Alene America

Member since 3/11/2012


  • 23 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 5 questions

Reviews & Stories

Horrible Experience; Mean Surgeon - Baton Rouge, LA

All I wanted was a little botox. First of all, he did not adequately describe the surgery ("a little incision and you'll look fresher, and I'll remove fat pads under your eyes, it'll make you have more prominent cheekbones"). Huge coronal scar, over-elevated brows, itching around brows and scalp, red bump inner right brow. He said it would get better, but this was over 7... READ MORE

Questions from Alene America

Over-elevated After Forehead Lift, Brows Look Droopy. Need A Second Opinion on Surgeon Recommendation? (photo)

I had a forehead lift years ago. The middle of the forehead and the middle portion of the brows remain over-elevated, making the peripheral brows look droopy. There is also... READ MORE

Repair Under Eye Fat Removal and Ended Up With Hollow, Gaunt Look With Ptosis?

I had an over elevated forehead lift and unfortunately fat pad removal under eyes which did not meed to be done. Now I have a hollow, gaunt look with ptosis. Horrible. Seems to... READ MORE

My Facial Plastics Guy Refused to Give Me my Pre and Post Op Photos. What Can I Do?

I need my pre and post op photos and the surgeon has refused to deliver. His secretary said those are "his records." I went to another surgeon who also requested the records,... READ MORE

Brow Lift/forehead Lift, Any Way to Reverse It?

I underwent pretrichial forehead lift 2004. Brows continue to be very over elevated centrally and are asymmetrical. The right side is pulled up so tightly that the skin over... READ MORE

Could Fat Grafting Under Eyes Help Dry Eye Symptoms?

I have sunken, hollowed our areas under eye areas due to prior fat pad removal in a surgery performed in 2004. I also have dry eyes. Would fat grafting be beneficial? Any Dr.... READ MORE

Discussions started by Alene America

I Am Looking for a Revision Rhinoplasty Expert, Preferably in or Near Dallas, Houston or Memphis.

I am having trouble breathing and was told that I need revision rhinoplasty, maybe alar batten graft and spreader graft? Please help! READ MORE

I Need a Revision Rhinoplasty Expert in Houston, Dallas or Memphis?

I am having difficulty breathing. Aesthetic improvement would be a plus. READ MORE

Recent comments from Alene America

Thanks to all for sharing the names of good and bad surgeons. I do NOT recommend Michel Siegel (Houston ENT/facial plastics) James LaNasa (Baton Rouge,Covington ENT/facial). READ COMMENT

Sosad4me, I am happy for you! Finally, right? Could you share your doctor's name. Thanks for your input! READ COMMENT

Stay hopeful How was your consult with Dr Yaremchuck? Good?--I hope. READ COMMENT

Sosad4me, Congratulations on your good results! Looking forward to hearing more as you heal and the surgeon's name. Thank you for sharing. READ COMMENT

Has anyone heard of the use of tissue expanders to repair an over elevated coronal lift? READ COMMENT