3 months after smart Lipo, deformities, swelling hard lumps. (photos)
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There is a difference between a Cosmetic Surgeon and a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Many patients get confused but a "Cosmetic Surgeon" is a name any doctor can give themselves.!!!! If they are a board certified Plastic Surgeon, it means they did a full residency in plastic surgery and passed the written and oral examination. As a board certified plastic surgeon, i am continuously frustrated when regular doctors or facial surgeons (which means they did an ENT residency and NOT a plastic surgery residency) etc claim to be cosmetic surgeons, knowing full well, that most of the public assumes they are plastic surgeons, when they are not.
The abnormal sensations will improve over several months so that is nothing to worry about
i would start massaging your abdomen now.
your abdomen will continue to improve for at least 6 months. however, i would suggest if it is not looking good by then, that you see a plastic surgeon. However, it is much more difficult to fix things than to do them correctly the first time.
david berman md
Healing is different, depends upon many factors, and can take a year or so. In the interim, an exam and consultation with a plastic surgeon is recommended to discuss your options and expectations. Some may consider ultrasound massage, steroid injection, etc.
Liposuction After care includes RF treatments (Venus Legacy, Exilis Ultra) Cellutone/zwave, hyperbaric oxygen
It is still too soon for your final results, which may take 3-6 months after your procedure. It looks like you still have some swelling. I recommend adding lymphatic massage and hyperbaric oxygen along with your compression. However, based on the photos this needs surgical removal of skin to get a normal outcome. Please see an expert. Best, Dr. Emer.
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