Location: TX
Member since 4/14/2014


  • 245 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

Two C-sections, 124 Lbs, 5'6"

I thought I would be a candidate for MTT but the PS said I needed a Full TT to get the best result. I only had one consultation and I may just go with him. He is double board certified and has great review, he is easy to talk to etc.... I need to get it done by mid May before my husband's travel and the kids get out of school... if not, I'll have to wait until Sep. which I'd rather not do... READ MORE

Questions from Gemja

Estimated cost for a mini tummy tuck $7,500 - $8,500. I live in Houston, TX. Reasonable?

I had two C-sections and have some lose skin right over the scar. I want a mini tummy tuck. The estimate I was given over the phone was between $7,500 and $8,500. I live in... READ MORE

Are drains absolutely necessary?

Are drains absolutely necessary? I only had one consult and he uses drains. Looking at pictures of them is making me think twice about doing the TT altogether. READ MORE

Is it unwise to decide to do TT with 1st Dr. I consulted with?

The other two Drs I'm interested in can't see me for another week or later. I'm stressed for time. I have to get my surgery done by the 2nd week of May. The Dr I saw is far... READ MORE

I'm scheduled for a Tummy Tuck mid-May and have a vacation July 4th. Is this an unrealistic expectation for recovery? (photo)

I'm going to Cancun on Jul 3rd, and my TT is 5/14. After looking at several pictures, it doesn't look like there is enough time to really heal. Should I wait until after my... READ MORE

Discussions started by Gemja

What to tell people?

My husband has finally agreed to let me have a mini tummy tuck. There is no way I can tell friends, family, kids (they won't understand).  I don't know how to explain why... READ MORE


I'm having a hard time buying after TT garment. Can you ladies suggest a good one? Thanks! :-) READ MORE

Recent comments from Gemja

Hi ladies, it's been so long since I posted. I'm doing well, but I had to get a bb revision. It was so small, so I had it done a couple of weeks ago... I should've listened to you ladies about placing a marble. Now I'm stuffing it with... READ COMMENT

Hi casingbeauty, wow your TT is approaching fast! The last week could be exciting and scary at the same time. I really like Dr. Sukkar, you'll feel comfortable in that office. I'm doing very well, my scar looked scary at first and I was... READ COMMENT

Hi Hun, I'm sorry to read about the necrosis! 'm not around.. I'm on vacation and don't have the time to check in. I hope it heals soon. READ COMMENT

Oh I'm so sorry to hear that Sophy! It took me about seven years to finally do it so I understand. Everything has to be just right.... I'm actually glad I didn't do it sooner to be honest. I'm staying home now and my kids are bigger (8... READ COMMENT

Did you get a lipo on your thighs? If so, it could be swelling... Other than that you're doing everything right... I'm not sure why you're gaining wight. I'm not as active as I was prior to the surgery so I'd not be surprised if I've... READ COMMENT