Location: Florida, NY
Member since 7/10/2013


  • 12 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Moving Forward to the Flat Side - Orlando, FL

I have been lurking on this site for several months now reading about people's experiences with tummy tucks, reviews on doctors in my area, and seeing before and after pictures. First and foremost, I want to say thank you to everyone that posts. It has been a wealth of firsthand information to ease my fears (and sometimes scare me back into reality of possible ps complications), educate me on... READ MORE

Questions from lyk4shr

What Does a Candidate for Board Certification (W/ ABPS) Mean?

I recently had a consultation with a plastic surgeon at a well known hospital in my area. I discovered that he was not ABPS certified. I was told he was a candidate for ABPS... READ MORE

Is Negotiating Cost a Myth?

Several people (including some in the medical field) have mentioned to me, since most plastic surgery is elective, price can sometimes be negotiable. Is this true and a common... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Incision Lines. Is there a reason for the curved incision or is it purely aesthetic?

Hello! Throughout my tummy tuck research, I have noticed a variance in incision lines. Some incisions curve upwards (French bikini cut, U-shaped) and some are straight across.... READ MORE

Recent comments from lyk4shr

Hi- I'm in the process of doing tummy tuck consults and had a similar experience as your self with conflicting procedure explanations and a BIG price disparities. May I ask who you had consults with? It would help a ton! Dr. Soto is one... READ COMMENT

Thank you so much for your comprehensive posts on your TT. You and I seem to have a similar body type per TT. I just tarted my TT adventure... in process of consultations. This was a big help! Thank you! READ COMMENT

Good luck to you!! READ COMMENT

Good luck!!! I hope you find a doc you're excited about! READ COMMENT

Thanks for your note on my post! I agree that you and I may have similar body types! I think similar way of thinking about this, too... I'd definitely can see myself planking to show my husband my issue. :) I have the same feelings as... READ COMMENT