Facelift. I found the experience less daunting when dealing with Dr. Callan in Geelong. He was extremely professional and his whole team was welcoming making me feel safe at all times. I couldn't have asked for a better job done, it looks amazing! Their knowledge and experience ensured all my questions and queries were met. I felt supported pre during and post-operation. Dr. Callan has a great eye for detail and is very professional. Overall a positive experience and I'm glad I went through with it. - Regards, P.
Dr Richard Rahdon is an excellent and outstanding surgeon; very skilled and caring. From the very beginning and right throughout the process I felt extremely comfortable about my decision to have surgery. The procedures I had done ( Bilateral Upper Blephs, Short Scar Face Lift & TCA Peel) were explained to me in detail and any questions I had were answered with care and compassion. Di in reception is a credit to the practice; she is extremely pleasant and very helpful. I am now 3 months post op and am thrilled with the results. I do not look like I have had surgery which is important but there is quite a difference in my appearance. People are starting to tell me how good I am looking! There are a lot of horror stories about bad surgeries people have had so you need to be confident that the surgeon you chose is the best. 100% Dr Rahdon and his staff are the very best there is! I could not have chosen a more skilled surgeon nor had a better outcome!
I found Peter and his staff to be experienced, knowledgeable, supportive and attentive during all phases of the surgery, that is, from initial appointment through to follow-up care. I feel that Peter and his staff strive to achieve the best outcomes for patients. The facilities in which Peter operates and the associated medical staff are also very good.
I needed a revision rhinoplasty done some 40 years ago so went for the lot! It was a big surgery and its a time process for nature to heal all the good work done by Mr. Callan and his team, his nurses, cosmetician, and office staff. All wonderful, attentive, caring and patient people. I couldn't have been in better hands. I was made to feel and treated like a VIP and the personal follow up phone calls to check on me even on weekends were no trouble to the staff, and if I had any concerns or questions about my healing, I was made welcome to be in contact to put myself at ease about my concerns. I was made to feel special in hospital with a gift from the team of a lovely warm organic dressing gown and after with a beautiful personal makeup session to feel glamorous. Thank you Mr. Callan and your Team for giving me a second chance to feel and look good and age gratefully and gracefully! My highest recommendations. Sincere Regards.
I had a full facelift in November 2020 which was not as straight forward as hoped as there was some bleeding post op. This was attended to promptly and the follow up was very thorough. Indeed, I continued to see Peter both as scheduled and on request as there was some discomfort and additional and prolonged swelling. He could not have been more attentive or available. The same care and consideration was provided by his team of nurses and admin staff. Almost three months later I am extremely happy with the result. I do not look nipped, tucked and stretched but a fresher and more glowing version of myself. As guaranteed by Peter and those who recommended him his work is both gentle and 'real'. I could not recommend him more highly.
At the age of ‘59’ I found it impossible to apply my foundation and other forms of make up with good results. My eyes were always of a heavy hooded appearance which I had been ashamed of since a young girl. As a child growing up, I was also exposed to the sun and this was also starting to show in a weathered looking face and neck. In 2020 after many years of to-ing and fro-ing, regarding a facelift mostly because I worried about what others may think, I made the decision to have the procedure with a very thoughtful and trustworthy plastic surgeon, who was known to me as having a very good reputation in my district. Having seen Mr Callan years prior after having chemotherapy which had led to my premature ageing concerns, until a point in time were one day, he said to me, that it would be a waste of time to continue using fillers and that I should save my money as it would be best to have a face lift. I never once felt that this could be a slightly misleading suggestion, as I knew what was really starting to concern me and that the truth of the matter was that I needed something done. I also had much trust in Peter’s work due to his reputation in the Geelong district as being, caring, considerate and a perfectionist at his work. I’ve never regretted my decision of having my facelift and still wake in the mornings, looking in the mirror and admiring my newly restored face. I don’t want to point out certain areas that I love more than others, because the procedure covered more than I thought it would from an improvement perspective, which surprised me greatly. My skin has a fresh look, I have eyelids now and don't look sad or tired anymore, I can apply eye shadow subtly and it stays on, there is plumpness under my skin with a soft feel and texture and my neck looks like it did in my mid-thirties. My recovery was monitored well with very little discomfort. I had made the decision not to tell people about my surgery and instead told them that I had had surgery on my heavy eyelids. I wore a mask from start to finish with my clients, with fully revealed bruised looking eyes and was told that I looked absolutely amazing! I thought I did also!!! The continued after care and attention and support from Peter’s staﬀ was faultless and I’m almost envious of such a wonderful friendly work environment, where everyone is happy, fresh and vibrant in their manner, enthusiastic and so personally connected to the clientele that they all see every day. I thank them all dearly for being so helpful and supportive through a time which presented as a diﬃcult decision and originally with thoughts of a weary outcome, and now has left me feeling positive, grateful and totally happy with a wonderfully restored look.
