I think a class action lawsuit is in order!!

  • Elk Grove5449
  • 3 years ago

I have never had such a horrible experience in my life, and still after 2 years am traumatized by thinking about it. I still have horrible scars, difficulty hearing, knots in front of my ears, a huge scar under chin, and an open oozing hole on my neck that occasionally string pops out and I have to cut it. I have complained to the medical board and they have sent a special investigator out to talk to me. Please, dont have it done if you are considering it. They are back-alley butchers and it didn't make any difference, and you could very easily die on their chair as there is nothing monitoring your heart or blood pressure. All they give you is a couple vicadin and a valium. Believe me, its a slice and dice get it while you can operation.

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I spent over $10,000 on my lift and it was GREAT while I was swollen!!! After the swelling went down, I looked even older!!! I am very interested in speaking with you!
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Do you want to speak with me or bgunmunro, I am luigif. She is providing a phone number for you to use. Mine was never good, I struggled with it from the day I had it done and was escorted through the back door. It's been a nightmare for me and it's been over two years since I had it done. They said it would take appr. 3 months, yeah right! Where did they get this time frame? I'm now wearing a night brace to help my pain since I grind my teeth, funny how things work out. They're still allowed to work on others and we will continue to read about other's nightmares. The hope is that and again, I must repeat myself, there will be breaking news on TV and we can then all gather in one of the states where this will happen. It has to, it's not fair. Take care.
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I'm sorry, I don't understand what I typed or suggested that is out of order. I certainly didn't mean to. Could you please share with me what I did wrong, so I can correct it. Thank you.
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I have sent you a personal message with an explantation.
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yes I have had a nightmare experience as well. The Dr that was suppose to finish my redo is no longer there! I spoke with the manager and all she says is come in and another Dr will check you out to see if they can do anything or if I need to pay more! I said I will not pay another dime I already am paying on $12,000 worth of crappy surgery! I would never recommend these butchers to anyone! I suggest people look at the independent reviews and not the ones they direct you to. They are really unsavory people!
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It will be easy for you to find the Dr. that performed your surgery and file in Small Claims against him. Thats all you need to do. Its time we women stand up for paying hefty prices for Services not performed. They count on you just fading into the background and doing nothing. It will be interesting to find out if they refund when you fight for your rights in a Court of Law ~ which is what our Democracy is set up to protect us by. If you don't take action, then shame on you. You can do it. Its easy, right and Karma's a Bitch!
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I went to LS to talk about treatments available for jowels. I had heard about skin tightening treatment, which I thought would be ok. When I saw the consultant, she raved about how I was the perfect candidate for a lifestyle lift! She showed me before and after photographs, told me her sister just had it done and that she was going to do it. She also told me that the Dr. Was double board certified. I agreed to do it. 2 weeks later, I showed up at the office. They. Knew I had a heart problem but there was no monitor. The first real indication that I might be in trouble was when I realized this was not a sterile invironment!!! This is after i had been given valume based on my weight (like they do with my dogs)!! In spite of the fact I have a heart condition, they gave me injection after injection of numbing medication containing epinephrine, which had my heart pounding in my chest. Do you know what they did? They gave me more valume to "calm you down". This wasn't a panic attack. It was a physical reaction to medication that I do NOT do well with. While they sliced and diced my face, they spoke about another client and how she wasn't a "trooper" about her recovery! He pulled so hard at one point, I lifted my hand to try to stop my heaad falling off the headrest, at which point the assistant (i refuse to call her a nurse or technician) slapped my hand and yelled at me to put my hand down. After surgery, I sat in a chair whi,e I waited for a cab to take me home. I was told I didn't need anyone to be with me, that I would be fine just taking a carservice!! 2 days later, I knew I had an infection. I called the office several times to no avail. I finally told the person on the other end of the line that I would tie up the line all day if I had to, untill I spoke to the Dr. She yelled at me, "what makes you so damn sure you have an infection?" I told her i had a temperature and that there was redness and at this point oozing from the incizion sites. She gave me the Dr.'s e-mail and told me to send him photographs. I did. He called me back within 5 minutes and said, "you're right, you have an infection." He called in a stronger prescription, which worked within 3 days. From this point on, I was treated like a pariah. I am not happy with results. There is NO improvement in how I look. As a matter of fact, I look worse than I did when I set foot inside Lifestyle Lift. One side of my face is fatter and droopier than the other. I have burn marks under my eyes from laser treatment that burned the hell out of my face. I have constant pain on the left side of my face. When I sleep, if I roll over onto my right side, i am awoken by pain. I have a constant ringing in my ears that i never had before. Of course there's the scarring and there