lifestyle lift is a horrible,painful experience ! do not use it - San Ramon, CA
The only 'con' that I have to say is that...
- 5 Nov 2010
The only 'con' that I have to say is that it is cheaper than the usual facelift.
It is the most painful experience I ever went thru with 15+ needles being jammed in your face after you've only had 30mg of Valium, 1 Darvocette and a pill for nausea. They gave me 15 minute 'for the meds to work' before they started shooting needles in my face & carving on me! I could feel everything!. When I asked for pain medication, it was ignored [even though the brochure said 'you will be kept comfortable & pain free during the procedure'... My results were horrible! I had some 'turkey waddle' under my chin, and also wanted my neck tightened up at the same time. The 'waddle' is still there, as is the loose skin on my neck. It has been 4 weeks since the procedure on Sept. 18th,2010, and I have 'ropey' tissue under my chin, both jaws hurt like crazy and the cuts in front and behind my ears are still oozing blood and fluid.
I am a Nurse and had a 'regular face lift' [where they put you out], and it was such a beautiful job it lasted me 20 years! [unfortunately this Doc. has retired or I would have gone back to him].
I am now having to make appt.'s to see other Plastic Surgeons to see what they can do 'with this mess' that Lifestyle Lift has left me, so that when I see L.L. [on my next appt.] I can try to salvage some of the cost from them that going to a new Dr. is going to cost me. I will not let allow them them to touch my face again with more needles to 'try and repair their damage'...no way!!!
If you are thinking of LifeStyle Life...Don't!!! Save your money and your face the horrible pain it will go thru. ..Horrible, horrible experience all the way around....Please...Do Not Go To LifeStyle Lift, it is a total Scam and Unsafe!!
As to Dr. G he was unsympathetic, rushed, and I felt like 'a piece of meat' he was working on. He was totally defensive when I tried to explain the awfulness of the procedure and how 'uncared for' that I felt by him as a patient~ he acted like he just didn't want to hear about it.