I decided to treat myself to a facelift as a personal gift to myself. I wanted to look the way I feel, vibrant and young at heart, so I had a lower face lift with fat injections around my cheeks and under my eyes. Long story short, it has been just under a year, and it is remarkable how great I look and, surprisingly, I look even better from one week to the next! The swell of compliments... more
Face and necklace by dr. Joseph Mele in Walnut Creek California. A+.... excellent results... beautiful... I'm very very pleased...highly recommend him. typical aging situation. I noticed in the mirror that my face was showing its age around March 2013; and decided that I needed to consider a facelift and A neck tightening as well. After researching on realself.com i soon found board certified... more
I had my upper lids and midface lift done by Dr. Miguel Delgado in Marin 7 years ago and very unhappy with the result!
He let an inexperienced MD work on me without my knowledge and I still have visible scars on my Lt upper lid and my Lt cheeks is more elevated than the Lt. I also had severe bruising on my Lt cheek that took a long time to fade.
If you go to him for any procedure, tell him... more
At 75 years old I am in perfect health, take no medications, not over weight, and active but when I looked in the mirror or photo's, I always looked tired and grouchy and I never looked as good as I felt It was depressing to see my face sagging, my jowls hanging and my fleshy neck folds even though I am thin. My appearance affected the way I felt about myself and made me self conscious... more
Very excited and nervous to be getting my face done this summer. I hate my neck, which has aged a lot in the last couple years and how the corners of my mouth are going down, early jowling blech! One side of my face looks older than the other side, too. No review yet, as I'm going in at the end of June. Nervous of the outcome, and how I will feel after! I'm an theater actress, I sing and... more
8 months ago Dr. Commons did a full tummy tuck, lipo on thighs, tummy, hips, back and arms, and a fat transfer to a lopsided breast. I couldn't be happier, he did an absolutely stellar job.
The entire process was smooth and easy as his besides manners are stellar and his staff is above and beyond any another practice out there.
BUT suddenly, my new youthful body no longer matched my aging... more
I can't speak highly enough in regards to the treatment I received from Dr Evan Ransom. His professionalism, conscientiousness, artistry, attention to detail was so evident, in regards to a hairline fracture I had received on my cheekbone from a hit. I had gotten X-rays and a radiologist said all was well. However the swelling idn't disperse, as it should have for quite some time. It was then... more
I thought about this for years, and probably really did not need it. But I am a very young virile 65 year old widowed three times now, and the complaint now was I was a grump and did not ever smile anymore for whatever reason. My eyes and jowls weighed heavily preventing me from just smiling or looking happy like I once did. My chief concern was that the procedure would 'feminize' my face,... more
I had many mature wrinkles on my face due to radiation treatments done back in 1995 because of cancer in my tonsils. Dr Commons was the only one that had the experience with such severe skin damage caused by radiation. My eyes, nose and face had to be dealt with to in order for me to be as youthful as i should be. Ive had follow ups with him that I have been very happy with and i have included... more
Three years. That's how long I have been watching my face slide downward. Some days, I think I have been able to actually witness in the mirror the virtual vertical movement of skin while studying the cosmetic casualties and physical penalties of my 56 years of life.
Two years. That's how long I have been talking to myself about this, waffling with the decision, gathering up my courage,... more
After preparing by working on my facial texture, I had lower facelift and neck lift. The surgery lasted five hours but there was no real pain and I healed very quickly. I was able to go back to works in 2 weeks. It's been five weeks and I look really good. Most people think I lost weight. It was expensive, though, but worth it.Still doing well. Scarring is fading and my face is more like... more
"You look great, so well rested" was what I was told by someone whom I ran into after not seeing her for several years. I was thrilled to hear this as I had a facelift by Dr. Lieberman six moths earlier. One of my biggest fears was looking "pulled too tight". I did not want it to appear obvious I had plastic surgery. Six months later, I am pleased with the final results. Last year at this time... more
I went to Dr. Brunno Ristow in Sa Francinsc, CA. He is the best! I had my eyes done (upper and lower), my mid face and neck, and a fat transfer to my lips. It turned out amazingly well. I am 63 and its been five years now. People still think m n my late 40's.
I will have a touch up in a few years, definitely by Dr Ristow. He did a brow lift last June with another excellent result. If you... more
I am 57, female, and had just hated my jowls and jawline for so many years! While I keep slim and trim overall, and have had previous surgeries to address other areas, I felt that I still looked older and more tired than I felt.
In mid-August 2012, Dr. Marten did a lower SMAS lift, neck lift, conservative upper eyelid bleph, and placed fat in several areas of my face - as well as... more
I wanted to reduce the signs of gravity on my face and look as happy as I feel. The surgery was entirely successful and, surprisingly, I have no scars! He placed the incisions very artfully. Six weeks following my surgery I had my hair colored by my long-time beautician. She told me I was looking great as I came in the door, and she did not notice a single mark... more
I expected to see a more youthful me. I do in some aspects, but the weight on the bad side of the scale is much heavier than the good!
I spent a whole lot of money for facelift, necklift, and browlift. I was awake during part of the procedure and felt, cutting, burning, suturing. When I told the Dr. he said, of coure, you were in twilight. Not asleep. NEWS FLASH -He was so cheap that he... more
Decided to freshen up my aging "child of the 60's" face. I opted for a facelift, eyelift, some filling between nose and lips and dermabrasion around my lips.
I was concerned I might come out of the procedures looking like Joan Rivers but decided to take a chance. It was worth it. Everyone says I look great but not "done". Whew.... more
As I approached my 60th birthday I made the decision that I wanted to have a facelift, I wanted to look as young as I felt. This is a difficult decision because some results I have seen look so unnatural. I was afraid I might end up with a pulled look, like so many movie stars I have seen and they can afford to go to any surgeon! But I was referred by a friend who had her facelift done by Dr.... more
Good, natural looking results. Very good pre and post-op consultation. In-suite surgical centre helped cut down on germ exposures which can result when surgery is in hospital. Surgeon is very skilled, office staff very supportive. Highly recommend more
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