Mini Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift with Implant Exchange - Miami, FL

Had breast augmentation two years ago with 475cc...

Had breast augmentation two years ago with 475cc silicone implants put in sub glandular which have dropped. I am 6 foot tall and 170 pounds with small area of extra skin in lower abdomen just above pubic area. I have only one child age 12. I consistently work out 3-4 times per week with weightlifting and 1-2 hours EVERYDAY of cardio - no exceptions. I just scheduled surgery with Dr Salama in Miami, FL and will be traveling from Missouri for the surgery. Plan on staying at a nearby resort for couple days before surgery and one week after. I sent pics to Dr Salama and was responded back to very quickly with a quote and plan of action. So far, so good. Their clinic offers a recovery house for 10 days at $1,999 including all meals transportation and care. However, for about the same price I was able to book a beachside resort, snag their transport guy for all my needs at $275 (airport transfers, grocery store and pharmacy run, all clinic appt.'s) and bring a friend with me to help out. I don't think you can go wrong either way but I'm trying to make a little vacation out of this with an old friend! I'll post before pics on my next update!

1 month to go before surgery!

My before pics. Getting really excited for surgery and mini vacation in Miami. Hoping all goes well so I can enjoy the beach!

1 day post op

Love Dr Salama! He is very personable and knows his stuff. At preop appt he decided to go with high profile 550cc silicone implants. I currently have 475 cc moderate and wanted to stay the same size or only slightly larger. Dr S said with the lift I would lose size with the extra skin being removed so a bigger implant size would be appropriate. After measurements he disagreed that I am a D like my previous surgeon said, more like a C but will be a D afterwards. With being 6 foot tall I think I can handle that! Surgery went well, anesthesia always sucks but once I slept it off I've been good to go since. Had surgery at 6 am yesterday and was up walking around by 6 that night. I've taken just regular Tylenol a couple of times and has regulated my pain. I'm going to take a shower in a bit and will post some pics. 1 day post op I doubt it'll look to pretty though!
Miami Plastic Surgeon

Dr Salama was great! Overall a smooth process for being an out of town patient. Very pleased with results so far. Would recommend Dr Salama to anyone - he is very personable, professional and knowledgable. I showed Dr Salama what I wanted for my breasts and that's exactly what I got :) * I am now 2 months post-op and have been very disappointed with Dr Salama's staff. Dr Salama himself is great, I had a couple post op issues which I emailed to the dr directly and he got back with me within a couple of hours. However, I have contacted his office several times via email and phone calls regarding "nurse" questions I didn't want to waste the doctor's time with - and have never received a response back. Their office urges you to write a review about Dr Salama on here right after your surgery in order to get extra garments or scar creams at no cost but don't deliver. Dr Salama is great, his nurse and staff need to brush up on their customer service skills and patient care skills.

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
1 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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