Location: San Antonio
Member since 1/14/2013


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Reviews & Stories

9 Months Post Op-- San Antonio TX

I am 31 and have 2 kids. (ages 10 and 5). I have been wanting a tummy tuck since my son was born 10 years ago. I am 5ft 5in tall and weigh 118 lbs. I am not having any muscle repair done and no lipo. It is only skin removal. Iam doing this to help with my self esteem. I am very self consious about how I appear. I wear oversized clothes to help hide my loose skin. After going to my preop... READ MORE

Questions from StacyLC

Tummy Tuck Swelling 6 Months Post Op Normal?

I am experiencing swelling only on my left side just to the side of my belly button area. It seems to only happen after I eat. I have been to my Dr, and he stated that he... READ MORE

Recent comments from StacyLC

Thank you! I am going to post new pics here soon since I am now over a year out from the surgery. I have since gained 15 lbs but I am overall happy. I think I kept my self so thin before to "hide" the excess skin. I too want a... READ COMMENT

I think it will go down sooner since it was a simple snipping if skin and nothing else. I remember when my son got stitches in his lip and it took some time for the swelling to go down but not long. I would like to say it will be the... READ COMMENT

Hey, I just read your most recent post and saw you are going with Dr Ortegon. He has been wonderful in my experience. I just went back in for a revision and he is still great and I would recommend him! Good luck! READ COMMENT

Oh this was a cake walk. It was in office. Just localized numbing. First cut however I felt it all. I needed extra numbing. Other than that it was fine. It was a small area that he re opened, cut more skin then re stitched. ... READ COMMENT

Hey! I also live in San Antonio. I went to Dr. Ortegon. He is off 151 at Westover Hills. I have had a wonderful experience with him so far. I am 9 months post op and love the results. He has been great post op as well as pre. READ COMMENT