Angie_M

Angie_M

Location: Seattle, WA
Member since 3/15/2010

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Braces on Lower Teeth Only at Age 46. Fixing Myself Up for 2015! - Seattle, WA

This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc.When I was younger (age 9 through 14) I had tons of orthodontia in my overcrowded mouth. Headgear, something on the lower teeth called a "lip bumper", one molar removed from each quadrant to reduce overcrowding, and full braces. And then, of course, from 14 on I was... READ MORE

47-years-old, Upper Eyelids Done! - Seattle, WA

This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc.I went to a consultation today here in Seattle (well, actually Bellevue, which is a suburb). Within the last couple years I've consulted with two other board certified plastic surgeons about having a small amount of skin taken off my upper eyelids. Both of those... READ MORE

Ready to Plump Up These Super Skinny Lips - Seattle, WA

This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc. As I've gotten older (43), my never-voluptuous lips have lost almost any volume they once had. I'm tired of their thinness and have been thinking about doing this for at least a year. I want to freshen up my face up bit (am not ruling out filling my naso-labial... READ MORE

LHE Hair Removal: it's all grown back. NOT worth the time or money - Seattle, WA

This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc. I've been considering doing some sort of hair removal for a while now. I decided to start with the bikini area (basic, not extended) since waxing there is ridiculously excruciating. Apparently, LHE (light, heat, energy) isn't the same as laser hair removal, which I... READ MORE

Happy but with Caveats (with video) - Seattle, WA

This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc.Several years ago, in my late twenties, I decided to get rhinoplasty. I had a huge nose that didn't fit my face at all. As I was having my consultation, I found out that I also had a very deviated septum. A large bone spur was pushing my nose to the left. The surgery... READ MORE

Discussions started by Angie_M

Video diaries wanted! Free Giveaways

Please consider making a video diary of your tummy tuck experience and sharing it with RealSelf. Users find videos very helpful and people who send us videos get great... READ MORE

The dangers of medical tourism

Check out this fascinating video on why you may just want to stay in the U.S. for your plastic surgery. READ MORE

GMA reports job seekers getting plastic surgery to gain competitive edge

In this economy, many people seeking employment are considering plastic surgery to give them a competitive edge in the job market. Confidence booster or waste of money? Check... READ MORE

The anatomy of a good nose job

Rhinoplasty did wonders for Ashlee Simpson's look. As the video says, that's a good nose job. READ MORE

9 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Rhinoplasty

By Angiemcc Several years ago I had rhinoplasty (and a few years after that, revision rhinoplasty). Here's a list of things I wish I had known about before my surgery. I... READ MORE

Nose job simulator

Wouldn't you love to see what your nose could look like? READ MORE

Want to make a video about your breast augmentation journey?

If you're up for making a video about your breast augmentation journey, I'd love to feature it on RealSelf. All you have to do is start a Review, then record... READ MORE

Welcome to RealSelf's Breast Implant Community!

Welcome! I'm Angie, the Breast Implant Forum Moderator, and I'm here to help you...  find important breast implant information--for before and after... READ MORE

Breast Reduction/Lift Survival Guide

For some great REAL information on breast reductions/breast lifts, check out this amazing post Breast Reduction and Lift Survival Guide from Kimmers25 in RealSelf's Breast Lift... READ MORE

Would you consider staying awake for your breast augmentation?

Check out this story about a new surgical procedure called Awake, where the patient is sedated and given local anesthesia. It sounds harsh. READ MORE

Free Tummy Tuck webinar: Get your tummy tuck questions answered

Get the real scoop on tummy tucks from Bay Area Plastic Surgeon Elizabeth Lee, MD, RealSelf.com moderator and tummy tuck/breast reduction recipient Kimmers, and mommy makeover... READ MORE

Woman with world's biggest breasts "obsessed"

Shayla Hershey has 38 KKK breast implants and lets her status as "woman with the world's biggest breasts" define her. Sad story here. READ MORE

April Tummy Tuckers Check in Here

Does anyone have a tummy tuck scheduled for April? If so, introduce yourself and let's support each other. READ MORE

Any March Breast Reductions?

If you're having a breast reduction in March, introduce yourselves and let's support each other through it all. READ MORE

Is anyone having breast augmentation in March or April 2013?

If so, introduce yourselves so we can offer support throughout this journey! READ MORE

Anesthesia fears

Is going under anesthesia your biggest fear about getting your mommy makeover? If so, check in here and let's commiserate and encourage each other. READ MORE

March/April Breast Lifters, check in here!

If you're scheduled for surgery in March or April, 2011, check in here and let's offer each other support. Start with a few sentences about where you're from and... READ MORE

Anesthesia fears

Is going under anesthesia your biggest fear about getting your tummy tuck? If so, check in here and let's commiserate and encourage each other. READ MORE

Why I decided against a third nose job...

Read the beautifully written story here of a Jewish woman who tried twice to tame her nose and almost went under a third time. READ MORE

Moms Who Want Their Bodies Back Webinar video up!

