46 Years Old.....Fat Deposits in Abdomen Since 20's - Schaumburg, IL

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I have had some fat deposits in my abdomen since...

I have had some fat deposits in my abdomen since my 20's that would never go away. I decided to get these fat deposits removed. At first, I was scared. I had read many different reviews. Some reviews were good some not so good so I wasn't exactly sure what to expect. During the procedure, I didn't feel any pain at first. There were times when the bones were hit during the procedure which was normal. The hitting of the bone was not painful just uncomfortable. I also had my sides done and there were a couple of places that did not get numbed. These areas were painful but Dr. Paresi stopped immediately when I let him know it was too painful to continue. These two instances were few compared to the entire procedure. So the majority of the procedure was pain-free. I expected the lack of numbness in some areas as I have been through this before having a cyst removed. After the procedure was completed, I was feeling really good about the whole process. I was put into my garment and released to go home with my goody bag. When I got home I went to bed and slept most of the day and evening so I didn't feel much pain. The second day I was able to get up more and was in a little pain but received pain medication in my goody bag that definitely helped. I was able to get up and do things for myself but still rested in bed most of the day. By the third day, I was feeling really good and was able to begin living my normal life but did rest in bed as much I could. As far as drainage the first and second day.....The drainage was not horrible. I had planned for a lot of drainage by putting old sheets on my bed and plastic bedding to protect the mattress. These items were not needed. The drainage stayed in the Poise pads. The only time it dripped out was when I replaced the Poise pads. I had a few droplets land on the floor. No big deal. I am very pleased with the whole experience. The pain during the procedure was minimal and the recovery was quick. I am going into my second week of recovery and am feeling more pain this week than the previous week but may just be because I switched to the Tylenol Extra Strength medicine. Almost all the bruising is gone by now, which I am pleasantly surprised about. I have a follow up this week. I am excited to see how the recovery is actually coming along and what I need to do more or less of to continue with my recovery. I highly recommend Sonobello in Schaumburg and Dr. Paresi Jr.
Chicago Plastic Surgeon

I highly recommend Dr. Robert J. Paresi Jr as he answered all my questions and concerns and made me feel comfortable about the procedure before it began. He stopped the procedure immediately when I showed signs of pain. I greatly appreciated that. As for the majority of the procedure, it was pain-free. I am very pleased and highly recommend Dr. Robert J. Paresi Jr.

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
3 out of 5 stars Wait times
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