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Facelift in Cancun May 2012 - Cancun, Mexico, also had breast lift and augmentatn
- Mary , Chicago
- updated 3 months ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $8,900
- Dr.Valesco (Cancun, Mexico)
As promised I am going to give you a day by day. I...
- 10 May 2012
As promised I am going to give you a day by day. I arrived on Tuesday at 12:30p.m., flights were on time, I had no problem finding my way around ( i have never been to cancun) Sheri had sent me a voucher for transport to the condo, walked outside and there was the van, 15 min ride to condo, I met Sheri and didn't even go to the condo , hopped in her van and went to the clinic. Sheri had called me several days before and told me that the doctor had an opening the day I arrive , so I changed my operation date which was originally for Wednesday morning.
Got to the clinic, brought to a room and changed into a gown, at this point it ally hit me that I was really doing this. Blood was drawn , Short while later Dr. Vallco ( I may have spelt that wrong) came in and we talked , I also had my breasts reduced and old implants removed. Before I knew it I walked into another room said hallo.climbed up on the bed and.......lights out, woke up back in my room, head bandaged . There was NO pain, I took a breath and relaxed and fell back to sleep, I remember very soft hands checking my blood pressure and a shot, I believe one of the nurses slept on the sofa because twice I sat up to cough, she was right there. They were so gentle. Next morning Eric , Sheri,s husband came, I couldn't see him very well as my eyes were swollen shut, the left one was not too bad. The nurses showered me , rebandaged me and put me back to bed. They have a awesome restaurant next door , all natural , not added sugar any way I ordered an yogurt , fruit , it was great, all the food you get you order from there. Slept most of the day.
Today, same as yesterday , nurses showered me, fed from restaurant. The nurses took out my I.V. Around 2:30 DR. Came I. To remove drains, I'll be honest not the nicest experience, it hurt a little at times, but the sounds crew Ed me out more than anything else. Now my head had a tight bandage around it that I can't touch for 5 days, a little comfortable, my right eye is still swollen, basically I look like I got run over with a bus! Oh the price of beauty!! Eric deposited me a the apartment, Sheri had already gone shopping for groceries for me as of right now I'm here watching t.v. With my one eye, but feeling fine. I would have done this on the morning after surgery but there is no wifi there. I will keep you posted , tonight I'm going to make a sandwich and relax in bed! Talk to you all later
Feeling great today, my left eye is opening...
- 11 May 2012
I wrote an update , if you go down the page you'll...
- 18 May 2012
May 21 Well, time to go home, the bruises...
- 21 May 2012
Well, time to go home, the bruises and swelling are still pretty bad, Helen and myself went to the mall yesterday to try and find makeup to cover the bruises........wow never been stared at so much, quite uncomfortable! One lady stared so much , I went up to her and said BOO.....she jumped lol. For all you ladies getting facial surgery done, please purchase derma blend before your surgery, it is the best makeup to cover bruises, we went to several different stores but the sales staff here in cancun really really suck, forget getting any help, they look at you like your from mars!
I just talked to my husband and kids , I've tried to warn about how bad I look, so hopefully it won't be too much of a shock.if any of you want to see photos , I've taken one everyday send me an email and I'll send then to you. We saw the doctor today, he found a couple of stitches he missed, also behind my right ear it started to bleed and there was some solid blood mass coming out, he said it was o.k. ......we' ll see! Helen had to get her hemotona drained again, I hope she will be o.k., she promised to email me everyday to let me know how she's doing, that crazy lady decided to do her lips today, Dr. Valesco took fat out of her tummy and put into her lips......ouch, it did hurt, but I've got to say they look better, Helen had tiny lips and around her mouth there were a lot of wrinkles making her look old, Dr. Valesco gave both of us a chemical peel around the mouth side of eyes and forehead 3 days ago, poor Helen you should see her lips....they are huge, but by using her own fat they will be soft and natural and last a really long time.....me I chickened out, if figured my family is going to be in enough shock without the added bonus of swollen lips!! Lol anyhow , I've got to pack , flight is early in the morning I promise to continue letting you all know how things are going.
Arrived home last night, the family was shocked at...
- 23 May 2012
Can anyone tell me how to upload pictures from my...
- 24 May 2012
Hi everyone, today I'm not real happy, my bruising...
- 25 May 2012
May 29th I've hit the three week mark, not very...
- 29 May 2012
Hi everyone, Sorry I haven't been here, I...
- 7 Jun 2012
Sorry I haven't been here, I got REALLY sick on Tuesday! High temp, had to go to the hospital, but I'm o.k., I got salmonella poisoning nothing to do with surgery, but I had my blood checked everything checked out fine.....boy that's a nasty thing to get.......I'm supposed to be recuperating not landing back in the hospital ! Let's see..... I'm 4 weeks out , still bruised under and over eyes, on side of face and neck, swollen on right side, still haven't gone back to work, I think I'm wearing my "please cover my shift" out big time....so girls be aware yeah...forget the two weeks not gonna happen, still don't see any visible improvements, family agrees looks the same with the added bonus of swelling and bruising! But I will give it time, I was hoping to see some great results by now, it's disheartening to see pictures on the Internet of ladies after two weeks and they look 10-20 Years younger, o.k. I wasn't looking for 20 years, but 10 would have made me happy, hell I'd take 5 at this rate. Anyway I will say the breast augmentation turned out great, but I'm still out on the facelift....sorry I couldn't give you better news but I did promise to be 100 o/o truthful!
O.k Ladies, I know it's been a while but I wanted...
- 12 Feb 2013
So here goes.... Final results no too bad actually, Dr. V did a great job on my eyes. The side vi looks so much better, I wish I had gotten a lip lift as my mouth really shows my age, fat transfer and maybe laser to e en out the tone of skin. but overall very happy with everything, if any of you would like pictures send me a message.
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I will save my recommendations till I'm fully recovered .