Houston lifestyle lift feedback

  • msliv
  • 77018
  • 7 years ago

I am 68 and uhhappy about my turkey neck apperance. Is there any one in the Houston area that has  had an experience having this problem solved, what doctor and what procedure. I don't know if I shoud try the new Lifestyle Lift or go the conventional plastic surgery route.  Any help to make up my mind will be greatly appreciated.

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I have read a little about the thread lift.I have an idea what this is .How long does this last and the cost and a good Dr. in Houston TX. area.
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Im interested in LSL, Ive read a lot about recovery time .I have not read anything about the how long the lift lasts. And I know it depends but I would like to hear from people who had it done 1-2-3-10 trs. What am I to expect. Am I going to have this done again a yr. from now? Let me know soon be cause I am eager to have some work done.
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My mother has an appt. today w Dr. Palmer in Houston for lifestyle lift after checking up on it for her I am a little concerned about the choice of Dr. Please help. Tova
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CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME!!! I had my LSL done in Oct of 07. Just your basic, no lipo or eyes needed. Now I have horrific scars at the back of my ears and can no longer wear my hair back or up!! Doc said that we would have to "REVISE" the surgery meaning re-open the scars. I called customer care and asked if I could a second opinion from another one of their own Docs. Well the second Doc said no way to re-opening those scars, that in fact I would need lazer surgery to hopefully get my skin somewhat back to normal. Guess what? They don't do that surgery. Also due to the tightness under my chin (feels like I'm being choked constantly) it has formed a bulge which the second doc said could be lipoed..gee thx. So I guess my question is...has anyone ever successfully sued LSL and had their bad situation rectified? Please let me know...thx.
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Don't do it, it will not last over a year
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I have an appointment with Dr. Palmer in Houston for LSL. I have not been impressed with the office. I have had one traditional facelift in Louisiana and it lasted 8 years, now my neck is sagging and I would love to do the LSL. I am a little apprehensive but Palmer did seem to know his business, the office was just unprofessional. There must have been 50 or60 patients come and go the two days I went for consultations. If anyone has used Palmer please let me know of your experience.
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Do not go to Lifestyle lift..it doesn't last...
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I am thiking of getting the execative lift done with Dr. Siegel...if you had this done by him could you reply to me via my e-mail...{edited} I just need a little work done under my neck and sides of the face. I really am not too wrinkled but the neck area bothers me. DOes the shots hurt? I wear my hair off my face is there scars that show in front of the ear? or in are there scars in back of the ear? What about pain after the surgery? I realy hate shots and pain. Can you feel ANYTHING during the surgery.. DO you go back to see him after? Anthing else would help me make my decision Editor note: you must join RealSelf so you can be contacted privately. This requires free registration for an account. When registering you must opt-in to receiving private contacts (a check box).
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I have an appt tomorrow with the LSL group in Houston but think I am going with dr. Collins for the traditional facelift. It is more than double the price however I want the procedure to last. Has anyone used Dr. collins?
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One of the top surgeons in Houston for incredible, lasting results is Dr.Cecil Yeung of the Yeung Institute. He does an endoscopic facelift without any incisions and with incredible, lasting results! Relatively no bruising and little swelling. This guy is Board Certified in facial plastics and facial reconstructive surgery. He can do many procedures in the office which is adjacent to his own Ambulatory Surgery Center with state-of-the-art surgical care. I know many of his socialite patients and he very rarely has any complaints from patients.
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I am seriously thinking of having this proceedure done in the Denver office. Who has had experience with that particular office and their doctors. Please be honest in your recommendations. The above inputs are very confusing and I am concerned about the doctors in Denver LSL unit. Thanks, BJ
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MSLIV, did you make any decisions about a Houston Doc? I'm impressed with Michael Siegel, M.D. I need a neck lift and he does an "executive facelift" for $5K in the office. His before after pics look good. Any one out there had this proceedure done with Dr. Siegel?
