Location: memphis
Member since 7/18/2008


  • 19 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 13 questions

Reviews & Stories

Overdone Lipo in Areas I Did Not Ask to Have Done! - Atlanta, GA

I signed up for mini tummy tuck and mild lipo of lovehandles done 3 mos. ago. I had a 9 lb baby 14 mos earlier which caused separation of stomach muscles only. Lucky enough that I did not have stretch marks or loose skin. Just had a few extra lbs in love handle area. When I came out of surgery, immediately noticed indents and bruising in R buttock and called Dr. scared of why that area was... READ MORE

Scared of Indirect Lighting After Lipo - Chicago, IL

Beware. Just bcs they are board certified does not mean they will do a good job! Also, dont trust b4 and after pics. It is all in the lighting. If you want more details on the awful experience with the specific doctor please email. I will be glad to share the horrible experience if it will save one person. Please trust that everything you are reading in the negative is very true. We did... READ MORE

Questions from meganmarie123

How Do I Talk to my Dr About Bad Outcome from Overdone Lipo?

Had mini tummy tuck for diastasis recti of upper stomach from child birth. No stretch marks or loose skin. Agreed to mild lipo of lovehandles only. Came out with overdone hips... READ MORE

How Do I Trust my Doctor to Repair a Bad Tummy Tuck/lipo Outcome if He Caused It?

Adding on from previous. Just took some after pics. Realized not only did he botch lipo (which was only to be on flanks but somehow to chunck out of my R hip & butt taking... READ MORE

Will Most Surgeons Draw on Your Body Before Liposuction?

Will Most Surgeons Draw on You B4 Liposuction to Map Areas and Help You See the Plan? To help avoid any miscommunication and get final approval from pt on areas that will be... READ MORE

Amount of Fat Removed During Liposuction - Symmetry?

Is It Possible for the Surgeon to Remove the EXACT Same Amount of Fat Grams During Liposuction on both sides of body? Who is responsible for documenting this on records other... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Repair Upper Diastasis Recti Through the Breast?

Muscles were not repaired all the way up during initial abdominoplasty, so surgeon is now recommending he use a scope and go thru breast to fix the upper 1/4 he didnt do. He... READ MORE

Buttock Lipo - Any Areas to Avoid?

Can Lipo Be Done to All Areas of the Buttock? Are There Any Landmarks to Avoid? READ MORE

Is It Common to Have Permanent Nerve Damage at Hip and Thigh from Abdominoplasty?

I am 1 1/2 yrs out from abdominoplasty to repair upper hernia post pregnancy and was to have minor lipo to flanks only. However had poor outcome and was just confirmed by... READ MORE

Permanent Nerve Damage at Hip and Thigh from Tummy Tuck?

Reposting this because I named the wrong nerve in my previous post. I am 1 1/2 yrs out from abdominoplasty to repair upper hernia post pregnancy and was to have minor lipo to... READ MORE

Still Having Extreme Tightness in Lower Abdomen and Loose Feeling in Upper Stomach 18mos After T/t. What Could This Be?

My initial t/t was to supposed to repair an upper muscle separation but came out feeling extreme tightness in lower abdomen and still hernia appearance in upper stomach when... READ MORE

Recent comments from meganmarie123

Hi Angie. Im am still in process of seeking many 2nd opinions bcs I also found that Dr. did not fully repair my upper diastasis recti during t/t so I am left with repairing that as well. He expected me to pay several thousands to go... READ COMMENT

Absolutely! No question that was the problem. That is why I am sharing my experience and listed him. Hope it saves others from him or gets them to speak out of him as well. READ COMMENT

Hi ALL. So relieved to find others with terrible outcomes, yet feel bad 4 all of you as well to have to endure this. I have gone thru exactly the same thing. Was only to have t/t to fix separated muscle after baby and lipo to flanks... READ COMMENT

OMG, Hi Angie. I just noticed your post. Thank you so much for asking. I havent been on here in a while bcs I have been so tied up with getting 2nd and 3rd opinions on how to repair the damages. Told I need major fat grafting to try... READ COMMENT