All Real Patient Stories

  • The Continuum of Beauty: After Nonsurgical Procedures, It Was Time for Me to Consider a Facelift

    Sarah maintained an active lifestyle through sports, fitness classes and keeping up with her grandchildren. Her reflection in the mirror told a different story –she felt younger than she looked, and wasn’t happy with what she saw in the mirror.  

    She consulted with her plastic surgeon who’d performed nonsurgical procedures on her in the past. “My doctor handed me a mirror and asked me to point out what areas were bothering me. This included my neck, jowls, the corner of my eyes, and even my nose was looking bigger,” explains Sarah. 

  • Bullhorn Lip Lift: An Alternative Procedure for Achieving Fuller Lips without Fillers

    As she got older, Sue noticed that her lips got thinner. She didn’t want to augment her lips with dermal fillers because she’d been discouraged by the results she’d seen on celebrities who had fillers injected into their lips. Her board-certified plastic surgeon recommended a ‘bullhorn lift’ as an alternative procedure to achieve fuller lips.  

  • CoolSculpting Got Rid of My Diet and Exercise Resistant Fat Pockets

    After having two kids in the past four years, Kristen decided to consult with her board-certified plastic surgeon about receiving CoolSculpting. It is a non-invasive fat reduction procedure for people who have small pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. 

    “CoolSculpting is fabulous and it really works!” exclaimed Kristen. “First you get evaluated by a CoolSculpting specialist. It is important to go to someone who has experience performing the procedure because if it is not done correctly, it could deform you,” noted Kristen. 

  • My Facelift Results Met My Expectations. The Saggy Skin Is Gone!

    Belinda had previously received a chemical peel to reduce the fine lines on her face; however the saggy skin on the sides of her face and neck bothered her, so she decided to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon who recommended a facelift. 

  • Plastic Surgery after a Massive Weight Loss Gave Me Back My Body

    After battling cancer, Sabrina gained a significant amount of weight from the medication she was taking. Through diet and exercise, Sabrina shed off the weight but was left with loose skin and wasn’t happy with the way her body looked.  

    “Dr. Kenneth Francis was referred to me by a friend and after visiting Smart Beauty Guide and learning that he was a board-certified plastic surgeon, I was confident in moving forward with the consultation,” explained Sabrina. 

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