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Reviews & Stories

Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation-June 21st - Birmingham, AL

I am 26, happily married for eight years, with no children. I have been overweight all my life. By the time I was in 6th grade I weighed over 300 lbs. I yo-yoed back and forth for years with my lowest weight being around 200 lbs. After I got married I shot back up to 275 and began a three year journey, resulting in the loss of over 100 lbs using for the first 80 lbs and... READ MORE

Questions from Transformingmyself

Lost 100lb and Now Want Tummy Tuck Breast Augmentation, How Many CCs To Go From B to DD-DDD Cup?

I lost 100 lbs-diet/TONS of exercise (275to175/5'3/27y). Everything tightened but under my arms, breast skin, and lower abominals. I have 30 lbs more to loose. But my... READ MORE

How Much Money Should I Need For Out Of Town Breast Augmentation and Tummy Tuck?

Planning out of Town Breast Augmentation and Tummy Tuck. How Much Money Should I Need?   READ MORE

Candidate For Breast Augmentation? I'm Overweight.

I lost 100 lbs but am still at 175 lbs at 5'2. My breasts got ALOT smaller and it is terrible. I am completely out of proportion now. Eventually I want to get a tummy tuck... READ MORE

Saline or Silicone Implants For Someone With Allergies/Sensitivities?

Augment next month. I have trouble with allergies to metals and artificial foods upset my stomach. But after loosing ALOT of weight (100+), I need an augmentation just to live... READ MORE

Twilight/ IV for Augmenation? Do I Have to Be Completely Asleep?

I am a little bit afraid of being put under general and being completely asleep. I am 175 lbs and 5'3 (Yes, I am overweight but I lost alot and this is my thinnest since... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Get a Tummy Tuck if You Are Not in a Normal BMI? or Are Dieting?

I have lost over 100 lbs due to diet and exercise. I got down to 175, gained to 187 and began Medifast. I will be at 145 lbs when I am scheduled to have my tummy tuck and will... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Augmentation-171 Lbs-5'2-lost 100- How Do I Prepare?

I am scheduled for a Tummy tuck & augmentation in 17 days. I lost 100 lbs over 3 yrs. Now 5'2-171 lbs and I can't loose any more-the lower abdomen below the naval... READ MORE

700-800 Cc Saline Implants. 5'2 Larger Frame. Is It Too Big?

Scheduled for out of town TT and BA. My BA is going under the muscle with saline. I have had significant weightloss of 100 lbs (strangely, my breasts just shrank so I don't... READ MORE

What is Good Nutrition for a Mommy Makeover-Pre-Op/Post-OP?

What can I do to prepare for a mommy makeover? I have begun taking a multi-vitamin and vitamin C per doc's orders. What else can I do to optimize healing? I am currently on... READ MORE

Avelar Technique for a Tummy Tuck? What Are my Anesthesia Options? Is General Safe?

I am scheduled for a TT and augmentation. I am going out of town. My surgeon sent me a packet with instructions stating I will have general administered through a mask. I am a... READ MORE

If I Drink 1-2 Mixed Drinks (1 Shot Per Drink in Diet Soda) Per Night How Soon Should I Stop Before a TT and Augmentation?

If I Drink 1-2 Mixed Drinks (1 Shot Per Drink in Diet Soda) Per Night How Soon Should I Stop Before a TT and Augmentation? READ MORE

Recovery After Tummy Tuck and Augmentation?

What can I do to aid in speedy recovery after an Augmentation and Tummy Tuck? Also, is some anxiety normal? I made the mistake of watching the procedure on YouTube. Should I be... READ MORE

Out of Town for Mommy Makeover-Augmentation and Tummy Tuck-how Can I Improve Healing and Safety?

I am going out of town (9 hours away by car--terrified of planes) for an augment and tummy tuck. I have large amount of excess skin on my lower stomach by the groin. They told... READ MORE

3 Days Post TT, and BA. When Can I Expect Breasts to Drop? How to Avoid Blood Clots on 9 Hr Drive Home?

3 days post op out of tummy tuck. 800 cc augment. Massive weightloss. Tummy tuck-other than feeling digestion rarely hurts-gurgling from stomach and going to bathroom on day 3... READ MORE

9 Days Post TT/BA, Leg Swollen, Taking 2-3 Day Trip With Lots of Walking, Am I Going to Be Okay?

9 days post op Tummy Tuck/Augment (800 cc). It is hot here, left leg looked swollen-doc told me he didnt think it was a clot-but sent to the ER to be okay-left leg ultrasounded... READ MORE

How Much is an Arm Lift and Can It Be Performed Under Local Instead of General?

After loosing 120 lbs, I just got a TT and an augmentation (800 cc right, 850 cc-left, saline unders) on May 21st. I was left with alot of excess skin under my arms. My body... READ MORE

Discussions started by Transformingmyself

Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation: Charleston, WV

I have been overweight my entire life. I am now 27, no kids. After a 100 lbs weightloss-despite diet and exercise-my body will just not recover. And I refuse to spend the rest... READ MORE

Recent comments from Transformingmyself

I am also going to Dr. Hedden for a tummy tuck from out of town. I was so excited to see your results. I am very nervous. Any advice? READ COMMENT

Okay so I went the surgeon's office-based on a review I found on here-only to go, get undressed and when the doctor came in-he said they no longer do cosmetic surgeries because they've been sued too much. WHAT IN THE WORLD? Needless to... READ COMMENT

Thank you for that link. I am hoping to get the augmentation and the tummy tuck at once and then go for the arm and thigh lift. Finanaces are limited and since the surgery has to be paid up front-I may have to even do the... READ COMMENT

I'm in Charleston too and thinking of going to Dr. Wood and Jackson. I noticed you recommended them. Anything I should know before I take the plunge? Thanks! READ COMMENT