Location: new york, ny
Member since 5/6/2009


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  • 2 reviews
  • 8 questions

Reviews & Stories

Teeth Whitening Brightened my Smile and the Pain Was Minimal

I had my teeth whitened twice. The first time was about 6 years ago. I did it again about October of 2009. I really don't understand how people describe it as "excruciating" or painful. It's more annoying then anything else. The process of sitting there with a light in your mouth for an hour is pretty nerve wracking, but it's only an hour. Right afer and i guess for... READ MORE

I Survived the Tummy Tuck!

So here I am, 2 weeks and 1 day after surgery.  The pros are that I am no longer in pain, I can sit up, walk (hunched over) and i've had the drains removed. The cons are that i've developed a Seroma. My tummy now looks worst than it did before I had the surgery and right after the surgery. I have a large lump in the middle of my stomach and my stomach looks lopsided. The left side is... READ MORE

Questions from scared2death

What is a Liposuction Drain & What Does It Do?

I've been reading up a lot and considering a Tummy Tuck. I have a tight abdomen but loose skin and stretch marks. I was advised that Smart Lipo would not do the trick. I really... READ MORE

Why Wouldn't a Doctor Keep a Photo of His Work?

Last week, I went in for a consultation in NYC with a plastic surgeon for a Tummy Tuck. This was my fourth plastic surgeon that I went to go see so far. This plastic surgeon... READ MORE

How Long Should You Quit Smoking Before Plastic Surgery?

I went to see my fifth plastic surgeon last week. She told me that I only needed one week without smoking a cigarette for her to operate on me. I found this odd because it... READ MORE

How Long Do I Have to Be out of Work After Tummy Tuck?

I'm hearing so many different numbers being tossed around for Tummy Tuck recovery. I know this is an approximation as everybody is different. I am 5'8 148 lbs. I am in... READ MORE

Does Less Skin Mean Shorter Tummy Tuck Scar?

I was told by a plastic surgeon that my tummy tuck scar would not be that long because I don't have much skin. However, I am getting a full tummy tuck. Can someone explain if... READ MORE

Different Doctors' Opinions on Tummy Tuck and Liposuction?

I was told by a PS that I do not need Liposuction with my Tummy Tuck procedure. In fact, he told me that he couldn't turn me over on my stomach during the procedure to give me... READ MORE

Can Having Enlarged Red Blood Cells Be Problematic for Tummy Tuck?

I just got a blood test done and all of my tests were negative. I am 5'8" tall, 149 lbs, and phsyically fit. However, the test did reveal that I have enlarged red blood... READ MORE

Will a Tummy Tuck Reveal Six Pack Abs?

I've been told that I have great abdominal muscles under the flab. Is it possible that if there's a 6 pack under there? I plan on having a tt. I exercise alot. I can feel the... READ MORE

Recent comments from scared2death

Lol! whew who knew it could get so ugly on a site while talking about teeth?! My goodness. Too funny. READ COMMENT

TCA peels do NOT remove tattoos! That is very dangerous. TCA is an acid and can cause SEVERE burns. The best chance of getting rid of the tattoo is a laser. Please DO NOT use this chemical to remove your tattoo. It will not work and it... READ COMMENT

What did u use please? READ COMMENT

Hello there. You are only 30 days post op & are still swollen. It takes quite some time for it to go down. I had my surgery Nov 5, 2009 & I am still swollen. You have to give yourself more time to heal. Perhaps u should visit your... READ COMMENT

It sounds to me as if the doctor removed the tubes too soon. After only two days your were more then likely still draining. I had the tubes in for about a week & I was still draining. As a result, I developed a seroma. Has your doctor... READ COMMENT