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Reviews & Stories

Skin Tightening 4 Years After a Facelift - Manchester, NH

PRECISION TX REVIEW: I had a facelift 4 years ago. My facelift started loosening up along the jaw line and my cheeks were getting heavier. I went back to my plastic surgeon in Massachusetts who said that it was too early for another facelift. In my desperate search for skin tightening procedures I asked Dr. Bartels who does my fillers and he recommended Precision Lift. I made an... READ MORE

Face Tightened and Wrinkles Smoothed - Manchester, NH

I am working on changing my skin texture. I've had several Pelleve treatments with Kathy at Dr. Bartels office and so far I am amazed. It really is a workhorse for wrinkles. My skin tone has changed only after a few treatments. It was painless and actually quite relaxing. I talked to Kathy during the whole procedure. I have had Ultherapy done elsewhere and the pain was tough to take. ... READ MORE

Skin Tightening After a Facelift - Westford, MA

I had Ultherapy a week ago now. I had a facelift 3 years ago and have had some loosening in the cheeks and jaw. I was scared to death to have Ultherapy done after reading all the reviews about the pain. I hate dealing with pain. So I took 1.5 oxycodeine that I had at home from my facelift. I was pleasantly surprised that pain was barely pain. On the jaw the pain was a 3/10 but on the cheeks it... READ MORE

Radiesse Doesn't Work for Marionette Lines

Help! I had radiesse for marionette lines 9 months ago at 54. My chin was flawless. All puffed up. Then I had ablative laser resurfacing 3 months later which immediately melted the radiesse and it was like deflating a balloon. There were new lines I didn't think I had on my chin.5 months after laser resurfacing I had 3 injections of radiesse and 1 injection of restalane into the marionette and... READ MORE

Can Botox Injected in Forehead Cause Eye Floaters?

I had botox injected into my crows feet and under my eyes for under eye wrinkles. I look horrible. The crows feet are gone but the effect under my eyes are worse. Under my eyes there are waves of wrinkles all in a row that come together and meet at the bridge of my nose. Can't wait for it to wear off. I was better off without it. Updated September 10, 2009I had botox 3 times in my... READ MORE

Questions from Dilee

Proper Way to Inject Radiesse?

I had Radiesse injected twice now--once in the nasolabial folds intraorally, as instructed by the Radiesse sales representative in the room. There was absolutely no improvement... READ MORE

What is the Best Treatment for Vertical Chin Wrinkles?

I just lost 30 pounds (age 54). I was horrified to then discover wrinkles on my chin extending from my jaw to my bottom lip. I had 2 injections (.8cc each) of Radiesse. It... READ MORE

Is It Too Risky to Have Eyelid Surgery with Acute Vitreous Detachment?

Bleph Risk with Acute Posterior Vitreous Detachment? Recently the vitreous of my eye has pulled away from my retina (normal aging). But it hasn't completely detached... READ MORE

Should I Lose Weight Before a Facelift?

I have lost 40 pounds and have 20 more to go (55 yo female). When I first lost 20 pounds everyone kept telling me how young I looked. I would get looks. Then I lost 40 pds and... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Wake Up During IV Sedation for Wisdom Teeth Extraction?

My dental phobic son finally mustered up his courage to get his 4 wisdom teeth out today. He had IV sedation and was promised he wouldn't remember a thing. He was awake... READ MORE

Losing Weight After Facelift

I had a SMAS facelift last year with outstanding results. Now I want to lose 15-20 pounds. I have read that losing weight at my age (55) can dramatically age a person due to... READ MORE

Microcurrent After Facelift

I had a facelift 3 months ago. I would like to start a microcurrent routine to keep the muscles and skin tight. I tried microcurrent before my facelift and it does work but not... READ MORE

How Can I Regain my Youthful Baby Face After my Facelift

I had a SMAS facelift 4 months ago (age 55). I have lost my youthful baby face and have a sculpted face (like all the celebs). Everything is tight again but I have lost my one... READ MORE

Prominent Platysma Bands After Facelift and Lifting Weights, What's The Cause? What Can Be Done?

I had a facelift and necklift a year ago. (57 y female) I started lifting arm weights at the gym. After a month I noticed that my vertical platysma bands were prominent with... READ MORE

Fat Transfer Vs Midface Lift For Second Round Facelift?

I had a facelift, necklift and blephoplasty 2 years ago (56 y, female). A year ago I had a facelift revision (mini lift with skin only). I have that thick Greek skin and a... READ MORE

How Do I Maintain the Tightness of my Facelift a Year Later?

I had a SMAS facelift 2 years ago. My face went from being very tight to somewhat lax in a year. Disappointed with the 12k I spent. My ps did not tell me it would loosen this... READ MORE

Face Tightening After Facelift?

I had a SMAS facelift 2 years ago -age 55. My skin was not pulled tight but was draped naturally. Good news -no one could tell what I had done. Bad news- it loosened in a year.... READ MORE

After a facelift and a mid face revision, when can I have another revision?

I had a facelift and a year later a midface revision in the temples (skin only). It has been 4 years now and my face is loosening up again. I have a round face, no wrinkles but... READ MORE

Can Pelleve cause subcutaneous fat loss?

I had 2 Pelleve treatments a few months ago (4 yrs after facelift - mid 50s). I was extremely pleased with the results. After the 3rd treatment last week something was... READ MORE

Recent comments from Dilee

Just neck compression at night. I wore it for 6 weeks. It really helps. READ COMMENT

Hi fractastic, I'm sorry to hear about your bad experience with lasers. I'm done with lasers myself. I have some scarring from my laser procedure. I have been using dermaroller instead. I have been very happy with it so far. I was... READ COMMENT

Hi, When I look back at my pix I can see swelling for about a week. I went out the next day and felt fine. It really shrink wraps your skin around your jaw. It's amazing. Good luck. READ COMMENT

Love Pink, Not sure what type of laser. The laser never touches the outside of your skin. It is all done under your skin with 3 pencil holes at ears and chin. So no redness like a laser would make. Just amazing. It's now 8 mos and my... READ COMMENT

Hi Love Pink, No pain during or after the procedure. I felt like nothing was done at all. My husband said my space was swollen for a day. I do tend to swell and have a round face. So easy. It took an hour. They say you can drive home.... READ COMMENT