If you missed our Moms Who Want Their Bodies Back Webinar or just want to watch it again, it's here in four parts!   Part 1: Elizabeth Lee, MD tells us what a... READ MORE

Real Housewives of O.C.'s Rhinoplasty Review

Tammy Knickerbocker of Real Housewives of O.C. has posted a brief review of her daughter's nose job in our Rhinoplasty community. Check it out and also see the clip of... READ MORE

Calendar for Upcoming Tummy Tuck Surgery Dates for RealSelf Members

One of the hardest things about going through a medi-beauty procedure is feeling alone. Sure, you might have a supportive friend, relative, or significant other, but that’s n... READ MORE

April Mommy Makeovers Check In Here

If your Mommy Makeover is scheduled for April, 2011, check in here and let's offer each other support! READ MORE

Swim suits: What kind are you going for this summer?

For you ladies who will be post-op this summer, what kind of swim suit are you going to buy? Are you actually looking forward to swim suit shopping this year, at least a little? READ MORE

Vitamins-Are you taking them before and/or after surgery?

Some doctors recommend certain vitamins and herbs to promote health and healing both pre-op and post-op, while others say to stop taking all vitamins. What are you doing about... READ MORE

May Tummy Tuckers Check In Here!

Let's talk about our May tummy tucks here! What are your biggest hopes and fears surrounding your upcoming surgery? READ MORE

June Tummy Tuckers Check In Here

Let's discuss our June surgeries here. We're here to give you support and information throughout this journey! READ MORE

I started a Facebook page called Moms Who Want Their Bodies Back

If you're on Facebook, come and check out my page Moms Who Want Their Bodies Back. We'll talk about everything from plastic surgery to exercise to eating healthily... READ MORE

Ladies getting Breast Aug in May/June check in here!

Let's share our weight, height, cup and implant size and give each other support through this journey to more beautiful Girls. READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Diet

What are you eating after surgery to help counteract swelling, improve healing, and to get enough nutrients? READ MORE

Any ladies interested in posting a video diary?

I have some goodies to give away for anyone who can send me a short video of herself chatting about her tummy tuck or upcoming tummy tuck, the emotions, the healing process,... READ MORE

Are you a "Liker" of our Moms Who Want Their Bodies Back page on Facebook?

C'mon over and join the fun! Conversation about diet, exercise, and, yes, plastic surgery. :) Just follow this link. READ MORE

Are you a "Liker" of our Moms Who Want Their Bodies Back page on Facebook?

C'mon over and join the fun! Conversation about diet, exercise, and, yes, plastic surgery. :) Just click on this link and hit Like. READ MORE

Let's talk constipation

What have all you post-op tummy tuckers used to counteract the constipation that almost inevitably comes after surgery? READ MORE

An app to make your breasts look bigger

According to Jezebel.com, all it takes is a few clicks and shakes to see what you'd look like with larger boobs. Will you be downloading this one? READ MORE

How do you handle the stir craziness?

When you're stuck inside the house during recovery, how do you handle the stir crazies? Tips and suggestions appreciated! READ MORE

2011 - May, June, and July Breast Lifters check in here!

Are you getting a breast lift in May, June, or July of 2011? If so, what cup size are you and what are you going down to? Let's chat here and support each other. READ MORE

Getting rhinoplasty in July or August? Check in here!

Let's support each other through this journey! Why are you getting a nose job? READ MORE

FDA says breast implants aren't forever

Check out this interesting article on Jezebel, for any of you who are weighing the decision of saline versus silicone. READ MORE

July and August 2011 Mommy Makeovers check in here!

Let's support each other through this amazing/scary/happy/OMG journey! READ MORE

How long do breast implants really last?

Check out this link to read a story quoting that 20 to 40% of patients who get silicone implants for cosmetic reasons will need another surgery within ten years. READ MORE

Bachelor star Vienna shows off her new nose

Check out the rhinoplasty Before and After shots here! READ MORE

If you're getting or considering a rhinoplasty in September or October, check in here!

Start off by telling us what you don't like about your nose and how you're hoping it'll be improved. Looking forward to hearing from you! READ MORE

Ladies Getting Breast Aug in September/October check in here!

Why are you getting it and what size/type of implants are you leaning toward? READ MORE

Has your family dealt with braces or Invisalign? Please head over to RealSelf's Dental Community and add your review!

We'd love it if you'd visit our Braces and Invisalign communities to let us know how the experience went for you and/or your child. Go here for Braces. Go here... READ MORE

Is anyone getting their implants out in November or December?

If so, please check in here and share your story with us. Let's support each other! READ MORE

Great apps for staying fit and losing weight?

There's a lot of discussion in the mommy makeover review community about My Fitness Pal. Do you have any apps to share that you really like for losing or maintaining... READ MORE

Do you feel like losing weight would help the appearance of your breasts?

Five months ago, RealSelf member rdtm posted a question in the Q&A community asking doctors what sort of breast procedure would be right for her body type. One thing she... READ MORE

Supplies to get before your Mommy Makeover

BoogieKnights47 posted in her review this super helpful list of what to get before your mommy makeover. Check it out:Medications • Prescribed pain medications • Pre... READ MORE

Is anyone getting a Mini TT in 2012?

