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

Mz Tamara....hope you are doing better now. I am sorry it took so long to respond...I did not get a notification on your comment. hernias weren't in my belly button..but from the huge amount of weight I had gained then... READ COMMENT

I have worked with Dr's, though not for 18 yrs.... That is neither here nor there. As for me loosing more weight prior to surgery...I had already lost and kept off 150 lbs and needed hernia repair and had skin infections. It was... READ COMMENT

I have had both male and female surgeons through the years. This was my first surgery that involved plastic surgery...but either way I have never issues with the female surgeons being worse than the male ones. I also ended up with a... READ COMMENT

Why does it matter if a female plastic surgeon? READ COMMENT

Some times supplements have stuff in them that can be more harmful than good when having surgery. Stick to what your Dr suggests. READ COMMENT