Member since 10/9/2012


  • 84 total posts
  • 2 discussions
  • 8 questions

Questions from needafaceliftnow45

Who is the Top Facelift Surgeon in South Florida?

Can someone please let me know who is considered the top plastic surgeon for faclifts in the South Florida aread (Miami, Boca, West Palm, etc). Thanks for any recommendations. READ MORE

What is the Earliest Age That Women Want to or Can Have a Facelift Done?

I'm 45 and have significant drooping in my lower face as well as excess skin in lower face that slopes down into the neck. At 45, will all plastic surgeons be willing to do a... READ MORE

Is It Worthwhile and Practical to Travel to Another State for a Facelift if One Has a Specific P.s. in Mind?

Is it worthwhile and practical to travel to another state for a facelift if one has a specific p.s. in mind? I imagine follow-up would be very difficult. READ MORE

Is It Wise to Sign a Contract Promising Not to Sue a P.s. for Any Reason?

I don't know if all p.s.'s require a signature promising not to sue, but I would imagine having a right to sue would help keep plastic surgeons more accountable to do a good... READ MORE

Can Bloating from a Medication Permanently Affect the Face?

I was on a medicine called Neurontin for sleep issues for about 10 weeks. My face had a lot of edema as a result. Since I stopped taking the medicine 5 months ago, it's like... READ MORE

Is the US News Top Doctor List a Good Way to Find a Good Plastic Surgeon?

I'm trying to find a top plastic surgeon to do my facelift in South Florida. Am wondering if using this list -- the US News top docs list -- is useful at all, or more about how... READ MORE

For a Facelift, is an ABFPRS or ABPS Surgeon Preferred?

While I know it does not boil down to ABFPRS or ABPS alone, I would like to know which might be the better indicator in choosing a facelift surgeon. The problem is I don't know... READ MORE

Can Swelling Ater a Facelift Stretch the Skin Back Out?

I've been reading that swelling after a face-lift can go on for months. As someone who has a lot of excess skin in the lower face and neck, I am concerned that if I have... READ MORE

Discussions started by needafaceliftnow45

How Much Should Patients Rely on On-line Doctor Ratings in Choosing a Plastic Surgoen--esp for Facelifts?

On sites like realself, healthgrades, vitals, ucompare, etc, most plastic surgeons have at least a couple people who aren't happy with results. Some have all satisfied patients... READ MORE

Is There a "Gold Standard" in How to Do a Facelift and What Questions Should I Ask on Consults?

I read it's important for a p.s. to address the underlying structure/tissue, etc and not to just stretch the skin? Can anyone comment...What are some of the best questions to... READ MORE

Recent comments from needafaceliftnow45

I'm no thanks sure but I think that is the case in all states - that doctors without appropriate credentials can perform facelifts. Unfortunately READ COMMENT

Gosh how awful! Thank goodness you were able to get most of it fixed elsewhere. Are you able to fully close your eyes now? And how much continued physical pain do you have? READ COMMENT

So sorry you got a poor result. What strikes me negatvy most is the lumping under your eyes. Is that the restalyne? READ COMMENT

So sorry to hear that and thank you for posting. Nerves can regenerate for 2 years, so don't give up hope yet. Best to avoid any other procedures until you give those nerves a full 24 months, maybe a bit more even, to see how much more... READ COMMENT