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HAD MY LSL IN HOUSTON 2 YEARS AGO. HATED DR PARKER. VERY UNFRIENDLY,COLD. RECOVERY TIME A WOULD ESTIMATE 1WEEK BEFORE SOMEONE COULD TELL. YOU FEEL LIKE YOUR ERS ARE SEWN ON CROOKED POST-OP AND THE POSTOP FOLLOW UP IS NON-EXISTENT. NEVER HEARD FROM THEM AFTER MY STITCHES CAME OUT. RESULTS WERE GOOD,BUT I WAS NOT VERY WRINKLED,JUST BEGINNING JOWLES. WISH THE DR WAS MORE INVOLVED AND THE DR GAVE ME AN ANTIBIOTIC I TRIED TO GET HIN TO CHANGE IT TO ONE I WAS FAMILIAR WITH. HE WOULN'T BUDGE. I ENDED UP WITH ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED ULERATIVE COLITIS. IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A WEEK. BAD DEAL.
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I am just wondering what kind of scaring you have with the LSL. I wear my hair short and my ears show. Do the scars go away and how long did it take. I live about 4 hours from houston and thats where I plan to go to have my LSL. I really would like to know how soon I can travel back home. I also want to know how long LSL will last. And talk to someone who had it done say more than a year or so ago.
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I had this done a year ago. My scars behind my ears are awfull and painful The ones in front are ok... I cannot wear my hair pulled back... I don't know if the scars will ever get better. i doubt it, and my neck is almost back to where it was....
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has anyone had this done in saint louis, mo? and what was the general cost??
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I'm 69 and wanted the LSL to smooth a few wrinkles out and get rid of the turkey neck. After speaking with more than one of Dr. Palmers patients I was truly excited and not the least apprehensive, he's well thought of and very talented. He is a very plain spoken man (some think rude)- however I prefer someone that knows his business and is sure enough of himself and doesn't pussyfoot around. My bad news is that I have heart stents and since they use epenehrine along with the local anesthetic I not a good candidate. I am very grateful (altho disappointed) that he wouldn't do the surgery but he did recommend someone to me that uses something different and in a controlled environment - this is for MY safety and and I appreciate his being so honest, brutal or not. ha The man knows his business and does beautiful work, go for it!
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I had the LSL two weeks ago by Dr.Kevin Smith. It was a little scary being awake while they did the surgery. They run you through a little fast--felt like a cattle car. That being said, my results are amazing. I was able to go to work 6 days after I had the procedure. The swelling was mostly gone--only my close women friends noticed. If you do exactly as thry say, the results are there--I had very little brusing and little swelling.
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Hi Can you please give me an idea of the cost of the surgery? i plan to have the surgery in Houston soon. thanks, carolyn
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The lifestylelift was $3,800 and I had lipo under the chin for an additional $300. I would do it again.
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I was surfing for reviews about Dr.Kevin Smith which you mentioned.Would you feel comfortable in telling me what you had done and possibly the cost incurred? I'm researching everything I can before I make my choice of doctor for either the lift procedure or full face lift.Anything you could provide me will be greatly appreciated!
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I am scheduled to have this procedure next week and am very nervous about. I am scheduled to have lipo under the chin as well. Please tell me about your scarring and the actual lipo procedure experience. Do you have that "stretched" look on your face? I guess I'm just looking for assurances. thanks for any advice you can give me.
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Scheduled with Dr. Smith tomorrow. I am very glad that you had good results with him. Thanks, I am a little anxious and your psot made me feel better.
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I adore Dr Smith. I was Smitorized last week. I did the surgery over the 3 day Easter holiday. Went back to work on Monday..The sides of my face are swollen so I wore my hair down at work all week..No one at work guessed..I just told them I had lipo under my chin. It's been 8 days today..There was pain the first night, I finally took the meds and the they worked pretty well. No bruising but lots of swelling close to the ears. There was also a really tight feeling for about 3 days. it's all good. Go for it!
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$4000 and $400 extra if you need lipo
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