Location: Gretna, LA
Member since 6/3/2014


  • 15 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 5 questions

Reviews by cleofet

61 Years Old Mother of 4 Grandmother of 5. I Had Lap Band in 07 Lost 80 Pounds. Extended TT with Muscle Repair and Arm Lift.

I was tired of carrying around the hanging apron and the top stomach that no matter how much exercise I did got no smaller. I was tired of the flapping of skin when I would play with my grand babies and also the rashes were becoming more and more frequent. Dr Khoobehi came highly recommended... READ MORE

54 Yeas Old Mother of 4 Adult Children. Retired from Federal Civil Service - Marrero, LA

5'2" tall with bad back pain and knees. Could not walk more then a block or climb a flight of step without being out of breath and in pain. Husband had it 6 months before me and I decided I was worth it. My insurance paid for it which was one of the deciding factors in my actual decision to... READ MORE

Questions from cleofet

What can I put on the open wound under my arm pit to get this to heal? (photos)

I had an arm lift and TT on May 16th 2014 5 weeks ago. Under my pits especially on the left side there is an opening that keeps oozing and is wet. The PS looked at it at the... READ MORE

Swelling & weird numbness 6 weeks post Extended Tummy Tuck with muscle repair.

I am 6 weeks post op Extended TT with muscle repair, arm lift and  lipo on 5 areas.  i am 61 years old.  PS said last week that I did not have to wear the... READ MORE

I still have pulling and burning sensation 2 months after TT and arm lift. Is this normal?

TT/muscle repair & arm lift 2 months ago. not worried about swelling but this pulling burning feeling in both these areas has me a bit concerned. I also had lipo in 5 areas. My... READ MORE

4 months after arm lift - when I wear my bra, I have a very noticeable bulge on the top back of my arms. Normal? (Photo)

Arms look good and scares healing well but when I wear my bra I have a very noticeable bulge on the top back of my arms. I was thinking it needed a little more lipo . doctor... READ MORE

Recent comments from cleofet

I am pretty sure I know the answer to this but I am very interested to hear what the doctors say. someone please answer this. Thanks READ COMMENT

I turned 61 on May 11th and on May 16th I had an extended TT w/muscle repair, arm lift an lipo in 5 places. An the PS through in removal of an annoying cyst between my eyebrows. I can't stop looming at myself. For the first time in... READ COMMENT

Support groups on line. You have to watch which ones you choose. Some are full of band haters and there is just to much drama. Two that I belong to are obesity BariatricFoodie. Com or org not sure which. READ COMMENT

Thanks so much. Being so far out from being banded in 2007 I don't get many complements anymore. The TT has brought a few though. READ COMMENT

HW =235 weight before extended TT with muscle repair and arm lift 161.8 (TT & arm lift on May 16th 2014) and now 148.6. READ COMMENT