Location: Staten Island, NY
Member since 5/6/2011


  • 128 total posts
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Questions from springup

What Treatments Are Best for Hyperpigmentation Under Eyes Post Facelift?

I am almost four months post-op and the dark areas still very visible. How can I tell if they are bruise stains or dark pigmentation? Would they be treated differently?... READ MORE

Is it possible for the internal stitches of a Tummy Tuck to break 12 years post op?

I have had pressure and swelling in my abdomen for about 4 months which subsides at times but returns when I strain my stomach muscles. There was an actual large bulge which... READ MORE

Follow-Up: Can you tear and damage a tummy tuck that has been completely healed for 15 years?

I had a tummy tuck about 16 years ago with excellent results. Last year I tripped and fell very hard flat on my stomach. A couple of months later, I noticed a bulge near my... READ MORE

Discussions started by springup

How long before complete facelift/necklift recovery?

I'm almost six months into recovery from facelift, necklift and lower bleph.  There are so many issues I never expected to experience.    I still... READ MORE

Recent comments from springup

Rosieposie, so sorry I didn't reply sooner. I haven't been checking emails. It took about two years to feel like myself again. I am no longer in any pain, although I still have the weird pulling sensation down the sides of my neck... READ COMMENT

I believe my Doctor was a skilled surgeon. His post op care was very good and he was empathetic to my concerns. I do believe my neck was tightened too much and also that due to my very thin skin and lack of fatty tissue, I may not... READ COMMENT

Hi VAgal, I'm always torn between discouraging people from getting facial surgery and supporting their desire to improve their appearance and feel better about themselves. I know that when it goes bad it can go very badly, far worse... READ COMMENT

Teach_autism and Fiona and all the others in this terrible situation, When I read your posts my heart aches for you and it brings back so much of the anguish that I also experienced. It did get better for me, and I pray that it will... READ COMMENT

Justwondering I just noticed your post. I had exactly the same ridge above my left jaw line. It was very noticeable. The Doctor said it was due to loss of volume, which becomes more apparent when the skin is tightened over the bone. ... READ COMMENT