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Dr. Glavas has wonderful bedside manner and zero surgical skill.
LoveSirin's Review of: Dr. Ioannis Glavas

Rating: 3.67 (out of 10)
Review Date:
June 5, 2020, 1:38 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Ioannis Glavas (My Profile)
City:
Boston
State:   Massachusetts (MA)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   LoveSirin (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   1 found
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   June 5, 2015
Procedure(s) I had done:  
  • Eyelid Surgery, Blepharoplasty
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I first visited Dr. Glavas’ Boston Office in December of 2014. Immediately, I took a liking to him. He came across as a very kind, attentive, and intelligent person. Unfortunately, as you can see from the before/after photos, his surgical abilities do not live up to his personal qualities.

Dr. Glavas recommended bilateral upper blepharoplasty ($6,000) in order to give me a “more friendly” appearance around the eyes. About six months later, I found myself back at his office undergoing the procedure. He applied a local anesthetic and began to cut into my upper eyelids while whistling away and chatting about life. The results were devastating:

*On my left eye, the incision was placed incorrectly—high above the epicanthal fold—resulting in a visibly red scar. The volume of skin that was excised was also incorrect, resulting in general misfolding and wrinkling across the entire upper eyelid.

*On my right eye, a much bigger problem was created. The internal structures of the eyelid —skin, levator muscle, orbital septum—were incorrectly modified. This resulted with not only aesthetic issues (i.e. asymmetry) but functional problems as well. It feels as if my eyelid is permanently stapled into the superior sulcus. Also there’s a soft throbbing pain, accompanied by dryness, that emanates from this area on most days.

Dr. Glavas acknowledged this terrible outcome and tried his best to fix this mess. He did this free of charge and for that I’m thankful. Unfortunately, after more than a dozen visits, nothing seems to have been improved.

I can now say with a high degree of confidence that Dr. Glavas has poor surgical skills. He’s a nice person to chat with but I would not recommend his services to people I care about. Even if his services were free, I would not recommend a visit. Why take the risk?

I’m now looking for a new surgeon that can undo the damage he created.
 
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

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Medical Skills, Techniques & Knowledge:
Does your doctor have strong and up-to-date medical skills?
Does your doctor have good knowledge of techniques?
Were you well informed by the doctor?
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Accessibility:
Was doctor accessible and helpful during pre-op and post-op?
Is there good after business hours support?
Can doctor be reached by telephone?
Can doctor be reached by email?
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Personality:
Did the doctor make you feel comfortable?
Did the doctor take time to listen to your needs?
Did you feel rushed when trying to talk?
Was the doctor friendly and approachable?
Did the doctor show care and concern for you?
Does the doctor love being a doctor?
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Office & Support Staff, Nurses:
Was the office staff professional and well-mannered?
Was staff accessible and helpful during pre-op and post-op?
Was the office staff sensitive to your condition and needs?
Were your telephone/email messages given to the doctor?
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Appointments, Waiting Time:
Was it easy to book an appointment?
Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
How was the office waiting time?
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Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
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Office & Surgical Facility:
Are the office and/or surgical facilities professional, clean, and well maintained?
Is the medical equipment up-to-date?
Is the office comfortable and the dcor aesthetically pleasing?
Were you offered anything to drink?
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Recommending This Doctor:
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