Water Jet Lipo/fat Transfer It Ap - Pensacola, FL

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I wanted to do the water jet because it is NOT ...

I wanted to do the water jet because it is NOT done under general anesthetic....the doctor told me it would take twice as long (approx 4 hours) to do lipo and the fat transfer to the buttocks ..so it cost $5000 instead of !2500..she said you can only take up to 1000cc if do it under local ...so I researched and wondered If that would be enough.,,my main issue was one round strange lump in the middle of my belly, it looked really odd and showed through my clothes...also my butt which used to be one of my best ASSets, had slowly flattened out ...anyway I got there in the morning, they put an IV in my arm..I took a couple of Valium when I got to the office...and it was a bit chaotic in there....I had taken antibiotics too...it wasn't really painful for me at all. Apart from when the Cannula hit my rib cage that was definitely uncomfortable..she said I had very stubborn fat and I was wondering if it would come out,,lol.,anyway I eventually saw some yellow stuff which I presume was the "stubborn" fat.,,I kept saying make sure you get 1000 cc's of fat and not just 1000cc's of liquid...because she put loads of saline into me with the anesthetic ...anyway I was a bit peeved because it actually only took about 2 hours same as just having the lipo ...she injected the fat until my upper buttocks.....I had to wear a compression garment just around my tummy.,,I have to say I felt fine...until I got home and I had the most awful reaction,,,around 3:00 in the afternoon I felt a bit nauseous but then I felt really Ill, not just nausea but some other weird reaction..i couldn't lay down couldn't stand still, I ended up going to the ER.,,they gave me some IV fluids, and took my vitals..they kept asking if I was in pain.l wasn't I just felt as if I was dying, can't deprive it,,,finally got home a early morning.,still no more aware of what happened..,I talked to my doctor she seemed to think i as just saying I was nauseous but it wasn't that I was much more..anyway it is now over 3 months since the procedure...I still have some fat in the butt area, but it definitely deflated a great deal, I think it was because maybe most of the transfer was liquid and not just actual fat.,because my feet is stubborn to be sure and I felt it would stay ..at leaet it's not a pancake butt, but I am hoping i won't lose more...my stomach actually looked better right after the procedure than it does now, I hope to goodness after paying $5000 it doesn't come back, as I am reading some reviews who say it has.,,because I was under the impression that once removed by lipo fat cells don't return..,anyway we will see, but alarm from my horrible scary reaction afterwards, the procedure including the fat transfer wasn't painful,,,,I didn't even need pain pills..but I took them to relax and sleep ..and of course she told me not to sleep on my butt, which I didn't,,,and sitting wasn't bad either because they only Injected the upper half.,..sorry don't have photos ...I did it to look good IN my clothes and I wasnt expecting a washboard stomach again after all these years...I'm in my late 50's....
Dr V

She's VERY casual, friendly ...and I did text her after my procedure with my scare issues and she was extremely amenable, but now trying to get through to the office is a nightmare

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