I had a facelift last Friday. So far everything has gone well, as well as expected. I was very nervous going in but the nurses and my doctor took good care of me and prepared me for everything. When I got home I took the prescribed pain pill and sleeping pill and made it thru the first night. Day 1 post-op went by slowly but with a lot of ice packs and pain med I made it thru. Day 2... more
Do to significant weight loss from a gastric bypass, I had excessive lose skin,
Dr. Cooper performed a lower face lift, breast lift, augmentation and a tummy tuck. All surgeries were successful and turned out beautifully. My tummy is flat, my breast look perfect and my face took years off my appearance. more
I was seventy-years-old and very unhappy with my saggy neck and, to a lesser degree, my face. I spoke to two plastic surgeons and each of them offered a variety of set menus to choose from.
Doctor Del Vecchio was entirely different. He looked closely and carefully at my face saying, “You’ve lost a lot of weight.” True: six pounds a... more
I turned 44 in November of this year and had a facelift last week. I am so grateful to the women on this board who shared their experiences that I wanted to share mine for anyone considering a facelift.
Background: When I turned 40 no one could believe I was *actually* 40 because I looked so young. Two years later I got serious about losing those "last ten pounds" and when I did... more
It has been 3 weeks since I had a facelift and chin implant. This is my second facelift in eight years. I decided to get surgery to tighten up my neck and jaw line.
The first few days were tough. I couldn't eat because it hurt to chew. My ears were swollen and felt numb. I slept sitting up in bed with many pillows to keep from bruising. There wasn't much pain just discomfort.
I had... more
I am 8 weeks post op from lower face and necklift. I had a small amount of lipo under my chin and have a 1.5" incision under my chin.Pros: I no longer have sagging jowls or a turkey neck. My mouth is no longer as downturned.Con: Surgery was much more painful and recovery was longer than I had anticipated.The skin under my chin is loose, rippled and corded-looking. Will this eventually... more
Surgery completed on June 10th in Newton MA. Had procedure to remove waddle (hanging skin from neck) and jowls. Assisting nurse said I was a stellar patient. Went to sleep and didn't wake up until they woke me. Procedure was done at clinic. Checked in at 8:15am, out the door by 2pm.
First night was uneventful. Woke up at 2:30 am with moderate pain, took pain meds, back to sleep and... more
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