Damaged Goods

Location: NYC
Member since 5/5/2010


  • 60 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Black & Blue & Bumpy: No Gain Without Pain

I just had Smart Lipo MPX performed on my upper abs 4 days ago (June 3rd). I am a petite 5'2" and 110 lbs, but always had a bit of a belly. It was never noticeable with clothing on, but I hated the way it sagged and rolled when I sat. I was always insecure about my stomach as compared to the rest of my body. I work out avidly and have always maintained healthy eating habits. No matter... READ MORE

Questions from Damaged Goods

What is the Typical Amount of Time to Wait Before Having a "Touch-up" for Smart Lipo?

I had SmartLipo performed on my abs and flanks about 3 weeks ago. And even though I am technically still in the healing process, I feel about 90% recovered. Based on what I am... READ MORE

Chronic Fluid Retention After Smart Lipo, Is there Anyway to Alleviate this Bloating?

I had Smart Lipo performed on the abdomen twice, the most recent one was almost a year ago, in April 2011. I have noticed that after the second round, my body retains fluid... READ MORE

Recent comments from Damaged Goods

P.S. Your results now look great. I don't think you need a revision at all. Just wait for your body to stabilize and I am sure all the swelling will go down. Be more cautious with your diet and avoid excessive carbohydrates/starches... READ COMMENT

DON'T DO THE TOUCH UP!!!! I had a second round of Smart Lipo and it truly devastated my metabolism, hormones, circulation and fat distribution. Please see my post. Two years later and I am still reeling from the unforeseen complications... READ COMMENT

Please read my entire review and you will understand why. Also...you should consider looking at the thread "Did You Gain Weight After Liposuction" here on Real Self. It will explain a lot of the unexpected and unpleasant changes that... READ COMMENT

Hi! Thanks for visiting my page. Congrats on getting beautiful results with your tummy tuck! It really is a wonderful feeling to love what we see when we look in the mirror. I am glad that after reading my experience with Smart Lipo,... READ COMMENT

Hi Tigger. I am so happy to hear that you are making a physical and emotional comeback after many years of disappointment and desperation. I applaud you for finding a way to make you feel optimistic again. Thank you for sharing your... READ COMMENT