Lipo of the Neck and Fat Grafting Under Eyes - Houston, TX

Dr. Mentz is a wonderful doctor, excellent bedside...

Dr. Mentz is a wonderful doctor, excellent bedside manner, the professionalism and attention to detail are fabulous. After the surgery they sent a nurse to check on me at my home.

This has been really life changing, my confidence and self-image have been greatly increased. I cannot be more pleased!

Houston Facial Plastic Surgeon

Several friends have had work done with Dr. Mentz, he was highly reccomended.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
3 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Wow! I just saw this. You do look great!
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I know this is an older post.. but hopefully you can calm my nerves alittle!! Well, anyone who see's this! I had fat grafting done to my lower eye area... 5 weeks ago, although the swelling has gone done ALOT, I still have bruises under my eyes! Its actually starting to look like black circles! Can you remember during your 5 week mark? Where you still pretty bruised?? I really hope this is normal! :/ (( I agree you look great, your Dr. did a wonderful job!))
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At the 5 week mark, I was still swollen- but the bruising was mostly gone. If you look at my second picture, that was at the 4th week. the bruise was about the side of a dime. If you had circles under your eyes before you had the procedure- you will continue to have them even with the fat grafting. (that is what my dr. told me)
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Hi! how is the fat grafting result? Was your face swollen after the fat grafting? How was your neck after the lipo? Did it bruise or swollen? I am going to have the same prosedures soon and very nervous about it. Thanks for sharing.
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The lipo was great, no bruising- no pain, I wore my neck strap as indicated. literally It was amazing- I looked amazing 2 hours post op! The fat grafting under my eyes caused severe swelling and bruising. It was uncomfortable, at one point my eyes were swollen shut. the doctors office prescribed a steroid to reduce the swelling. I thought that I would be able to go to work the next day- and there was just no way. I ended up missing 3 days of work. So estimate a total of 5 days down time. Also there is a make up that is really good- it covered the bruises under my eyes completely it is called Dermablend. They sell it at Dillards. It is for people post-op/ covering tattoos, etc.. very heavy medical coverage. That might help!
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Thank you Rebecca, you look great. How old are you, the neck lipo result is amazing!
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Thanks for sharing your story, Rebecca. I've never heard of getting fat grafting under the neck. What was this for?

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It was under my eyes- sorry I had a typo on my headliner.
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Ah ha, that makes more sense! I was a little confused. ;o)

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