Location: California, MD
Member since 7/1/2011


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  • 2 reviews
  • 15 questions

Reviews by powelli

Revision BBL, Tummy Tuck and Lipo - Ellicott City, MD

Thank God for Dr. Markmann!!! I have a body I never thought I would/could. I had interviewed several docs including markmann for my first BBL and TT and decided Dr. M was too expensive so I went with another doc. It still was expensive and I was very unhappy with my results but thought I had to... READ MORE

Active/Deep FX 5 Days Ago - San Francisco, CA

I have had this before around my eyes 3 year ago and love the improvement with skin texture/tone and some tightening. I just had the area around my mouth done 4 days ago with a combination of Active/Deep FX and am doing well. Yes the the doctor used numbing cream as well as a injections to... READ MORE

Questions from powelli

Is Ceft Fat Transfer for a Buttocks Lift/augmentation Superior to Other Techniques?

I understand that with most normal gentle fat transfer techniques that varying amounts of fat reabsorption can occur (for example up to 70%) and that with CEFT and/or PureGraft... READ MORE

I Am Having a Spinal Fusion in March, is It Safe to Have a Tummy Tuck 2 Months Prior?

I am scheduled to have a thoraco-lumbar fusion in the beginning of March. Meanwhile, I would like to have lipo assisted fat transfer to the buttocks with a tummy tuck. 1) is... READ MORE

Can You Get Capsular Contracture from Dental Work or Surgery?

Can you get CC from other surgery and/or dental work? I have read/heard that it is recommended that someone with breast implants start a prophylactic round of antibiotics... READ MORE

When Can I Get Back to Weight Lifting and Surfing After a Brazilian Butt Lift?

I have heard many different views on when it's ok to exercise post BBL but none directly relating to surfing? READ MORE

Breast Reduction Scars Are Lower Post Tummy Tuck. Is This Normal?

I had a breast reduction years ago. After a recent tummy tuck the lower breast incisions/scars appear approximately 1/3 - 1/2 inch lower due to tension and are now visible... READ MORE

Post TT and BBL Dr. Ordered Me Overnight Recovery on my Back. Will This, or Back Surgery Coming Up, Ruin BBL Results?

I had a tummy tuck along with a BBL several weeks ago, however when I woke up in recovery they had me on my back (due to the tummy tuck). When I asked about laying on my side... READ MORE

2 1/2 months post op, I Am Having a Spinal Fusion Next Week, Will the Fusion Compromise the Bbl Results?

I had a bbl two and a half months ago. i followed protocol and barely started sitting until 2 months post procedure. It looks like i have retained most of the fat. I am having... READ MORE

I Had a Bbl 2 1/2 Months Ago and Am Having a Spinal Fusion Next Week, Will the Fusion Compromise the Brazilian Butt Lift Result?

I had a bbl two and a half months ago. i followed protocol and barely started sitting until 2 months post procedure. It looks like i have retained most of the fat. I am having... READ MORE

Weight Gain Prior to BBL?

I have noticed that several physicians recommend gaining weight prior so that ‘there is enough fat to transfer’. I have also read that one should be about the weight you wis... READ MORE

Will Cellulaze ‘melt’ fat? (Photo)

I had a BBL (fat transfer), I have some cellulite/endentations where the physician attempted to use light lipo and an instrument to attempt break up fibrous septae... READ MORE

Originally 34C now 36DD, options to making smaller? (photos)

I currently have 275 mentor gel implants. Originally I was a size 34C however over time with a little weight gain and menopause they are now a DD and they come out the sides of... READ MORE

What is the difference between Sciton Halo ‘levels’ of treatment?

I am having trouble trying to decide on a treatment and am interviewing 3 Doctors. I can’t seem to get clarification of the different ‘levels’ in terms of the Halo treat... READ MORE

How much does it cost for a Sciton Halo treatment?

I am interested in having a more intense level sciton halo treatment for face and neck and have noticed a range of prices most of which are mostly between $1000-2000, but also... READ MORE

TNS Essential Serum or Neocutis Bio Serum?

I have heard great things about both these products. I am wondering which one is THE ONE to get that offers the best results? READ MORE

My earlobes don’t match after Facelift. Any suggestions? (photos)

I had a facelift just several weeks ago and my sister noticed that my ears are now different, and don’t match one another. Is this normal? The left ear feels/looks like it is a... READ MORE

Recent comments from powelli

So sorry you are going through this. Call Markmann - Markmann really did right by me doing my revision on my TT and BBL...he won’t try to ‘sell’ you anything, but he will give you his honest opinion. He under-promised and over deliv... READ COMMENT

My butt definitely fluctuates depending on my weight. I lost a bunch of weight because I wanted to thin out in general, and yes my butt got smaller. Then I put 5 lbs back on and there it was again. Markmann did an amazing job. I saw Dr... READ COMMENT

I am so sorry that this happened to you. The exact same thing happened to me except the professional did 3 rounds of hyaluronadase and my skin look WAY worse that your photos. Like a deflated balloon and loose too. I cried and cried and... READ COMMENT

You look AMAZING!! You will keep looking better and better. Your body will continue to change as well...I was so worried about losing any fat that I was constantly looking at my butt all day long. It ‘fluffed’ then dropped then got sma... READ COMMENT

The manner in which he did it he kind of ‘feathered’ it out toward the untreated skin meaning using lighter setting there so that there was not a line of demarcation. Personally I have tried Sciton since then and hands down this is the... READ COMMENT