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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction
I'm 24 5ft 5in and weigh 210lbs. I had a breast reduction done Feb. 1st 2013 and I'm so in love with the outcome just a day later. MY back and shoulders use to ache daily from the time i was 15 until yesterday.
5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck
I have been stalking this site since Oct. 28, 2012 and I have to say that I have viewed and read ALOT of blogs and testimonies and I am excited to share mine. I am a happily divorced single mother of 3 girls and 1 boy. I have 2 wonderful and handsome grandsons that are my world as well. I have raised my kids by myself and with GOD's help. With GOD's help all things are possible. I was...
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate:
B.S. in Zoology, University of Kentucky
M.D., University of Kentucky
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency:
General Surgery,University of North Carolina
Chief Resident, 1978
Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina
Chief Resident, 1980
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The most important consideration in scarring is simply the type of scar an individual tends to form. I recommend silicone-containing creams, gels, or... READ MORE
Your body will let you know if you are in bad position sleeping or otherwise following a tummy tuck. The only downside is that you may develop more... READ MORE
It is not at all unusual to have edema or swelling in the pubic area for a few weeks following a tummy tuck. Sometimes this is simply due to gravity... READ MORE
Hate Being 34DD Wanted to Be 34C. Wish to Downsize 3yr Implants from 450ccs to at Least 300ccs? (photo)
I think that you will probably be pleased with simply downsizing from your 450cc implants to about 300cc. There should not be an increase in... READ MORE
I also use 4 drains routinely on a full tummy tuck. Typically the drainage is initially red since is it largely blood. Over the course of a few days... READ MORE
Most well-trained plastic surgeons will indeed "tailor" the procedure to the problems and concerns of each individual patient. For example,... READ MORE
Contrary to the esteemed plastic surgeons below, I do use the term extended tummy tuck with some of my patients. This is in my mind simply an... READ MORE
I agree that smoking can certainly contribute to problems with wound healing. In fact I will not perform a full tummy tuck, standard reduction, or... READ MORE
MRSA Prior to Plastic Surgery and Antibiotic Allergies, What Antibiotic Options Are there if I Have a TT?
It is a bit unusual for one to be treated for MRSA without a positive culture. I agree with Dr. Abramson that you should have a nasal swab culture... READ MORE
Individual patients should choose the type of anesthesia with which they are most comfortable. I have used both types and feel both are safe if given... READ MORE
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