This is a wonderful letter given to The Sullivan Centre from one of our recent facelift patients. Enjoy!
You don’t have to travel to New York, Los Angeles, or Miami for the top facial plastic surgeon in the country. The best and “most natural” look is available right here in Central Ohio with Dr. Michael Sullivan at the Sullivan Centre.
As a professional woman in my early sixties, I have worked to maintain my appearance through my forties and fifties. I was not frightened of BOTOX® injections, fillers, of even upper eyelid/lower eyelid surgery, but the thought of having a facelift scared me beyond comprehension. I had seen enough “facelift disasters” and did not want to wake up from surgery looking like someone my family and friends could not recognize.
I continued my attempts at maintenance until it was obvious that my efforts were not producing the effect that I was trying to achieve. A facelift was in my future!
After four consultations, I scheduled my surgery with Dr. Michael Sullivan. He was highly recommended by several valued sources. I felt comfortable with his expertise and doctor-patient manner, so I was ready to take the next step. Even still, I went into the surgery frightened of what my face might look like. I wanted to appear younger, fresher, rested, and natural. I did not want to look like a “freak.”
To my amazement, the surgery was so much easier than expected. After four hours of surgery with anesthesia, I woke up feeling relatively comfortable. My husband drove me home, and I stayed up the rest of the day watching movies. My recovery over that week was easy and quick. Five days after the surgery, I was eating dinner at a restaurant with my family. Two weeks after the surgery, I was back at work, in a very visible and high-profile position.
To my delight, no one at work commented on my face, other than the colleagues with whom I shared the story. They were amazed at how natural, fresh, and rested I looked. They said that I didn’t look tight, pulled, or unnatural.
The results of my surgery exceeded my expectations. I am extremely happy and confident with the way I look. For the first time in years, I can look in a mirror at the makeup counter and not cringe with the sight!
How much younger do I look? I was going through my desk drawer a week ago and found my old passport from 13 years ago. I looked at the picture, and thought … that is what I look like right now. Not bad, huh?
Dr. Michael Sullivan is an artist who uses the faces of his patients as his canvas. He is truly the best doctor around! I have recommended him to so many of my friends and colleagues already. I could have gone anywhere else for this surgery, but am so thankful that I chose to stay right here in Columbus, Ohio.