Location: Asheville
Member since 2/19/2011


  • 7 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Wouldn't Do It Again - Asheville, NC

I had a mini facelift as I had some jowling and wanted my "Audrey Hepburn" jaw line restored. I did get rid of the jowling but lost my signature look in the process. I think I got too much lift in the jaw area which made my face look round instead of sculptured. I also have some slight pouches in my cheeks by my mouth. I wish now I had had the courage to just look older. I look... READ MORE

Questions from sukietawdry

Can a Too Tight Face Lift Improve with Time?

I have significantly noticeable bulges beginning slightly below either side of my mouth and radiating towards my ears where my skin has been pulled. I am three weeks post... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Loosen a Lower Face Lift?

I had a lower face lift over a year ago to restore my "Audrey Hepburn" like jaw line. I do not think my doctor understood the structure of my face because along with my sagging... READ MORE

Recent comments from sukietawdry

Dear Glad it's over, My pouches are still there but are less apparent after much massaging in an attempt to stretch out the jaw muscles and skin that were pulled too tight on the sides of my face near my ears. I still regret my... READ COMMENT

Thank you for your comment, Chellamia. My pouches never totally went away. I believe now that they are buccal fat pads which were there before but not noticeable until I got the mini face lift. I do not look terrible but I think I... READ COMMENT

Thank you, Sharon. I stretch and massage my jaw to try to relax some of the tightness. Time will tell if that helps! READ COMMENT

I am three weeks post midface lift. I still have some hard swelling in my outer cheeks near my ears which I am not worried about as I know that can take three months to resolve. What I am concerned about are the soft pouches of edema... READ COMMENT