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Can this be "fixed"?
Body Lift

This is a result from the completion of a lower body lift, liposuction with staph infection, and then the dr tried to "fix" the area. My body is so distorted from this and lop sided. It is ugly!

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samir


Plastic surgeon
Baltimore, MD
United States
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  Body lift
March 29, 2011 1:45 PM

You need full in person consultation and evaluation by a BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON (AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY)
The pictures are not fully adequate. There are lots of (more)
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drredou


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vienna, VA
United States
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March 28, 2011 3:01 PM

Sorry for the result. The good news is , it can be fixed. The scar needs to be lowered and the abdominal muscle tightened. Get a 2nd opinion from a board certified plastic surgeons and (more)
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