It has been 12 years and I can honestly say I feel it was one of the best decisions I ever made. It was not painful, (I know that may be hard to believe), however I did look very bruised. One of the best compliments came from a very awkward male co-worker who said, "Wow, you look like you did when you first started here 15 years ago". I'll take it!
Many friends and relatives said I didn't... more
I was very motivated to have a facelift as a realtor in my early fifties trying to stay in the game. I found the information here on RealSelf helpful, and I took to online rating sites to narrow my search. I had four consults with surgeons before picking Dr G. He was the hardest to get an appointment with, but I think that was part of the message - you don't get busy and backed up if you... more
I wanted to look better, I work in retail sales and I am starting my own business, I wanted a doctor that is extremely proficient and talented. Dr. Hardesty performed a revision rhinoplasty and revision liposuction and was amazed at his expertise and proficiency and attention to detail. Dr. Hardesty performed a facelift, neck lift, endoscopic brow lift, fat transferred to lips and face. ... more
I was pretty afraid of having my facelift becauseof the descriptions I have read on here. I did not take a single pain pill, I was healed enough to work in one week, and I look like a younger version of myself with shape or feature changes. Exactly what I wanted! more
I am 60 years old experiencing a lot of issues with facials lines and fillers are no longer giving me the result I want. Dr. Florea and his staff were amazing.
Facelifts have gotten a lot of very bad press, but there are doctors out there that do it right. He only specializes in the face, unlike other doctors who do 20 different services but don't specialize in one area. more
I am 60 years old, I look tired and have used fillers before but am not getting the result I want. I have heard that the face lift surgery has improved dramatically. After visiting Dr. Florea's office in Redlands Ca, I can see that it has. Dr. Florea's surgery has very little down time, swelling, or complications. His previous patients look amazing and are very happy. I will be having... more
Wow! alot more recovery time and major surgery! I had researched and thought about it for a few years. I did not want to look back at 65 yrs old and think 'I wish I would have done it" while I am still working and able to take 6 weeks off I thought "I better do it this year"
I had a lot of loose turkey neck skin and needed dermabrasion around my mouth area. it is still... more