Location: NY USA
Member since 3/21/2009


  • 26 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Smart Lipo Pain/swelling/bruising

I had smart lipo done on my inner/outer thighs 4 days ago.  I am in good shape for the most part, I exercise but I have the saddle bags that I could not get rid of no matter what I tried.  My procedure was done under local anasthetic and pills given to me.  It lasted between 2-2 1/2 hrs.  I did feel some pain toward the end. I have a high tolerance for pain but have to... READ MORE

Questions from mcdor7

Numbness Due to Compression Garment After Smart Lipo

I had Smart Lipo 2 days ago in my thigh area and one of my legs is numb (like a pins and needles). Is this normal? I think it's from my compression garment being too tight. If... READ MORE

Scraped Feeling on Thighs After Smart Lipo

I had Smart Lipo done about 5 weeks ago. Parts of my outer and inner thigh feel like I scraped them on the sidewalk. Is that normal? READ MORE

Recent comments from mcdor7

Stasia, I had it done a couple of years ago, it was very painful, swelling, burning etc. It takes quite awhile for it to completely go away. Each day it will get better. Keep the compression garment on as best you can that... READ COMMENT

Hi sazz, I had smart lipo done on my inner and outer thighs originally about 2 yrs ago. I do not want to deter you but looking back at what I went through (the pain and the recoveries) I would never have done it. I had it redone 3... READ COMMENT

Hi star gazer, It all depends, Keep the garment on tight and it reduces the swelling. I also used ice packs. READ COMMENT

Jls0577 so sorry to hear of all your complications. i have written some woes of my own. i did feel that this procedure was alot more than i expected it to be. one great thing is that my dr. is very positive with my results even though... READ COMMENT

I have to agree with you there, i have been working out so much same reasoning(spent the money). i am still a little numb in areas and have the scraping feeling inside my legs does anyone else feel that? READ COMMENT