LEARN, SHOP & CHAT ABOUT PLASTIC SURGERY, BEAUTY AND ANTI-AGING
Member Login






Ask-An-Expert  >  cheek liftMid Face LiftFacelift  >  I am afraid to ...


Ask-An-Expert

   
Default User Photo
T67408
Dublin, Ireland

 
I am afraid to have a procedure - can someone please help reassure me around cheek lift?
cheek liftMid Face LiftFacelift

Hi I am a 30 year old male who for the last year has suffered from the tops corners of each cheek drooping slightly and slight rings under the eyes. It makes me look older than I am - and causing alot of stress.
I recently flew to the US (from europe)have a consultation with a surgeon. The surgeon met with me - seemed to be in a rush and told me he could give me a cheek lift & that I would be a good candidate for it, i got some before photos taken and a quote.
However the procedure wasnt explained in detail and he said he said he had done loads of them. However I am afraid of a number of things, how can I reduce my chances of something going wrong, the biggest part is I dont want anyone to know I have had surgery to sort out this problem. Can I hide away for two weeks so no one will know - also will it look obvious that i have been operated on - how do I ret reassurance so I can be comfortable and have this procedure?

Doctors/Professionals Only
Regular Users/Non-Professionals
  Notify me when a doctor/professional or regular member answers this question
  Notify me only when a doctor/professional answers this question
Doctor/Professional Answers (1)   

drbrent


Plastic surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA
United States
View My Professional Profile
  Cheeklifts
January 12, 2009 6:50 PM

30 is very young to be having a cheeklift unless there is a specific non-age related anatomic problem that is being targeted. There are many types of cheeklifts as well; we have several (more)
Is this answer helpful? 0        0
Login to Vote


Learn more about cheek liftMid Face LiftFacelift

Member Comments (0)


 



 

Welcome to the Ask An Expert section of our website! Our network of board certified physicians can answer any questions that you may have regarding plastic surgery, skin care, dermatology and other conditions. Popular topics include tummy tuck, liposuction, rhinoplasty, acne scars, facelift, breast augmentation and more. This frequently asked questions section is opened to everyone and you need to set up an account with Makemeheal before you can ask your own question. This service is absolutely free and is available to those who are interested in learning more about a particular cosmetic procedure, treatment or product.

Before asking a question, we recommend you to browse through our existing collection of questions and answers to ensure that the question you want to ask have not already been answered by our highly experienced experts. This will help you save time and get an answer more quickly. When asking a new question, we recommend you to be very detailed so that our experts could formulate a more precise & professional answer.

Of course, this service is not a substitute for a doctor visit or a consultation with a plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist. The answer you will find here only serve as initial directions of thoughts and not as specific instructions. You should remember that it is utterly important to consult a skilled specialist prior to scheduling any type of treatment in order to get acquainted with possible contraindications. Only a one-on-one meeting will enable your cosmetic surgeon to properly evaluate your condition, conduct examinations and explain their results.