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


  • 14 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 question

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

Recent comments from Carrieg

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

3 weeks is way too soon to notice any results. Try to be patient and re-evaluate it at the 3 month mark! We all want to see instant results especially when it's on our face! But with any cosmetic procedure (especially lipo) the real... READ COMMENT

Chins are one of the most difficult areas to get smooth with lipo. I found this out after talking to several board certified plastic surgeons after my revision. Hopefully your doc will do a revision for you at little to no charge,... READ COMMENT

The tightness and soreness lasted for months with me and I promise it will feel normal again! I had 70cc's removed the first time and about 12 cc's at the revision. The tightness is swelling or sometimes from the laser. I looked worse... READ COMMENT

I actually had a revision (a second procedure) in August '09 because of some residual fat pockets. My jawline is much more sculpted now but I still have some minor lumpiness right underneath in the middle. However, I'm happy overall.... READ COMMENT