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


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  • 2 discussions
  • 7 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

Is it be a good idea to raise my eyelid crease to 8 or 9mm? (photos)

I had upper eyelid surgery in 2012 (unsuccessfully). I had a consultation with a new oculoplastic surgeon and he said "you probably have never had much eyelid showing when you... 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

You are so funny! You did not look 87. You look amazing for 37. Your eyes and skin are gorgeous. READ COMMENT

Our eyes are kind of similar. Have you always had hooded lids as a teenager? Did the doctor raise your crease or put it in the crease? You look great, btw. READ COMMENT

I checked out John Lee's website and it says he did an ASOPRS fellowship but he isnt on the ASOPRS website as a member in PA. He is supposed to be registered in the State he practices in. He never says he is a member of ASOPRS. Anyway,... READ COMMENT

It doesnt matter whether the scars fade, he still put them in the wrong place. Is Walman an ASOPRS cosmetic surgeon or just an Opthalmologist? READ COMMENT

What are you planning to do for surgery? Dont do anything yet. The other posters are right, and surgery doesnt change how you feel on the inside. READ COMMENT