Location: Petersburg, FL
Member since 1/22/2010


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Reviews & Stories

Full facelift vs Lifestyle lift

I had a facelift in 1996 and it has lasted me almost twenty years. I am currently interviewing doctor's to have it neck and cheeks redone as time presses on. A receptionist at one of my doctor's office had the Lifestyle lift five years ago and she is miserable and I can't believe she had anything done as she has deep wrinkles and is younger than me. I would never have anything done that... READ MORE

Silikon for thin lips? - Clearwater, FL

The positive thing is that the results are permanent and the disadvantage is that I did not research it enough to feel confident that it is safe and because I had a guest coming for the holidays, I let the doctor talk me into it because I was anxious to look good. They said I might be happy with one injection but that many people have up to 5 or 6 so I am thinking about having one more... READ MORE

Questions from chellamia

Fraxel and Thermage Combo for Nasal and Jowls Area?

On Wednesday I made full payment on CC for this (not CO2) "Fraxel/Thermage combo for nasolabial folds and jowls area" but am concerned that it will look funny if they... READ MORE

Is Silikon Legal in Every U.S. State?

A Florida doctor did unsatisfactory silikon injections in my lips for $750. He is refusing to see me for follow up. Is silikon legal in some states and not in others? Please... READ MORE

Silikon Injection Problems Years Later?

Is there anyone who developed problems years later? Professor Peter Hutt and Tamara Tilleman,MD wrote in 2005 .." silicone became notorious for devastating results. FDA... READ MORE

Why is There So Much Controversy over Silikon 1000 for Lips?

I am interested in permanent fillers but find many doctors warn against it because of migration or other potential risks. There are a couple of doctors here from up north who... READ MORE

Any Benefits from "Neckline Slimmer"?

Does anyone think we could benefit from the "Neckline Slimmer" (as seen on TV)? I had a face lift 10 years ago but now probably from gaining and losing weight, there is some... READ MORE

Is 63 Too Old and is It Safe to Get LASIK? (photo)

Just noticed an online offer starting at $300/eye by the Lasik Eye Institute I am about to spend another $1000 for several new glasses and was looking into contact lenses for... READ MORE

Sad Face, Puffy Pads, Loose Neck Skin, Alternative to Botox & Fillers? (photo)

Full face lift age 48 1996 best thing I ever did, totally stopped aging process and I looked about the same then as I do now BEFORE procedure except 16 years later time marches... READ MORE

Lasting Results for MACS & PSP, is SMAS Included to Secure Muscle? (photo)

16 years since I had facelift and so far 5 doctor's responded to my question as to alternative to fillers and botex all seem to agree that a lower facelift is in order. Susie49... READ MORE

What Tx Recommended for Eyes with Puffy Bags & Wrinkles? Will Tattoo Eyeliner Be Cut Off? (photo)

What tx recommended for eyes with folds, puffy bags underneath Will surgery cut off the permanent eyeliner above and below? What can I do about upper eyes which didn't heal... READ MORE

What is Recommended for Inner Corner Up Eyelids and the Puffy Bags That Form Under my Eyes That ONLY Show when I Smile? (photo)

I had a facelift in 1995 and only remember I had a left droopy eyelid that was corrected and had some problem healing the lid. Often the inner corners look puffy or like extra... READ MORE

What is fat transfer, stem cells, growth hormone skin rejuvenation demonstrated 11-4-13 on The Doctors: "Video chat facelift"?

He said: " we draw serum & mix it w/stem cells which are fat cells. we don't do face lifts anymore without adding stems cells & growth hormone for the skin rejuvenation... READ MORE

Neck lift, mini lift, lower face lift, what is the difference? What procedure/s do you suggest for me? (photos)

I had successful long lasting SMAS facelift at age 48. 17 years later, loose skin came back; most distressing is I look sad when I'm not. Never had botox but once tried 1 ml... READ MORE

What is the difference between a submentoplasty and platysmaplasty? Would filler be enough to resolve sad mouth area? (photos)

I am 66 and had a successful facelift 20 years ago. Now I have sad face and loose neck and confused about what is best procedure for me. I am convinced of Natural Fill (using... READ MORE

Recent comments from chellamia

Is there any chance you could share some before and after pictures? Thanks... READ COMMENT

Do you have any before and after pictures to share? I had the laser lift and fat transfer and it didn't do what I expected and I see a lot of positive reviews here but no pictures. Why is that? READ COMMENT

I missed the part about the lump. Is she sure that is from the surgery? I hope she will update us as otherwise, think she got a great result if it lasts. seems to have so far after one year...for that money too. READ COMMENT look great and I would be happy if I could get this type of result as I'm probably a 38 B and no clevege and that's mainly what I want. Making plans to go to Costa Rica and I will definitely be asking the doctor if she does... READ COMMENT

I only saw one picture of a woman with a necklift and something was not right and she has to go back. However, i did seen beautiful results of one who had breast implants that looks very natural. Perfect. Where did you stay and would... READ COMMENT