I Look Fabulous Dr. Tania Medina is the Bomb.com 46 Yr Old, Tt, Mscl Repair and Lipo-2 Months Post Op - Dominican Republic

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My motivation for surgery was after loosing a...

My motivation for surgery was after loosing a significant amount of weight, I developed a huge pouch in my stomach area. Trying to look fashion forward or appealing without having to wear the same thing/styles all the time became depressing. Each time I view myself in the mirror I will hold my stomach in disgust.. I had the booty and the hips (all natural) but the tummy made it difficult to wear clothes in confidence. For years, I contemplated doing the surgery but anxiety won. Ie (death, inflicting unnecessary pain on myself, doubt, what ppl will say, the cost and finding the time to do it without impacting work/family). After being laid off last year, I decided this would be an awesome time to do this. I stumbled on a Youtuber: Randomkim8626 who had her surgery done in DR. The cost was much cheaper and the results were amazing. I signed up for Realself to find a doctor in DR. I found three, Dr. Medina being one of them. E-mailed each doctor via Realself for pricing etc. shared it with my sister and immediately she liked Dr. Medina ie Her credentials, follow up, pricing and results) I then scheduled my surgery sent my deposit thru the bank and a copy of my airline ticket. We confirmed the surgery date. I arrived 2 days prior to my surgery by myself. I wanted to do it alone for some reason. When I arrived, driver was waiting for me. He introduced himself and took me straight to recovery house. The reception was awesome. Felt like family.

Day of surgery:
Driver picked me up, took me for my blood work, went to the hospital, paid the remaining cost for the surgery, met with a Psychologist, therapist, Dr Medina leaving no room to reconsider lol. (Note...The hospital room was amazing. 5 stars. ) I cleaned up, listened to some gospel music, shortly after took the blue pill, by the time I woke up surgery was complete. It was effortless. When I got up, the room was nice and cozy. I had warmers on my ankles and compression socks that they provided. There were two ppl in the room monitoring me, Dr. Medina checked in before leaving. She advised she took off almost 20 pounds of flesh, breaking the record for the most she has ever removed. Understand I walked in at 5'1 165 pounds. I started to cry because I knew I made the right choice. That night one of the assistants stayed with me until morning. She wiped me down, fed me it was so refreshing. Next day, I was given a massage... I was in heaven by then. In my mind, I wished I could have stayed at the hospital for the remainder of my stay but I had to move to the recovery house.

Recovery House-My Home:
Cost 675.00 for 9 nights( 75.00 a night) Included round the clock Nurse Care, Meals Wifi, TV, garden..
It spoke for itself. Felt like home. The food was not the best but that's expected after surgery. I honestly could not eat much because I was so snatched. My recovery went well though day 3 day was a challenge. I felt a bit depressed because of the discomfort during sleep. The drains were the worst but manageable. Nurses were great and very personable. With all the that was going on, I don't recall seeing any of the nurses upset, tired or overwhelmed. I felt like they sincerely loved what they did and they worked well together. The masseuse-Carmen gave the best massages ever.

Because of the reviews I had seen from others, I decided not to look at myself until a month after surgery. I wanted to give myself time so I would not feel disappointed if the results were not evident right way. Some reviews I read said their results were not evident until about 2-3 months post op which made them depressed. Thankfully that was not my case. On day 4 after my massage, the masseuse asked me to stand so she could dress me, as I stood she said wow. She asked me if I had a butt lift as well added hips I said nope lol. I came with the booty and hips its natural. She laughed at me. She said you look amazing and then gestured to my room mate to look. My room mate echoed the same thing, bear in mind my roomy went to a different doctor. Roomy continued to stare at me. Later on she said Dr. Medina's work is amazing. She felt that Dr. Medina had the best results in the recovery home and seemed a bit disappointed though her results were not bad. There after when the masseuse came she would give me the same response but I felt she was just saying it until day 6 I finally found the courage to look at myself though a hunched over. I was SHOCKED. I could not believe that was my body. My butt looked like it had a but lift as well although I did not have one. I exhaled. I looked amazing.

Driver took me back to the airport. I tipped him because he was so helpful. On the days when I got to the doctor he would encourage me. Last day came and I walked out. While I was leaving he said you look so nice. He said seeing you coming the first time and now you leaving looking like this. He was so impressed. Got to the airport, he requested wheel chair service and I was headed home. Unfortunately I had to leave with the drains because I did not meet the amount to have it removed. I was okay with it because it was the latter of the two evils. That was the worst. I thought the day would have never ended. Oh my, TSA thought I was carrying a bomb and pulled me in the office. I had to show papers etc. I felt so horrible. I had little swelling from the plane ride but that immediately went down on the ride home. Got home, my daughter looked so concerned but when she saw the results she was shocked. She said mom oh my are you going to loose more weight I said yes she said oh my I don;t want you to look fake lol. I had to muffle cause I could not laugh. Day 2 at home I was able to remove the drains but guess what Dr. Medina said she wanted to see the results first before releasing the video to show how to remove the drains. I was like this lady is tough but I was okay with it. I sent her the results and she released the video. Drains were removed successfully by my daughter. I spoke on this to show you the type of doctor she is. She is serious about her work and the results.

Post surgery results/follow up:
Dr. Medina checks in on me from DR from time to time, this was such a great touch because I don't feel like I was just another number. I love my results more. Less swelling, my skin looks renewed and my waist is smaller. Scars have healed well. .I was so excited with how I looked I decided to purchase some dresses only to realize that i am smaller than I was and even more smaller in the waist. I am now on pause from buying anything new because as the swelling goes down and the body regulates itself my waist will be smaller. OMG. Still in shock. FYI: I have not posted any pics because I am not great with picture taking, I will however at 3 mos post op post pics.

Overall Experience:
Without a question in my mind, I would do this again. Overall the experience was fantastic from beginning to end. Dr. Medina is the bomb.com. Looking for a doctor, Dr. Medina is the one. You will not go wrong. The only con is she needs a bigger office to service all her clients. Some days you have to peel people off the wall lol.

Thank you so much Dr. Medina and team and the ladies at the recovery house. You guys are awesome!!!

Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon

Awesome Awesome doctor from beginning to end. My results are beyond amazing. I am still in shock. I do not recognize myself. 5 stars to Dr. Medina and her team.

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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