Location: South Carolina, SC
Member since 6/22/2014


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  • 1 review
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Reviews & Stories

Combination of Smart Lipo/Vaser Lipo/Lipo Therm Scheduled for Arms, Bra Patch, Underarm, Chin and Neck. - South Carolina, SC

I have struggled with my weight my entire life. After losing 52 pounds, my weight has remained stable for the past year. My upper arms are huge (13.5 inches). Nothing I have done makes any difference, so I decided to look into Smart Lipo because I would never consider brachioplasty. I had my consultation with a surgeon that I know and trust. Even though I'm 51 years old, he said I had... READ MORE

Questions from trudeyv

Are medication cocktails standard or do the vary among surgeons?

Lorazapam, Hydrocodone, Keflex and Clonadin are the medications that have been prescribd for me for the day of surgery. I will be having a combination of smart lipo, lipotherme... READ MORE

Recent comments from trudeyv

You look great. I only had smart lipo, but at 5 weeks post-op, I have swelling in the exact same area of my neck. I'm using a hand massager and it is helping. READ COMMENT

Thank you. Waiting is hard. I'm still struggling with swelling, but it is a small price to pay to have arms that have improved so much. READ COMMENT

Hi Bella! I saw my doctor this week and he is very pleased with my progress. I am amazed that he was able to make this kind of difference without major surgery. Thank you for your kind words. READ COMMENT

I'm so sorry you are experiencing the extreme swelling too. Are you still wearing a compression garment? I removed mine yesterday and the swelling decreased drastically. READ COMMENT