Member since 7/23/2013


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  • 6 questions

Questions from moonwave

Do I Really Need a Tummy Tuck?

I have seen some brilliant surgeons for lipo consults, and only one suggested that I need a tummy tuck. To the others, my skin elasticity appeared to be good, but he recognized... READ MORE

I Have a Hard Roll of Fat After Vaser Lipo Right Beneath my Belly Button 2 Weeks Post-op. Is This Normal? What Can I Do to Help?

I also have hard bumps and my entire abdomen looks undefined, like lumpy clay. Doctor says it will probably go away, but I may need a revision in 6 months. Was this surgeon... READ MORE

I am four weeks post Vaser lipo and still have a lot of pain. Is this normal?

It's a burning/pulling pain, skin pain and intense muscle soreness that is not going away. Getting endermologie and had three Vaser Shape sessions. READ MORE

I am three and a half months post Vaser lipo on abs, sides and back--360 lipo--and I still have hard swelling. Is this normal?

I still have a hard roll of "fat" underneath belly button. I have tried endermologie, lymphatic massage and many other post-op procedures but nothing is working. Any idea what... READ MORE

Recent comments from moonwave

I feel I need to qualify this comment with the fact that Dr. Atluri is an amazing doctor and compassionate person who cares about what she does. She is highly accessible and very concerned about her patients. However, I've had a lot of... READ COMMENT

You need to let people edit or remove comments. I regret a comment I wrote last night about my doctor and it looks as if there is no way to remove it. READ COMMENT

Don't do this. Go to a board-certified plastic surgeon, not a GP. I regret my decision to go to this doctor. I am lumpy and my contours are off. Be cautious. READ COMMENT

Forgive me for being blunt, but maybe your boyfriend's friends are jerks and he needs to man up and have a talk with them about their out of line comments. Lipo is a difficult procedure--your self-esteem can tank afterwards if the... READ COMMENT