Location: Boston, MA
Member since 11/12/2011


  • 8 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

A Long Time Coming... - Boston/Worcester, MA

Reading these reviews have been helpful for me in figuring out what to expect from the tummy tuck experience. I felt it was only fair that I add my experiences, especially since as a 25 year old male, African American (we tend to scar differently) my experience may be a little different from the norm. I am three days post-op. I had both a tummy tuck and a gynecomastia repair (male chest... READ MORE

Questions from jleeb

Abdominoplasty Scar Removal?

I'm 24 and will likely undergo an abdominoplasty after having lost 150lbs. I know there is a pretty significant scar but I've never heard about anyone subsequently... READ MORE

Should I Get an Abdominoplasty Before a Mastoplexy?

I am a 24 year old male and lost about 150lbs through causing loose skin. I had hoped to do both a mastoplexy and adominoplasty (no vertical scar) at the same time but my... READ MORE

Was I a good candidate for Lipo? 3.5 weeks post op (Photo)

I lost 150lbs via exercise and had a tt +chest surgery. The tt was paid for by insurance so no lipo was done. I've gained weight and have loose skin but every Dr. said it was... READ MORE

Let's resolve this once and for all, is a compression garment necessary? (5 weeks post-op)

Many surgeons on here seem to think consistent use of a compression garment is one of the most important thing a patient can do post-op. Others have said it's not necessary. My... READ MORE

Recent comments from jleeb

Thank you so much. That's very helpful. I think that explains what's going on. I do seem to have more swelling in the evening. I thought it was because I was doing too much but maybe it's my body's natural healing process. It does seen... READ COMMENT

Thank you for the greeting. I did almost go shopping. The hardest part has been figuring out exactly what I can and can't do. Almost three weeks post-op I'm almost fully functional. The hardest part is lifting my arms still but as far... READ COMMENT

Thank you! I wish him the best of luck. It's been an amazing process. I just posted some new photos, the swelling is going down and I'm thrilled with the results. I think it's important to go into it with a realistic view of what's... READ COMMENT