Location: Utah
Member since 6/18/2014


  • 1,462 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews by Matea2

Got me a new body!

Since I found out my husband is okay with this (I never thought he would be), all I can think about is when I can get rid of the tummy skin that has held me back for years. My highest weight was 270 lbs, that was at the end of a pregnancy with a 10 lb, 11 oz baby. He was my third C-section. ... READ MORE

BA Sientra round silicone under 525/485 cc - Removed pics due to hacker

Hi, I was going to wait to begin a review but I need a place to ask opinions and searching the site isn't leading me to answers. I will post clothed photos of my before and afters so my wonderful surgeon can have another great review on here. He did my tummy tuck in October 2014 and I have a... READ MORE

Questions from Matea2

Compression stockings after tummy tuck, knee-high, what gradient is best?

At my preop, I was advised to get Jobst knee-high compression stockings 10-20 mmHg. These are almost impossible to find. Would 15-20 mmHg be ok? How long are these to be worn... READ MORE

Muscle spasms after over 4 months postop extended TT with MR. Is this normal at this stage?

I had a tummy tuck over 4 months ago with muscle repair. Since then, I have had what feels like muscle spasms and twitching on my right side. If I place a hand below my ribs,... READ MORE

Can I have Laser tattoo removal with breast implants?

Can tattoo removal using Q-switched Nd:YAG laser above the breast cause damage to breast implants? READ MORE

Recent comments from Matea2

You're looking great! Congrats on the new you! I feel the same about my scar too. I'll never have it covered by panties unless they're granny panties. I had the extended TT so mine wraps around too. I'm always tugging on my shirt at... READ COMMENT

I agree with her on the bloating after BA. That really took an emotional toll on me for about a week postop, even though I had a tummy tuck months before and experienced bloat and swelling with that. One thing about BA is that you need... READ COMMENT

My drain hole spots are still evident and I had my TT in October 2014 same doc. You're healing up nicely. Congrats on your surgery! READ COMMENT

Mine are textured round mod Sientra. READ COMMENT

I'm sorry you're still feeling discomfort with the left side. My BA was 4 months ago and all of my lifting, even push-ups, feels normal now. I can't even tell there's anything in there aside from having a much better reflection :) Does... READ COMMENT