Location: San Francisco, CA
Member since 8/24/2009


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Reviews by anonymous57

Radiesse for Increase in Cheek Volume - San Francisco, CA

For increase in cheek in volume. Saw great initial improvement. As time goes on- my cheek area appears to have flattened. I suspect I did not get enough Radiesse initially, I am considering getting another injection. The Plastic Surgeon mixed the Radiesse with lidocaine. I felt no discomfort... READ MORE

Questions from anonymous57

Factors to Consider when Deciding for a Facelift?

I am considering a facelift, age 56. Excellent health. Two of the four consults I have had prefer IV sedation, the other two, general. The estimated time for the surgery is 4.5... READ MORE

How to You Feel About Negotiating Fees for a Facelift?

Are you more apt to negotiate a fee with a potential patient for a facelift during this economy? How do you feel if the patient asks you for a slight reduction in costs? What... READ MORE

Effect of More Radiesse or Juvederm Prior to Lower Facelift?

I am considering a lower face/neck lift in early 2010. I had Radiesse injected into my cheek area in April 2009 and another .5 syringe in June 2009. There seems to be a... READ MORE

Are Revision Facelift and Neck Lift Surgeries Common?

I had a face and neck lift 5 months ago. There is still laxity in the neck area which is concerning and disappointing. Is it true that sometimes a surgeon can only take up so... READ MORE

Best Treatment for Residual Neck Laxity Post Necklift Surgery

Five months ago, I had a facelift and necklift with plastyma band plication performed by a highly recommended skilled PS. The bands in my neck are still quite prominent and... READ MORE

Revision Surgery. Should You Got to Your Original Surgeon or Seek Another Surgeon?

I had a SMAS facelift/ neck lift with platysma band plication and liposuction under my chin 15 months ago. As early as 6 months after surgery, my neck bands and saggy neck have... READ MORE

Recent comments from anonymous57

Restylane is a HA filler, Hyaluronic Acid is FDA approved as a filler for smile lines. It is also used as a filler for other facial areas as well as lips. Many dcotors combine using HA fillers with Botox to acheive the desireable... READ COMMENT

I am an independent cosemetic consultant with no affiliation to any ps. I have also had a FL and can relate to a lot of comments here. Doing your research is so Important as is having realistic expectations. Having said this you still... READ COMMENT

I am still on the fence as to what I will do, having second thoughts as to whether or not my surgeon can actually give me the results that I expect. This is based on what I understand that he will be doing on a revision versus a second... READ COMMENT

MY PS has agreed with my assessment regarding the laxity of my neck. Now I have to decide if I want him to do my revision. As long as I am very clear with him what I expect and if he feels confident that he can deliver than I will... READ COMMENT

Here is something I recently read: It may help you in discussing this issue with your surgeon. My neck is sagging already as well... and now I know that my surgeon did not go deep enough to produce the results that I wanted. This... READ COMMENT