Location: raleigh, north carolina
Member since 2/22/2009


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Reviews & Stories

Dumbest Thing I've Ever Done

I am 29 years old, and had upper and lower blepharoplasty 13 days ago. I had bags under my eyes that run in my family. They were not fat, they were muscle. My Dr. removed a small amount of skin from under my eyes in an attempt to make the bags less visible. He suggested I do my uppers at the same time. I do not have any issues with the uppers. Although, I am so focused on my new scars below... READ MORE

Questions from shenanigans

Lower Blepharoplasty for Bags from Muscle?

I am scheduled for an upper and lower eyelid lift for bags under my eyes. The bags are not fat. My doctor says it is muscle, and although he cannot remove the bag, he can make... READ MORE

Different Eye Size After Blepharoplasty

I am 29 years old, and had upper/lower blepharoplasty 12 days ago, with outside incisions. I cannot put into words how upset I am with myself for doing this. I feel I will... READ MORE

Uneven Eyelids After Blepharoplasty

I am three weeks today post-op from upper/lower blepharoplasty, outside incisions. There has been no change in my eye size difference, one being bigger than the other. It has... READ MORE

Post Blepharoplasty Swelling?

I am 31 days post-op from upper and lower blepharoplasty. There was no fat removed, just skin. I believe he did something with my muscle, but i'm not quite sure what. I have a... READ MORE

Who Should Do my Blepharoplasty Revision?

I am now 11 1/2 weeks post-quad Blepharoplasty. My doctor is now finally admitting that it may not change. The corner of my left eye is pulled down, and has been so since the... READ MORE

Radiesse for Festoons on Upper Cheeks?

I am 4 months post op from quad blepharoplasty. I still have what I have now been told are festoons. The surgery did not help. In fact, it made the festoon on my left side... READ MORE

Recent comments from shenanigans

Siouxie, The consult could have been better. Apparently, the result of surgically fixing the corner of the eye is completely unpredictable. I'm unwilling to have another unpredictable surgery. I guess I will do my best to live with... READ COMMENT

Thank You, Siouxie for your advice. I have since cancelled my appt. at the medspa. I am still planning on trying Restylane to conceal the bags, but plan on consulting a board certified plastic surgeon instead. I am also still planning... READ COMMENT

Siouxie, No, my lids have not evened out. However, the large bag that I had under my left eye has gotten noticeably better. Although, it is still there. I go out without my sunglasses on now, but NEVER do I feel pretty. I have my second... READ COMMENT

I know you didn't mean it to be mean. It is just sad to hear that someone who is earlier post-op than me looks better. It is discouraging to say the least. I'm glad yours looks better, though. I wouldn't wish what I'm going through on... READ COMMENT

Man, that hurts. READ COMMENT