Location: Chicago, IL
Member since 9/18/2010


  • 37 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 6 questions

Reviews by livefree

Stay Away! - Glenview, IL

I was considering a revision upper blepharoplasty but was more concerned about the temple lift scars (all done by a previous surgeon.) Dr. Cohen made it sound like it was no big deal to "revise" the brow lift scars and have hair growing through them. I was really emotional about these scars... READ MORE

Questions from livefree

Temporal Browlift Better Choice for Lateral Hooding? I Do Not Want Scars in Crows Feet

Temporal Browlift Better Choice for Lateral Hooding? I Do Not Want Scars in Crows Feet READ MORE

Over-aggressive Dry Needling Caused Scarring. What Are my Treatment Options? (photo)

Dry needling was performed on my ankle to help correct hypopigmentation with electric machine by a trained, licensed esthetician with nursing degree. The reddened areas are... READ MORE

Had Temporal Lift and Upper Bleph with No Results. Help? (photo)

Had a temporal lift and upper bleph, not sure I needed the temple lift at all. Had 4 consults; 2 said do the temple lift w/the eyelids or my incisions will be longer without... READ MORE

Can my Own Eyebrow Hairs Be Used for an Eyebrow Transplant, Instead of Using Scalp/other Body Hair?

I have a lot of eyebrow hairs but both sides are uneven. I keep reading that only scalp or other body hair can be used. Can my own eyebrow hairs be used instead? I am located... READ MORE

Is it common to raise the crease in eyelid surgery?

I consulted with a very well known eyelid surgeon in Chicago but have also had several other consults. I was told he would make the crease a couple of mm higher than my natural... READ MORE

I need a dr. recommendation for upper eyelid surgery in Chicago.

Ive had several consults and no one tells me the same thing. I thought my latest consult with a renowned eyelid surgeon in Chicago left me more confused than ever. He didnt... READ MORE

Discussions started by livefree

Are the extended incisions past the eyelid corner noticeable once healed?

My doctor said the incisions would extend past the outer corners of the eyes quite a bit. I am terrified of obvious scarring. I dont wear a lot of makeup and do not have deep... READ MORE

lateral hooding, sagging, rolling skin after upper bleph and temporal browlift.

I'm 11 days post op, I know its early. My doc is facial and oculoplastic surgeon. I do trust him but want some input from others with similar experiences. When I saw him 6... READ MORE

Recent comments from livefree

Hi. Did your dr place incisions in your natural crease or did he raise it? Looks fantastic! READ COMMENT

I was a victim of an unneeded temporal browlift. I also had eyelid surgery. My lids are no different, still baggy and saggy. He really lifted my cheek than the tail of the brow. That didnt last and now have wide scars at my temples... READ COMMENT

Dr Robert Weiss was arrested and not practicing at the Chicago Eye Institute. I scheduled an appt with him and they called me to cancel. Its hard to trust anyone at this point. Who can I go to in Chicago?? READ COMMENT

Who did your surgery Journey2014? READ COMMENT

"Work in Progress" seems like she knows the doctor a bit too well, hmmm. READ COMMENT