Location: Seattle, WA
Member since 12/14/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Disfigured by Brow Lift; Negative Review for Dr. Alejandro Lev - Costa Rica, CR

Disfigured by Brow Lift in Costa Rica I went to Costa Rica for a facelift and upper/lower bleph in March 2013. During my only in-person consultation 12 hours before surgery, the doctor told me he needed to “anchor” my brows with a brow lift procedure. He showed me a post op photo of a woman with pencil-thin scars across the tops of her eyebrows and I told him that wouldn’t work for me becau... READ MORE

Questions from jhealer

Problem with neck lift sutures?

I am 16.5 months post necklift and have constant tightness, choking and burning from where the suture is anchored behind my ears, all across my neck. It is getting worse over... READ MORE

Releasing tight neck lift sutures after 4 years?

It's now 4 years since a neck lift, with constant tightness, choking and pain from where the sutures are anchored on the mastoids, and across my neck. The knots on the mastoid... READ MORE

Recent comments from jhealer

I sincerely hope that you regain your feeling over time. I had a coronal brow lift 4 years ago (the doctor didn't disclose the ear-to-ear cut or the removal of half an inch of scalp so he did it without my permission). I have been in... READ COMMENT

I'm so sorry to hear about the issues that you are dealing with. I had a very bad experience with Dr. Lev and am still dealing with many issues one year and seven months later. I have a hard time believing this was the person who was... READ COMMENT

I am so sorry to read that I am in the same boat with others. My pain at 16+ months post facelift/brow lift is excruciating. It's all I can do to get through my days. I have pretty much what you're describing - tight band from my... READ COMMENT

Your 40s is way too young for your life to come to a halt…keep looking forward and moving forward and don't give up. You named yourself well, stay hopeful... READ COMMENT

Yes, Mauiartist, and I doubt that this one review could possibly ruin Dr. Lev's reputation. I don't think they have anything to worry about, and I'm not telling people not to have surgery with him. Most surgeons in the world have at... READ COMMENT