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  1. Hey guys, just wanted to ask all the people that have undergone Rhino about their scarring and if anyone had any bad scarring? I have had hypertrophic scars in the past so I am very worried however from everything I read, this area apparently is not very prone to it? I'm also concerned about hyper pigmentation. Most docotors seem to only do open Rhino so it is making it difficult. I have my heart set on Dr Peter Callan, does anyone know if he does both open and closed and if his scars heal well? Lastly would it be accurate that you will get much better results with open es
  2. Hi everyone! What has everyone tried for scars? Silicone sheets, silicone creams, home remedies, red light therapy, whatever it is, list it below! Under a week until I get boobies!!!
  3. Hey Ladies I am now 3 weeks post op and my incisions are healed and I have no scabs left on them. I am wondering when I should start using the bio oil I bought. My Dr said it was up to me to decide how to treat them and they would not recommend what I should do. I think I should probably start now - When did everyone else start? I am also pretty keen to put some fake tan on because I have been pasty white for 3-4 weeks now and feel the urge to do something about it! Do you think it would do any harm to my incisions at this point? I have attached pics of how they are looking.
  4. Hello all, I have recently lost 22 kilos and now have excess skin on my tummy. I am going to get this skin removed, but I am worried about scars as I have been accepted in a bikini waitressing position for July and I am worried about the extent of the scars. Does anyone know if there is a technique/different procedure/surgeon (anything) that leave little or smaller scars? This may seem like a silly question, as I have had several surgeries and always have scars. I just thought it can't hurt to ask a forum where people are in the know in this specific area. Thank you in advance.
  5. Hey ladies,just wondering if anyone knows is it best to keep your bandages on as long as possible or take them off and let the scars breathe to heal best?
  6. Hi ladies ? I had BA on 1 July and have tape on my incision (under crease incision), and my tape is due to be removed end of this week - so I'm nearly 2 weeks post BA. once my tape comes off I can start using my strataderm cream for my scars, BUT would you suggest covering scars with bandaids prior to get a spray tan? I don't want that substances getting into scars while they are fresh. But I really want (NEED) a tan lol
  7. Hi all. 7 days ago I had my first Fraxel treatment. I have finally finished peeling, so felt it was a good time to write a post on my journey so far. Just to start I stole this quote about Fraxel from aboutfaceskincare.com to give a quick run down of what Fraxel is and what it can help with… "Fraxel Laser Skin Resurfacing is an amazing laser treatment that is effectively changes the texture of all skin types and colors. Fraxel Laser Skin Resurfacing is FDA-approved, and uses fractional laser technology to help restore your skin to its original, perfect texture and achieves smoother,
  8. Hey ladies, I'm almost 7 weeks post op and my right scar is not right. I have a massive hole above my actual incision which just isn't healing. It was all scabbed over for 6 weeks and it fell off and looks like this now? I've tried to talk to my surgeon about it but he thinks "the look great" which they do not!! He told me that he thought the scab was just a bruise! also, that weird pimple looking thing feels like a stitch poking into my skin, I've had it for 3 weeks now and it really hurts when I touch it and I can feel something under the skin. Is that normal? Also, I've got really bad s
  9. Hi, I'm wanting to know some recommendations of plastic surgeons in Adelaide who are familiar with self inflicted scars and can reduce their size in terms of width so they are less noticeable. My scars have been healed for quite some time now and the pigment is good, however people still notice them and I'd love to reduce as many as I can. Thanks.
  10. Ahhhhhhh! I can barely sleep my incision sites are so itchy! I know this is part of the healing process but seriously I don't know what to do with myself its that irritable! This has been way worse than any pain has for me since my BL. Does/did anyone have this to the same extent? It's just I've not read much about it on here. I'm taking Cetirizine daily to try and help and I'm applying Baclofen cream regularly. By the way everything looks normal - there's no redness, swelling etc.. Any ideas would be much appreciated, thanks Danni x
  11. Has any one had to have nipple repositioning? My breast are slightly asymmetrical and will have to have my right nipple moved higher and made a little smaller. My right breast is only slightly bigger so same size implants are being used (which are Natrelle gummybear true form 2, textured teardrop). But to make them look as symetrical as possible without doing a breast lift i have the right one moved and made a little smaller... Anyone been through this or similar, what are the scars like? Does it look funny that only one has been cut out?
  12. This maybe a little late now. But I had Dr Pitch for droopy eyelids. His consults are very quick. He doesn't explain what he is going to do or anything. The results of my botched saggy eyelid surgery (aka blephoplasty) was terrible. Traditionally, you are supposed to follow your natural eye crease and remove the excess skin that has sagged over it. What he did is took so much skin out and extended the scar right past my eyelid laterally. He didn't stitch one of these scars up tightly enough (which btw extended wayyy past the eye lid itself) the stitch was loose, there was no check up with
  13. Hi ladies, I'm 9 days post-op, 250cc dual-plane transax. Yesterday my surgeon took my stitches out and told me to begin massaging the scars and the hard tissue behind to 'dissolve' it. It feels soooo strange to be poking my fingers around in my delicate scars. Can any of you ladies who have had transax advise? How long did it take before your scars flattened out? Any massage tips? How long before you had full movement in your arms again? The idea of going to yoga and doing a downward dog literally terrifies me... Thanks in advance
  14. Am only new to this, sorry for not knowing what to do.. Currently still breast feeding my 10m/o son, once finished, will need a lift and want to return to DD (was DD before babies). A friend recommended Dr Pouw, any reviews on him? Also any before and after pics of breast lifts? How long until scars fade?
