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Uncaring, arrogant jerk
realitycheck10's Review of: Dr. Burr Von Maur

Rating: 3.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
August 24, 2009, 12:19 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. Burr Von Maur (My Profile)
Mission Viejo
State:   California (CA)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   realitycheck10 (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   September 20, 2005
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


My wife made the mistake of using this guy for her implants in 2005. She's a very fit and hardbodied 5'2" and she made it clear she wanted a modest, B cup style augmentation. The surgery took longer than it was supposed to (we were billed for the extra time) and apparently von Marr had trouble getting the implants into place due to her petite, muscular frame and she ended up with C cups. From day one her breasts were seriously asymetrical, but von Marr assured her they would even out over time. After a couple of months she went back to von Marr and expressed her concerns. The main thing was that her right breast looked totally unatural and strangely shaped, while her left was round and quite nice looking. Additionally, her breasts continued to lactate as if she had just had a baby... six months in she was still having to pack her bra with pads to absorb the leakage.

When she met with von Marr post op he was just as arrogant and uncaring as the poster above described. He acted like he couldn't care less that she was still lactating, and he continued to assert that eventually the implants would settle in and look better. To add insult to injury, he made her feel like a weak-ass complainer... something she is about as far from being as a woman can be... she runs marathons and is a physical therapist in a high end nursing home for chrissake. She's tough as nails, trust me.

Dr. von Marr even went so far as to totally cut her off in dismissing her concerns, coldly telling her that her only choices were to accept their appearance or have them removed.

I would never tell her this, but three years later I think we probably should have taken the latter course, they still look like the photos you see on the web of botched jobs, and von Marr's arrogant and uncaring post op attitude has not been forgotten by either of us.

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