I can't say enough good things about Dr Roark and his nurse Sarah Celeste. I am 62 yrs old and have wanted a facelift for years. I was a long time smoker and quit 6 months prior to surgery but still chewed on some nicotine gum. Nicotine use is a #1 cause of hematoma after a face lift followed by high blood pressure and a hematoma was what I got. The hematoma was detected a couple of hrs... more
I had 3 consultations with various plastic surgeons, all came with excellent recommendations. My gut told me Grahme was the right guy. I really cannot say enough about his nurses and staff, the were all so warm and lovely. Grahme phoned me the night of the surgery to check in on me and someone from his office was always checking in. Honestly, this was so SIMPLE! I had a basic facelift and... more
I live in Europe and have always decided that when the time was right for me (46 years old) I would have a facelift in the one place where surgeons have a lot of practice "California". I didn't know who I was going to get to do the surgery as I didn't know anyone who had it done, so I did a lot of research on the internet and found Dr. Ronald Edelson. I made contact with his office and got... more
It has been about 5 years that I decided I wanted a facelift. I am 60 years old and have spent my whole life basking in the sun. The sun damage and wrinkles on my face were bothering me so much that I avoided looking at myself in the mirror.
I live in Italy and every time I would come to the states, I would make appointments and talk to a few plastic surgeons. I never found one that I... more
My 2nd consultation ( pre-op) is tomorrow , June , 14, I am making a list of all my concerns and questions . I am so glad to have found this site, otherwise I would not k ow all the post-op experiences that seem to effect everyone in some way. It makes me more nervous , but at least I am getting informed. Will keep you all posted.
The pre op appt went ok , he took ALOT of time with me and... more
I was tired of looking so tired or "upset" in the last few years. The mid 40's was beginning to show in my eyes and I wanted to make a change. I had 3 procedures done to my eyes, all under local anesthetic (yes, no going to sleep) and surprisingly, it was incredibly easy and relaxing. I don't think anyone could pinpoint what I had done if they saw me and that is just the way I wanted it! A... more
I have always had severe "11" lines between my brows, plus my eyelids were droopy, but my entire face was beginning to wrinkle and sag after menopause. I knew I needed surgery because botox wasn't working any more. It was time for more invasive treatment and that is always hard for me because I love lots of activity and being fairly still during recovery is tough. My husband is very visual and... more
Finding the right doctor was a long process. After multiple consultations feeling like I was listening to a recording I finally found the one. My miracle worker. Now when I look in the mirror, grandma is gone and things are as they should be. No more wrinkly paper face or jowels. Like stepping back in time..with retrospect. more
I wanted to address the look of my neck and under my eyes, but not loose my personality.
Three weeks ago I had a Facelift, Malar lift and Brow lift, and am so pleased with the results. I cannot believe how quickly I am healing. I attribute that to Dr. Krant’s skill and knowledge. Dr. Krant is very knowledgeable in the structure and anatomy of the face, and uses that... more
I had a face lift, fat transfers and neck lift and I am extremely pleased. I look exactly like myself but much younger and my skin is smooth and firm. Everyone who sees me says, Wow, you look great and beautiful.
The results are fantastic. more
I began my journey to find the right Plastic Surgeon more than 5 yrs. ago. I visited more than 10 before hearing about Dr. K. I never felt secure in my choice until Dr. K. I think you could say I REALLY did my homework. After reading all his background information, I was really impressed but it wasn't until my appointment that I knew I had FINALLY found the right surgeon for me.
It has... more
I had read many reviews on here and felt prepared but you really have to experience it yourself!
I had a lot of pain (disclaimer:I have LOW tolerance). Waiting for the full four hours before taking meds again was too long for me and pain would break through full force. The second night following the surgery was the worst for me-very painful and I was in tears.
After day 2, I was... more
For the past several years I had been looking in the mirror and becoming increasing unhappy with my appearance. I had substantial weight loss of fifty pounds when I was a teenager, a twenty-something, and after the birth of my children. I smoked for more than 20 years in an effort to lose weight and keep it off. That worked but it did no favors to my skin. Genetics weren’t on my side... more
Had a facelift, upper and lower eyelids, fat transfer and chemical peel. I am 1 month post op and the results are unbelievable.
I am 50 and bascially spent every day of my life outdoors. Many wrinkles, sagging skin and discoloration. I can't even put into yrs what this has done for my looks.
I gave myself the full month to recover and I feel great. There weren't any cons. The doctor... more
I never thought I'd do it. The risk of anesthesia, the expense, the vanity of it all! But then, at 57, I saw myself in a photo with a friend my age and I looked like an old lady! I was shocked. How did that happen? I prided myself on my excellent exercise and diet regime. My skin had just aged from years of sun and life.I interviewed four plastic surgeons before I decide more
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