This Too Shall Pass

Member since 5/26/2013


  • 28 total posts
  • 3 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Restylane Silk for Smokers Lips / Prune Lips / Upper Lip - Coral Gables, FL

Day 2 Vertical upper-lip lines are a family curse: I don't smoke, but I grew up in a smoking household with prune-lipped mother and grandmother. I'm probably hyper-sensitive to those vertical lip-lines, having been paranoid about them since I was twelve. Over the years I've been getting botox to minimize their deepening and spreading. This year, restylane silk became available (long used... READ MORE

Lower Lid Pinch Review - Fort Lauderdale, FL

1. Done under local anesthesia, which brings the cost down but also means that you hear everything: the skin cutting, the cauterizing. It takes about one hour per eye. 2. My surgeon also relocated fat pads; it makes sense to do this at the same time, and is a straight-forward cut and tuck. But, this means that instead of just a skin pinch, you have your lower lid skin stretched and trauma... READ MORE

Mini (MACS) Facelift in office under local: descriptions, experience

Issues: 40 years old, slightly sagging jowls, naso-labial, marionette. Have been doing Resty filler in tear-troughs and on cheeks for two years (every 5 months). Up to 2 syringes. Research: I think that it is a bit difficult to talk about a procedure because the terms mean different things to different doctors. While I felt that "mini" meant that it would be short-scar and certainly no... READ MORE

Recent comments from This Too Shall Pass

I'm totally and completely happy: did you read my last posts? i continue to get voluma in the cheeks, botox in the 11s, but the lift and skin excision means no pillow face. READ COMMENT

Now, so much time has passed, it's like it never happend. You too will be back to a better normal :) READ COMMENT

Appx. 6 months after my procedure I had fillers into cheeks, naso labials, and smokers lines on upper lip. botox on 11s. I figure that I will need to do that annually, but the overall improvement from the surgery: naso labial and... READ COMMENT

I went through the exact same thing: it's an invasive procedure and it takes at least 2 weeks to be comfortable around friends and family. You'll get there. Congratulations. READ COMMENT

It does sound horrible: but it's a psychological horror, there was no pain! So, it's all a surreal experience which you have to calm your mind for. If you can mentally prepare, ride it out, focus, breathe, be calm, then you can do it.... READ COMMENT