alm751

Location: Northbrook, IL
Member since 1/23/2010

Activity

  • 59 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 55 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

WENT TO COSTA RICA FOR A FACE LIFT, BROW LIFT, NECK LIFT AND CHIN IMPLANT AND LOVE THE RESULTS!

Did hundreds of hours of research and am having a facelift, upper and lower eyes, neck lift and brow lift on 6/23. Procedures to be performed by Dr. Alejandro Lev. Very excited and slightly apprehensive, but Didi, Dr. Lev's US liaison, has prepared me well. Staying at Verdeza for recovery. Will be gone from home for two full weeks. Will post more as it gets closer to procedures! I've learned... READ MORE

Upper and Lower Eyelift-looks Really Good After 5 Weeks - Barrington, IL

My upper and lower eyelids were very 'baggy' and I felt self-conscious about this. I originally was going to have a face lift and my eyes done at the same time, but only had my eyes done and I'm glad I decided to do it this way.The surgery was really easy-it took about 2.5-3 hours under twilight. I was a little groggy afterwards. I never had any pain from the surgery and only took some Tylenol... READ MORE

Questions from alm751

Please explain the results of Kybella. How many treatments is the 'norm?'

Curious about Kybella and if it really works. What is the downtime after injections? How far apart do treatments need to be spaced? How long does it last? READ MORE

6 months after facelift most swelling is gone but I notice my cheeks look sunken (to me) what is best filler to use? (Photos)

Here is a picture. I'd like my cheeks to be a little plumper! like how they were right after face lift. READ MORE

Recent comments from alm751

You look amazing. Dr. Lev is such a stupendous doctor and his results are great - very natural looking. NO deer in headlights look. You will continue to look better and better as time goes on. Thanks for sharing your journey! READ COMMENT

Wow what a horrible experience. I hope that you are getting better each day. The only part I would disagree with is that you were 'talked into it.' No one can talk you into anything that you don't want to do! I'm sure they did a hard... READ COMMENT

He did not talk about cheek implants, just chin implant, which I wasn't planning on doing but I understood why he wanted to do that procedure. thanks for your kind words. I'm pretty happy with the results. problem is that once you get... READ COMMENT

NOT costa rica! although they have fillers there that we don't have yet in the US. READ COMMENT