Location: Portland, OR
Member since 11/21/2012


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Questions from HowDoYouKnow

Must I stop taking low doses of Ephedrine before Liposuction and a Breast lift?

I am taking ephedrine two or three times a day at 12.5mg each tablet. Do I need to stop taking this before surgery, and, if so, how long before? What are the dangers? Thanks so... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for an inner thigh lift? (Photo)

I have been told by one doctor that I would not get much benefit from an inner thigh lift. Thanks for your time! READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for an arm lift? (Photo)

I know the arm lift leaves a long scar, but the flabby leftover skin after a 30-pound weight loss seems like it might be worse! Any other ideas? Thanks so much! READ MORE

Double chin five weeks after neck/mid facelift. Any suggestions? (photos)

I am five weeks and three days out from my neck and face lift, and it seems that my neck/double chin is nearly as bad as it was before surgery. It was nice and flat about a... READ MORE

I am nine weeks post face/neck lift and serious neck remains. (Photo)

I see very little improvement in neck after nine weeks. The whole point of facelift was to get rid of neck, as I knew lipo alone wouldn't do it. So much scarring for nothing!... READ MORE

Are these scars normal after face and neck lift? (Photos)

I had face and neck lift in Mexico about nine weeks ago. Are these scars normal? Is this current/modern practice? What type of procedure is this? Is this what everyone gets... READ MORE

Recent comments from HowDoYouKnow

Same thing is happening to me.. I am only nine weeks out, so not ready to write a review, but my neck is still huge, jowls and marionette lines returning. So unhappy :( Thank you for sharing! READ COMMENT

I am nine weeks out from surgery with Dr. Koelliker and extremely disappointed with my results and misplaced scarring on back of my neck. Lower face is sagging already, and my neck is huge - lots of skin and fat. It's as if he's done... READ COMMENT

Can't wait to hear about your journey. I, too went to Mexico for my surgery (fantastic experience! So easy!) and also had a lower BMI (30 or 31). I lost about 35 pounds in the first three months (started journey at between 178 - 188)... READ COMMENT

Welcome to the other side! You will never regret it! READ COMMENT

Thanks so much for sharing. I would so love to see some photos! I live in Asia, as well. Where did you go for your surgery? Is this cost all-inclusive? Thanks so much! READ COMMENT