Smart Lipo on Arms...can Tell Ill Be Smaller

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So I am going this Saturday, November 15th, 2008...

So I am going this Saturday, November 15th, 2008 for SmartLipo on my arms (tricep area) also known as BatWings. I have done everything possible - dieting, exercise - you name it. I am not overweight although not stick skinny. I work out 5 to 6 days a week with cardio, weights and calestetics. So i have been told to start taking arnica Thursday and the antibiotics on Friday. They advised me to massage the areas after the soreness goes away due to some kind of tissue that forms (fiber tissue?) not always but happens and to massage it . I will update with pics and info on how the surgery/results end up.

11/16 DAY 2...ok so i woke up today and my entire...

11/16 DAY 2...ok so i woke up today and my entire LEFT arm from my armpit to my hand is swollen!!! My right arm is fine...of course there is pain...i can move around with a little whimpering here and there. Also last night my friend was kind enough to bring me ice cream !!! HOwever, maybe bbecause its dairy or maybe it just doesnt mix well with the antibiotics but i woke up at 3am and vomited it all up. So refrain from eating anything thats not light for the first couple of days. 

ok so i put ice on my left arm and the swelling on my hand and forearm has subsided. MAKE SURE to ice your areas the first and second day. I am able to take the bandages off tomorrow. The pain is a little more than just a bad workout. Considering i work out everyday and have experienced alot of soreness in the past...I will update more later

11/17/08 - DAY 3....So i woke up this morning and...

11/17/08 - DAY 3....So i woke up this morning and was able to remove the ace bandages - no leaking. What made the pain worse was the tape/bandaids ripped my skin so those areas are very tender....I iced my arms last night and am still swollen but not as bad. I can see a slight difference but still have to wait it out. I am bruised very badly but dirving wasnt bad this morning to work - where i am now. It feels tight and very sore. I will update tonite with more photos

So its been 4 years since i had the surgery -...

So its been 4 years since i had the surgery - there are pluses and minuses to this and i am sure there have been advances to this technology. For example I heard Vaser is now the replacement of this which includes the skin tightening for after. I am very happy with my results but this is also part to me continuing to lead a healthy lifestyle - it is NOT a solution to being fat. If you are overweight and have been working out and eating healthy and have stubborn areas to get rid of ..then i suggest this for you. If you just dont want to work out and want a quick fix. It won't last. POsting updated photos.
Montclair Plastic Surgeon

So far so good - waiting on results

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