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The Risk is High - and if It Goes Even a Little Wrong...- Seattle, WA
- updated 4 months ago
- Not Sure
- Cost: $3,000
- Seattle, WA
My surgeon was rated a "top surgeon in Seattle."...
- 10 Oct 2012
My surgeon was rated a "top surgeon in Seattle." And still, it only takes a fraction of an inch for this surgery to go wrong. Mine wasn't right. And now 5 weeks later my surgeon is re-doing one eye. I'm not sure I love the other eye's results either. My only advice would be to research a LOT of surgeons and be VERY sure you are so dissatisfied with how your eyes are now that any improvement is better than what you live with. If not, I wouldn't recommend it. The risk is too high (it is your face--your eyes--after all).
If I had really considered the risk, I probably...
- 31 Oct 2012
If I'd known two months ago what I know now, that this "EASY" "ROUTINE" procedure could cause me so much grief, and that I'd wish for my old eyes back again, I never would have done it. I hope someday I feel good again about my eyes -- one part of my anatomy I often was complemented on, but just wanted a tiny lift for. Easy. Routine. How often do we not realize what we have until its gone?
Four months after the first surgery, and two...
- 7 Jan 2013
My Doctor: name not provided
I was referred by my dermatologist, a respected doctor at the Polyclinic. I should have researched more. Everyone convinced me it was an easy, routine surgery. But it doesn't take much to make it not so great. Millimeters. The slightest imperfect healing of skin in the most visible and personal place -- your eyes.