Location: Bay Area, CA
Member since 1/14/2014


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  • 1 review
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  • 8 questions

Reviews by Ruz888

Botched by Dr. Chout

At 5 weeks post op, I have to say that I've regretted my decision to go under the knife for a face, neck and temporal lift, and fat transfer to my cheeks. When I look at myself in the mirror, I look distorted: my eyes looked pulled, my face is swollen and there is residual bruising. Not to... READ MORE

Questions from Ruz888

Eyes Look Different After Facelift, Temporal Lift and Cheek Fat Transfer

At 5 weeks post op, my eyes look slanted, pulled to the sides, and there are bumps on my left side where the fat transfer was injected. I understand that it takes time for the... READ MORE

How Successful is Reducing/Taking Out Fat Transfer to Cheeks?

At 6 weeks post-op (face and temporal brow lift with fat transfer to cheeks), I do not like the look of the fat transfer on my cheeks. My face looks distorted and harsh. My PS... READ MORE

Is Discoloration on Side of Ear Normal After 7 weeks? Ear Feels Tight/Blocked/Swollen (Photos)

I am 7 weeks post face and temporal brow lift along with fat transfer to cheeks. About a week after the initial surgery, my left ear felt blocked and my PS recommended placing... READ MORE

Hair Transfer After Lateral Brow Lift

How soon is it possible to have a hair transplant to the temporal sides of the face after a lateral brow lift? After 5 months post op, it is obvious that hairline receded and... READ MORE

5 Months Post-Op Swelling from Fat Graft, Face Lift, Brow Lift and Nose Procedures. Is this normal?

I am 5 months post op from a face, brow and nose surgeries with a fat transfer to the cheek area. By now I had hoped that the swelling would be gone, but my face is still... READ MORE

Looking for Experienced Doctor in Bay Area to Remove Fat Transfer/Grafts

About 6 months ago, I received a fat transfer to the upper and midface area along with a facelift. The result is that my face now looks wide and has lost its natural contours.... READ MORE

How Can These Scars be Fixed after Facelift 18 Months Ago? (Photo)

After a facelift, I noticed there were pleats in the back of my ears. The doctor told me to wait until the scars matured. It's been over 18 months, and the pleats are still... READ MORE

How Many Grafts and What Technique to Address Temple Scars? (Photo)

About 18 months ago, I had a facelift, which left scars on the sides of my face up to the temple area. I am looking to have a hair transplant, and it would be helpful to know... READ MORE

Discussions started by Ruz888

Had Any Success with Fat Transfer Removal from Face?

In reading  multiple posts, I have learned that doctors have different opinions as to how to address the removal of fat transfer (FT) from the face. Some recommend... READ MORE

Looking for an Experienced Surgeon for Micro Liposuction of Fat Transfer to Cheek Area

I am looking for a skilled and experienced doctor who can perform lipo suction of a fat transfer to the cheek area. After 5 months, the fat graft continues to make my face look... READ MORE

Recent comments from Ruz888

DashedHopes, Thank you for your words of encouragement. It does not surprise me that Chout has been in the "spotlight" before. I wished I had know about his reputation before I made the mistake of my lie of trusting him with my face.... READ COMMENT

You have eloquently articulated the inherent risks of going under the knife. As a victim of Dr. Chout, who botched my face, I have to agree with all the comments about the regret, the pain, the devastation, the loss of part of yourself... READ COMMENT

This is a great idea. I would also donate. READ COMMENT

HI Hobe, I agree! Unfortunately, some women don't file complaints for many reasons. It takes courage and persistence to fight for justice. For me, I refused to be victimized by Chout's treatment and poor skills. In the end, I hope he... READ COMMENT

Hi NesmaH, Thank you for your message! Actually there's women now surfacing with serious complaints about Chout. Please look up Pocahontas' review. She also posted a video on YouTube. Through this video, she has been contacted by other... READ COMMENT