Member since 6/26/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Scheduled for 8/6 for Flatness - Tucson, AZ

I am 55, 5'9" and have been thinking about this for some time. Reading the reviews have me nervous because of the pain and swelling. Scheduled for 8/6 and my PS requires all TT to spend the 1st night at her facility. It seems from the reading the road to recovery is after 4 - 6 weeks with less pain, but still swelling. Realizing everyone is different, if someone could direct me to a review... READ MORE

Questions from Tucson1886

Drains. Where Does the Fluid Go, and How Does it Pass If Someone Doesn't Have Drains?

I notice some doctors use drains and some don't. Where does the fluid go or how does it past if a person didn't have drains? Do you think the recovery is quicker and better... READ MORE

Breast Support During Tummy Tuck?

I had a BA last year and current wear the shirts with the bra built in. I know you can't wear a bra during surgery, so what is being used after surgery. Are strapless bras with... READ MORE

Do Doctors Give Anti-Clotting Injections?

I read a review where a patient was given an anti-clotting self injectable medicine which they use twice a day, but they didn't say the length of time it was used. Is this... READ MORE

Beneficial to Exercise Before TT?

Is it beneificial to exercise before a TT? Do you do it to get rid of as much fat as you can? Also, exercising before TT help your muscles? READ MORE

Spasms 26 Days Post Op?

I am 26 days post op & lately have been having muscle spasms. It's like I m cold and instead of my whole body shaking, it's my stomach starts contracting? Is this normal?... READ MORE

3 1/2 Months - Inquiring About Flatness?

I had a TT in early August. The only garment I was given was the compression garment after surgery. Early in the mornings my stomach appears flat, but as the day on the size... READ MORE

Discussions started by Tucson1886

What to Wear

Would someone please tell me what is worn for panties that doesn't irratiate the incision?  Also, how does that work in terms of going to the bathroom after you've had the... READ MORE

Patients to soon-to-be patients of Dr. Maxwell

Any TT that have used or will use Dr. Gwen Maxwell within the last 2 years? READ MORE

Recent comments from Tucson1886

Without seeing it, sounds like they gathered the skin when they stitched you up. Probably only thing left is for them to cut & restitch you. What a bummer. My only compliant is the dog ear on my right, but I refuse to go back to my... READ COMMENT

If you ave all that done, would it be like starting over? will your doctor put you to sleep? You still look good. Hope all works out for you. Keep up the good work. READ COMMENT

Why do you need a revision? I mean from what I can see you look good & have progressed perfectly. READ COMMENT

DW, I think my scar looks good. I probably invested my life savings into Bio-Oil. Every chance I got, I used it & still do. The palmers didn't feel right to me; therefore I didn't use it. I did use Merderma (not the cream), but not... READ COMMENT

August TT, what's going on & how is everyone doing? No news is good news, so has everyone has healed? Last comments were before Thanksgiving. Is everyone out shopping? I see my PS on Thursdy, so I should have some news then. READ COMMENT