Location: Fairfax, VA
Member since 3/30/2012


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Hell ladies! I'm 25 years old, no kids, and currently weigh 220. I have been struggling with negative body image for most of my life. By dieting and gaining weight multiple times, I'm left with stretch marks everywhere and loose skin... ugh! I feel so insecure and disappointed in the state of my body. It has held me back from enjoying the life I want to have. So I've decided now is the time... READ MORE

Questions from BurntSugar

Can I Schedule These Surgeries a Month Apart?

I want to get as much surgery done this summer. I'd like to combine a breast lift with an arm lift and have a second procedure Brazilian butt lift with a tummy tuck done a... READ MORE

What Are the Benefits of Separating a Bbl and a Tummy Tuck Procedure? (photo)

I'm having a hard time deciding if I should combine a bbl and tummy tuck into one procedure or splitting them up. While I am worried about loose skin if I opt out of the... READ MORE

Protrusion: Can This Be Fixed with Braces or is This a Surgical Issue?

As you can see from my profile my lips stick out past my nose and chin and I don't like it. My orthodontist suggested Braces+ IPR, or Braces w/ extractions. I want to avoid... READ MORE

Which Kind of Extractions Are Best for Bi-maxillary Protrusion?

My question is what is the difference between extracting first and second bicuspids for bi-maxillary protrusion? I saw two videos showing examples of the two types of... READ MORE

Would It Be Okay to Schedule a Breast Lift/augmentation and Arm Lift a Month Apart?

I had an extended tummy tuck and bbl 3 months ago. Is it safe to get a breast lift/Aug and arm lift now and schedule them one month apart? READ MORE

When can I have a Breast Lift/Arm Lift Surgery?

I plan to have Rhinoplasty with a chin implant in December. How long should I wait before undergoing breast/arm lift surgery? READ MORE

What kind of profile to expect after extractions for bi-maxillary protrusion?

I have been previously advised by doctors on RealSelf that I have significant bi-maxillary protrusion and that extractions (along with TADS) would provide me a better profile.... READ MORE

Is there any procedure that can make my lips appear less wide, like a corner lip lift and/or reduction of the philtrum?

I think my mouth/lips is too wide for my face. I want to have rhinoplasty in the future but I fear that a smaller nose would make my lips appear wider. Is there any procedure... READ MORE

Have these scars healed properly? (photos)

As an African-American, I am concerned about keloid/ hypertrophic scars after surgery. The pictures I have attached are knee scars from my childhood and look somewhat different... READ MORE

What can be done to create a more defined, feminine appearance to my nose?

I feel like my nose is too long and I don't like the bulkiness of my nose on the bottom. The way my nostril hangs out on the sides and flatness of my bridge. Overall, I think... READ MORE

What can I do to smooth out the fine lines under my eyes? (Photo)

I'm 29 and based on the photo, I'd like to know what treatment would be best to get rid of these fine lines under my eyes. READ MORE

What would be the best under eye laser treatment for African Americans?

I have deep dark skin with some fine lines under my eyes and tear troughs which have become more pronounced after weight loss. What laser treatment would work best for my skin... READ MORE

Cheeks and chin implant or rhinoplasty first?

Hello! I'd like to get a cheek augmentation with a chin implant and a rhinoplasty but will have to space them out because of financial reasons. How does getting my cheeks and... READ MORE

Lower Lip Hangs. How can I fix this?

I'm a 29 year old African American woman with full lips. When my face is at rest, my lower lip hangs exposing my bottom teeth and gums. I have a long face and I've been told... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty before Jaw Surgery?

I'd like to know, how much or in what way could a lefort 1 impaction to treat vertical maxillary excess affect a nose job prior to having this jaw surgery? I really want to get... READ MORE

Is it possible for the maxilla to be pushed back?

I've read that the lower jaw can be set backwards in some situations but If both the upper and lower jaws are too far forward is it possible to also move the maxilla back? If... READ MORE

Will a radiofrequency treatment affect my filler results?

I'm interested in Pelleve to treat the crepey skin and fine lines under my eyes but I also want to get fillers for my tear troughs. Will the heat from the Pelleve treatment... READ MORE

Anterior Segmental Osteotomy surgery affect on the nose?

Hi, I'd like to know what affect does ASO surgery (upper and lower) on the nose? Would it be okay to have rhinoplasty before this surgery? READ MORE

Extractions after IPR for Bi-maxillary Protrusion?

I had IPR done in between my first 4 teeth, top and bottom, to reduce some crowding but my mouth remains full and protruded (I'm African-American). Would it be okay to extract... READ MORE

Orbital decompression and/or fillers? (photos)

I have always had large, prominent eyes and flat anterior cheeks which bother me. Can I benefit from orbital decompression surgery or will fillers be sufficient enough to bring... READ MORE

Upper Lip lift with a Bimax?

I am African-American who is interested in a lip lift. I have a very full mouth profile (bimaxillary protrusion) and I am worried that with a lip lift, I'll look odd. Should I... READ MORE

ASO surgery or Cheek implants first?

Should I have Anterior Segmental Osteotomy surgery (top and bottom) to correct my bimaxillary protrusion before or after getting cheek implants? How long should I wait in... READ MORE

How can I balance my facial proportions?

Im concerned that I may have long face syndrome. I think that my midface is too long (upper lip measures 16mm with tooth show), lower half too heavy and chin appears to be... READ MORE

Do I have long face syndrome? (Photo)

When I see myself in the mirror, it looks like my midface is too long. My upper lip measures 16mm (outside the ideal range of 11-13mm for females) with 2-3mm of tooth show but... READ MORE

Recent comments from BurntSugar

I can see a very nice improvement between your before and after picture. READ COMMENT

I'd also like to know what size implant, if you don't mind? READ COMMENT

You look nice! What kind of implants did you get? READ COMMENT

Looking good! Could you do a before and after comparison of your mouth protrusion changes? READ COMMENT