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

By the way, Dr. Koelliker made the same exact incisions on the other two women that were staying there during my time there. They might be happier because they were older and had more loose skin. All I wanted was my neckline back. I... READ COMMENT

I am right there with you, Bay Area. I am saving every penny now to have this work redone. I can't wait to see the doctor in my home city to see what can and can't be fixed. He won't touch me until June, though. And I will have to put... READ COMMENT

I wish I could see your photos :( READ COMMENT

I am glad you didn't go to Dr. Koelliker. Are you still happy with your results? Did Dr. Barrera tighten the muscles under your chin (bigger scar) or just do lipo? Dr. Koelliker only did lipo on me, and I still have a huge neck :( All... READ COMMENT

Our fingers are crossed for you! Thank you so much for sharing! READ COMMENT