Location: Napa, CA
Member since 5/16/2008


  • 33 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Just Had the Lifestyle Lift - Happy So Far - San Ramon, CA

The basic lift costs $4850 which takes care of the lower third of the cheeks, the jowls, and the jawline. I also opted for a platysmaplasty which was $1000 extra. I did not need the second $1000 option, liposuction, which is recommended for those with a double chin. They say no intravenous anesthesia is required, but whatever oral pills they gave me (at least two Valiums) knocked me out to... READ MORE

Artefill Made a Modest Improvement in Nasolabial Fold Depth

I am a 64 year old male who underwent Artefill injections one year ago. The doctor injected two syringes, 0.8cc each. Discomfort was minor with little or no swelling or bruising. The improvement was less than I had hoped for. It reduced the depth of the folds about 50%. In hindsight, I probably needed at least twice as much filler, but the cost would have been prohibitive. READ MORE

Recent comments from JohnRich

That may vary from city to city, but before I made my decision I got price quotes from several places, and the LSL price was considerably cheaper. READ COMMENT

What makes you think the LSL surgeons are not board certified? Mine was. Many of us can not afford an independent plastic surgeon, but LSL made it financially possible for me to get the face lift I wanted. If that means a little less... READ COMMENT

My Lifestyle Lift surgeon WAS board certified, and he did a great job. READ COMMENT

They did not try to sell me a bunch of extras. When I signed up for the facelift I asked if I needed the option where they liposuction fat from under the chin. They said, no, I didn't need that. I don't like how aggressively they... READ COMMENT

LSL makes a big target because they are nationwide and do a lot of facelifts. I agree that their marketing is too aggressive. I'm tired of seeing their ads everywhere on the web. That said, I don't think there is anything basically... READ COMMENT