Member since 11/6/2012


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Questions from DashedHopes

When does a surgeons age become an unacceptable part of the risk surgery?

I would like to ask the 'panel of experts' if there is an age beyond which the surgeon’s age becomes an unacceptable part of the risk of surgery? The surgeon I am considering... READ MORE

Discussions started by DashedHopes

Why given a second chance I wouldn't have plastic surgery again

Following a poor outcome from a midface lift and eyelid surgery I had  6.5 months ago, I wondered how many others (like me) who have had a less than desirable result... READ MORE

Tear trough correction

Has anyone had surgery to correct a tear trough deformity? Would appreciate hearing from anyone who has had a successful procedure and can share their experience of how it was... READ MORE

Recent comments from DashedHopes

Here is a link to a YouTube documentary on DOCS: Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong (Body Image) which I found to be quite revealing about this "industry". Makes for sobering viewing. Please, please, please take the time to watch it. DH READ COMMENT

Ruz888 - Sorry to hear of your unhappy experienceI. know how you must feel as I had a similar journey myself and it took 2 years for my face to recover from the trauma of a poorly performed procedure. It has affected me in more ways... READ COMMENT

Imaging is, as you say, 'a joke'. Tweaking ones features on a computer is not the same as tweaking the same with surgical instruments. Few surgeons have the talent to do both with success! READ COMMENT

Thanks Lourdes. In fairness, your post does say brow and eyelid lift. Your entire face has benefitted from the procedure. Sometimes having less surgery produces better results! READ COMMENT

Hi Raul, I guess with plastic surgery not being an exact science its always difficult to know how you will look post surgery even with the imaging now available. Its good to hear your revision was a success and you are happier for it.... READ COMMENT