Face and neck lift

Many people may worry that medical tourism is too...

Many people may worry that medical tourism is too risky to consider. In some cases that may well be true but not if you put your trust in Facelift Mexico, founded by Pat Marino. She has offered cosmetic holidays for over a decade. Certainly, safety and quality should come before saving money, well with Facelift Mexico you will have both. Naturally problems could arise, but that can happen anywhere. Here you have around the clock care as opposed to being an outpatient in the States or Canada. My experience with Pat and her daughter Melinda, who runs the spa at Casa Marino was simply wonderful. They provide an excellent service for anyone looking for a cosmetic procedure at 1/3 the cost. First let me say, I have spent a lot of money since my mid 30s trying to correct my prominent nasolabial folds. I tried fillers, I had a s-lift (which didn’t address the sagging muscles like the SMAS technique does… so poor results), laser skin tightening, etc. Nothing worked. Fifteen years later, and faced with the enormous cost of my failed procedures, I decided I was going to look for a permanent solution. I started doing research on medical tourism and found a website that I was most interested in.

I emailed Pat who contacted me immediately and answered all my questions. They have a 100 per cent safety record and as far as I’m concerned, one of the most gifted board certified cosmetic surgeons at their disposal, Dr. Guillermo Koelliker.

I made the decision to go. For $6500 U.S. I received a complete facelift, 3 nights in a topnotch hospital and then was off to recover at a beautiful spa location in San Miguel de Allande. (Stay for single $1800 double $2000 U.S.) Dr. Koelliker visits his patients several times a day while in hospital and he makes a house call to Club Marino for follow-up and to remove sutures. He also gives all his patients his cell number. Once at the villa, all your needs are met including any prescriptions you need. You have no concerns other than taking care of yourself and your recovery. Anyone who desires a facelift, dental implants or any other cosmetic procedure should consider faceliftmexico. Recently they’ve added spinal surgery to the list of procedures using a new artificial disc for cervical disc replacement at 1/3 the cost of prices in U.S. and Canada.

You will recuperate in the privacy and comfort of a small and intimate Mexican villa and be able to visit the historic sites of San Miguel de Allende, a charming 500 year old city.

I love my results, in fact it’s the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. Go to the website and see for yourself. There are plenty of before and after pictures, videos and many wonderful testimonials from happy patients.

A happy Manitoba patient

I am not planning to post photos to preserve my...

I am not planning to post photos to preserve my privacy but if you wish you can contact me by email. Request this information from Pat Marino.

So in order for my review to appear under...

So in order for my review to appear under Facelifts I actually have to say more than how wonderful Dr. Koelliker is. My facelift experience was wonderful. I spent 3 days in the hospital. Dr. Koelliker visited me before the surgery and looked at my face and decided what would be best for me. After the surgery he visited me several times a day. I received pain killers and medication for swelling and was very comfortable the entire time. After 3 days a driver picked me up and brought me to Caso Marino in San Miguel where I recovered the rest of the time. My swelling was gone within 5 days but my bruising took a little longer. Five weeks at least before all my bruising was gone because of the upper bleph but a little makeup hide the bruising quite well. Scars are minimal around the ears but there is scarring along the hair line behind the ears which will fade in time. I couldn't be happier with the results. My jaw line is tight and totally natural looking. Dr. Koelliker came to Casa Marino the day before I left to remove the sutures and to make sure I was healing properly. My experience was completely positive so I highly recommend anyone go through faceliftmexico if they want a safe, positive and professional experience.

Mexico Plastic Surgeon

As I researched, I came across their website. I felt this was the best option for me, considering all the positive reviews.

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
5 out of 5 stars Wait tmes
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Hey Avaco1962, how are you???? It's "goodbye 50 hello 30!" We were recovering at around the same time at Casa Marino (check out my post pictures and you will know how I am :) Didn't know your history with trying alternative methods before deciding on surgery... all very interesting and educational. You looked fantastic then I saw you last and it sounds like you are "over the moon" happy with your results!!!!! Awesome. Hope you are doing well and staying warm, hahahha! Your fellow Canuk, "good bye 50 hello 30"
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Thanks for this very special story. Your results were outstanding.
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