35 Year Old.... Ive Made Up my Mind - Atlanta, GA

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I'm 35 years old and my youngest child of 3 is 2...

I'm 35 years old and my youngest child of 3 is 2 years old. I had already researched a few doctors before I even got pregnant with her because I wanted a mini tuck or something similar. Only problem was that the time was up smoke cigarettes sold the healing process would not have been good so I put it off. I got back into exercising and trying to eat right and I was not able to lose my stomach or my waistline the way it was before I had my last child so I started back researching and one of my friends had work done from Dr. Lincenberg and he did an awesome job so I went to him I liked what I was told and also his price range was more in my budget. I was approved for $6,000 on Care Credit and I had to pay $2,000 pocket. A procedure was scheduled for today at 8 a.m. this morning. Surgery was 3hour or so.... I also stayed in recovery for about 4 hours....now I'm home very sore

Day 2

So it's day 2 and I'm feeling everything as opposed to yesterday I assume it's because I was still heavily medicated on surgery day (yesterday). Dr. Lincenberg call me this morning to check on me to do a follow-up and asked if I had any questions only thing was I felt like my brain was really really tight and he told me it was okay if you loosen it just a little my tummy feels soooo flat and my medication I was taking it every 6 to 8 hours and he told me I could take it every 3 to 4 hours. I haven't really been able to eat anything I've been drinking a little ginger ale. I was able to eat a jello late-night and I ate a applesauce today. I don't have much of an appetite. The drains have my incisions feeling tender.

Day 4 and 5

I'm able to move around much better and sometimes throughout the day I need minimal assistance. Most times when I move it feels like I'm doing crunches so lifting up hurts like hell. So you have to be careful not to strain your body too much or you may damage something or split stitches or something. I want to see dr. Lincenberg yesterday for my first follow-up appointment he said I would need to keep my dreams and at least another 4 days and then he'll see if we can take them out but I'm draining much slower now

3 weeks post op

It's been 3 weeks since the surgery and yesterday Dr. Lincenberg had my drains taken out. The drains were a really big headache because they were very tender and I would mistakenly pull on them child was always trying to touch it I couldn't be the shower like I wanted to so it was a very big hassle not to lay on them a certain way so I'm glad that they're out and now I can show a few pictures because what those drawings to pics look crazy the holes that the drain tubes work and have closed up already and it's only been one day also. I'm still swollen and sore but I'm able to walk a little more straighter this past week still walking slowly but a bit faster than usual I've slacked up on second the man was they were just the hydrocodone pills 7.5 so only take about 1 or 2 a day now. Is hard to drive around because the speed bumps you feel everything inside moving so the compression garment is a must I still wear it all day long and I'm looking for something that has more compression now that I'm not as tender.
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Lincenberg is very informative and he has great bedside manners. If I decide to do any more work I would definitely go back to see him

5 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 Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
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