DashedHopes

Member since 11/6/2012

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  • 81 total posts
  • 2 discussions
  • 78 comments
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Questions from DashedHopes

When does a surgeons age become an unacceptable part of the risk surgery?

I would like to ask the 'panel of experts' if there is an age beyond which the surgeon’s age becomes an unacceptable part of the risk of surgery? The surgeon I am considering f... READ MORE

Discussions started by DashedHopes

Why given a second chance I wouldn't have plastic surgery again

Following a poor outcome from a midface lift and eyelid surgery I had  6.5 months ago, I wondered how many others (like me) who have had a less than desirable result... READ MORE

Tear trough correction

Has anyone had surgery to correct a tear trough deformity? Would appreciate hearing from anyone who has had a successful procedure and can share their experience of how it was... READ MORE

Recent comments from DashedHopes

Hi GrowLisaGrow - thank you for sharing your experience. I hear the desperation and regret in your words but please don't despair just yet. Its very early in your healing. It will take at least 3 months for things to settle on the... READ COMMENT

I know how you must be feeling. I've been there. Difficult as it may seem, trust me when I say each one heals at a different pace. Don't judge your results too soon. You will be surprised at how unevenly the body heals. It is never... READ COMMENT

Ruz, the unfortunate truth is that the "attentive, compassionate and seemingly caring surgeons" you see before surgery are in many instances not the same surgeon post surgery, i.e when things go pear-shaped. READ COMMENT

With all due respect Dr Laverson, what do you mean by poor outcomes being dependent on "poorly choosing your surgeon"? People have been maimed by board board certified accredited surgeons with "good reviews" as I was. Was I "poor" in... READ COMMENT

Thomas, do you mind me asking if your procedure was carried out by an Occuloplastic surgeon/Ophthamoligist, or a general Plastic surgeon who undertakes all procedures? I think patients sometimes make the mistake of choosing the WRONG... READ COMMENT