At age 55 I feel great but my skin was doing everything an aging skin does in my family--losing elasticity, developing larger pores, loose jowls and a turkey neck. I met with several doctors in Fresno and San Francisco, paid the consultation fees, and decided to go with Dr. Kevin Ciresi at Athenix in Fresno who impressed me in many ways. He was adamant about not pulling my skin so tight and... more
My facelift was 1/23/13 at UCLA Residency program & i'm pleased w/the results...minimal bruising & swelling...some discomfort but zero pain....
i strongly urge patients to prepare your mind & body for surgery...a few suggestions that helped me in my speedy recovery...
1. mental preparedness is key
2. physical preparation is necessary...i walked 21/2 miles a day 4 mos prior to... more
4 weeks ago I had a facelift by Dr. D. I am thrilled with the result. I was anxious prior to the surgery and was very concerned that my co-workers would be able to notice the difference. Going back to work 2 weeks after the surgery I was told how "rested and happy" I looked. The result is beautiful and just what I wanted, it has erased years from my neck and jowls and I really do... more
I have had cheek implants for 4 years and I have been happy with these. My eyes looked very hollow though and a fat transfer was performed 25 days ago to remedy this. I also had a mid-face lift at the same time.I can already see that the naso-labial folds have diminished. The big worry for me is though that my cheeks are now massive. It should be swelling but I am concerned if the end result... more