All Real Patient Stories

  • Joanne's Breast Augmentation Story

    For Joanne, a mother of three, who was very flat-chested when younger, breast implants were something she had long considered. When she was younger, she was very thin and her smaller breasts were in proportion to her figure. After aging and having children, that was no longer the case, and she felt that implants would help her proportions. 

  • Facelift Helps Joanne Stay Competitive

    For mother-of-three Joanne, looking good is important. She works in a competitive field where looking youthful is important to maintain an edge, so she began considering a facelift. She felt it was important to do something about her eyes, which were starting to sag and wrinkle, making it difficult to put makeup on. Also, she was concerned about her sagging neck, and these changes were affecting her sense of self-esteem and lowering her confidence. 

  • Cherrie's Restorative Eyelid Surgery

    One day, while Cherrie was driving one of her beloved vintage cars, she was in a car accident resulting in injuries that included a lacerated eye. As Cherrie began to heal, she noticed that her eye no longer looked the same and sought out the help of a board-certified plastic surgeon for possible eyelid surgery. She explained to her doctor that she didn’t recognize the face she saw every day in the mirror. It began to affect her self-esteem, and she could not bring herself to even drive in the same car she’d driven in the accident.  

  • Breast Augmentation: Teneia's Story

    There are many reasons why women choose breast augmentation. These reasons may center around breasts that are perceived to be under-developed, or because of differences in the sizes of the breasts, or from changes after pregnancy or breast feeding. Some women may be happy with their breasts but just want them made fuller. Often after weight loss, aging or childbirth, a woman’s breast volume and shape change. 

  • Chemical Peel Highlights My Face

    Carol Ann had a chemical peel around her mouth and eyes to eliminate some of the wrinkles and discoloration caused by age. During the consultation for the chemical peel the plastic surgeon explained all of the side effects of the procedure, but she says it was more involved than she thought it would be. The chemical peel left her face looking like it was burned for about a week. She kept her face moist with Vaseline. 

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