Does anyone know of Fill Clinics in Washington State?
Posted 28 March 2011 - 06:57 PM
Thank you my friends,
Posted 29 March 2011 - 05:26 AM
I'm just trying to plan ahead, actually does anyone know of Fill Clinics in Washington, Oregon, or Idaho? I'm trying to plan for OCC but I'm not sure I can afford it, If anyone has prices in these areas that would be extremely helpful! I am on crutches with arthridic knees so the savings of using the bus/trolley then walking across the border doesn't work for me. Any & all information you can give me is greatly appreciated.
Thank you my friends,
there was a good fill center in Marysville WA but the building had a fire and they are closed. Not sure if they will reopen They are directing people to http://www.pacsurgic...om/contact.htm. Have not heard anything positive or negative about the new center
Highest weight 243.6
Decision weight 232
Surgery weight 219 8/3/10
9/3/10 Onederland has arrived. Exactly one month after surgery!!!!!!!
2/18/10 Stuck in the 170's but not overly unhappy. Liking the adjustment time. Started size 18W and am now in Junior 7/8
Posted 29 March 2011 - 06:52 PM
I went to the OCC for my first fill under flouro, because I was over-anxious about the whole thing. Now that I know fills are an art more than a science I would only get flouro if I think something is wrong. Not that I wouldn't go back to the OCC, it just takes a lot of travel time for me to fly down there.
You are really smart to think about this beforehand. I budgeted $1000 for fills in the first year and I think I came pretty close to that with all the travel included. I probably would have been at my sweet spot with my first time at Dr. F's, but I wanted her to be very conservative. She knows what she is doing even without the flouro - you just have to be completely honest with her.
Good luck with your surgery. I highly recommend the OCC. They took very good care of me - and I had several health issues to deal with - plus my anxiety over any type of surgery was huge. They were prepared for me and took extra precautions to help me feel better. I think you will be in good hands with them.
First fill 10/27/09 - 4 cc in an 11 cc band (Dr. So at OCC)
Second fill 11/18/09 +.8 for a total of 4.8 (Dr. Fitzpatrick)
Third fill 12/17/09 +.5 for a total of 5.3 (Dr. Fitzpatrick) - sweet spot
4/24/10 - finished first 10k race
Posted 12 April 2011 - 12:37 PM
Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:55 AM
Highest weight 260
Deciding weight 211
Pre-surgery 202 Post-surgery 209
Today 197 Woot.. Woot...
Posted 19 March 2012 - 06:09 AM
Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:16 AM
Highest Weight: 265 lbs
Goal Weight: 145 lbs
Surgery Date: 3/27/2012
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:16 AM
Fille Center's USA doesn't exist anymore, but they still have a database of places.
Finding fill doctors can be very very trickly, so good idea researching it PRIOR.
Starting Weight: 231lbs // Current Weight: 138
Posted 21 March 2012 - 09:47 PM
Also, if you call the OCC they will tell you about doctors they are aware of that will provide fills for TJ patients. When I called they gave me 3 different doctors in Las Vegas to research. I chose Dr. Riccardi, but Dr Dominick, who is on the list Lindsay provided was also on the roster the OCC gave me.
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