Tummy Tuck - I'm having smart lipo with a tummy tuck done - Lilburn, GA

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Trying to see if I actually need a BBL...I'm...

trying to see if I actually need a BBL...I'm having smart lipo with a tummy tuck done. I'm just not sure if I need a BBL...what do you guys think? I don't want to be mad later because I didn't get it done. Please view my pics and let me know what you guys think...So afraid of making the wrong decision but also don't want to pay money on something I don't need. I wish they have a 3D to show you how you would look after the procedure...


I really wanted Dr. B to do my procedures but all of the bad reviews have scared me away...UP IN THE AIR...

43 Year Old, One Child That's 3 1/2...

LIPO/TUMMY TUCK!!! I have been looking for the most qualified doctor and I have found Dr. Earl Stephenson Jr., to perform my surgery. I checked his credentials and he's BOARD CERTIFIED in Plastic Surgery and also a DENTIST, double certified!!! ...This is a very smart man...My procedure will be done in 2 weeks. I made my deposit today and I feel very comfortable with this doctor...

tummy tuck has been paid in full!!!!

I will be having my procedure with Dr. Stephenson on the 4th of next month and I will be posting pics soon...I had my pre-op today at the hospital and met with the doctor for last questions and concerns. He also gave me my RXs...My measurements were done for my garment and the doctor reassured me not to worry that he has my best interest at heart. Went to the hospital and met with the anesthesiologist who allowed me to ask as many questions as possible as well as the pre-op nurses that prepared me on what to do for the preparation of the procedure. I really like being in a hospital setting...

Items to buy

What items should I buy for a tummy tuck. I need to get this time weekend as surgery is on Tuesday

Tummy tuck

Getting ready for my surgery on Tuesday with Dr. Stephenson

Why must I wash my hair before a tummy tuck?

Why am I washing my hair before sx? I am following the procedure but just didn't know why? I am so nervous but very excited...

Surgery/tummy tuck

Surgery was to have been started at 10am...my procedure was done in a hospital...yay!!!! Was told to arrived at 8:30. I was taken to the back a bit before 8:15am, doctor was ready to start early.I was prepped by lovely nurses and doctor came in a bit later to start with his sharpies as he began to mark me up, Dr. Stephenson is a wonderful, professional doctor with a great spirit. The surgery was 4 hours and very successful. I can tell from the garment my waist is much smaller already. Day 1 was a bit challenging, needlessly to say I was starving and had had dry vomiting with some chills. I called my doctor around 11am, and he assured me it was from the anesthia...I walked for about 5 minutes and slept. As I was puking my daughter was crying saying " no mommie"' you're a big girl, don't cry" then she began to cry. My garment feels like its getting too big already...I'm kinda sleepy, forgive me for any typos. I will post pics guys


I will be updating soon as I go to the doctor today for my follow up visit. This garment is tight as ever Around my legs


Jesus, this thing is too damn tight

Update from TT

Have pics but they aren't downloading from phone and iPad is dead.. Will post later

Almost 2 weeks post-op and looking great...Next week, I'll post without my garment, to show you all this sexiness!!!! lol

Here's my first tummy tuck pic...yay!!! I love my doctor...almost 2 weeks post-op. I love my stomach and it's getting smaller. My swelling is going down well. I followed my DOCTOR'S ADVICE and my results are outstanding. My waist is really small. My drains come out on tomorrow...I have also lost close to 15 lbs...My boyfriend who was against the procedure loves my results. After I let my body rest, I think I'll be going back to have a Breast Lift. My arms aren't that big, I can train them...running to the gym I'm not doing right away. It's just me wanting to let my body heal because I was never what you call a big woman. I do eat properly and will continue to and start back working out after I consult with my doctor. My mind my say "YES" but my body maybe saying wait...I LOVE MY WAIST AND MY STOMACH"....DR. STEPHENSON, YOU ARE THE BEST!!!! ONE OF THE BEST PLASTIC SURGEONS IN NORTH AMERICA...

3 weeks PO

update: feeling well at almost 3 weeks post op...I will be posting pics soon.

tummy tuck...update

Hello guys, just checking in. I know it has been awhile but very busy with school and my daughter. My recovery has gotten better and there's still some swelling after a lot of walking but it has been going down slowly. I love my low scar and it's healing well. My navel is also cute as a button...lol...adding photos!!!

waistline in the making and loving it!!!

just a little over 1 month post-op and loving it...


added pics but they didn't download, let me try again...


Still down 13 lbs since procedure...the swelling is still there.


almost 3 months post off with some swelling in lower abs...ugghhh!!! My doctor has ok me to work out and I started almost 3 weeks ago...Taebo abs and toning...liking results but really ready for swelling to go away for good... I'm finding that I have to really take it easy when doing ab work-outs as they can become very sore. My diet has been very good, drinking lots of water and watching my portion intake...Trying to get things squared away as next year I'm going to talk to doc about a breast lift...

Lower abs still swollen

I would have thought thevswellingvwould be gone by now....MERCY!!!

Typos: Swelling

Sorry for the typos on the earlier post...I thought the swelling would have been gone by now!!!


I am currently online to buy a corset. I'm about to buy the CS-411 from Orchid Corset but I don't know if the cotton is better than the satin... Please advised!!!

Smart Lipo

I've decided to use Dr. Moody for my bra roll and arms. I meet with him on 6.5.14 and was quoted $1800 for bra roll and arms and he said if there's something else needing a touch up (small) area he would throw it in...His work is amazing and he's very pleasant. After meeting with him and leaving a down payment, I'm FINDING OUT my PS now does SMART LIPO...Dr. Moody is great, so there shouldn't be any issues...

Very upset and in tears!!!!

I'm 4 months POST-OP and I'm falling into depression. My upper abs are still bulging and I spoke with my PS about it and he said that he didn't LIPO my upper abs. Is that not apart of a full tummy tuck with LIPO. I'm VERY, VERY UPSET AND I'm TIRED OF CRYING ABOUT IT!!! It makes my body look weird and I'm really to have Dr. Moody to do what needs to be done on me.



Dr. Stephenson was very personable and answered all of my questions and didn't make me feel rushed at all. I even made it back to the waiting room after my consultation and remembered I had another question and the coordinator got him again for me. He's a very kind person and my procedure will be done in a hospital setting, which I am thrilled about...not in someone's back office... I'm so ready for this for this procedure...I opted out of the SMART LIPO as I know that I wouldn't get the same results and I'm looking for with the tummy tuck from my C-SECTION. Dr. Stephenson assured me that I wouldn't have to hunt him down for my post-op visits. I have read about some doctors not following up with their patients. Things go well, I'll most definitely be using this Doctor again for my nose job. I loved his honesty in regard to a BBL...MOST DOCTORS WOULD TAKE YOUR MONEY, KNOWING YOUR RESULTS WOULD BE LESS THEN IMPRESSIVE... Let me end by saying " Dr. Stephenson is a cutie, too"...

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 After care follow-up
5 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
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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