If so, check in here and let's support each other through this journey. What made you want to get a mini tummy tuck and what are your ideal results? READ MORE

Welcome to RealSelf's Psoriasis Community

I'm Angie, RealSelf's psoriasis community manager and I'm here to help you find psoriasis information and gain confidence in yourself and your skin. More about... READ MORE

Anyone getting a Mommy Makeover who is NOT a mommy?

The marketing term for a tummy tuck plus breast work is Mommy Makeover, but many of us who have been through significant weight loss or want these treatments for other reasons... READ MORE

Does anyone have PIP implants?

Here's more about the recall of the industrial grade silicone implants.   Check out this RealSelf blog post written earlier this month about UK... READ MORE

How to enhance your breasts once your implants are gone - bras for smaller breasts

For those of you concerned about your appearance after breast implant removal (and who isn't?), here are some interesting links I found with nice looking "fake breasts" for... READ MORE

11 Supplies to Get Before Your Rhinoplasty

When you leave the hospital or doctor's surgical suite after your rhinoplasty, you won't exactly be in the mood to run to Walgreen's or the bookstore, so you're going to want... READ MORE

Do you suffer with psoriasis?

If so, what do you use to treat it? And how do you cover it when you don't want the whole world knowing about it? READ MORE

Kim Kardashian admits she has psoriasis

Kim Kardashian was recently diagnosed with psoriasis. Click here to read more about it and to watch a great video on what psoriasis is and how it's treated. READ MORE

A nose job can make you look younger

According to a recent study rhinoplasty can make you look (gasp!) 1.5 years younger than you did prior to your nose job. Go here to read more. READ MORE

The 4 breast implant types

You're interested in breast implants but don't know what to choose? Here's a list of the 4 main types of implants available (with gummy bear implants still in clinical trial... READ MORE

Have these celebs had nose jobs?

Have Beyonce, Cameron Diaz, Blake Lively, and half of Hollywood had nose jobs? It sure looks like it to us. Check out these photos for yourself and see what you think!   READ MORE

15 Basic Questions To Ask Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon

So you've scheduled a rhinoplasty consultation (woo-hoo!) and you're wondering what questions to ask your potential surgeon. Look no further. Here's a list of 15 standard... READ MORE

Are you getting a Breast Lift in February or March?

If so, let's check in here and support each other! READ MORE

Can you breast feed after getting implants?

Check out this very active discussion by plastic surgeons about how likely it is that a woman can breast feed her baby after having implants (hint: it sounds like about... READ MORE

Want to take part in a virtual wine chat?

If this is something that would interest you, please comment with what time zone you're in and what time would be best for you to sit down with a glass of vino and chat... READ MORE

Pros to having your breast implants removed

RealSelf member lisalou posted this fabulous list of reasons why she's getting her implants out.: 1.(Keeping implants) Might eleviate health issues 2. Run better at the... READ MORE

What a removed PIP implant looks like

The PIP scandal has thousands of European women worried that their implants are PIP and not medical grade silicone. (Apparently the silicone in PIPs is intended for use in... READ MORE

We love our tiny boobs

I found this on the blog PostSecret today and just loved it! Small-breasted girls unite!   READ MORE

New silicone breast implants approved; experts stress that implants aren't forever

Go forth and read this solid article about breast implants. There's some history, warnings, assurances, and projections for what's on the horizon (ie... READ MORE

Is anyone having breast implant removal this Spring?

If so, please check in here and let's all support each other! READ MORE

Tamra Barney from Real Housewives of Orange County has her breast implants removed

She claims she was tired of the stripper look and of her breasts weighing her down. We think she looks so much better! What are your thoughts? Full story here. READ MORE

Actress Sally Kirkland has her breast implants removed (video)

This is a fascinating video about all Sally Kirkland had to go through to have large, "hollywood" breasts. After several surgeries, she's finally implant free... READ MORE

Gummy bear breast implants (video)

What's all the hype surrounding the FDA's recent approval of gummy bear implants? Watch this video and find out!   READ MORE

Durability of saline versus silicone implants (video)

Check out this super informative video about what happens when implants rupture.   READ MORE

5 instances where breast implants saved lives

  Yes, they really have stopped speeding bullets and acted as portable airbags in car crashes. Read all about it here. READ MORE

Time Magazine breastfeeding mom -- will she seek out breast rejuvenation one day?

  A hot topic of conversation the past couple days has been Time Magazine's attachment parenting cover that shows a mom breastfeeding her three-year-old son... READ MORE

Happy 50th, Breast Implants!

This Spring, breast implants turn 50. Click through for a fascinating slide show of celebrities who have implants and some who've had theirs removed. READ MORE

"Goodbye Nose (Black Girl Nose Job)" — Video

We love this woman's videos on YouTube, as she tries to shed some light on a topic she feels lacks good information: rhinoplasty for African Americans. Check it... READ MORE

Any teenagers who want to get a nose job?

Check in here and let's discuss! Please tell us your age and why you want rhinoplasty... READ MORE

Fewer Jewish girls getting nose jobs?

According to the Daily Mail, fewer Jewish girls are getting their noses done to "assimilate". Check the story out here. READ MORE

Welcome to RealSelf's Breast Implant Removal Community!

