Member since 8/25/2012


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Long Awaited Tummy Tuck - Canandaigua, NY

I'm only 15 days post-surgery, and just had my second follow-up with my surgeon this morning. After this am, had my second and last drainage tube removed (yeah!) and that already has me feeling better. Much more sore and swollen than I ever anticipated, but with her reasuurance, that's very normal. I'm a pretty impatient person, so I would have hoped to see better results at this point, but I... READ MORE

Recent comments from Cinders50

I just went to my surgeon yesterday for my one year post TT follow up and we both couldn't be more pleased! I love the flatness of my middle; only negative for me is the numbness but can live with that! So sad to hear that some people... READ COMMENT

Hi Syl20, it is a very frustrating process, but you have to be patient. I'm 7 months post-op and there is still some swelling, but not a lot at this point. My PS says that the whole healing/recovery process takes up to a year! So... READ COMMENT

7 days is way too soon!! I'm nine weeks post op; still have some swelling, but I was able to get back into my "real" clothes after about 2 1/2 weeks. My surgeon tells me that it can take anywhere from 3 months to a full year before... READ COMMENT

Best wishes for your big day! I had my tt almost six weeks ago and am very glad that I did it! The first couple of weeks are a little rough but hang in there. Once you get past that, each day gets better, you can see the results and... READ COMMENT

Thanks for the words of encouragement! So I guess it does take a while for the swelling to subside! Sort of an ironic twist. I just cant wait to get back into an exercise routine! READ COMMENT