My Bariatric Life

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Reviews by My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life 1-yr Post Tummy Tuck. Dr. Joseph F. Capella Changed My Life at 50yo! Results Are So Much More Than Expected!

Across the decades I have been every size, from a junior size 7 to a women’s size 24. As of this writing, 4-1/2 months post tummy tuck I am a perfect misses’ size 8 jean. I never thought I could have a body like this at age 49. I lost 18 inches and 20-lbs. Here's the big reveal: 8” from... READ MORE

From Fat to Fab! Dr. Joseph F. Capella, Ramsey, NJ Transformed Me! Body Lift, Arm Lift, Breast Lift, Thigh Lift and Monsplasty

I had a tummy tuck and mons lift with Dr. Joseph F. Capella on April 18, 2013. My results were amazing. So I've decided to do a total body transformation. I am scheduled for a 6-hr surgery on October 10th. Dr. Capella will revise my tummy tuck to a lower body lift, do further tightening of my... READ MORE

"Your Thighs are Almost Model-Like." Four Procedures w/Dr. Joseph F. Capella, Ramsey NJ, THE Master of Body Contouring after MWL

I had a tummy tuck and mons lift with Dr. Joseph F. Capella on April 18, 2013. My results were amazing. You may read about it here. So now I've decided to do a total body transformation. I am scheduled for a 6-hr surgery on October 10th. Dr. Capella will revise my tummy tuck to a lower body... READ MORE

Breast Lift (no implants), Extended Arm Lift, Medial Thigh Lift, Body Lift after Weight Loss - Dr. Joseph F. Capella, Ramsey, NJ

I am under-going a total body transformation after massive weight loss with the leading plastic surgeon in this category, Dr. Joseph F. Capella. You may follow my experience and see my photos here. They look pretty good in my sports bra, but still not sure if I like them nude. I can see... READ MORE

Arm Lift Complications after Major 6-hr Surgery (4 procedures) Dr. Joseph F. Capella Took Good Care of Me Throughout Recovery

I've wanted this surgery since 2006 with Dr. Capella and I am finally realizing my dream. Dr. Capella's technique is to make one long incision from the elbow down the side of the flanks and under the breast resulting in a beautiful contour. He is very well known for his arm lifts, and has the... READ MORE

I Look and Feel at Least 15-Years Younger! Incredible Facial Rejuvenation by Dr. Catherine Winslow - Carmel, IN

2013 was a year of transformation for me. I had facial rejuvenation and body contouring from head to knee! It all began with a tummy tuck on April 18th. Those results we're so dramatic that I decided to follow through on my long-held dream to do a total transformation. Massive weight loss had... READ MORE

Butt Lift (No Augmentation), Body Lift, Medial Thigh Lift, Extended Arm Lift, Breast Lift - Dr. Joseph F. Capella, - Ramsey, NJ

2013 was a year of transformation for me. I had facial rejuvenation and body contouring from head to knee! Massive weight loss ten-years earlier from gastric bypass had left my face and body with sagging skin that aged me and interfered with the way clothes fit. After body contouring and facial... READ MORE

Breast Augmentation and Revision with Dr. Joseph F. Capella - Excited to Complete My Total Body Transformation after Weight Loss

I had been contemplating body contouring plastic surgery after having lost more than 100 pounds from gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I met with Dr. Joseph F. Capella in 2006 and from that initial meeting I knew he was the one whom I wanted to perform my surgery. I had met with several plastic... READ MORE

Questions from My Bariatric Life

Axilla dehisced and arm has superficial necrosis, hypergranulation, limited ROM after brachioplasty? (photo)

How would you DX and TX? Pix 1-2 are right arm and pic 3 is left axilla at 5 weeks post op. All wounds began at 2 weeks post op and have not healed. Still have limited range of... READ MORE

What are the Pros and Cons of scar revision by excising the scar versus laser treatment?

I had a total body lift last year - extended arm lift, breast lift, inner thigh lift, and body lift (tummy tuck, outer thigh lift, and buttock lift) - and a face lift. So now I... READ MORE

What approach would you take to correct 3-mos post op thigh lift scar migration and prevent from happening again? (Photo)

The details: I had dissolvable sutures. My surgeon does not believe in securing the thigh to the bone. I am a massive weight loss patient. My incisions run down to my knees and... READ MORE

I can't sit or lay on my tailbone 3-mos post buttock lift, and have continuous chaffing. How would you correct it? (Photo)

I have a substantial buttock but there is virtually no fat left on my tailbone. It has been painful since I was in the recovery room to sit or lay on my behind. My surgeon said... READ MORE

What procedure(s) can be used to make my mid-section smaller after body lift? (Photos)

I have excess that was not removed with upper and lower body lifts. What would be my next steps for correcting this? In the photos, I show what my waist/trunk look like now and... READ MORE

Recent comments from My Bariatric Life

Thank you for the invite. I posted there! READ COMMENT

Thank you very much. The second surgery was extremely hard but the others were relatively easy. I appreciate your support! READ COMMENT

Wow. Why do people think 50 is too old for plastic surgery? I did my entire body and face last year when I was 49. This year I did a phot shoot for my 50th birthday to celebrate how young and beautiful I felt inside and looked outside.... READ COMMENT

Thanks for checking. I did save the images. I am so excited for my new boobs. I have been talking to my surgeon about it since June 2013. The bra was around $55. You can even just try it on and snap a few selfies. I like wearing it... READ COMMENT

BTW Vicotria Secret has a bra that adds two cups sizes. I am wearing one everyday to see how I feel with 36DDD boobs. They look good and defiantly not too big for me. READ COMMENT