Location: Philadelphia, PA
Member since 3/31/2011


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  • 2 reviews
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  • 9 questions

Reviews by ontheflatside

Breast Lift and Tummy Tuck - Voorhees, NJ

I'm now 3days postop. I'm doing a lot better than I thought it would be. I just can't stand up straight because my tummy feels so tight. So I have to walk hunched over. The dr injected exparel to numb me up to 3 days. Exparel is wearing off because when I get up that's when I feel the pain. I'm... READ MORE

Microphlebectomy V. Sclerotherapy (In my Opinion) - Wilmington, DE

I had microphlebectomy (vein removl) on my bulgng veins on frt of legs n around ankls. 1st trtmt was dne on frt of legs. 2nd trtmt 6/18 was dne around ankls. 1st trtmt lft me wth little scars tht r fading away n the 2nd trtment lft me wth no scars. My scars take lng too heal, I thk that it's jst... READ MORE

Questions from ontheflatside

After sclerotherapy treatments, when does the brownish color go away? (photo)

I am a black female and I had sclerotherapy treatments a month ago on the front of my leg for the straight bluish green veins and the wiggly bluish green veins on the back of... READ MORE

Microphlebectomy: Will the csars fade? (Photo)

I just had my veins removed from my legs by microphlebectomy on Monday, April 7 2014. I noticed that where he took the veins out are little slits in my skin instead of pen... READ MORE

I'm a healthy 52 year old, 120 lb. African American. Is it safe to do a Tummy Tuck, Breast Lift & Butt Lift at the same time?

I'm a healthy African American female of 52 yrs old and 120lbs. I do not have any ailments or neither do I take any medications. Is it safe to get a tummy tuck, breastlift and... READ MORE

12 days post op of Tummy Tuck, I have dent on my left side. Is this normal? (photos)

I have a dent on my left side that's bothering me. My PS said that it will go away in time but I want to be sure that it will. Do my pics look normal for a 12dy postop tummy... READ MORE

1 month post op of Tummy Tuck & Breast Lift, I began to break out after using fade and scar away strips. Is this normal?

I had TT and BL surgery on May 28, 2014. I started using the fade cream and scar away strips on my scars. Is it possible to break out on a area where you're not using the... READ MORE

I'm 9wks and still have quite of bit of swelling or so I think. How can I tell if it's swelling or fat? Will I did a revision?

I still hve a lot of swelling or fat in my lowr abs. In the morning, my stomach is still not flat. My stomach seems to be protruding has time goes on. The flattest I've seen my... READ MORE

I'm 6 months po TT. Do I need a revision? My concerns: skin, wrinkled stretch marks in lower abs and not being flat. (Photo)

My ps said that ths is the flattest I'm going to be bcaus I had children and my stomach muscles stretched too much. Ovr time my stmach is getting biggr. I knw that it's nt... READ MORE

Fat transfer. Should a patient be put under local anesthesia for fat transfer from the inner and outer thighs to the breasts?

Should a patient be put under local anesthesia when they're getting fat transferred from the inner and outer thighs to the breasts? Or should they be awake? READ MORE

10 months post op and wondering should I get a revision on my procedures? (photos)

I had BL and TT on May 28, 2014. Is this a normal looking BL and TT at 10mos po. Can I use a revision on either procedure. Iv posted before and after pics to be compared to my... READ MORE

Discussions started by ontheflatside

Searching for a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Phila, PA Area

I have been wanting a tummy tuck for years! Now I have enough money to get it done. But I need you ladies to recommend a few doctors in the Philadelphia, PA area to set up a... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift

This question is for the gals tha had a tummy tuck and breast lift. Im 5 days post op. Is it normal for your back to be hurting because it's hunched over when you're walking... READ MORE

Recent comments from ontheflatside

Yes, it,s tryin to tell u tht ur doin too much but u really can,t help it bc u have children and tht kids dont wnt to hear tht ur hurtin, sore or in ur case swollen. lol READ COMMENT

After a busy day with my tt, it took quite a while for my stomach to go down. A lot of times it felt as though i was pregnant bc my stomach would get so big n tight tht i couldnt walk or had to walk real slow. I remembr calling the drs... READ COMMENT

Im sorry, i thought tht u we,re telling me to see dr bootstaylor. READ COMMENT

Where is dr taylor located bc i,d rathr go to somewhere not too far frm me bc i still have the po appts to go to and i wouldnt be able to fly back home. The ride home would be horrible in the car. Thnks. READ COMMENT

Wen i do tht abv my bb i can feel a cave in with my two fingers but below my bb i have soft tissue and skin so i really cant tell. Thx for hrlping me out. I love this site. I like how we can try to help each othr out without even... READ COMMENT