Patient Stories

Tummy Tuck Story - submitted by apc

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Share your story about why you considered and ultimately had cosmetic surgery.

i considered this surgery because i was very unhappy with the excess hanging skin around my mid waist. i was not happy with my appearance,there was time i would look at myself and always say if i just did'nt have this fat belly.after my surgery and after during all the things required of me i still received a blood clot PE and had to be hospitlize for a few week. I had such a difficult time which may not be someone else sorry if your concerning this surgery.

How did your friends and family feel about your decision to have a procedure?

they was very concern and undecided about the procedure, they was concern about me. there was FEAR for my family member but they wanted me to be happy and would sopport my decision concerning the surgery.

How did 1800MySurgeon help you through the process of finding a qualified plastic surgeon?

1800 surgery gave me great information concerning the Doctor. they gave me as much information as they could concerning the plastic surgeon.

Can you describe your surgery and recovery?

surgery was very challenging, i was in pain for a great amount of time, i felt like someone had taken my body and just beat my body.

What advice would you give to another person considering your same procedure?

not to do it be happy with who you are, unless it is for a medical reason, if i knew what i know now i would have tried a more nature way to get the belly i wanted which means exercising and eating right. the swelling can be very difficult. i am still having problems with swelling and pain, i am still wearing my adbominal band due to pain and swelling, 8/22/13 is my 6mt anniversary and i'm still not feeling normal.

How do you feel about your result?

the result are 80% good,i still have a littl excess skin. my appearce is great compared from the beginning.

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find out more about this procedure: tummy tuck