Member since 3/13/2011


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Reviews by Madison5269

3 years 4 months post TT & 1 & 1/2 months since final dog ear removal

I am a 39 year old mom of a 9 & 11 year old. I exercise regularly & eat healthy most of the time. I am 5'3" & 115 lbs. I am going for a full TT with muscle tightening & a bit of lipo. After pregnancy, my skin never went back and it has a saggy, wrinkly hang. I also... READ MORE

1 year post scar revision & 1 month post dog ear removal - New Photos at end!!

I am 40 years old, had 2 children and was left with saggy loose skin. I had my tummy tuck with muscle repair 10 months ago on 4/8/11. I am very happy with how my tummy looks. I was, however, left with a very thick scar and a dog ear (skin that sticks out at the end of the incision). Most of the... READ MORE

Questions from Madison5269

Will the Thickness of Tummy Tuck Scar Tissue Soften and Become Less Ugly?

Hi! I had my tummy tuck 4/8/11 - 5 months ago. Although I am very happy with the results, I notice that my scar in some areas is thicker than I have seen on other women. I know... READ MORE

How Many Months Post Op Until I Can Get my Dog Ear Revised? (photo)

Hi! I had my tummy tuck on 4/8/11. I am almost 7 months post op. Although I am very happy with my results, I am left with a dog ear on my right side which shows when I wear my... READ MORE

Discussions started by Madison5269

Any easy healthy recipes to share?

I had my tt on 4/8/11 & looking back, the best advice was to make food ahead of time and freeze it.  I also found easy recipes helped a lot in those first few weeks... READ MORE

Recent comments from Madison5269

Yes, it will go away - I promise. It is just very scary though! I thought it was caused by getting too much tightening, but not the case. Just your body getting used to the tighter muscles & it squeezes everything in making it harder... READ COMMENT

My original scar was very thick, red/purple and raised. It was also crooked. That was due to stretching it out the first day, when the stitches were just put in. The nurse tried to pull me off the bed to get me up and walking before... READ COMMENT

It depends on what you do - if you are not active at work, 1 week is enough. No heavy lifting for about 2 months though. I have a physically demanding job & I took a week, but had help with lifting. I went back after a week, but... READ COMMENT

I am sorry to not get back to you - I usually am notified when I get a question. The scar revision did not hurt as much as the TT nor was it nearly as invasive. My healing from the scar revision was a few days. I still could not lift... READ COMMENT

Hi, Thank you!! My surgeon is Bennett Rothenberg of Livingston, NJ. He also did my original TT. READ COMMENT