I'm Angie, the Breast Implant Removal Moderator, and I'm here to help you find information and offer support, whether or not you decide to go through with breast implant... READ MORE

Going the natural route: 8 organic oils to use for scar therapy

RealSelf member Xplant recently posted, in her review, a comprehensive list of oils she's using to help her scars heal:   1. Jojoba oil 2. Hemp oil 3.... READ MORE

British government concludes that PIPs don't cause cancer

Go here to read the story and watch the video on CNN. Thoughts? READ MORE

Are you trying to quit smoking before your Mommy Makeover?

Check in here and let's support each other! Have you quit yet? If so, for how many days/weeks? And when is your surgery? READ MORE

Did British woman's PIP implants cause her terminal cancer?

Her family believe the disease was caused by the French implants she had fitted in 2006. Go to the Mirror to read the full story. READ MORE

Woman addicted to her own KKK breasts

We're no stranger to Sheyla Hershey here on RealSelf - the record-holder for the largest breast implants. But we just can't imagine how these implants are worth the hassle. Ugh... READ MORE

Panhandling for boobs

This woman is busking her way to bigger breasts, by standing on the side of the road in her bikini. Would you go this far to get implants? Click here to watch the video! READ MORE

Labiaplasty documentary coming out this summer (2012)

British filmmaker Ellie Land explores labiaplasty and why so many women feel it's necessary to improve their genitalia. The project is called Centrefold.  Centrefold -... READ MORE

Bridalplasty...would you get plastic surgery to look perfect on your big day? (video)

Check out this show on E! where brides-to-be compete to get their dream wedding. All while sporting post-rhino tape. Go here for more video! Now we've seen it all. READ MORE

Walton's star believes her breast implants are to blame for lupus

Mary McDonough, Erin Walton on the popular 70s TV show, believes her implants are to blame for a variety of health ailments she's suffered, including lupus. Go here to read... READ MORE

If you're getting implant removal in August, September or October, 2013, check in here!

And let's offer each other support! What sort of implants do you have, why do you want them out, and what are your hopes for after surgery? READ MORE

September and October Mommy Makeovers check in here

If you'll be getting a mommy makeover this fall, please check in and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

If you're getting breast implants in Summer or Fall of 2012, please check in here!

And let's support each other! What sort of implants are you getting and what do you want out of this journey? READ MORE

Welcome to RealSelf's Breast Augmentation Community!

Welcome! I'm Angie, the Breast Augmentation Forum Moderator, and I'm here to help you...  • find important breast implant information--for before and after s... READ MORE

Have you recently gotten breast implants and have a husband/boyfriend or significant other in your life?

If you've recently had breast implants and you have a husband/boyfriend or significant other in your life, please hop over and answer a few questions in this survey. It'll take... READ MORE

Have you had breast augmentation and has it affected your relationship with your significant other?

If you've recently had breast augmentation and have a husband/boyfriend or significant other in your life, please hop over and take part in our survey. It'll be fun to see the... READ MORE

Swimsuits to boost your boobs

We smaller ladies have to stick together and we love those of you who prefer to flaunt your new, flatter figure! But if you want to bump up the cleavage, here are some links to... READ MORE

Playmate downsizes her F cup implants to something more "mom-like" (video)

Texan Sha Ross went from wanting to look just like Pamela Anderson, to scoring the status of a Playboy Playmate herself, to becoming a mom and regretting her enhanced 32F... READ MORE

Bra size calculator

Thanks to a RealSelf member, I came across this link to an online bra size calculator (with a convertor and international measurements as well.) Looks handy! What size are you? READ MORE

Are you getting breast augmentation this fall?

If so, please check in here and leave a little information about yourself and upcoming surgery so we can all support each other through this journey! READ MORE

November and December 2012 Mommy Makeovers check in here!

Please check in here and leave a little information about yourself and upcoming surgery so we can all support each other through this journey. READ MORE

October, November, and December 2012 breast lift ladies check in here!

Please check in here and leave a little information about yourself and upcoming surgery so we can all support each other through this journey. READ MORE

What to expect: the first 3 days post-op

Our fabulous member and RealFriend Blond in Bluffton has put together recollections of her first three days after surgery. If you're wondering what's in store immediately... READ MORE

If you're getting a Mommy Makeover in January 2013, check in here.

Tell us a little about yourself and let's support each other through this amazing transformation! READ MORE

If you're getting a breast aug in January or February 2013, check in here!

Share a few details about yourself and let's support each other through this journey. READ MORE

Scar solutions! Participate in our DocTalk January 7th

Come join the famous and personable Dr. Anthony Youn on Jan. 7, 2012 at 5 pm (PST) for a virtual one-hour talk about scarring solutions. He will take one question live from... READ MORE

If you're getting breast implant removal in early 2013, please check in here

Let's offer each other support! What sort of implants do you have, why do you want them out, and what are your hopes for after surgery? READ MORE

January and February 2013 Mommy Makeover ladies check in here!

