Location: Boston, MA
Member since 3/26/2009


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Reviews & Stories

Still Have Swelling and Bumpiness 4 Weeks After SmartLipo on my Chin

I had weight loss surgery 3 years ago. My double chin improved some but seemed to be saggy and I could see I was starting to develop my mothers jowls. I had seen SmartLipo all over the news and decided that would be a smart choice for me. I have to say the procedure was extremely simple. Much easier then I had anticipated. I felt no pain and in fact, I think I fell asleep during the 60... READ MORE

Questions from Carrieg

Swelling Under Chin After Smart Lipo

I had Smart Lipo on my chin 4 weeks ago. 70 cc's of fat were removed. I now have a line of swelling under my chin where the fattest area used to be. While my neck and jaw... READ MORE

Dent from drain. Is this a common occurrence?

Had a mini lift 3 days ago. When the drains came out I had an indent in my right cheek where the drain had "sucked" in some tissue. Now there is a indentation there. My surgeon... READ MORE

Recent comments from Carrieg

You'll need about 2 weeks before you'll feel comfortable going out in public and you will have to use makeup because you'll probably still have some bruising. Also lumps and bumps are normal and can last for several weeks/months until... READ COMMENT

I think it looks great and I deal with faces and aesthetics everyday. It's well suited for your face. I only mean this in the best way, but it's a beautiful improvement from your original pre op photos. You're being too hard on yourself... READ COMMENT

NO WORRIES!!! this is totally normal and they will look super dark and thick for about 4-5 days, you just have to wait it out and stay calm. Whoever did it should have warned you about this! READ COMMENT

Well done! I had the sleeve too and our starting and final weights are almost identical! I was amazed at how bad my legs look.....they are so wrinkly, I wasn't expecting that...I can't wait to see your transformation :) READ COMMENT

I see 2 different docs for my lipo as each one has their specialty "area". My second doc who did my arms is a facial specialist. He believes light/short term compression is best. However, my chin doc had me do the compression just like... READ COMMENT