Ckiesch

Location: Delano, MN
Member since 9/16/2013

Activity

  • 40 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 25 comments
  • 12 questions

Reviews by Ckiesch

Where to Begin...big Decision - Minneapolis, MN

I went in for a free consultation as I was thinking maybe facial resurfacing would help my 'signs of aging'. When the Dr. met with me he said I needed 'much more' than that if I wanted to see any great improvement. His suggestion was a full facelift, eyes, and forehead, followed by the deep CO2... READ MORE

Questions from Ckiesch

Is it recommended to have a full facelift if only the bottom half concerns you? Would fat transfers be beneficial? (photo)

I am 63 years old and am confused exactly what procedures would be most beneficial. Every PS I consult with has a different idea while I'm trying to keep my cost around $10,000... READ MORE

PS consultations all offer different advice. What do you think would be my best option? (photo)

Confused on Litelift vs. SMAS. Also, is it necessary to have upper part of face done if most wrinkles are on lower portion? Consultations with several PS in Mpls and all give... READ MORE

What are most beneficial (and cost effective) procedures to have done to improve my wrinkled Irish skin? (photo)

I am 63 and have heard that fat grafting only 'takes' about 35% of the time in older people. I don't want to pay thousands of dollars for something that is not permanent. Will... READ MORE

Fat grafting - is it worth it? In a facelift is it possible to move the fat that has 'fallen' back to its original location?

I've seen it mentioned several times on realself.com that fat grafting is unpredictable and is not always permanent. $4000 seems like a significant amount to pay for a... READ MORE

How often are composite facelifts done versus traditional. Is deep plane another type? (photo)

The doctor on realself who promoted it made it sound much better than the traditional facelift, so I'm curious what method you guys use. It's the first time I've heard of it... READ MORE

I've had a couple of doctors tell me I'm not a good candidate. I am 63. Does my age have anything to do with it?

Does my age have anything to do with it? I don't want to go to the expense of having it done if it might not work. One of the doctors that told me he wouldn't do it was Dr.... READ MORE

How worthwhile are chemical peels by a plastic surgeon for deep wrinkles? (photo)

I'm 63 and have deep wrinkles around my lips and mouth and have been told fractionated lasers will not be beneficial. Any ideas? READ MORE

Would you have fat grafting used on your face to restore volume? (photo)

I am 63, and most of you who responded to my previous photo said I definitely need a facelift...so that's a given. But I get varying responses as far as fat grafting to help... READ MORE

Using a CO2 fractionated laser, could more 'passes' be made over the deep wrinkles to give better results? (photo)

I am hesitant to have the traditional CO2 laser used on my face even though I have been told that it is required for the wrinkles around my mouth. Seems if you go over the area... READ MORE

Discussions started by Ckiesch

Has anyone had just a facelift on the lower portion of face without brow lift, eyes or forehead?

Does it look odd to not have the facelift on the entire face? My doctor suggested the entire face but I'm thinking that seems very extreme. I am 63. READ MORE

Recent comments from Ckiesch

You look wonderful. I had a FL 5 months ago and am healed with just some numbness left around my jaw. I plan to have the laser resurfacing when we return from Florida. I was wondering what type of laser they used on you. Because I have... READ COMMENT

Kathy...you look great. I saw that you had fat transfer and wonder if you think it was worthwhile. One doctor I saw recommended it with the facelift and the other did not...which really makes the decision a tough one. READ COMMENT

Amen. Well said. Leave your beautiful face alone! READ COMMENT

I think I'm opting out of the brow lift too. One ps said he thought I should have it with the face/neck lift, but it just sounds like too much. It isn't the area that bothers me that much...yet. The area around my mouth is my 'area of... READ COMMENT

Don't mean to change the subject but I need advice on fat grafting. One ps says he'd want to do it the other says no...2 conflicting views on a pretty major decision. I trust you all be cuz you've talked to doctors and done lots of... READ COMMENT