If you'll be having a mommy makeover (tummy tuck + breast work) in January or February of 2013, please check in here and let's offer each other information and support! READ MORE

If you're getting a breast lift in January or February 2013, check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and let's support each other through this journey. READ MORE

Supplies for explant recovery

RealSelf member extraordinare, tsauers1, has written a great list of the supplies she used and recommends for breast implant removal recovery. (Please add your own in comments... READ MORE

Do you have your eye on a particular swim suit for this summer?

Are you already wish-shopping for the swimsuits you'll be able to wear come summer? If so, please provide a link so we can all "shop together"! READ MORE

If you're getting a breast aug in March or April 2013, check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself (and your breasts!) and let's all support each other through this journey. READ MORE

March and April 2013 Mommy Makeover ladies check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and let's support each other through this journey. READ MORE

If you're getting a Facelift in March, April, or May 2013, check in here!

If you're getting a Facelift in March, April, or May 2013, check in here and let's support each other through this journey! Please tell us your age, a little about yourself,... READ MORE

If you're getting rhinoplasty in March or April, 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and why you want this done, and let's support each other through this transformation! READ MORE

10 Supplies for your Facelift Recovery

Here's a list of supplies you might find helpful while you're healing from your facelift. If you have any to share, please add them in the comments section. Frozen... READ MORE

If you're getting lip augmentation in March or April 2013, please check in here!

Tell us why you want this done and what you're doing (fillers, implants, etc.). We can support each other, compare bruises, and chat about changes in our pouts. READ MORE

Lisa Rinna's lips: yea or nay?

On the Today show Lisa Rinna credited her career to her lips and says she doesn't regret having silicone injected. Are you a fan of Lisa's lips, or do they still look... READ MORE

If you're considering getting a Lifestyle Lift in March, April, or May 2013, please check in here!

Tell us why you're doing this, what sort of results you're hoping for, and when you're scheduled and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

Lifestyle Lift Video: what exactly is an LSL?

A quick, interesting look at what a mini lift is and how it can be done in an hour or less.   READ MORE

The best makeup for covering facelift bruises

We all know that bruising is usually part of the facelift recovery process. But that doesn't mean we want to be seen black and blue (or yellow and green) by friends and family.... READ MORE

May and June 2013 Mommy Makeover ladies, please check in here!

Share a little about yourself and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

If you're getting your implants removed in April, May, or June 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself, why you got implants initially and why you want them out. Let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

Absolutely Safe: A documentary on breast implants

If you haven't already seen it, check out this documentary called Absolutely Safe about implants and the breast implant industry. The full film can be viewed... READ MORE

What to eat during mommy makeover recovery

Please post recipes you especially like to help you shed a few pounds before your mommy makeover or to make recovery a little easier. I'll start:Tropical Fruit Smoothie 1... READ MORE

Are you planning a rhinoplasty for May or June 2013? Please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

Celebrity nose breakdown

Plastic surgeons give their takes on noses from Angelina's to Kate Middleton's. A fascinating read on who has thin skin and how a wide alar base can work if other facial... READ MORE

Facial exercises - do they really work?

Whether you call it facial yoga or just exercises for the muscles in your face, does puffing your cheeks and sticking out your tongue every day work to tighten things up, or do... READ MORE

How to prepare for a mommy makeover

Check out these tips from a plastic surgeon on how to get ready for a mommy makeover, from exercising ahead of time to preparing your children for what's to come. Click... READ MORE

If you're getting a facelift in June or July of 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself, why you want this done, and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

30 Questions to Ask Prospective Surgeons at Your Mommy Makeover Consultations

A mommy makeover can be a total game changer in the way you view your body, the clothes you wear, and how you feel. It's also a big deal -- a long surgery with a much longer... READ MORE

Lifestyle Lift Investigation (video)

The video looks like it's been removed due to a copyright claim, but I'm leaving the post up because of the discussions going on in comments - AngiemccHere is a link to an ABC... READ MORE

The much talked about Lifestyle Lift commercial featuring Debby Boone (video)

This Lifestyle Lift commercial featuring Debby Boone has been discussed multiple times on RealSelf. Here's the 120 second version. What do you think? Is it well done? Would it... READ MORE

A visual guide through the emotions of a mommy makeover (humor)

First, you try to accept your post-baby body! You love your children! It's okay if you have some extra skin and sagging breasts! Your babies are worth... READ MORE

July and August 2013 Mommy Makeover ladies check in here

Tell us a little about yourself, why you want this done, and what your hopes and dreams are for after recovery and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

A fascinating story about a Boston columnist who got a mini lift

A must read if you're considering a mini lift! Check out the story here. READ MORE

The FaceTime Facelift

Have you ever FaceTimed or otherwise video chatted on your phone? Not the most flattering angle, right? Check out this doctor's take on the FaceTime Facelift which... READ MORE

If you're considering getting a Lifestyle Lift in June, July or August 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and why you want this done and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

If you're getting a facelift (or considering one) in August or September 2013, check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself, why you want this done, and let's support each other through this journey. READ MORE

If you're getting your implants removed in July or August 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself, how long you've had implants, and why you want this done and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

Acupuncture facelift (video)

As seen on Dr. Oz, the acupuncture facelift has been purported by some to be as effective as Botox or a traditional facelift. We'd love to know if anyone has tried this!   READ MORE

If you're getting a rhinoplasty in July or August 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and why you want this done, and let's support each other through this journey... READ MORE

YouTube vlogger Chloe Morello walks you through her lip augmentation (with video)

I love this video of YouTube sensation Chloe Morello walking us through her lip augmentation. Check it out. Would you or have you given lip injections a shot?   READ MORE

September and October 2013 Mommy Makeover ladies check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself and let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

What is the recovery time for a nose job?

