Leslie D. Kerluke, MD (retired)
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal
My implant were done in 1997 through my armpit and ended up very asymmetrical. The right one was too high, formed CC right away and the left one was too low. My doctor advised me that they can push the left one higher and re-stitch it. I had no faith in him and left them as they were. 10 years later (2007), I started seeing different doctors for getting them removed. One particularly...
5 out of 5 stars Body Lift
After loosing 20 lbs after second pregnancy and especially lipo on my back area, my back looks very bulgy & uneven caused by loose skin. I had a full TT done in 2011 with lipo and now I am ready to have this procedure done to make my body look proportioned. I hate it that I still have to worry about which types of shirts to wear after having a TT done because of my back ! I do aerobics but...
5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck
I had wanted the surgery done after having my 2 kids - my stomach did not look the same -lots of loose skin. My advice is to make the decision and go for it - no hesitations!!!The procedure took a couple of hours and recovery was managable as long as you stayed on the medicine suggested - after a week, i was off all medication and healing very well. My back muscles were extremely sore due to...
5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BSc, Simon Fraser University
Medical: MD, University of BC School
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto
Fellowship: Hand and Microsurgery, FRCSC
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Certainly being fit and active is helpful in surgery recovery, however, regardless of how "fit" one is there is still a finite period of... READ MORE
I have been using pain pumps for all my abdominoplasty patients for several years now. It is hard to quantify but I do feel it allows my patients to... READ MORE
Although it is difficult to know exactly what is causing your current concerns, it sounds like some capsular contracture formation and changes of the... READ MORE
Certainly the goal with any cosmetic surgery is a happy patient. It is impossible to assess the overall result at 3 weeks out from any cosmetic... READ MORE
It is not uncommon for small or moderate sized umbilical hernias to be repaired at the same time as a tummy tuck operation. It is simply repaired by... READ MORE
I use liposuction with tummy tuck surgery to treat those areas beyond the area treated with the abdominoplasty procedure for contouring and shaping... READ MORE
Basically if you have extra skin above your belly button combined with laxity of the abdominal wall a full abdominoplasty would tend to give you a... READ MORE
Age alone would not be a contraindication to surgery of this type but certainly other medical conditions ie rapid heart rate and TIA history would... READ MORE