I went in for a free consultation as I was thinking maybe facial resurfacing would help my 'signs of aging'. When the Dr. met with me he said I needed 'much more' than that if I wanted to see any great improvement. His suggestion was a full facelift, eyes, and forehead, followed by the deep CO2 resurfacing a year later. I left shocked and depressed.
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This was worse than I could have imagined. Pain and suffering for the first week was awful. I had very little bruising but massive neck swelling after the first 5 days. I had my lower face, platymsa and lower bleph done 6 weeks ago. I am 53 and have been wanting the neck lift for 4 years. At 6 weeks post op the left side of my neck has hanging skin that looks almost like it did before I went... more
I missed my tight jaw-line and neck! I knew that the slackness in these areas made me appear older. On today's competitive job market I did not want to give an impression of fatigue or age - I wanted my appearance to be consistent with my energy level! more