is the numbing of the skin. I had it done in December 2013, so I think I still can sue. I haven't yet, as I was told to wait until they could no longer say it hasn't fully healed yet. I voiced all of this to the Dr. at my last visit, and he had his manager come "speak with" me. What it was, was an attemp to intimidate and whitewash the situation. When I wouldn't back down she said "what do you want? I don't know what it is you want. Do you want it re-done? Do you want a refund?" I said i wasn't about to trust my face to someone who got it wrong the first time, so I would take a refund, to which she replied "Well, we don't give refunds". I asked her if they don't give refunds, why even mention it??? She got very aggressive, so I said that if i needed to seek council, I would. She said, "good luck with that". At this point i told her the conversation was over. So here I am now, ready to proceed with a lawsuit. By the way, the double board certification....hair replacement and E.N.T (ear, nose & throat)!!!!!! Anyone else in NYC with issues?
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I had as well a bad experience . I think for me it is too late it has been 4 years. It was done in Beverly Hills . Where can I check if I can still get my money back? Thank you
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Since the statute of limitations is two years, it's too late for a lot of us that had this awful experience. The hope is that some day there will be breaking news on television and is you had a bad experience with this cosmetic surgery, call them immediately. I will hopefully be one of the first ones to call. They should not get away with this and if more people keep coming forward and posting negative things about them, some big attorney's office will take action. It's only fair. I am now on a new medication and stopped counting on the number of specialists and pain clinics I've visited looking for a cure, not to mention how many different medications I've taken and to no avail. Hope you get better, but if it's been four years, I don't see a change coming. Life takes tolls on the body as you get older, but I prefer these changes to come naturally.
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Please let us know how it turns out. If you do well and something comes out of it, then we can all take the same step towards getting our money back or some kind of retribution. I will give you a call and together we can work on getting something done...thanks for the info.
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The Statute of Limitations is NOT 2 years. Who told you that, the Dr. who hopes you don't rightfully sue to be refunded for Services not performed?
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Why wait for my outcome ~ which will be by mail sometime in Jan/Feb of 2015. Why would you not file now for your own rights? I'm blown away by women who lay out this kind of money, don't get what they paid for and feel victimized and do nothing but whine and complain? This is a life lesson for you ~ its about Right vs. Wrong ~ Self-Worth, Taking action. Operate from a place of Faith, not Fear, please!
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Really? Did you take a good look in the mirror ?
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That's why we're all on here , basically we all look like shit now no matter how hard we look ,staring won't melt away a scar or even out an eyelid that was cut and healed crooked , etc. Putting someone down is not helping someone who already might feel so ashamed of their face in the first place might cause a suicide - stop fighting you babies. !
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I'm not putting anyone down . I have lived through horror with my experience . The lady who calls herself " limo barbi" seems to think that everyone has bad results because if smoking . I don't smoke so I don't appreciate such comments. And as much as she believes about how great she looks , I beg to differ.
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These women are not babies, just operating from a place of Fear, not Faith. Its a life lesson to stand up for your self-worth. I agree......whining doesn't solve anything, but walking away from it doesn't either. Stand up for your rights. You paid for a Service that they didn't deliver on ~ you have a Right to be refunded, at the very least.
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For those who blame us with bad result for not checking out our doctors , or have the gall to tell us to stop complaining about the $$$ , check yourself right f×××in now ! We were all led to believe one thing and got disappointment instead and I'm sure all of us would give any amount of $ to fix it if we could but fear it will not only make it worse but many of us will never trust another so called "accredited" doctor again ... I did my homework and got screwed ! You had great results ? Good for you , you don't have to cry in the mirror missing you old non scarred and or symmetrical self because your perfection is awesome now ? Get off of this site ! Oh wait , your just here to gloa T until there is a class action suit , then you'll start complaining how bad it was and want our share of compensation that we are due ! Screw you !
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Listen up! It's now how much we spent, it's about the results we got. Not sure what world you live in, but it wasn't worth the money and the pain we went through and continue to go through is going to haunt us forever. Had we done our research, things would have turned out differently. Don't mock those of us who didn't get the results we expected. As I said, they didn't take 10 years off my face, they took over $6,000 out of my wallet. We all want to look younger and we will pay whatever it takes, but money doesn't grow on trees and the way we were treated once the surgery began and the follow-ups using the back door like a homeless person is what's getting to us. Get a life, or is it that you are a queen bee and have money to burn?
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