Location: australia
Member since 10/3/2009


  • 10 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 discussion
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Tummy Tuck Scar and Tummy Button Revision - Australia

I have just had the lower part of my tummy tuck scar and tummy button revised. My surgeon also removed a permanent stitch that was poking outwards. The surgery was quick and simple but I had post op bleeding that lead to the skin blistering. My tummy button is a red wound and looks ghastly but the skin is slowly starting to heal. The tummy tuck scar is still under dressing. 5 days on there is... READ MORE

Pulsed Dye Laser to Reduce Tummy Tuck/belly Button Scar - Australia

I have had 2 sessions of pulsed dye laser treatment to reduce a tummy tuck and belly button scar that is 6 months old. My scars were hypertrophic at 6 months and the scar across the belly was still vascular. I am of slim build and my tummy tuck is very tight with not much skin removed. After the first treatment the vascular nature of the horizontal belly button scar was reduced and the... READ MORE

Questions from Cosmoquery

Tummy Tuck Scar Revision

I have a Tummy Tuck 13 months ago. I have a raised and wide scar hip to hip (the widest part being the bottom portion of the scar). I used surgical tape, silicon gel and had... READ MORE

Does Injecting Steroids at Time of Surgery Increase Chance of Necrosis?

I had a tummy tuck and umbilicus scar revision 3.5 weeks ago to remove hypertrophic scars. The doctor injected steroids at time of surgery to reduce scarring. The new surgery... READ MORE

Discussions started by Cosmoquery

Tummy tuck and belly button scar revision

Has anyone had their scar or belly button revised? I have just had both procedures. My belly button developed a blood blister within 24 hours leaving a red weeping wound where... READ MORE

Recent comments from Cosmoquery

My melasma has improved. I thought this was due to vigilant sun screen application but I did also start taking MSM at the beginning of this year. The MSM is in yogabody tablets which I have been taking for muscle recovery. READ COMMENT

8 weeks should be fine unless you develop complications. Bear in mind that the first month is hard and you probably won't be able to stand upright. By week 6 you should feel relatively normal and able to gym etc. Remember to protect... READ COMMENT

Your scars look very good. Did you get a scar revision? What did the doctor say about lowering the scar? READ COMMENT

I have had 3 treatments with Revlite. After the second treatment the skin was very dark and tragic looking. The dark skin flaked off after the third treatment. They promoted it as a risk free option but were surprised at how sensitive... READ COMMENT

Did you try the Revlite? I have had it once and is $1250 for 5 treatments. The first treatment has made the pigment darker. READ COMMENT