Neck Lift and Mini Face Lift - Oklahoma City, OK

I think I Look 100 percent better. It is taking...

I think I Look 100 percent better. It is taking time to heal. I liked my doctor once I got to meet him which was the day of the surgery. I didn't lay eyes on him until then but I think he is pretty good at what he does. I am almost 58.My before photo was taken when I was 55. I weigh about the same now as I did then. You can see the difference is remarkable.

Dr.Nuveen is remarkable in his expertise.I look so...

Dr.Nuveen is remarkable in his expertise.I look so much younger and feel so much better than I did before.I also added a minimal temporal brow lift which evened out my face. I love it! I am still healing and things just keep improving.If any of you decide to get a facelift/brow and necklift be aware that it does take time to heal and time for nerves and muscles to regenerate. Also expect some stitches to work their way to the surface and have to be removed. I only experienced one small stitch infection behind my left ear and that was cleared up with antibiotics. I can call my doctor anytime I have a worry via cellphone and if you truly want to see yourself again instead of an old person you hardly recognize in the mirror, I highly recommend Dr. Nuveen. He is truly caring and helpful in every way. I have updated the cost which covers face, neck and minimal temporal brow lift. Dr. Nuveen also did a biopsy of a growth on my chest which turned out to be benign and now is healing quite well. I am thinking about getting something done, perhaps lazer at a later date.

I have added a new picture. This is me on my 58th...

I have added a new picture. This is me on my 58th birthday January 2013. I still haven't had my hair done but I wanted you to see me after I had my brow lift. Thanks to all of you for your encouragement. I am truly thankful for my surgeon and the surgery I finally had the courage to do.

One year later and I have had some issues arise

One side of my jaw line has fallen. I am going to get that corrected. I am also unhappy with the way my ears look now so I am going to get a procedure to correct that. They don't look like my ears as the lobes are pulled down. I think because of the natural pull of my neck and lower face lift. I am also going to get something done about the corners of my mouth because they seem to be pulling down more now. It may just be a matter of filler or something to lift them up again. My neck lift is very tight and one side is tighter than the other I think it is the reason I now have a portion that drops on my jawline on the right side. Don't expect perfection if you decide to get a facelift because everyone reacts differently. Just make sure you get a doctor who really cares about you.

This is me today March 7, 2014 No makeup! Chapped lips

I thought I would post another picture of me as my hair grows out from the cut I got last fall. I am "au' naturel'"no makeup! I am also suffering from chapped lips as I do nearly every winter. My natural hair color is dark but I will probably get it streaked. I turned 59 in January. I've lost a few pounds and I'm on a juicing, eating veggies, doing organics diet. I'm also doing facial and neck massage to get my lymph flowing.
Dr. Erik Nuveen

He has some very good credentials posted on his website. I did think when I called that I would be talking to him at some time before the surgery actually took place. The staff is nice and communicative in particular Nicole. My consultation took place online with photos I took and sent to Dr. Nuveen. That was a great feature, but I thought that would be followed up with an actual meeting with him and some before and after representations of what I might expect to look like and more detailed explanations of the procedures and what to expect well before the day of the surgery. I didn't get that. I did get to talk to him for awhile the day of the surgery. Before that, I talked to a nurse and all consulatation communication came from her. I think Dr. Nuveen is very busy and probably doesn't have time to spend one on one with each patient when you make that first call unless you specifically ask to speak to him personally, it isn't something they do automatically. After the surgery, I was given a sheet with his cell phone and he did call me three days at home after I had the procedure to check up on me and I truly appreciated that. The procedure was done at his facility and I had to sign papers that any revisions would cost from 500 to 1000.00 the first year and 2nd year respectively. I do expect to use Dr. Nuveen again, I think he is a very knowledgeable doctor. I think he does a very good job. However,I think I expected what I've seen on TV with plastic surgeons of why and what you want or showing you in pictures of yourself using morph technology or even in a mirror to show you what you might look like after a week or so before the actual surgery. I do appreciate hearing about him and seeing all the before and after pictures of previous patients. I hope to have a brow, forehead lift and ear lobe reduction soon after I heal from this surgery.

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