I had a full mesh removal surgery in Jan 2013 at UCLA, with Dr. Raz. The removal surgery was not easy, but went well. Dr. Raz was able to remove my entire mesh TOT sling – including the “arms” that were in my groin area. “Full mesh removal” is something most doctors will not even… Read More ›
I talk a lot about Dr. Raz in this blog. Probably because I feel like he saved my life. You will find his name mentioned repeatedly throughout this blog, and my MeshMeNot Facebook page. I created a photo-album in Facebook, where I have a lot of information and talk about my travels all the way… Read More ›
I’ve been posting the below plea for help everywhere… on any public Facebook pages that will allow it and are related to health care, specifically GYN/URO. Maybe, some will respond rather than delete. This is what I’ve been posting: ========= Hello. I am searching for doctors (GYNs, UROs, UROGYNs) experienced with FULL pelvic mesh removal (or… Read More ›
Most patients are told removing all the mesh is “impossible” or “too dangerous”. I believe they are told this because for that doctor it IS impossible. Most doctors will only offer partial removals because that is all THEY know how to do.
Are you from upstate NY and suffering from mesh complications? Me too! Who knew, right? Originally, when I was having problems after my mesh implant – I felt very alone, and like I was the only one in the world having such problems. This feeling was largely perpetuated by what doctors were telling me at the… Read More ›
For the folks who can’t believe I have to fly all the way to California for surgery… I just heard of a woman and her husband who sold their rental home and bought an RV so they can drive to California (from Oklahoma) to see the same doc I’m going to (Dr. Raz). This other… Read More ›