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

Ginav - Are things any better? Please let us know you're OK… Wishing you well. DH. READ COMMENT

Ginav would not be the first person to suffer from a reaction to a 'foreign substance' being injected into her face. Some fillers are marketed without FDA approval and even those that are approved do not guarantee to be suitable for... READ COMMENT

K - so sorry to hear of your unfortunate experience. I read about Aquamid about 8 years ago and learned it was not an approved substance as its basically silicon which tends to go hard and in liquid form can grow into and around tissues... READ COMMENT

I did not know of Propublica till now and its great that they are willing to take on elective procedures. Cosmetic surgery seems to be treated differently by medical and legal professions alike as it is seen as "unnecessary". Patients... READ COMMENT

Deda11 - sorry to hear about your experience and worse still to hear how in the absence of a written consent, the Jury deemed it "just" to ruled in favor of the Doctor who did this to you. After reading your story, I'm not sure what to... READ COMMENT