Location: NY
Member since 2/23/2012


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Questions from SallieSu2

How Long Does It Take to Feel "Normal" After a Mini-facelift?

I had a mini-lift six days ago (NOT a "Lifestyle Lift" -- my doctor is a double board certified in Plastic & General Surgery and has been practicing for 22 years.) The... READ MORE

Extreme Tightness Around the Ears & Scalp 2.5 Weeks After a Mini-facelift?

I had a mini-facelift 2.5 weeks ago and I still have a very uncomfortable feeling of tightness around my ears and, sometimes, radiating up into my scalp. I'm beginning to get... READ MORE

Mini-lift 8 Weeks Post-op Tightness/pulling?

I am almost 8 weeks post-op from mini-lift (NOT a Lifestyle Lift) performed by an experienced board certified PS. Everything looks great but I’m experiencing intermittent e... READ MORE

Are Ear Numbness and Pulling Around Ears Normal at 7 Weeks Post-op Mini-facelift?

I had a mini facelift 7 weeks ago. Both my ears (earlobes and area around them) are still numb. There is also very uncomfortable constant pulling around both of them and a... READ MORE

Botox for Post-mini-facelift Tightness?

Can Botox be used to relieve severe post-mini-facelift tightness in the scalp and face around ears? If so, what is the smallest amount that would be effective? Thank you. READ MORE

Ear Discomfort After Mini-lift -- Normal or Neuralgia?

Had a mini lower facelift & platysmaplasty 11 weeks ago (board certified, experienced PS.) From day 1 I’ve had almost constant tightness, pulling and discomfort around b... READ MORE

What Are the Options for Relief of Tightness Around Ears 2.5 Months After Mini-facelift?

I had a mini-lower facelft 2.5 months ago and am still experiencing significant discomfort from constant pressure/tightness/pulling around both ears. (Lobes and skin about 1/4... READ MORE

How to Tell if Full Sensation Has Been Restored to Numb Areas After Mini Lower Facelift?

Ear lobes and skin front/back of ears feel kind of numb but when I gently poke the area with a toothpick, I definitely feel sharpness. I can also sense heat/cold and touch.Yet... READ MORE

Can Sensation Return After Facelift Without Any Pins & Needles Sensations Beforehand?

I've never had any pins and needles or other odd sensations after my facelift three months ago. However I believe the area of numbness around my cheeks and ears has gotten a... READ MORE

Almost 4 Months After Facelift, Strange New Sensations. Please Help Me to Understand What's Going On?

I had a mini lower lift 4 months ago. My primary complaint up to last week has been uncomfortable tightness around ears. That discomfort has just started to decrease but now I... READ MORE

Feel Good 4 Months After Facelift. But Only 2 Hours Per Day. Any Explanation?

I had a mini-lower lift 4 months ago. I had a lot of issues with recovery most of which are slowly resolving. My primary remaining issues are tightness, pulling and numbness... READ MORE

Discussions started by SallieSu2

Anyone have experience with ultrasound to loosen up tight feelings post-facelift?

My plastic surgeon doesn't recommend it but I see some doctors on this site do. I'd be interested in hearing any actual experiences with ultrasound for tightness, either good... READ MORE

Recent comments from SallieSu2

Maybe the universe is trying to tell you something. Facelift is a major procedure with a lot of risks that surgeons don't disclose. I learned the hard way after permanent nerve damage after a mini FL -- and I'm very healthy and have... READ COMMENT

Sorry , computer glitch. I was saying that you don't look as bad as you think you do. I bet a skilled surgeon could do wonders for you and I hope that you find that person if that is what you want. All the best. READ COMMENT

60151058, I just came across your review. It's been a while since you last posted and I sincerely hope that things are going better for you now, especially psychologically. I know you're focusing on all the things that went wrong but,... READ COMMENT

Appearance is fine, he did a good job esthetically. I had a tremendous amount of pain around the ears and both sides of neck for the first 18 to 24 months. The ear pain slowly resolved but I still have a dull discomfort on both... READ COMMENT

Sorry you have so many issues. It's really important that people considering elective surgery take possible complications seroiusly. It CAN happen to you no matter how healthy you are, what a great surgeon you've got, blah, blah, blah.... READ COMMENT