If you're considering a nose job (rhinoplasty), you might be curious about what you can expect for your recovery. Here's what doctors say about how long you can expect to... READ MORE

Facelift in a Bottle – Does it do what it claims?

One of the most talked about facial products on the market, Facelift in a Bottle (FIB), claims to tighten pores, improve collagen levels and that skin cells are "attracted" to... READ MORE

What is a Lifestyle Lift?

Many of you have seen the Lifestyle Lift commercial featuring Debby Boone, but what exactly IS a Lifestyle Lift? Here's what some board certified plastic surgeons have to... READ MORE

If you're happy with your Lifestyle Lift results, please check in here!

We'd love to know how your recovery went and in what ways the LSL has changed your life. READ MORE

What is an instant facelift?

Can tape and elastic make your face look younger and firmer? It sounds kind of silly, but temporarily, the "instant" facelift does work according to the video below... READ MORE

Lifestyle Lift Cost

How much does a Lifestyle Lift cost? Check out this informative map about what the LSL costs in different parts of the US (looks like it can vary from $4,000 to $15,000... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty recovery time

Curious about how long a rhinoplasty (nose job) recovery takes? We have the answers for you! The first three days post-op are generally the toughest. You will likely feel... READ MORE

If you're getting a facelift in October 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself, why you want this done, and let's support each other through this journey. READ MORE

If you're getting a Lifestyle Lift in September or October 2013, please check in here!

Tell us a little about yourself, why you'd like the LSL and what your hopes are for your results. Let's support each other through this journey! READ MORE

Why a Facelift is in this woman's future

Read the story on HuffPost. I'd love to hear your thoughts! Is a facelift a good "investment" or done purely for vanity's sake? READ MORE

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Plastic surgery, including chin implants, surges in South Korea

Check out this story in Bloomberg BusinessWeek about the spike in South Korea's plastic surgery market, centered around Seoul's Gangnam neighborhood. Would you travel out of... READ MORE

Upcoming Surgery Dates For RealSelf Members, including Chin Implants

One of the hardest things about going through a medi-beauty procedure is feeling alone. Sure, you might have a supportive friend, relative, or significant other, but that’s n... READ MORE

Upcoming Surgery Dates for RealSelf Members, including Breast Implant Removal

One of the hardest things about going through a medi-beauty procedure is feeling alone. Sure, you might have a supportive friend, relative, or significant other, but that’s n... READ MORE

Lisa Kudrow's rhinoplasty was "lift-altering"

Friends' actress Lisa Kudrow recently spoke to the Saturday Evening Post about her rhinoplasty at age 16. You can read the interview here. Do you think there should be a... READ MORE

If you're getting your implants removed in November or December 2013 check in here!

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Heidi Montag's breast implant "removal"

She want from having 650ccs and being an F cup down to smaller implants and a D cup. According to the Entertainment Tonight video here, she's relieved she'll longer have back... READ MORE

10 Things to Know Before Your Lip Lift

RealSelf member extraordinaire and RealFriend Zizi has been kind enough to share 10 things she thinks you should know about a lip lift before proceeding. If you think of... READ MORE

Has menopause aged your face?

For those of you who've been through "the big change" how has menopause affected your face? Here's a fab tidbit by More magazine about menopause and how it brings on wrinkles,... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty revision after two botched nose jobs (video)

Check out this video of a student who (starting at the age of 15) went through two botched nose jobs before getting a revision she's happy with. READ MORE

Did Marilyn Monroe get a chin implant in the 50s?

Sounds like she wasn't such the natural beauty we all thought she was... READ MORE

Male cheek augmentation diary (video)

Check out this great series from YouTube vlogger David Serrano about his cheek augmentation/rhinoplasty journey:   READ MORE

Trying to lose weight before your mommy makeover? Check in here!

Please tell us how much you're trying to lose and how you're going to do it. Weight Watchers? Workouts? Clean eating? Let's support each other and update here with our progress. READ MORE

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What you need to know about chin implants (video)

Check out this awesome YouTube video I found wherein Dr. Lay discusses chin implant basics. Fascinating!   READ MORE

What a ruptured silicone breast implant looks like

Check out this clip from the documentary Absolutely Safe. Yuck!   READ MORE

Facelift tape--does it work?

Great for an event (maybe). Have you tried this and, if so, did you think it was worth the $? READ MORE

If you're getting a rhinoplasty in January or February 2014, check in here!

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If you're considering getting a Lifestyle Lift in January or February 2014, please check in here!

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Who are the best nose job doctors in Canada?

