Bski

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Location: Colorado, CO
Member since 7/13/2013

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  • 246 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 241 comments
  • 3 questions

Reviews by Bski

Facelift / Necklift / Lower Lid Bleph - Denver, CO

I am going to be 66 in August (yikes - where did the time go?) and I will be going on Monday for a facelift and necklift which the doctor has called a submentoplasty. I am a retired teacher, but being retired was difficult for me, so I went back to work part-time at an elementary school. I've... READ MORE

Great Dentist, Great Staff, Great Care - Lakewood, CO

I have been a patient of Dr. Greenhalgh for several years. He is kind, patient, thorough, and he makes sure that I am completely informed so that I am empowered be an engaged and active participant in my dental health care and planning. The people that work with Dr. Greenhalgh also go that... READ MORE

Questions from Bski

What is the best option for repair of a deficit under my chin after neck and facelift?

I had a face and neck lift about a year ago, and I am not happy with the result under my chin area. My PS said a SMG broke thru the fascia that usually contains it on one side,... READ MORE

Other than laceration, what might cause the fascia containing the submandibular gland to tear, allowing the gland to droop thru?

Is there the likelihood that a submandibular gland would spontaneously break through the fascia that contains it, either before surgery (from normal daily activity), or during... READ MORE

Recent comments from Bski

It sounds like you've had a good experience thus far in your journey. My PS was neither forthcoming or honest with me post-op, and I felt betrayed and abandoned. I'm so happy for you that you found Dr. Byrd and that you are happy with... READ COMMENT

I became a fanatic about salt intake after my face and neck lift, because every time I ate anything the least bit salty the swelling increased. I also did LDM (lymphatic drainage massage, sometimes twice a day, and that helped a lot.... READ COMMENT

I'm so sorry you are suffering. I am 14 months post op and still have pain. Mine is a burning sensation under my chin and jawline, and in my cheekbone area which seems to calm down over night but gets progressively worse during the day.... READ COMMENT

Brandnewface, so much of what you wrote resonates with me. I hope your healing process goes well and that you thoroughly enjoy the new you :) READ COMMENT

Thank you, Anoni2. You have a wonderful way with words, and you're right about keeping a positive attitude. I try to keep that in mind every day. I am so grateful to be in the RealSelf space with friends who understand! Hugggggggggs READ COMMENT