Location: Houston, TX
Member since 9/12/2013


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  • 2 reviews
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  • 9 questions

Reviews & Stories

Bracioplasty - Houston, TX

Had bracioplasty on 5-1-13. I am now 4 months out and still pretty sensitive. The scar goes from armpit to elbow and have to Say takes some getting use to. I still wear the compressions whenI know I will be over using (ie: cleaning house) to help with swelling. The scars are still red and raised, but my PS assures me when they turn white they will not even be noticed. So I wait for that day.... READ MORE

Please Tell Me This Gets Better...- Houston, TX

Had medial thigh lift (in groin) 7 days ago with lipo. my feelings are up and down. The fat rolls between my legs are gone but my thighs are sooooo swollen I can hardley walk and when I do walk, they rub together leaving pink on my skin. its so numb, i cant feel a thing. I can stand and lay, but it gets so uncomfortable to lay the same way in the same spot. Oh what I would do to lay on my side... READ MORE

Questions from mrs.impatient

I Had a Medial Thigh Lift on Sept.4th. (Groin) at What Point Will the Swelling Subside?

I can see the fatty rolls are gone but my thighs are pink on inside from rubbing when i walk. i feel like there are huge boulder rocks in each thigh. i am moving as much as... READ MORE

How Long Will Arms Stay Swollen After Bracioplasty?

Its been 4 months. the arms look great but they are still swollen and tender to the touch. i can feel when they are swelling and getting tight. especially with temperature... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use a Skin Bleacher/skin Whitener on Bracioplasty Scars? I Think Its Called Hydroquinone.

Had bracioplasty 5 months ago. Am using kelocote and vitamin e oil daily. Still have substancial swelling in arms and scars are red. That's why I am asking about the whitener. READ MORE

Has anyone with a arm lift had this problem? (photo)

I had arm lift 6 months ago and although Iove the way they look, I still have swelling. Its bad enough that when i bend my elbow you can see a crease In my upper arm. When my... READ MORE

Is there a way to know if the swelling is completely gone? (photo)

I had a medial thigh lift in the beginning of september. how do you know when the swelling is completely gone. I go about my daily activities but my inner thighs are very sore... READ MORE

Would lipo make the banding/crease go away? will it make my arms sag? (Photo)

It has been a year since my arm lift and i still have the banding/crease issue. i would like your opionions on how to correct this. i have a good shape and definition in both... READ MORE

What procedure would you perform to revise this thigh lift? (Photo)

I had a medial thigh lift with groin incision in sept. 2013 and unfortunately for me, it did not do well. i am left with sagging skin. i do not want a scar to my knees. in your... READ MORE

Where is the best placement of the scar on a vertical thigh lift?

Where is the best placement of the scar? I'm concerned that the seam in jeans/pants rubbing or sitting on the scar and causing irritation. Also, is the scar sensitivity... READ MORE

Vertical thigh lift incision question (Photo)

I had a vertical thigh lift 10 days ago. There is a yellowish spot at the end of the incision on on my right leg. On antibiotics 4x day for 5 days and I use beta dine 2x a day... READ MORE

Discussions started by mrs.impatient

Have you used this doctor?

Has anyone on here used (or know anyone who has used) Dr. Signee Kim in the Woodlands, Tx? Or Dr. Lamonoco in Houston, Tx? What can you tell me about them and your experience... READ MORE

Recent comments from mrs.impatient

I am 5 weeks out and I still have swelling. It gets better each day so don't get discouraged. The scars look meaty and lumpy for awhile, but it will eventually flatten and lighten in color. Your legs look good! READ COMMENT

How are you doing? I am still nursing 2 of 3 openings but it's slowly getting better. The swelling is still pretty bad but I am able to get around READ COMMENT

I had s groin/medial thigh lift. But due to poor skin laxtivity I had to go vertical. I had it done on February 18th. All went well except I developed 2 openings at the T junction. I have been eating antibiotics for 2 weeks now (just to... READ COMMENT

I love my arms but hate the scars. Mine are still light pink and it's been 3 years. I cover the scars with makeup. So far no one has noticed. Or if they have they haven't said anything READ COMMENT