Location: kent, wa
Member since 4/4/2008


  • 16 total posts
  • 1 review
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Reviews & Stories

Smart Lipo Was Worth It and I'm Only on Day 4.

I'm particularly concerned with my upper arms.  Has anyone done their upper arms?  Were you satisfied with the results?  My doctor said I should only be down 2 or 3 days - does this sound realistic?  I'll do before and after pictures for all to see and will update the satisfaction responses. The worst part of the procedure was the IV and the tremblin READ MORE

Questions from ymiller

Should a Doctor Leave the Incisions Open After Tumescent or Smartlipo?

I am having a combo of tumescent and smartlipo on my inner and outer thighs, abdomen, hips and arms. My doctor plans on closing the incisions. I have read several places that... READ MORE

Recent comments from ymiller

$5900 for just the arms. The doctor left the incisions (tiny) incisions open for the fluid to drain out of. It took 3 days for it to stop. My arms look better than they ever have - I'm thrilled every time I look in the mirror. READ COMMENT

My surgery was just 6 days ago. My arms drained like a seive (sp?). I don't see much with the rest of my body yet but they only drained a little. I bet it just has to do with how long the body takes to absorb all the fluids. READ COMMENT

Did you have a lot of drainage from your arms? I have noticed that my arms showed immediate results but they also drained continually for the first 3 days. The other areas didn't drain much and I can see only slight results with them.... READ COMMENT

Expect bruising - I think those that have minimal bruising are the exception or they just had their stomach done. I am covered in bruises everywhere except my stomach and was told by my doctor to expect it. It is day 5 for me and I... READ COMMENT

I'm in Seattle looking for a plastic surgeon. Could you share who you used? I'm thinking about Dr Gottlieb - have you heard anything about him? READ COMMENT