My Lifestyle Lift Nightmare

The office in Manhattan never was on time for any...

The office in Manhattan never was on time for any appointments, ,they just jammed people in there with no respect and no regard for their time. no apologies.

I chose the Lifestyle lift because they convinced me I was a good candidate and that it was 'safer'
No one noticed my 'facelift' except for my unbelievable scars. My friend who had a facelift, the traditional type the same month, has undetectable scars. The lifestyle lift doctor didn't make any attempts to hide them as I requested.

as for the extent of the proceedure, I needed more and they were not honest with me. I felt they'd accept anyone who had money in their hand.I was beyond disappointed with this 'result'

It was a total waste of money, and I am too traumatized to have my facelift redone, even though my friends were so upset they have offered to PAY FOR IT with a reputable plastic surgeon.

To turn this nasty, disappointing situation into a virtual nightmare, The eye lift was a disaster.
you ruined my eyes. I have been to numerous doctors since, to try to recover my pleasing almond shaped eyes.. which are now smaller, and round.

I have been told over and over that they 'took too much skin" and no one can help me. I also have a lump under my eye that I never had before.

after the surgery I developed ectopia , a dangerous , and disfiguring condition..with my eye almost hanging out.. and had to go on steroids and massage my poor eyes.to avoid a corrective surgery

I should have started a lawsuit.

I was so upset with my eyes which now seem more light sensitive, that I found myself wearing sunglasses all the time. I am told that this is why I subsequently had a fall ( In a dimly lit area) ...which resulted in an injury which caused pain for a year.. and has now required surgery and hospital time, and I am now in Europe recovering.

I think your proceedure is good for a tiny fragment of the population
and is an ancient technique, ..the one the did BEFORE the current, more logical full facelift. You tout this as a new proceedure. and you should be ashamed. Very very ashamed.


Updated on Feb 24, 2009:

I had my lifestyle Lift done in 2006. My review is posted under the title"My Lifestyle Lift nightmare. ." I can not believe these positive posts.. since I have received numerous emails from women who have had their lives ruined. I feel these positive ones are plants. I also can not believe women are still opting for this archaic procedure.. this temporary facelift is the most expensive thing you can do ..seeing as it ..AT BEST provides a freshening up, which is 1000 % calculated to fail as gravity takes its natural toll. And you'd have to do it again. does this make it a good buy ? I don't think so. especially since the procedure itself can be so disgusting. you wouldn't want to do it again.

My update is now written in Feb 2009. I still have numbness.. and my eyes are sensitive. I have developed , immediately following.. and continuing...something called dry eye.

My scars are still visible. .although the "lift " is not, actually never was. I have not had success with my lawsuit.. lawyers are reluctant.. maybe if there was more money involved.. but $ 7400 was a lot to me.. especially in retrospect, as my friend spent $ 10,500 for a wonderful, perfect eye and face lift. with masterfully hidden scars. If I had read these posts beforehand... I would have RUN the opposite way. These posts only began around the time I had the surgery.

I dont have the energy to once more recount the...

I dont have the energy to once more recount the examples of un-professionalism.I did it because at that time, there wasn't the real reviews by people, I couldn't find info ..they made it sound like it was revolutionary, but in fact it is an abandoned technique plastic surgeons used in the past.. but which didn't hold.. They frightened me about 'general anesthesia" In retrospect, I was buying their sales pitch. I have been interviewed and put on tv by news reporters.. and I have shown the befores and afters. Further,I got an eye condition after the surgeon 'took too much skin", which IS permanent. Ectropion is the name, look it up. Anyone who proceeds with LifeStyle Lift has to be crazy after doing full research. This was not JUST a waste of money..but in truth, I actually paid to get my eyes made smaller, and to have permanent scars and a trauma. Many people had much worse results. There are numerous blogs and comments by people who actually worked at the facilities. My friend had a traditional facelift and eyelift the same month from a dr in Mt Kisco .Her price was only $ 3,000 more. Her recovery was faster, and her results extremely satisfying. and she didn't listen to scissors chopping away her skin while conscious..her scars were hidden and she has extremely short hair.. You can believe you can take a shortcut from a traditional facelift and get same results? Or you can believe in the Easter bunny. your choice.
Manhattan Lifestyle Lift

Totally bad job. and.. cash, as in dollar bills changed hands right in operating room. they counted the cash right in the operating room. Imagine ! I got a condition called Ectropion. Look it up, it's nasty. then. I was in emergency room with blood caked inside my ears, .. went to other plastic surgeons afterwards and they could not repair my eyes, but said they could help with the neck scars for a repeat surgery. NO ONE NOTICED I HAD ANYTHING POSITIVE DONE. my eyes were prettier before.. eyelifts are not supposed to make your eyes look smaller.. all my My photos are on this site, look under cleopatra. phot here is more recent

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