Member since 2/13/2012


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Questions from arik

Will I Be Able to Do Ab Exercises, Etc. After Tummy Tuck Heals?

I have diastasis recti and lots of wrinkly loose skin from having 3 large babies. Before the kids I did extremely taxing ab routines of 40-60 minutes of various exercises... READ MORE

Why Do Reality Tv Surgeons Say to Wait One Year Before Exercise Following a Tummy Tuck?

Why do reality tv cosemtic surgeons say to wait one year before exercise following a tummy tuck? On RealSelf everyone says it's only 6-8 weeks. Wouldn't waiting longer... READ MORE

Will Vesicare Interfere with TT Surgery?

I have a mildly over active bladder and have been prescribed to take 5mg Vesicare once daily for the next 3 months... will i have to wait until I am no longer on this... READ MORE

Discussions started by arik

hardcore ab workouts after Tummy Tuck fully heals?

Anyone have experience with doing extremely taxing workouts after your tummy tuck fully healed? ( I am currently doing both P90X in the evenings and Insanity in the mornings... READ MORE

Recent comments from arik

I'm glad your op went well! mine looks mangled. seems my surgeon didn't know I wanted all my loose wrinkled skin to be fixed... (I thought he whole point of a tt was to remove all the poor quality skin) . he just made a small incision... READ COMMENT

Oh wow my date is the same as yours! I am so nervous. I'm glad other people are going in on the same day :) good luck to you! READ COMMENT

Looks good. :) Are you still thrilled with your results? do you ever have pain when exercising in your abs or incision site? READ COMMENT

Sorry you hate your resultss :( question : how did you manage the initial healing with little kids around. I have a 2 year old and an 11 month old who want to be held all day long. When were you able to hold yours without pain? I am... READ COMMENT

Thanks :) I'm going with Dr. Epstein in Stony Brook since he seems so nice. I live about 30 min away from there so he's pretty close. I hope my results are as nice as yours. I am sooo nervous lol READ COMMENT