I never wanted to change anything about my face excepts the extra skin in my eyelids. When I smiled, my eyes would looked as if they were closed. It had gotten worst as I got older. At age 33, and 3 kids later, I finally could afford the eyelid surgery. It's been one of the best decisions I've made!!! more
Going for pre-surgery consult this week - I have done laser resurfacing in the past with this PS. Had a consult for a blepharoplasty with the same PS last fall and obtained a quote but they asked that I come in again for another consultation. I just took these pre-op pics with and (eek) without makeup. Surgery is scheduled for March 31st. I am not sure if others who have had blepharoplasty... more
I read posts from others posting their experiences, with several being negative about Dr. Thao. I should have listened. I ended up going in to have upper blepharoplasty done. The doctor took the liberty to try to make my eyelids look more ethnic - and he changed the shape of my eyes. Both eyes are asymmetrical, and he took too much fat out of the upper eyelids. Plus, he had told me during our... more
I inherited dark circles under the eyes - not very baggy, but dark. My original consult was for lower only. I decided to do upper and lower. I am really glad I did both - I would not have gotten the results I have without both. The lower is better but I still need makeup to cover up the dark color. The good thing is, there is less area to be covered. The upper has really opened up my eyes in a... more
I’m three months post-op from a very depressing upper and lower blepharoplasty. My eyes look uneven, I have wrinkles and excess skin where my bags used to be, and I have dealt with depression over how I look.
For the first month and a half after the operation, I noticed all of these issues intermittently but I didn’t panic because I was still recovering. A friend of mine... more
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