Location: Crown Point, IN
Member since 10/6/2009


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  • 9 questions

Reviews & Stories

6 Weeks Post Op Tummy Tuck...Best Decision I Ever Made! - Crown Point, IN

ON November 20th I had a full tummy tuck and lipo. (I am a 41 yr old female)After a year of research and comtemplation I finally felt ready for this surgery. I had lost 22lbs and in the past have had 2 c sections (2very large babies almost 10lbs each!) and had huge gap in fascia covering muscles so it appeared I had a pot belly, as well as extra skin and overhang on lower abdoman. This drove... READ MORE

Laser Lipo of Chin and Tumescent Lipo in Axillary Underarm Area... 3 Days Post Op and No Regrets!

Its day three after I had laser lipo of my chin! (yes its gone I only have one now!!) and underarm area (not arm but where bra overhang is in axillary area). I have not regretted my decision for a single moment. The pain was uncomfortable the first couple of days but nothing extreme and usually when I moved. I could notice results under chin almost right away, though I wore a mild... READ MORE

Would Recommend 100 Times Over! - Chicago, IL

I had discoloration to my teeth from antibiotic use as a child, aside from a couple of teeth on top misaligned (the eye teeth were coming out from higher in my gums) they were otherwise healthy but I was advised the best solution would be to get crowns. (other options were implants, which seemed very painful or dentures (always discouraged). As a child I did have some bonding done, however... READ MORE

Questions from nomorebigbelly

Will Breast Augmentation Remove Axillary Breast Tissue?

I have a "pouch of skin" above my breast (kind of near the underarm area but not on the arm). I am unsure of what kind of procedure would need to be performed to... READ MORE

Abdominoplasty with Liposuction for Fairly Large Pannus?

Do surgeons include liposuction with a full abdominoplasty? I have a fairly large pannus from 2 c-sections and significant weight gain (large babies 9 lbs 11 oz and 8lbs 11 oz)... READ MORE

Is Breast Augmentation Through Tummy Tuck Incision Possible?

I had read of a procedure that allows a breast augmentation while doing a tummy tuck, using the tummy tuck incision rather than incising the breast. Is this a commonly used... READ MORE

More Proportional Feminine Look Through Breast Implants?

I am a large framed person at 5'6" and 190 pounds. I am healthy and well-proportioned, except I have broad shoulders and my legs and arms are muscular ( I believe so... READ MORE

WIll Exercise Further Damage Ab Muscles if They Are Seperated?

I previously had extremely tight ab muscles so I think damage to my ab muscles has occured after my second child's birth (c-section, 9 lbs./11oz baby). My stomach appears to... READ MORE

Would Liposuction Alone Improve the Neck and Chin Area?

I really was not considering a Face Lift or Neck Lift if possible, as I am going to be going through a Tummy Tuck. Quite honestly, I am 40 years old and would hope to wait a... READ MORE

Is Drainless Tummy Tuck a Safe Procedure?

After consulting a board certified plastic surgeon, I was told that some physicians do not do the drainless procedure because it takes additional time in the O.R. (hence higher... READ MORE

Upper Thight Numbness 10 Months After TT, Will It Affect Lipo of Thigh?

Hello, I had a full TT with lipo of flanks last November which I very happy with. I have the usual numbness is center of stomach and my rt upper thigh is still very numb after... READ MORE

7 years after tummy tuck severe stomach cramping after exercise is this normal?

I had a successful tummy tuck with her so repair and lipo in 2009. It's been 7 years and I've gained some weight due to back issues. I decided to exercise last night on... READ MORE

Recent comments from nomorebigbelly

Actually I did not have a pain pump, I don't want to misquote but whatever he put inside of me during surgery was some type of local numbing solution that wears off in about a week (I think?) so you don't need to take as much pain... READ COMMENT

Hi Katgirl, how do you like your final results? I am still thrilled and sometimes find myself checking to make sure belly isn't back! lol. I can't believe its been 9 months since I had mine and still hard as a rock. I am still seeing Dr... READ COMMENT

You look wonderful! You had an under the muscle implant? It seems like you recovered exceptionally well from it! Thanks for the updates, it really helps. I am looking to take the plunge so to speak in the next two months and this helps... READ COMMENT

I think they look great. I know we are most critical of our own results. I am hoping to have an augmentation done in the next two months after having a full tummy tuck and lipo last November and reading these posts have been so helpful... READ COMMENT

You look wonderful! How are you feeling now? I was a bit surprised it takes very long for swelling and if you overdo at times (like I did, climbing a tree 2 weeks post op and moving a couch)it does come back to haunt you. But I am now 9... READ COMMENT