Boston lifestyle lift

  • 7 years ago

thinking of doing a consultation with worcester lifestylelift becs a friend said was worth the drive.  Anyone had good/bad experiences?

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Has anyone every had this done in Burlington,Ma. If so what are your thoughts?
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i had itdone , they are wonderful, and dr alex, does a wonderful job. i am going to have my eyes done soon.
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Dr. James Alex did my work....a fantastic job!
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I would like to know if anyone has had work done in the Waltham, MA office. How did it go and are you satisfied. Who did the surgery.
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i went to waltham, but they relocated to burlintion ma. i had a mid lift in jan.14,2010.dr. alex did the surgey, he is the best. it has been four weeks and very little scaes.

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I would like to hear from anyone who has recently had a lifestyle lift in the Waltham, MA office--doctor used and experience, cost...
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I am also thinking of a LSL w/ Dr. {edited} but only for my neck. I am 50 but my neck makes me look at LEAST 5yrs. older and is only getting worse. Premature "turkey neck", from Mom. While my face isn't perfect, I don't feel I need a facelift at all. My face looks several years younger than 50!! Did anyone do (or plan to) just the neck? Any idea of the cost of the neck only? Thanks.
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I am one of the "lucky few" who has now had the LSL TWICE. The first time was last December, when I had upper and lower eyes, LSL, and lipo to the throat done. After the initial swelling subsided, I was thrilled with the new me. About 6 months after the surgery, the right side of my face let go and sagged again, leaving me lopsided. I met with Dr. {edited} again, who advised me to wait it out for more healing to take place. A couple of months later, the left side of my face let go, giving me back the matched set of jowls I'd started with, along with the marionette lines. I also noticed that there was a good deal of loose skin under my jaw. Needless to say, I was not a happy camper. Once again, I met with Dr. {edited} at the LSL office in Waltham. After some discussion, he agreed to redo the LSL (at their cost), but advised me that the loose skin under my jaw was also muscle sagging, which would require a neck lift to remedy. I agreed to this, at a cost of $1,000. As had been the case the previous time, I asked for and was given the first possible cancellation ... just a week later. (There are ALWAYS folks doing the last minute chicken dance, so this is the best way to get in QUICKLY ... and have less time to chicken out yourself.) It has now been 2 weeks since my second surgery. I am still quite swollen and the bruises are evident unless I wear make-up, but my jawline looks infinitely better. Having had such a "crashing" disappointment last time, I am not yet ready to call it a success. I want to say that this type of outcome can happen to ANY cosmetic surgeon, and any one of them who claims that he's not done work over is either a complete novice or is not being truthful. After all, they are working in human flesh, not stone or steel. I did research on Dr. {edited} before the first surgery, and would not hesitate to recommend him to others. What I would NOT recommend is having the work done at a LSL office. The reason for this is that, under the LSL corporate policies, the docs are limited to specific medications and specific doses. In essence, they are prevented from having the ability to meet their patient's specific needs, as they arise. I had a problem with the meds BOTH TIMES. Last year, they were giving a shot of Versed (if you've had a colonoscopy, you've probably had this in combo w. Demerol), then doing the novacaine injections. The Versed knocked me out for most, but NOT ALL of the work being done. I have far too much recollection of the LSL on one side, as well as the lipo. I begged for more medication, but was told that it could not be given, and that the reason that I had broken through was that I was having so much done at the same time. Before the most recent surgery, I was told that the Versed is no longer used. Instead, I was given a small pill to swallow, then a crushed up pill to put under my tongue. They also gave me another medication to get my BP down. I don't know which is which, but they were Clonidin, Hyroxin (aka Atarax), and Triazolam (aka Halcion). The meds did NOT kick in before the shots started. There are a LOT of shots & they are PAINFUL. I finally "passed out", and work commenced. I have no recollection of the LSL work being done, but woke to find that the Platymaplasty was ongoing and my pain was NOT under control AT ALL. I could not stop myself from crying as surgery continued and no more meds could be given under the "corporate policy". The bottom line here is that I think you would be better off going to Dr. {edited}'s Worcester office, where HE is in charge of what meds are given. To add to what others have said re recovery: Plan to be zoned out on pain meds for at least 3 days. I tend to develop allergies to opiates after that sort of time frame, and then have to switch to just XS Tylenol. Unless you don't care what others think (and I really don't!), you'll probably want to stick close to home for 2 weeks. Before you have surgery, you might want to invest in some Covermark make-up! I am age 54, fair skinned, former smoker. Sorry for writing a book here! Editor note: you must be contacted privately with doctor recommendations and feedback. Readers should click on your username to reach the private contact form.
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Thanks so much for your very detailed experience. I am researching this procedure for my husband. The only thing that bothers him is his neck, so I'm not sure if there's a procedure that addresses the neck and this alone.
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I AM GOING FOR A CONSULT IN WALTHAM MASS CAN ANY ONE WHO HAS GONE THERE ADVISE ME AS TO WHO IS BEST. AND WOULD THEY ADVISE IT? IT IS SCARRY READING ALL OF THESE COMENTS I GET THE FEELING IT DEPENDS ON WHO DOES THE SURGERY.THANKS JW
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This is the location I would have to go to also...so I am interested to hear from anyone who's had the procedure performed in Mass.
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Can anyone tell me how long the results are supposed to last? Is it a permanent fix or do you have to keep returning for "fine tuning"? I can't seem to find any information on this. Thanks.
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supposed to last? 10 + years Really do last? Til the swelling goes down, based on MANY women. Please check out your DR thoroughly!! Call the ABPS& the AMA, and your state's medical licensing board. They will give you mucho info.
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Any info on Dr. Alex listed in Boston or Waltham, MA? He is another one on the list. I have been told he is far better than his partner. Dr. Fechner. Still researching. Still noone with a reaction to the adrenalin??? Thanks
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I am scheduled for the LSL on Tues. August 7, just 2 days away and I'm chickening out. I found Dr. {edited} (Waltham, MA)to be very cold and not compassionate in the least. I have a concern about the adrenalin in the local anesthetic causing my heart to race. Did anyone experience this? What medication were you all given for relaxation? I seriously think I will cancel.
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I am scheduled for the "lift" on Tuesday, August 7. I think that i am chickening out. It is 2 days away and I don't think I'll go through with it. I found Dr. {edited} very cold and not compassionate at all. I had some concerns about my increased heart rate with the addition of adrenaline to the local anesthetic. He just didn't seem to care about how I felt. Di anyone expreience the rapid heart rate and what medication did you receive for relaxation? Please help me to decide.
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I have scheduled appt with Dr. Fechner in August. There is so much controversy on line, however, I have not read anything negative with regard to Dr. Fechner. He was also honest about the down time. Up to 10 days. He is doing mine in his Worcester office.
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I am interested in the financing of EVERYONE as stated in their add....if anyone is actually real out there, could you tell me what happens with the financing part? The consultation by phone was beyond vague, it was secretive as to cost and financing..my credit is lousy.. any answers would be appreciated!
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I have inquired about the finacing at the Boston office. If you are interested, They recommended CareCredit and you can find it on the internet and apply or see if you are approved. Good Luck!
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they will have your Carecredit there when you go. They make sure they are paid. It used to be 0 interest for the 1st year& after that, watch out if not pd. in full. The better question would be is did you check out your Dr& all these posts?
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