Location: Buffalo, NY
Member since 11/9/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Many Years a Migraine Sufferer - Let's See How Botox Works! - Niagara Falls, NY

I finally let my Neurologist talk me into Botox. I'm hopeful! My history: * 41 years old * Suffered with migraines since 2002 * Have tried everything (preventative) under the sun * Relpax is my triptan drug of choice * Most of my migraines are hormonally related (with the exception of some triggers that I avoid now) I had my first session of Botox on November 15th. It's been just a tad... READ MORE

I Got My Flat Stomach Back on 11/6/2013 ... THREE YEARS Later!

I had twins in August 2011. They were 7 lbs 12 oz and 6 lbs 4 oz. I carried full term and delivered vaginally. They really did a number on my stomach muscles and stomach skin. I also lost 70 lbs on Weight Watchers after they were born. I am 5'9" and weigh 153 lbs. I had my tummy tuck with muscle repair and NO liposuction November 6, 2013. Today is November 10 and I feel pretty good! I... READ MORE

Questions from AmyS33

Is HIP swelling common after a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and NO lipo?

I had a full tummy tuck 3 days ago (with muscle repair) and noticed that my hips are very swollen. I did NOT have lipo. All the research I am doing on message boards, I seem to... READ MORE

When Will I see Results From My Full Tummy Tuck With Muscle Repair and When Will I Fit Into My Pre-op Jeans Again? (photo)

I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair on 11/6/13. I did NOT have Lipo (I am at my ideal weight of 153 lbs at 5'9"). I look at my new shape and it's not much different than... READ MORE

How long does it take for a small (less than 10 cc's) seroma to dissolve?

My mons pubis (after a full tummy tuck with muscle repair) is a small waterbed. I push on it and the waves ripple through my mons pubis. A TINY bit goes up my sides. My surgeon... READ MORE

Is it normal for swelling to START 6 weeks out after a tummy tuck? (I didn't really have any before).

My swelling was pretty minimal after my tummy tuck (with full muscle repair) and kept going down. I did not need Lipo. At 5 weeks I was SO flat. At 6 weeks however, I ballooned... READ MORE

Is it possible to have lower cheek swelling after Botox injected for migraine prevention? (Photo)

I had Botox done 90 days ago for treating migraines with no issues. Yesterday I had my second round of Botox done for migraines. Today I woke up with a swollen lower left cheek... READ MORE

Discussions started by AmyS33

When did your pubic mound swelling go down after a tummy tuck?

I am 3 weeks post from my tummy tuck with muscle repair.  My pubic mound looks like a Ken Doll!  I can't stand it.  If this happened to you, how long did it take... READ MORE

Recent comments from AmyS33

I see you're from Buffalo too! Yay! So he is at the Center for Plastic Surgery in Williamsville on Main Street. Highly, highly, HIGHLY recommend! READ COMMENT

Thank you! He's attached to this review. His name is at the top where my title is, as well as all the way at the end of the Review. Dr. David P. Rigan is his name. READ COMMENT

Let me know how it goes and how you're doing. Welcome to the flat side!! READ COMMENT

Thank you SO much for your comment!! How did your surgery go?? :) READ COMMENT