Location: NC
Member since 4/17/2014


  • 46 total posts
  • 3 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Panniculectomy W/hernia Repair. North Carolina, NC

I was overweight all of my life. In 2010, I made lifestyle changes and lost 80 lbs over 1.5-2 years and I've kept most of it off. In 2014, I had a breast reduction (covered by insurance). In May of this year, I had a 20 year dream come true and had a brachioplasty (arm lift), not covered by insurance. 10 days ago, I had a panniculectomy with hernia repair (covered by insurance). Ideally, I... READ MORE

20 Year Dream Come True! Winston Salem, NC

I was grossly overweight for most of my life In 2010 I decided to make lifestyle changes to be healthier. I lost 80lbs over 2 years. Now, my arms have always been disproportionate to the rest of my body. Even before I lost weight, my arms looked like I had. I have wanted a brachioplasty my whole adult life. That dream became a reality last week!! I went through the Plastic Surgery Residency... READ MORE

41y/o Spinster Finally Did It! - Huntersville, NC

I used to work with my surgeon and I love him.  I've had large breasts always and was very overweight most of my life. I finally changed my lifestyle 4 years ago and lost 80lbs over 2 years. My bra size went from 40DD to 36DDD (the additional 'D' is purely from Lane Bryant changing their sizing). My breasts weren't as heavy as some, but they were very long. I hoped insurance would cover a... READ MORE

Recent comments from TarheelGirl72

Hey! Congratulations on your surgery...so exciting!! I am 8 days out from extended panniculectomy. This recovery is NO JOKE!! Question: how long were your drains in? The drains are the most worrisome part for me. My pain hasn't been too... READ COMMENT

Thanks! Congratulations! READ COMMENT

Thanks! I went through the Residency Program at Wake Forest Baptist. The actual Residents that did mine have graduated. I met this year's Residents for my last follow up and they are very nice. READ COMMENT

Thank you!! I just looked up the number online, called and confirmed that it is open to the public, then made the appointment. There's nothing to it! Most people just don't realize there are programs like this. And, a lot of people... READ COMMENT

Haha! Thanks! :) READ COMMENT