Real patient stories of Cosmetic Surgery from The Washington Post Magazine
“I had reached a point when every time I looked in the mirror I was hit harder and harder by the reflection of a very old lady; unattractive and not feminine. Certaintly not the face I expected to see – my face. I saw “tired” when I was actually energized. I saw “angry” despite feeling calm and relaxed. I delayed going to a consultation for a few years, thinking that perhaps a few more makeup tricks would do it…” Click here to read Shelley’s complete story. Motivation. Story #1 in a series.
“By the time I came in for “The Big Day”, I felt as prepared as i could have been. I was nervous that morning because, after all, it WAS major surgery. But I was equally excited and eager to finally go through with it. Once in the surgical suite, everyone was so very solicitous, upbeat and comforting. That, plus being given a pre-op sedative, was tremendously reassuring…” Click here to read Shelley’s story about her cosmetic surgery, “Experience.” Story #2 in a series.
“In the time since I had my cosmetic surgery, I have been very pleased with the results. Pleased that I know longer look angry and tired all the time. Do I look like I did when I was 21? No, I’m leaving that to my daughter. But I do look refreshed, more relaxed, just as my physician told me I would. I am more self-confident and I like what I see in the mirror….” Click here to read Shelley’s story about life after cosmetic surgery “Impact.” Story #3 in a series.
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