Location: Fort Worth, TX
Member since 3/23/2009


  • 10 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Lower Blepharoplasty and Fat Transfer - South Korea

42 years old. Heredity gifted me with dark circles and bags under my eyes. I don't feel as old as I look so it's time to do something about it! I've thought about this for several years. These lower eye bags have been with me since I was in my thirties. I'm feeling a little apprehensive since this will be done under local anesthetic. Being awake while this will happen? I'll let you know how it... READ MORE

Restylane Nasolabial Folds and Lips - Botox for Crows Feet and Between Brows

I chose Restylane not so much for vanity but because I was tired of people telling me I look tired! I am 38 and the nasolabial folds along my nose were really aging me. I just had the injection of 3 tubes and the dermatologist really wanted to use more. (I agree but at $575 each...) Right now, I am very happy with the results. Will see how the Botox turns out in a couple of weeks. READ MORE

Questions from sanjoseteacher

Is It OK to Negotiate Cost with my Dermatologist?

I understand that her fees cover her expertise, but I also understand that these are tough economic times. The private school I teach in is negotiating with folks, so why... READ MORE

Restylane Burst out of Syringe Twice! Should I Go Back to Get Juvederm?

First, I spoke with the Dr. about not wanting Restlyane since it didn't last long when I used it before. She said she'd use Juvederm since it lasts longer. She uses smaller... READ MORE

Upper Blepharoplasty Incision Near the Eyebrow?

Just had a consulation for upper and lower blepharoplasty. The doctor wants to make the upper incision near the eyebrow, rather than in the crease. Is that normal? If so, could... READ MORE

Recent comments from sanjoseteacher

Your photos just now confirmed for me 100% I am definitely having a face lift. You look amazing! READ COMMENT

I was referring to immediately following your initial surgery. I'm using Arnica (sublingual), Bromelian, and nonstop Traumeel and had very little bruising. :) READ COMMENT

Looks great! Did you try Traumeel for the bruising? Worked wonderfully for me. :) READ COMMENT

Jenny, I just did a simple Google search and found it for sale on several sites. I just searched Juvederm online. I'd be wayyy to chicken to self inject! READ COMMENT