Location: Charlotte, NC
Member since 6/27/2014


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Reviews & Stories

Tummy Tuck with Muscle Repair and Liposuction of the Flanks

I am a 30 year old mother of three with an scheduled Tummy Tuck on 12/19/14. My surgeon is Dr.Stephan Finical of Charlotte Plastic Surgery. I became a mother at 20 years old, gaining 70 lbs. All of stretch marks that you see, solely occurred during my first pregnancy. I was very sick & on bed rest. The only thing I could keep down was Ensure. I drank a few a day & gained weight too quickly. I... READ MORE

Questions from LotusMae

Should I worry that impressions from the garment could cause permanent damage to my results? (Photo)

I am noticing that my compression garment is digging into my skin when I lay down. It doesn't feel too tight but I assume it has to do with the swelling. READ MORE

Discussions started by LotusMae


Hi Ladies,Is there anyone else destined for a revision? I had my tummy tuck on 12/17/14 and I am not happy with my results. I've felt this way from early on and I have shared... READ MORE

Recent comments from LotusMae

Hi Mellon. I feel good. I wouldn't say next day. I slept a lot the first two days post op. I felt like I gained back most my energy on Sunday (4 days post). I am returning to work tomorrow (Tuesday). READ COMMENT

My revision was completed yesterday. The PS lowered my incision, cut out some extra skin, and liposuctioned my sides. I am hoping this is it! READ COMMENT

I am having a revision that will include pulling the skin a bit tighter and liposuction of the lower abdomen and my entire flank area. READ COMMENT

Hi khill, Did you already have your revision? What did your PS say about your results. I had a FTT on 12/17/14 and will be having a revision done on 9/2/15. READ COMMENT

According to Charlotte Plastic Surgery's policy and an agreement I signed, it states that I can have a revision within one year of the surgery date with no fee from the doctor. I do have to pay for the use of their surgical facility... READ COMMENT