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 consulted with dr putterman but decided to not go with him because he wanted to elevate my crease. Hes supposed to be a "top doc" but wasnt sure after meeting with him. I dont want to travel and wish there was a good doc here. Is... READ COMMENT

Hey! I love your eyes. Did you always have hooded lids previously, even as a teenager? And, did your dr. put your incision in your natural crease or create a new, higher crease? Thanks READ COMMENT

Keep talking about it. There is no consumer protection after plastic surgery. The drs make it sound like no big deal and are so full of themselves. Then people are left with problems and theres no accountability. How is this happening?! READ COMMENT

Your eyes look better in these updated pictures. Give it 6 months to settle READ COMMENT

He made it worse for himself now. I am not a lawyer but I would think too that he owes you bc of the verbal agreement. READ COMMENT