What doctors would you recommend in Central Canada (or even British Columbia or Toronto) to get a great rhinoplasty result? READ MORE

Dangerous Beauty - 8 of the most disgusting things women have done to make themselves prettier

I came across this article today and...yuck!A few things women used to "enhance" their beauty through the ages:1. Lead makeup2. Arsenic wafers3. Mercury for... READ MORE

Can rhinoplasty affect your voice?

According to a study published in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, yes, voice quality can change after rhinoplasty. You can find the full story... READ MORE

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If you're getting your breast implants removed in March or April 2014, please check in here!

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Do you feel that your implants have given you an autoimmune disease?

If you feel that your implants have caused auto immune issues for you, please check in with what your symptoms are and when they started. If you've had your implants removed,... READ MORE

Are you going to the Dominican Republic for your mommy makeover?

If so, why are you going there and how did you choose your doctor? READ MORE

New anti-aging trend: the Acupuncture Facelift (video)

I have to admit, I'm intrigued. Have you, or would you, give this a try? READ MORE

If you're getting your implants removed in May or June 2014, please check in here!

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May 2014 facelifts please check in here!

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If you're getting your implants removed in May 2014, please check in here!

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Check out this fabulous facelift video diary!

I found this lady's awesome video diary on YouTube...a very honest account of her pre- and post-op days. READ MORE

Anyone getting a mini lift in spring/summer 2014? If so, please check in here!

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Oprah helps you get an hourglass figure ... in 1988. (video)

Check out this hilarious video of the Oprah show circa 1988, where a couple of fashion consultants help one young, "hipless" woman get a "sexy" hourglass shape. READ MORE

Mommy Makeover community announcements here! Let us know what's new with YOU (graduations, weddings, vacations, etc.)

RealSelf has become a gathering place for many who are researching mommy makeovers, have set their dates, or have already gotten their surgeries. Of course we want to know all... READ MORE

Do breast implants affect mammogram results?

I've been reading some comments lately regarding women having mammograms with implants. These discussions have focused mainly on implants possibly reducing the accuracy of... READ MORE

June 2014 explanters please check in here!

Are you getting your implants removed in June? If so, please tell us a little about yourself, why you want your implants removed, and let's support each other throughout this... READ MORE

Do you regret getting your implants?

If so, please let us know why and if you're planning to have them removed. Also, please know that you are not alone in this feeling. Some life lessons are more expensive (in... READ MORE

If you're getting or have gotten rhinoplasty in May or June 2014, please check in here!

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22 questions to ask before your facelift

When you're going on consultations with board certified plastic surgeons about your upcoming facelift, it really helps to have a list of questions ready. Here are several... READ MORE

If you're getting a mommy makeover in June 2014, check in here!

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If you're getting a Facelift in June 2014, check in here

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Top 10 Facelift Tips For Before and After Surgery

Photo courtesy of Dr. Richard BaxterBEFORE SURGERY 1. Make sure you stay off of all aspirin and aspirin-containing compounds, herbs, and remedies that thin the blood, as well... READ MORE

13-year-old gets rhinoplasty to quiet bullies (video)

Do you wish you'd been able to have rhinoplasty at age 13? READ MORE

Top 10 Rhinoplasty Tips For Before and After Surgery

Photos courtesy of Dr. Sam NaficyBEFORE SURGERYOnce you've consulted with a few different board certified plastic surgeons and have decided on a doctor who has elite... READ MORE

If you're getting a Facelift in July or August, 2014, check in here!

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Iggy Azalea embraces small breasts

Check out Iggy Azalea, taking the hip hop world by storm, with petite, gorgeously shaped breasts she's not afraid to flaunt.She even started a hashtag #fashiontits to... READ MORE

Top 10 Lifestyle Lift tips

A Lifestyle Lift is a branded mini-lift (mostly focusing on the neck and lower face, plus some add ons for eye work and laser treatments if desired). It is sometimes called the... READ MORE

If you're getting a Mommy Makeover in October 2014, check in here!

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If you're getting or have gotten a rhinoplasty in July 2014, check in here!

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If you're getting rhinoplasty in August 2014, please check in here!

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If you're getting rhinoplasty in September 2014, please check in here!

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If you're getting rhinoplasty in October 2014, please check in here!

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If you're getting rhinoplasty in November 2014, please check in here!

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If you're getting rhinoplasty in December 2014, please check in here!

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Celebrex reduces post-Facelift pain and Opioid use

 This is possibly good news for those of you suffering from significant pain after a Facelift and find yourself relying too heavily on opioids.Check out the link from JAMA... READ MORE

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Tell us one thing that made you happy today!

A meme is going around online right now for which you're supposed to write 3 things you're grateful for for 5 consecutive days. Some rhinoplasty folks are feeling pretty down,... READ MORE

What made you happy today?

A meme is going around online right now for which you're supposed to write 3 things you're grateful for for 5 consecutive days. Some ladies in the mommy makeover community are... READ MORE

Top 10 Tips For Before and After Your Mommy Makeover

BEFORE SURGERY 1. Do your homework! This is a big investment (average cost: $12,300) and includes multiple invasive surgery and weeks of downtime, so be thorough in your... READ MORE

How to finance your mommy makeover

There's a great story on the blog this week about financing your plastic surgery if you need to go that route.Check it out here!If you've financed your mommy makeover, what... READ MORE

Do you feel like Miss or Mr. Piggy after your rhinoplasty?