  15. Hi Ladies I know It has been discussed at length somewhere else. I am 4 weeks post now and rubbing the following into my boobies. Jojoba Oil Argan Oil Rosehip Oil Bio-Oil Bepanthen (specifically on the incisions after oiling) I like it especially before putting a bra on. I have read on the American forums a lot of talk about Silicone sheets or Silicone gels which are apparently THE BEST. These sheets are about $100. The gels vary in price. Has anyone used them? Also, does anyone else massage the scar??
  16. Hi there, I am totally NEW to this forum, so please excuse me if I'm doing this wrong! I'd like to know - how long did it take for your scars to begin fading after a BA? OR, do they stay noticeable FOREVER? I know everyone's skin is different.....but I'd just like to see what different experiences girls have had - and what helped with fading them away. Thank you!
  17. Hi ladies! So I haven't been on here in a while, no excuse except for me just being useless. Quick update: Still haven't told anyone, except for a guy I hooked up with a while ago but that's because he saw the incision lines! (yuck haha) Healing pretty fantastic, love my shape, still really insecure in a bikini because I'm paranoid people will be able tell that they are implants!!! Still concerned about my incisions/scars, I feel like they haven't healed 'clean'. The incision lines seems to be fading but there is a lot of discolouration surrounding it! I've attached a bunch of pho
  18. Hi, who got a BA and BL? As the subject suggests haha my nipples don't drop below the fold but are close to it. Was wondering what sort of lifts people got and what sort of scarring they have from them? I have heard of something called an internal lift, do they do these in Australia? What scars are involved with this kind of lift? Has anybody had one and were they happy with it? worried if I get a BA and then not happy because I did not get a BL as well. is the BL partially reclaimable from Medicare/HBF?
  19. Hey girls, I'm 8 weeks PO and still having trouble with the stretch marks...I use bio oil, deep moisturiser, pure vit e, pure rose hip and some other palmers stretch mark creams and lotions, been massaging three times a day using the above (not all at same time) but nothing seems to work. So does anyone reccomend anything else I can use? Or if anyone has tried kelo cote or scar fx ?I leave my job to travel soon so I want to be able to get in swimwear and not have the stretch marks so red! Ps I eat lots of greens and 2l easy of water a day. Thanks xx
  20. I'm sure this has been asked before but for some reason my phone won't let me search at the moment! Just wondering when I can start using Bio Oil on my scars? Or anything else that will be great for them. They are looking really good (I think lol) but just a little dry around the outside from the steri strips. I am 3 weeks post op too, and have updated scar pics I took today
  21. Hey ladies, I'm trying to decide on my incision site for my ba. I'm really leaning towards the nipple incision because I'm really concerned about post surgery scars! I want something that isn't going to be noticeable, has anyone had this incision and how did your scar heal and how long did it take to start fading? I hate to ask/know.. But any horror stories? x
  22. Hey ladies. I'm booked in for a BA and BL in June at PIAC with Dr V. I'm making myself SICK thinking about the scars that the lift will give me. I'm not sure which lift I will be getting as he can't tell me till my consult when I'm over there. Has anyone else had a lift? What were your scars like? I'd really love to hear your stories and perhaps see some pics! I'm still in my early 20's so I don't want perky boobs with ugly scars if i can help it. I'm hoping they will fade nicely...although i definately do need a lift, eeeek!!! So nervous!! Xx
  23. I can best describe my scar, as an irregular, bad scar. Basically in all my scar revisions. My scar has opened. I recently went to a DR that suggested to do half my scar. He suggested Botox the area first, and during healing time Botox again, as to not allow any movement, since I already have history of having dissolvable stitches opening my scar somehow. Maybe its my oily skin, and Hispanic skin,I'm not dark olive complexion, more towards the yellowish side.. Not sure if that plays a role in this. Some doctors say yes. But I just want to know after reading so many different alternative, such
  24. Hi Guys.. So I've been visiting this site for a while and silently following your journeys (yes it's quite stalkerish of me! ) and thought it's about time I started to post as I'm getting closer to making my final decision. The shared stories have really helped in reinforcing my wanting this procedure. Being a mother of two lil girls.. and ending up with empty shells where my boobs used to be there is nothing worse than feeling guilty for wanting something that can cost upto $15k where this is one years' worth of school fees!!! Anyway I'm over that now.. thanks to you guys So.. my boobs
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