Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 12/26/2013


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Reviews & Stories

SMAS Face and Neck Lift with Fat Transfer - La Jolla, CA

Im 57 years old and I didnt hate my face which made this decision especially difficult. I should say I didnt hate my face in the mirror! When I hated it was in photos that I didnt take myself, in the angle that I didnt choose. If it was a pic I didnt take I found that person to be someone I didnt know! My lower face was fat!! No matter how much I would diet and although I was not any heavier... READ MORE

Questions from MamaGun

Is my daughter a good candidate for lap band surgery?

Daughter has dieted before but never lost weight despite following diets to a fault, why?? because she will NOT exercise! She's totally sedentary! I wonder if, even with a lap... READ MORE

Hello, I got a SMAS lift and neck lift with fat transfer to the eye-cheek trough and sides of chin. That was 5 days ago on 3/26.

I am still more swollen than ever! My eyes are completely swollen up! No bruises, just a lot of edema. I am on day 5 of sitting on my duff and I have had enough!! Since the... READ MORE

Must I have general anesthesia for fat transfer or is there an alternative?

I'm 2 months post facelift and fat transfer to eye troughs. I still have some hollowing under my eyes and troughs. My doc says I'd have to go completely under anesthesia for... READ MORE

I would like a little more information about the (temporal) Lateral Brow Lift. How long will it last?

I had the full forehead lift 16 years ago. In the last 5 years, when I relax my forehead, I look angry and skin droops over my lid and my brows are very low even though the... READ MORE

Recent comments from MamaGun

Im going for a consult with Dr Fabi next week. Its good to hear such a glowing review of her and that she is a good injector. READ COMMENT

Interesting. I guess its all a bit confusing because I see that he uses "light sedation" I was under the assumption for a SMAS one would need GA. But I did read reviews saying they were pretty swollen with lots of stitches which sounds... READ COMMENT

I feel like my doctor is VERY reasonable! I will just say that the price Dr. H charges is double the quote I got from my doctor. If you want his name PM me. I'd be happy to provide! He is very capable. He may not over do and there are... READ COMMENT

Hello! I do have a surgeon in CA. He did my SMAS 3 years ago. While I like him very much, here I am needing additional work just 3 yrs later. Now, I dont know if it is me, my skin, or just that we may age more past a certain age. I... READ COMMENT

Hello I contacted him today. I have a lot of questions still. I am in California but go to NC regularly. But I wonder...Is he really worth all the trouble? (travel) I am talking with my local surgeon this week and asking his advice... READ COMMENT