If you're worried that your nostrils are too showy or your tip too upturned post-op, please check in here and let's support each other. READ MORE

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If you're getting a mommy makeover in March 2015, check in here!

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Chin Implant Surgery: 13 Tips For Before and After Your Procedure

7 PRE-CHIN IMPLANT TIPS 1. Take your time selecting a doctor. Find a board-certified plastic surgeon with elite credentials who performs hundreds of chin implants and... READ MORE

Is anyone here going through or has gone through menopause? If so, what are/were your symptoms?

I'm almost 46 and have suddenly, inexplicably put on 10 pounds! Also, I'm noticing changes in my skin. What is others' experiences with perimenopause or menopause? This sucks! READ MORE

Watch: Senior citizens getting plastic surgery

This woman looks amazing. I'll definitely be looking into a deep plane facelift in a few years! What are your thoughts on seniors undergoing plastic surgery to look younger? READ MORE

Happy Thanksgiving 2014! What are you thankful for?

Whether you're American or not, please let us know what you're thankful for this Thanksgiving week! READ MORE

What severe psoriasis is like

A woman with severe psoriasis talks about what triggered her disease and what her life is like now with scales covering 80 percent of her body. Click here to read the... READ MORE

14 Facelift Do's and Don'ts

Photo from review of A New K.K.A.D.RealSelf member Happier Now recently wrote up a fabulous list of Facelift do's and don'ts (mostly do's...gotta love a positive... READ MORE

Can eating vegan and raw cure Psoriasis? (video)

Check out this video made by a brave woman who went vegan and raw and saw a huge improvement in her psoriasis. If you've ever tried nutrition to help your psoriasis, please let... READ MORE

Melissa Gilbert blogs about her breast implant removal

You probably know her as Laura Ingalls from the hit show Little House on the Prairie, but now Melissa is blogging about body image issues and her recent breast implant removal... READ MORE

Are you getting a rhinoplasty in April or May 2015? Please check in here!

Please leave a comment telling us a little about yourself and why you want this done. Let's connect and support each other through this journey! You also might want to check... READ MORE

If you're getting a mommy makeover in April 2015, check in here!

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If you're getting a mommy makeover in May 2015, check in here!

If you're getting a mommy makeover in May 2015, check in here and let's support each other through this journey! Please tell us a little about yourself in the comments and why... READ MORE

If you're getting a mommy makeover in June 2015, check in here!

If you're getting a mommy makeover in June 2015, check in here and let's support each other through this journey! Please tell us a little about yourself in the comments and why... READ MORE

Lifestyle Lift closes, considers bankruptcy

Lifestyle Lift hung out their metaphorical "Closed for business" sign yesterday as reported by Wall Street Journal and Allure.Tom Seery, CEO of RealSelf said, "We saw... READ MORE

Did you get your implants by a doctor who wasn't a board certified plastic surgeon?

If you were trying to save money and went to a doctor who wasn't a board certified plastic surgeon for your implants, I'd love to hear about it! What sorts of issues have you... READ MORE

If you're getting a mommy makeover in July 2015, check in here!

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If you're getting a mommy makeover in September 2015, check in here!

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If you're getting your breast implants removed in April 2015, check in here!

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If you're getting your breast implants removed in May 2015, check in here! Let's support each other!

Tell us a little about yourself, what type of implants you have, and why you want them out. Let's connect and support each other through this journey! READ MORE

If you're getting your breast implants removed in June 2015, check in here! Let's support each other!

Tell us a little about yourself, what type of implants you have, and why you want them out. Let's connect and support each other through this journey! READ MORE

Top Ten Facelift Tips

You’ve chosen your doctor and scheduled your Facelift! Time to get ready for surgery day with these pre- and post-op tips:from ctfan's reviewBefore Surgery1. Make sure y... READ MORE

Upcoming Surgery Dates For RealSelf Members, Including Facelift Revision

One of the hardest things about going through a medi-beauty procedure is feeling alone. Sure, you might have a supportive friend, relative, or significant other, but that’s n... READ MORE

If you're getting a Facelift in November 2015, please check in here!

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If you're getting a Facelift in December 2015, please check in here!

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If you're getting a Facelift in January 2016, please check in here!

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If you're getting a Facelift in February 2016, please check in here!

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Breast Implant Removal Tips (Pre-op, Surgery Day, and Post-op)

RealSelf member and breast explantee cbmeadows has written an amazing list of tips for other ladies about to go through with implant removal. Enjoy and please share your... READ MORE

Welcome to RealSelf's Neck Lift Community

I'm Angie, the Neck Lift Community Manager. I'm here to help you find the information you need to make a confident choice and get support for your journey.Here’s a little m... READ MORE

14 Neck Lift Tips for Pre- and Post- Surgery

Pre-Op 1. Check with your doctor what medications (particularly aspirin, ibuprofen, and aspirin containing medications) and supplements you should discontinue taking in the... READ MORE

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