Location: Utah
Member since 6/18/2014


  • 1,423 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews by Matea2

Got me a new body!

Since I found out my husband is okay with this (I never thought he would be), all I can think about is when I can get rid of the tummy skin that has held me back for years. My highest weight was 270 lbs, that was at the end of a pregnancy with a 10 lb, 11 oz baby. He was my third C-section. ... READ MORE

BA Sientra round silicone under 525/485 cc - 5'9" 185 lb

Hi, I was going to wait to begin a review but I need a place to ask opinions and searching the site isn't leading me to answers. I will post clothed photos of my before and afters so my wonderful surgeon can have another great review on here. He did my tummy tuck in October 2014 and I have a... READ MORE

Questions from Matea2

Compression stockings after tummy tuck, knee-high, what gradient is best?

At my preop, I was advised to get Jobst knee-high compression stockings 10-20 mmHg. These are almost impossible to find. Would 15-20 mmHg be ok? How long are these to be worn... READ MORE

Muscle spasms after over 4 months postop extended TT with MR. Is this normal at this stage?

I had a tummy tuck over 4 months ago with muscle repair. Since then, I have had what feels like muscle spasms and twitching on my right side. If I place a hand below my ribs,... READ MORE

Can I have Laser tattoo removal with breast implants?

Can tattoo removal using Q-switched Nd:YAG laser above the breast cause damage to breast implants? READ MORE

Recent comments from Matea2

Thank you for commenting. I don't ever see the dent because I don't flex my pecs that way ever. It's on the bottom. The tops look normal. With a sports bra, they look normal. I was flexing because the left was slightly tuberous and... READ COMMENT

Oh my gosh, you're a freaking knock out! READ COMMENT

Don't allow sun to touch your scars or they will darken. Sunblock the scar sites even if you have clothing over them. You'll hear it from Amanda. READ COMMENT

The way you describe your wound, sounds like what my friend NCooper went through on her tummy tuck wound. She battled it for weeks, ended up being a Staph infection. I think she blogged on her wall here. It was last October. Anyway,... READ COMMENT

You're so awesome. They are pretty for 3 weeks. I just hope the left fills out. The bottom of it has been empty for my whole life. I'm glad I didn't imply in any way my doctor did anything wrong. He is a perfectionist and had I had a... READ COMMENT