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Location: Kansas City, KS
Joined: 21 Jan 2012
Activity: 5 posts
Muscle and Hernia Repair, Hope to Get my Flat Tummy Back! - St. Louis, MO
on 3 Dec 2012
Hi! I hope all is going good! I'm getting excited for you..How did the visit go in Nov? Is your friend that is having the same thing done on here as well? I'd love to follow her story as well, as I am having a second consult with DrH soon. So if not please update us after the 11th when she is out and doing well:) I cant wait to see how it goes for you guys and to see your great results! Thanks again and keep us posted.
on 3 Sep 2012
Yes i think it is nerve racking! I get a little sorry of breath when i think about picking the right one. Dr. Hall certainly seams great and i could not find any actions taken by the medical board against him...please let us know how you're next visit goes!
on 2 Sep 2012
Hi Girls I have been searching for Kansas City stories to glean from. There's just not a whole lot out there. So thanks for sharing the information. I had a consult last summer with Gary Hall, it went well. He was actually not feeling well that day but came in to work anyways. He seems very knowledgeable and capable. I forgot to look at his portfolio as well that day, I have only seen the photos online. I have been wanting to have a mommy makeover for a few years now. I had water-lipo and fat transfer 2 years ago by Dr. Gordon Clark in Shawnee Mission. He told me the lipo would tighten the fascia between my skin and abs and I would not need a TT and that the fat transfer would be a more natural alternative to breast implants. DON'T DO IT!! I fortunately had no bad physical results or injury. But I have no result! Stomach looks exactly the same and no increase in breast size. It is performed in his back office and seems very sketchy, I know I should have walked out when I was led down the hall to his office which had been draped and shuffled around to a make-shift surgery room, but I had already paid my $8100 and felt confident from all the info he had given me. I should have done my research more!!
So since this experience I am kinda skeptical of everyone and research extensively to find any bad info out there on a doctor. I found several law suits against Dr. Swanson as well as restrictions placed on him from the medical board. I did not have a consult with him. I plan on taking my husband back to Dr. Halls office for another consult. And scheduling one with Dr. Kofkoff in St. Louis. He comes with very high recommendation and reviews. His photos are amazing as well. Will let you know how that goes. My procedures (full TT and possibly BA) if done (I hope) will be in late Dec.
I hope all goes well with yours and please keep updating!
Funny Things Said During the Tummy Tuck Process
on 16 Aug 2012
I know this info has been up for a while, but thanks for all the helpful info! I have been wanting to have a MM for a few years now but the only time I can feasibly pull it off is around winter break my husband gets 2 weeks off work! (so he could take care of me) so for the last 2 years around mid to late summer I start researching like crazy...think I have my mind made up to do it ...then I get all chickeny. My kids are 9,7,5 I gained 70lbs with each and then end up close to starting weight just to get preggers and do it all over again..lol. I have bad diastasis recti and a small umbilical hernia. I think financially we could swing it this year but I still feel so selfish!! and the what-ifs drive me nuts...I have a friend whose wife died after an elective surgery...I never knew the details as they moved out of state a year prior to her surgery. But because of her shape I always assume it was a TT. (not trying to be shallow with my assumptions) So that seriously freaks me out!!! I also would like to get a small BA not enough to look like I had one though. Basically I just want to be the size that it looks like I am with my stick on chicken cutlets and/or push up bra. Only started out like a nice B.. then nursed each child 22-26 months.. so now I'm an ok A-B. But then I'm like I know I'll have complications and have to have a revision or replace them in 5 years.....oh I hate the unknown....and cant figure out what to do thanks for listening Anyways I love your articles..love your sense of humor and thought another hilarious thing you could add to this list was that you compared your hoo hoo to a can of tuna!!! hahaha