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


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  • 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

I dont know what layering is either. msmelody is asking about "layering", and asking that as long as the filler works your lids dont droop? READ COMMENT

Hi. Ive read the posts about the eyeballs, but will you clarify what you mean by wanting your eyeballs pushed out? READ COMMENT

Hey upsi, did you ever find a surgeon? I consulted with Putterman in Chicago but decided against it. I have a surgeon in mind but he is out of State. READ COMMENT

Hi, I live in Chicago too, but still havent found the right doctor. Were you able to find one yet? I wouldnt let anyone touch my face either if they didnt get it right the first time. That happened to me too and I got my money back, and... READ COMMENT

Hi. I just saw your post , kimmers25. Thanks for your response. 2013 was a rough year. Dr Cohen should lose his license. He cared about a few bucks rather than sending me to a hair restoration specialist. Im not sure it was even about... READ COMMENT