Female/Tumescent Liposculpture Flans Upper Back and Abs - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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I'm 50, 5'5"-140 lbs in good shape, strong, but my...

I'm 50, 5'5"-140 lbs in good shape, strong, but my back had blubber skin rolls on top of muscles- nothing would help them go away. I also had a bit of a pouch under my belly button
I went to Dr Stratt for a consultation and he said he could help the look of the folds but they wouldn't completely go away but would look much better.
He staged the procedure doing flanks and upper back first then we just did the abs yesterday eight days later
Recovery from the first stage went very well I was able to get around no problem on the third day and drive the fourth just felt sore when touched in certain areas
Come Monday (a week later) it was great, swelling was down to just some areas same with bruising
Yesterday we did the abs which I thought would be much easier but then again we use our abs for everything
Pulling myself up off the bed to go to the bathroom has been delightful-lol but it was the first night! hopefully the pain will go away just as quickly at with stage 1
By the way it only hurts when I get up just sitting it doesn't hurt at all
The nurses were great, the place is very nice, and Dr Stratt and the rest of the staff are very nice
Will keep you posted on my recovery -fingers crossed

One week after last procedure

Wow my belly is the flattest it's ever been
I've been using the abdominal foam board all the time and everything is going great. My belly wasn't terrible but now even so soon it's great
The second procedure was abs and top bra fat line right behind armpit area. That part has been hard to deal with
The compression garment was so tight to elbow I felt like a tick,lol , but 24 hours when I washed my garment the dr said I could cut the arms to short sleeves. This garment is called Yoga and is made in Brazil. Great compression but not too comfortable in the arm pit areas, also the breast have really high less compression areas but I have to wear a padded bra overtop it, under my clothes to "look" kind of normal.- I have slowly cut more and more from the armpit area trying to make it more comfortable and I leave to top hooks undone.
The first garment I had was Leonisa, a fabulous feel lots of compression and it creates a great shape, it goes under breasts so I don't look deformed. I've actually got my stage 2 garment coming today from their website. I first had the flanks and upper back done and this was perfect for that.
Also I have compression foam side oval shapes to put extra compression on sides to avoid any grooves the garment might cause wear it puckers( they have worked well smoothing out )
I love that I already have a waist and my blubber rolls are almost all gone - it seams that my skin has shrunk very well
The Dr said it would improve it but wasn't sure I would get as great skin shrinkage as I have so far

By day four I was back to work full force but much more exhausted then I would be usually - I'm a hairstylist and standing for 7 hours straight wiped me out the first day

Trying to have my original photos put up and this week I will get my before surgery photos and add them with my 2 week post op pics

Photos the day I decided to go ahead with lipo

New pictures 2.5 weeks after abs

These are the foam pads I got to smooth skin from the sends the garment causes - but last night I didn't use them and you can see the dents at the waist which aren't there when I wear the pads
The holes are are healed over now but a bit hard
Went to get synergy lymphatic massage and some heat therapy to break up the swelling and the hard spots

After out of competssion garmet for an hour

Dents start to smooth
Have a wedding to go to not sure if I can forgo the garmet for a few hours
Hoping so but sides are still sore
Fort Lauderdale Physician

Dr Stratt was very nice and keep asking how I was doing through out the process

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 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
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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