Mid-face and Neck Lift - La Jolla, CA

Sadly, I need another neck lift! The skin is...

Sadly, I need another neck lift! The skin is still too loose. Yes, it improved but it didn't last past a year. He said I would need a redo in 5-7 years. I was 48 at the time. I am most disconcerted by the ugly scar that IS VISIBLE on the hairline because he didn't go further into the hairline. It is visible to everyone and I have to use blush to change the white color of the one inch scar. I hate it! THere's also an indentation on that side by the scar and I really don't know if a filler would work. He's a very nice man but I am extremely dissatisfied as anyone with that result would be! He did my breast lift and a new, smaller implant and I couldn't be happier! They have dropped and they look very natural. My scars were gone before the end of the first year. Total costs for both was around $11,500.

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Thank you for sharing your experience on RealSelf! Will you be going to the same doctor for your neck lift revision (if you have one)?
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Definitely not!

Bad neck lift

This is three years later!

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Who are you going to see for the revision? I too am in the San Diego area and trying to find the right PS to repair the neck. My first doctor did only one side of my neck and I look and feel weird. I have constant numbness in the upper half of my ear and pain on the right side just below the ear. It's miserable! I have to get it repaired but don't know who to go to as I will not go back to the original doctor.
I'm not in the market yet and will wait until I can't stand it. Have you seen the "Turkey Neck" informercials? I'm wondering about trying Perricone's product. I used to use a neck lift cream-in-a-jar product only available at medi-spas.
San Diego Plastic Surgeon

Great doctor and staff but didn't take into consideration any fears I had.

3 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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