Tuck and Butt Lift?

I am looking to get a Tummy Tuck and butt lift. Since they are very expensive in USA and Canada, does anyone know the best place and best doctor to... READ MORE

Would a Doctor in the US Write a Prescription for Meds if I'm Getting Surgery Done in Mexico?

I am traveling to MX for sx. I have thoroughly researched my doctor. I will have a TT, and lipo. I was told that the US has stronger meds than Mexico.... READ MORE

What should I put on my open wound after my TT in the Dominican Republic? (photo)

I had my tt in Dominican Republic with a good doctor. This is my Tt now after 6 weeks. Is there anything I can put on my open wound? Am sending... READ MORE

TT with Lipo: Is it possible for a plastic surgeon in the DR to be a board certified member with ASPS? (Photos)

If so, would that mean surgery with that doctor be just as safe as having it done in the us..please explain in depth as iam in decision phase of... READ MORE

What Supplies Am I Going to Need if I Am Going to Travel to Have a Tummy Tuck, Liposuction and BBL?

I am considering doing it with the surgeon my aunt used in the Dominican Republic... I am from New York. READ MORE

Do I Need Travel Insurance to Travel from Canada to the Dominican Republic for my Tummy Tuck and Lypo?

I need to know if I need to purchase additional travel insurance to go from Ontario, Canada to the Dominican Republic for surgery. Also, if so, where... READ MORE

Where Can I Buy Medical Insurance for an out of Country Cosmetic Procedure in Case of Possible Complications?

Unfortunately because it is for a cosmetic procedure my medical coverage is voided. For sake of any medical complications is there a company that I... READ MORE

Is There an Insurance Company That Covers Surgery in Other Counties?

I am from the US and I would like to have a tummy tuck, lipo and Brazilian butt lift in the Dominican Republic. After much research, I found a great... READ MORE

My stomach is not flat after TT, will it stay this way? (Photo)

I'm almost 6 wks post-op. I had a TT,FBL and sculpting done in the DR. I am getting reg. massages, I wear my C.G and I have had liquid aspirated from... READ MORE

TT Seromas After Out Of Country Surgery, Who Will Help Me?

I had tummy tuck, arm lift, and lipo out of the country on 8/9. Now I have developed what I think is a seroma under my BB to my incision. I am very... READ MORE

Would any doctors in Florida be willing to provide follow-up care for a patient who has plastic surgery in the Dominican?

Tummy tuck and breast lift after care once back in the Florida after 10 days. Possible drain and stiches removal and follow up care. READ MORE

Will I have a problem finding a plastic surgeon or general surgeon in TN to see me if I have tummy tuck in Dominican Rep?

Booked my flight/appt with a PS in D. Republic. Getting TT/ lipo of arms, flanks, abs, and thighs. What If I have any complications once getting back.... READ MORE

My drains were removed after malfunctioning and my surgeon is in the DR. How long will it take my body to reabsorb fluids?

Last output at 600MLS/24HR....Please help in Illinois area. How long will it take for body to reabsorb fluids? I had one drain clogged with fat... READ MORE

Do you know any good doctor in the metro area of New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland or, Washington, D.C. Area?

I was going to go to DR for surgery but I am so afraid so many h0rror stories about getting surgery over there. But I still want a tt with lipo to my... READ MORE

If a doctor is on Real Self, and from a different country, how do I know they are safe?

I have researched doctors, and been on several consultations here in the USA. I have also done research on a doctor in Mexico. The doctor in Mexico is... READ MORE

How do I find a doctor in my area for follow up visits after having tummy tuck done in Dominian Republic?

I had a tummy tuck done in the Dominican Republic January 28, 2014. I live in Dallas tx and looking for a doctor that will follow up with me. Could... READ MORE

Dominican Republic surgery w/ USA follow-up

Is it common to have work done in the Dominican Republic but have PS in the States do yyour Follow-up? READ MORE

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