The results from my facelift surgery far exceeded my expectations, and have completely changed how I feel about myself. A brilliant result from a brilliant and caring surgeon and his fantastic team. I highly recommend Dr Peter Callan.
Best of the best I could not recommend Dr Norris more highly. He has a rare gift. In his safe and caring hands you will look more beautiful and younger than you can imagine. I am so thrilled with the result of my mini-facelift. I look like a younger version of myself in a completely natural way. Inside I am dancing and so grateful to this meticulous doctor who has also has a wonderful ‘bed side manner’. The practice is beautiful and his staff is so amazing and friendly. They make everything so easy.
I recently had a facelift performed by Dr Peter Callan. The entire process from initial consultation, to surgery and follow up care, was a positive experience. I felt completely confident in Dr Callan’s skills. He gave me a very realistic appraisal of the result that could be achieved, however, ultimately the result exceeded my expectation. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Dr Callan and his delightful team!
An active outdoor sporting life had left my face and neck leathery, wrinkled and sagging and looking much older than my 69 years. A full face and neck lift accompanied by strong chemical peel and fat transfer has left my skin looking smooth, plump, taut and glowing and at least 10 years younger looking. Even the vertical wrinkles around my eyes (from a previous eyelift) have disappeared. The result is so natural looking that very few people outside my very closest friends have commented - other than to say how "well" I look. Peter Callan's surgical and aesthetic skills are amazing as are his professionalism and enthusiasm. All of his staff are friendly, caring and highly professional and the level of communication and support shown by all throughout the process has been exemplary. The attention to detail included a free makeup tutorial which has given me a whole new look and an increased level of confidence. My only regret is that I didn't have this procedure 10 years ago! I strongly recommend Peter Callan to anyone considering cosmetic surgery.
Not only am I pleased with the result of the surgery but the care from all the staff at Peter Callan. From initial personal calls post surgery to see how I was going and the continued aftercare. All my questions were answered at every stage of this journey.
At 56, I felt my lower face had obvious sagging. I friend had had a successful result with Ben, so I wanted to consult him. My concerns were asymmetry scarring & infection. Non of these materialised. I’m about 90% happy with my result overall. I’d recommend Dr Norris to anyone considering a face lift. Male or female.
For many years I had been conscience of the loose skin around my neck, which made me lose my self assurance as I felt it made me look and feel old. I am very active, still work fulltime and run another business where I constantly deal with the public. My decision was not something that I took lightly and after many years of investigation, I finally found Dr Ellis Choy who gave me every confidence that he was the surgeon that I wanted for my procedure. Dr Choy was very attentive, listening to my concerns and explaining the procedure that would be required to lift my neck and lower face. Dr Choy made recommendation that to enhance the overall outcome he suggested that I have the loose skin in my upper eyelids removed, this was totally up to me. I was hesitant at first however I trusted Dr Choy and it was the best decision I made to go ahead with the eyelid surgery in combination with the neck and lower facelift. Dr Choy, his staff and nurses are outstanding and they reassured me of any queries I had during the whole journey. I am over the moon about the outcome and I cannot thank Dr Choy and his team enough for making me feel confident and so good about myself.
I had an upper eyelid surgery, face & neck lift with Dr Choy 9 months ago and could not be happier with the result. My experience with all the care from Dr Choy and his team has been perfect including all the post op reviews. I highly recommend Dr Choy to anyone considering facial rejuvenation surgery.
I had a neck lift about nine months ago by another surgeon which had a very disappointing outcome so I decided to talk to Dr Choy who had also fixed my complications from previous breast implant surgery. Once again I'm extremely happy and grateful for another amazing experience and results from my recent revisional face and neck lift surgery by Dr Choy. I just can’t thank him enough for all his wonderful work for me.
