Location: Durham, NC
Member since 5/21/2014


  • 63 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Doing the Butt -- Excess Skin Removal Following Weight Loss - No Implants - Durham, NC

I am 23 months post-op Gastric Bypass surgery. I hit my goal weight at 14 months out and began my plastics process in August of 2014. I had a full tummy tuck, arm lift and breast lift. The surgeries went well and I was anxious to do the backside. Dr. Erdman at Duke University Aesthetic Center did those surgeries and he will do this one as well. I have lost 140 pounds from my highest weight... READ MORE

Armlift, Breast Lift & Abdominoplasty - Durham, NC

Tomorrow is the big day. I have lost 140ish pounds from my highest weight and it is time for skin removal. I am 5'8" and fluctuate between 142 at my lowest to 150 (this morning). Dr. Erdmann at Duke University is doing the surgeon. He has encouraged me to do these three procedures all at once and I am a little scared of the potential pain involved but I have a great husband and hope to recover... READ MORE

Questions from ThinIn13

What is the BEST placement for my brachioplasty incision?

My surgeon believes there are less complications with a posterior incision. I am really worried about scarring. Would love to hear your comments on scarring and this type of... READ MORE

How long am I at risk for a Seroma/ wound opening? (photos)

I am so excited - I had Fleur de Lis Tummy tuck, brachioplasty and mastopexy...and all is going great. A little swelling in the abdomen. Day 15 and one drain still in place. I... READ MORE

What is the recovery like for a Butt Lift? NOT a Brazilian Butt Lift - just skin removal.

I had a tummy tuck and now have decided to get a butt lift as well. I do not want any implants or fat transfer, etc. So I was wondering what the recovery is like for just butt... READ MORE

Recent comments from ThinIn13

I did have the butt lift - it is under my butt lift review! READ COMMENT

My scars are pretty bad... working on them with laser treatments. Scars are better than saggy skin?? READ COMMENT

It's in the review - The $10,800 on the home page was for the surgery. READ COMMENT