Member since 10/6/2013


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Reviews by LaTrec

Dr. Epstein: Excellent Neck Lift (61 Y.o.) - Northbrook, IL

My neck lift involving platysma muscle repair and slight under chin liposuction was performed one day ago. Already I can determine the operation was highly successful. Dr. Epstein is careful to suggest an array of treatment options with expected outcomes. He will not aggressively push... READ MORE

Beletero Injections - Vernon Hills

Intended for small scar near mouth and area above lip. I usually don't react to fillers, but this product seemed to elicit an allergic response. Areas where the Beletero was injected became hardened and red. It felt like a little hard ball was pushed from my skin (much like milia). I wanted... READ MORE

Recent comments from LaTrec

Hi Melissa, None of my friends have said anything, or perhaps not noticed anything. My husband said if he hadn't known I had surgery he wouldn't have guessed. READ COMMENT

Hi Deb, I think you're doing great! Look at your picture 1st day post op vs. today! I would imagine Epstein's pretty pleased too. You placed yourself in very good hands and you'll be fine. Try to take some relief in the fact the... READ COMMENT

This is the first time I've read about your Beletero problem. You may not be reading Real Self, but if you do I sympathize. I normally tolerate injectable well, other than my body reabsorbs material very very quickly. I can use... READ COMMENT

Hi Melissa 175, All that was done was the platysma repair. The scar is under the chin, so cannot be seen unless you are leaning back in a chair with your head tilted up. I'm relatively thin, so didn't have jowls to repair. My neck... READ COMMENT

Hi Imagingboomer, The platysma issue is gone, but I wish the skin were tighter. We shall see. Thanks for the kind comment. READ COMMENT