Pat in PA

Member since 4/14/2012


  • 14 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Not Worth the Cost for Small Difference It Made - Pittsburgh, PA

After losing over 40 pounds, I still had size 10 love handles above my size 6 jeans. I wanted to lose at least 4 inches in my waist and was given the impression that Vanquish could do this for me. I didn't want to undergo invasive surgery. So I signed up for the 5 one hour each Vanquish treatments. I was encouraged when I lost 2 inches on my waist after the first 2 treatments. But following... READ MORE

My Upper Eyelid Surgery Was Covered By Insurance! -Greensburg, PA

Concerning cost of this procedure, I am just guessing, since my health insurance actually paid for the whole surgery, but this website form required that I insert a figure. At 66 years old, my upper eyelids were starting to sag down and sort of sit on my eyelash area. See before photos. Little did I realize that this was slowly and gradually compromising my peripheral vision. This was proven... READ MORE

Questions from Pat in PA

Eyebrow Droops After Mini-lift. Doc Suggesting Botox? (photo)

I had a mini face lift 4 days ago. My lower face looks great (still swollen), but my right eyebrow now droops! It is frozen and I can't move it up. I am very frightened. My... READ MORE

Will thick scar bumps heal on the outer corners of my eyes, eleven months after upper blepharoplasty?

I had an upper blepharoplasty eleven months ago. No complications, normal healing. The only thing that bothers me is that I still have slightly thickened bumps on the outer... READ MORE

Recent comments from Pat in PA

Thanks for sharing. I also had a facial laser treatment a couple years ago for age spots so I know the feeling, but it will all be worth it. Don't worry. About that favorite t-shirt, don't trash it especially if it's a fave. The best... READ COMMENT

Thank you for sharing your story and I congratulate you for your courage to go back to natural. You are so nice and slim, but if it bothers you a lot that you are not a full A, I wonder if fat transfer would be possible. Maybe they... READ COMMENT

I agree with you Mrs._Fitz! I have had a septoplasty/rhinoplasty, lower facelift and an upper eyelid job (not all at one time) and there is really no "normal" healing time concerning swelling & bruising. It depends on each individual.... READ COMMENT

Don't worry, things will look better and more even as the swelling goes down. Mine were uneven too at first, but now they look the same. With every week that passes you will see improvement. Just be sure to sleep sort of sitting up,... READ COMMENT