Rissa Smiles

Location: Oakland, CA
Member since 4/1/2017


  • 21 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

25 Yr Old, 5'2", No Kids, Liposuction of Abdomen and Flanks

I was always a "big" girl and what I mean by big is that I wasn't the same size as most girls my age but I wasn't obese (maybe like 20 lbs overweight). I was fine with that. The problem began when I was in high school and gained a lot more weight after being in a relationship with someone that really didn't care about his weight. After the relationship ended I started to work out and I lost... READ MORE

25 Yrs Old, 5'2, No Kids, 36DDD/(F), Breast Reduction

I don't want to talk about the pain relative to having large breast, WE ALL KNOW THAT STRUGGLE! Having large breast AND being so short (5'2) is a whole other story. Let me talk about how I chose my doctor. So in 2012 my sister had a fat transfer (BBL) from this place in Fort Lauderdale, FL (we are from the Bay area of California) called Strax Rejuventation. She heard about this place from a... READ MORE

Questions from Rissa Smiles

Is dimpling of skin after liposuction normal? I had 4 liters removed from my lower/upper abdomen and flanks. (photo)

The dimpling of the skin is only in lower abdomen area. It started this around day 4 or 5 after a shower. Today marks exactly 3 weeks post op. I'm still wearing my compression... READ MORE

Recent comments from Rissa Smiles

You think they'll really be that much affective 2 months post op? READ COMMENT

No I did not have the massages because my surgery was out of state were I didn't have medical coverage so I had to pay out of pocket for everything and my surgeon didn't provide them. I didn't return home until a little over a week post... READ COMMENT

Thank you! Yea, he took out a lot of fat!! 4 liters. READ COMMENT

No problem. Good luck! :) READ COMMENT