Member since 11/20/2012


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Reviews by practicemakesperfect

Mini Lift with Maximum Impact - Cleveland, OH

Dr. Richard Gentile discussed my situation honestly and realistically with me, then performed my mini lift under local anesthesia (my choice). The results were absoplutely beautiful, completely natural and have lasted quite well for five years. At the same time as my lift, Dr. Gentile revised a... READ MORE

Recent comments from practicemakesperfect

The scar tissue will remodel itself with time, plus you probably have some internal sutures that have not yet dissolved. Your scar will look much improved 3-4 months post-op. Be patient. Vitamin C serum can help accelerate wound... READ COMMENT

I stacked three pillows into the shape of a wedge. You don't have to sleep sitting up, just elevated. Because you will be wearing the elastic chin wrap at night, the side of your face is somewhat protected (unless you dislodge the... READ COMMENT

I just posted before/after photos from the front: I have no profile "before" photos. READ COMMENT

I am also a side sleeper, so I worked out a way where I could curl up and still keep my face off the pillow. I also bought a memory foam mattress pad beforehand and that seemed to help a lot. You just can't put tension on the incision... READ COMMENT

You are supposed to keep your head elevated and sleep on your back for a month after surgery, plus wear an elastic wrap around the chin (almost like post-op sculpting). You don't want your new face to shift around and heal in a bad... READ COMMENT