Linda N

Location: Chicago, IL
Member since 2/10/2011


  • 6 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Very Fit, But "Pouch" Under Belly Button - Barrington, IL

I am 60+, and very fit -- I work out every day, both cardio and strength training. However, I was very bothered by loose skin and a "pouch" under my belly button area that would not go away, no matter how much I exercised. I was referred to Dr. Renee Burke, in Barrington, Illinois for a mini tummy tuck. The procedure was done on May 5th, 2016, and I am now 6 days post op. I HAVE THE TUMMY... READ MORE

Best Plastic Surgeon in the Midwest - Arlington Heights, IL

After noticing aging on my face, I wanted to look younger without surgery. Radiesse did the trick and has lasted over a year each time I have gotten it.I don't see any cons to getting injectibles if the procedure is done by a doctor who is competent. Dr. Placik is absolutely the best plastic surgeon i have ever gone to. People have told me I look 20 years younger since receiving radiesse and... READ MORE

Recent comments from Linda N

OMG! I am 3 1/2 weeks post op and am going through the exact same feelings you did! Your post provided a lot of comfort, as I can see a light at the end of the tunnel. I did not anticipate how long the recovery would be! I expected... READ COMMENT

I am 3 weeks post op from a mini and still swollen, although it does vary from day to day and hour to hour. I think it just takes awhile for the swelling to totally go away -- I have read it could even take several months. Hang in there! READ COMMENT

I feel terrible for you! But I couldn't help but notice that the doc who did your hernia repair was not a plastic surgeon! Please find a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in body reconstruction to fix your resulting... READ COMMENT

I had the surgery because I felt that the "pouch" and loose skin under my belly button was detracting from an otherwise very fit body. I am only 6 days into the recovery process, but I can already see a vast improvement in the look of... READ COMMENT