Member since 10/13/2012


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  • 2 reviews
  • 7 questions

Reviews by SDCM

Great Experience with Dr. Barach - Schenectady, NY

I have wanted a Tummy Tuck since fat accumulation that never improved after pregnancy, regardless of exercise and diet- including going down to a smaller size and lower weight than I started at before my first pregnancy. I was in the best hands under Dr. Barach and his team. They work together... READ MORE

So Excited! 2-step Process from TT to Lipo, May 23rd!! - Schenectady, NY

I had a TT in October of 2012 and decided to put off the Lipo (hips, saddlebags that extend slightly under my butt, too). I think I am going to like that I have done this in two steps... The TT recovery was tougher than I expected since my "fleur de lis" incision opened up a little since I had a... READ MORE

Questions from SDCM

Burning After Sneeze, Tummy Tuck?

I am 8 days PO & sneezed, unable to grab a pillow to put pressure on my belly- did my best with my arms, but now I've had a (bearable) burning sensation for a few hours.... READ MORE

Fleur De Lis TT Complication?

12 days PO, 2 days ago bleeding began at the intersection of the incision. I was directed to wash it regulary and after drying each time to keep it moist with bacitracin. Will... READ MORE

How Long Should I "Log Roll" Following TT?

I'd just like some extra opinions on how long I should "log roll" out of bed following a TT. I am 18 days PO, and aside from a wound from fleur de lis and some new swelling... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck- Bear Hugged/picked Up, 4 Wks PO?

Was at a gathering and a friend picked me up, bear hug style, off my feet. I immediately reminded him, as he forgot about my surgery. My belly button is now burning a bit- Ok... READ MORE

Can Reverting to Stomach Sleeping Loosen MR?

A life-long stomach sleeper, I found myself favoring my side in the 10 weeks following my TT (which was early Oct. '12). I reverted to stomach sleeping one night, I find myself... READ MORE

Realistic- Bathing Suit 5 Weeks After Lipo?

Of course I will ask my Dr. what expectations I should have and will to follow his after care instructions to a "T"... Is it reasonable in some opinions to think I could be in... READ MORE

No Stage Two Garment?

Not given a stage two garment from my PS, should I ask whether I should consider ordering one? I see that the majority of patients report having stage two in addition to the... READ MORE