Location: Spring Valley, WI
Member since 5/7/2014


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Reviews by nativeprincess35

Panniculectomy & Hernia repair....46 yr old

I had gastric bypass back in 2000. I have maintained a 150+ lb weight loss and now need hernia repair and a panniculectomy. Been having issues with my pannus since a hysterectomy in 2012 leaving me unable to get much physical activity in. I have platued at my current weight for over a year... READ MORE

Vertical Banded Gastroplasty - Minneapolis, MN

The decision to have surgery was after years of being over 500 lbs. My health was starting to deteriorate too much and I had no real quality of life left. My surgery seemed to have gone very easy and recovery was a lot easier than I expected. I have lost 150+ lbs and maintained the loss... READ MORE

Questions from nativeprincess35

Where are the incisions when having strictly a Panniculectomy done? No other body contouring.

Highest wt 500+ lbs and I have plateaued at have an incisional hernia below belly button. A hysterectomy in '12 has left my pannus more cumbersome and painful,... READ MORE

Recent comments from nativeprincess35

I have a bit of a pain in my left arm, but not pins and needles so they don't suspect it is from the neck issue. Who knows. I went through the first diagnostic nerve block last week, do round 2 next week. If all ok and insurance... READ COMMENT

I will visit with my PS again in OCT to see what can be done to help with my results. Unfortunately my results are from complications afterward where I had to heal differently. I am guessing it won't be covered by insurance so I don't... READ COMMENT

I am sorry you are not happy with your results. READ COMMENT

I do see the loose skin still....and unfortunately with a Panni they are only supposed to take the skin under the belly button. So I can see where the results will be less than ideal when you have lots of loose skin on top too. Did... READ COMMENT

The lopsidedness will hopefully get better as time goes on. check with your PS on that. READ COMMENT