Member since 10/13/2012


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Reviews & Stories

So Excited! 2-step Process from TT to Lipo, May 23rd!! - Schenectady, NY

I had a TT in October of 2012 and decided to put off the Lipo (hips, saddlebags that extend slightly under my butt, too). I think I am going to like that I have done this in two steps... The TT recovery was tougher than I expected since my "fleur de lis" incision opened up a little since I had a bit of seroma... I had more fat than skin, so I was advised ahead of time that it could happen so I... READ MORE

Great Experience with Dr. Barach - Schenectady, NY

I have wanted a Tummy Tuck since fat accumulation that never improved after pregnancy, regardless of exercise and diet- including going down to a smaller size and lower weight than I started at before my first pregnancy. I was in the best hands under Dr. Barach and his team. They work together to ensure your comfort while in their hands- the entire team of professionals in his office treats... READ MORE

Questions from SDCM

Burning After Sneeze, Tummy Tuck?

I am 8 days PO & sneezed, unable to grab a pillow to put pressure on my belly- did my best with my arms, but now I've had a (bearable) burning sensation for a few hours.... READ MORE

Fleur De Lis TT Complication?

12 days PO, 2 days ago bleeding began at the intersection of the incision. I was directed to wash it regulary and after drying each time to keep it moist with bacitracin. Will... READ MORE

How Long Should I "Log Roll" Following TT?

I'd just like some extra opinions on how long I should "log roll" out of bed following a TT. I am 18 days PO, and aside from a wound from fleur de lis and some new swelling... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck- Bear Hugged/picked Up, 4 Wks PO?

Was at a gathering and a friend picked me up, bear hug style, off my feet. I immediately reminded him, as he forgot about my surgery. My belly button is now burning a bit- Ok... READ MORE

Can Reverting to Stomach Sleeping Loosen MR?

A life-long stomach sleeper, I found myself favoring my side in the 10 weeks following my TT (which was early Oct. '12). I reverted to stomach sleeping one night, I find myself... READ MORE

Realistic- Bathing Suit 5 Weeks After Lipo?

Of course I will ask my Dr. what expectations I should have and will to follow his after care instructions to a "T"... Is it reasonable in some opinions to think I could be in... READ MORE

No Stage Two Garment?

Not given a stage two garment from my PS, should I ask whether I should consider ordering one? I see that the majority of patients report having stage two in addition to the... READ MORE

Recent comments from SDCM

Sorry for the typos! :-) READ COMMENT

I had a TT last October and the redo wry from my hip and saddlebag surgery has been a piece of cake in comparison. I've been eating more frequent smqller meals with a good amount of spinach, pineapple, and beans and lean protein, wjcih... READ COMMENT

October of 2012... He is such a great Dr. and my results have been so fantastic, that I am going for liposuction with him in two days- cannot wait! :-) READ COMMENT

An oversight in my filling out the form on here... He is definitely worth it, every penny and every day of the recovery. I had a fantastic experience with him and his staff and recommend him to anyone looking for a surgeon to help them... READ COMMENT

That must have been an oversight on my part in filling out the form....... It was definitely worth it and he is the best out there... Everything about meeting him and the people that work in his office is comfortable, informative, and... READ COMMENT