Member since 2/26/2010


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Questions from PhoenixRising

Is It Possible To Have Ultherapy on Nose & Upper Lip? In Not, Why?

My upper lip has lengthened considerably as I've aged - so much so that it has changed my smile. This has been upsetting for me. As I have a dark olive complexion &... READ MORE

Severe Facial Edema After Botox, How can this be Treated?

I had Botox on my frown & above my eyebrows 5 days ago. Since then, I have experienced facial edema, but most severely in my lower cheek area (think Marlon Brando in the... READ MORE

Are lumps, dimpling, irregular contours, fat necrosis and other such complications more likely after 2nd or 3rd BBL?

My 1st BBL was VERY disappointing, but the lipo involved was a disaster. I was very fortunate & found an amazing surgeon who revised & corrected many of the lumps & uneveness... READ MORE

Recent comments from PhoenixRising

I am so thrilled to hear that your revisions are complete & you're well! May I suggest you name the doctor who did your initial surgery for you? Perhaps it will discourage others from using him! READ COMMENT

Really great questions, Gwyneth! I think the answers would help steer us in the right direction for a first-time surgery. READ COMMENT

Wow!! Your results are so fantastic & have given me hope!! I've felt so sad now that I've aged and my once lovely smile is no longer there. Could you - would you - please share your surgeon's details with me? I'm planning a trip to... READ COMMENT

I think everyone that goes through an unsuccessful surgery feels - more or less - hopeless, humiliated and guilty ... at first. You can & will get through it, but you have to be proactive about your mental & emotional healing, and you... READ COMMENT

Welcome to RealSelf, Lotusleaf ... although I wish it was under better circumstances. I was just reading a stellar review of this doctor, and then came across yours. I'm so, so very sorry for what you're going through. Many of us... READ COMMENT