I am in a somewhat unique position of being able to compare two board certified Plastic Surgeons (PS) side by side. I have nothing bad to say about either of them, however one of them, in my opinion went more than the extra mile. I reached a stage in my mid 40's where I looked in the mirror and did not like what I saw. I gasped on the occasions when I was taking photos of my children and I had accidentally put the camera on self- taking mode! Shock Horror! I made my decision on my first PS purely from a list (handwritten) from my referring doctor who said he had heard they were recommended. This was in relation to upper blepharoplasty at this point with a view to discussing other areas of concern at my consult. At my consult I explained that one of my biggest concerns was my neck. I had always enjoyed a lovely neckline until I hit early 40's. Once I started to notice flaws I hated looking in the mirror or catching an unplanned glimpse of myself. I learned how to apply make up without really looking at myself ( a self taught skill)
Here I am 6 weeks post-surgery and extremely happy with my results, lower eye surgery, lower face and neck-lift. I previously had 2 other consultations before I found Dr Watts on the Realself website which prompted me to make a phone call to his office and put my trust in Dr Watts and his people. I was greeted over the phone by his receptionist Sue who was not only friendly but also continued to provide a positive experience to me throughout. After booking my surgery I then had to juggle and change dates due to unforeseen family health issues, nothing was an effort for them. From the moment of walking into the office for the first time and meeting Sue and Dr Watts I immediately felt at ease. My consultation with Dr Guy Watts was both informative and reassuring, I felt my concerns and expectations were carefully listened to and he was very honest in his appraisal and what he believed could be achieved. Dr Watts is, I feel, a very genuine man. Modest of what he achieves, is caring and was available before and after my surgery with any concerns I had. Emma, Dr Watts' nurse was also friendly, warm and encouraging throughout my healing and extremely competent with my care after the surgery. They are a team that work well together. My experience with Dr Watts and his team is one of total satisfaction and made having this surgery and the recovery after a positive experience. Also I must mention Dr David Hoppe my anaesthetist who made contact with me before my surgery, also very friendly and reassuring as he delved into the usual medical history questions in a very personable way gathering the information he needed. As I recovered in my hospital room a few hours after my surgery with no pain and quite comfortable I reflected how lucky I had been to have the medical team I had chosen. What I was looking for was someone I could really trust with such an important decision as facial surgery, I found this in Dr Watts. I have always said never say never when talking cosmetic procedures and should I seek another cosmetic procedure in the future I will be heading back to talk with Dr Watts. Thank you Dr Watts, Dr Hoppe, Sue and Emma! I have no hesitation in recommending you all.
After spending a couple of years contemplating face/neck lift and blepharoplasty surgery I made the decision to consult with Dr Watts for his thoughts.I’m so glad I did. Throughout the entire consultation process Dr Watts provided thorough and detailed recommendations and advice in a methodical and personalized manner. Pre and post operatively and over my recovery, Dr watts showed compassion and support delivering an exceptionally high level of care and attention every step of the way.Professionalism, perfectionism, remarkable expertise and surgical skill combined with genuine humility, humour and a down to earth personality makes Dr Watts a rare find. He has achieved a lovely natural looking result for me - I cannot recommend him highly enough. I appeal to anyone considering taking this leap of faith to please make an appointment with his lovely practice manager to discuss your options with Dr Watts.
For 20 years I have been struggling to improve the appearance of my neck. I have tried numerous creams and lotions to improve the elasticity of my skin and nothing seemed to help. Constantly hiding my neck with scarfs and high neck jumpers I became very self-conscious and decided to research other alternatives. I quickly found there were a number of treatments available and made an appointment for a consultation to find a suitable outcome. I was devastated to learn that as a result of being on blood thinners for most of my life that surgery was not a favourable option. I was referred to Dr Ellis Choy for his professional opinion. We spoke about my blood disorder, the effects surgery would have and possible blood clots were a major concern. Dr Choy was very thorough and after receiving a medical clearance we proceeded to make plans for a combined face & neck lift with upper eyelid surgery to give me the best outcome. After caring for my family and disable brother for years I felt uncomfortable spending money on myself and was hesitant to proceed but my family were very supportive and encouraged me to spoil myself. Dr Choy met with me before surgery to go over the procedures and what to expect when I woke. He was extremely clear and made sure I was relaxed and understood everything. The operation went well, the recovery time was faster than I expected. The stitches were removed 10 days later and I returned to work after 3 weeks. Every staff member at Dr Choy’s clinic were amazing, they made the whole experience personal, warm and caring. This was a huge decision for me but I am so glad I went through with it. The results Dr Choy achieved are natural and I feel refreshed and invigorated. It has been a truly transformational experience in my facial rejuvenation journey with Dr Choy. Thank you So Much!
Like a lot of women at my age (54), I had signs of aging that I wasn’t happy with. I decided to look into the prospect of Plastic Surgery and made it my mission to find myself the best Plastic Surgeon I could. In particular, I wanted a surgeon who was in my area (Sydney North Shore), with an excellent reputation who would hopefully prove to be a master craftsman. I feel very fortunate to have come across Dr Ellis Choy after my extensive search. He listened to, and understood, exactly what my concerns were and what I wanted. I ended up having a facelift and eyelid reduction surgery. Dr Choy has given me exactly the outcome I wanted. On top of that he is very friendly and sociable and makes me feel very comfortable in his presence and in his abilities. Just about every nurse who attended to me at the private hospital in which I had my procedure, commented that I was extremely lucky to have Dr Choy as my surgeon and that I was in very good hands. As it turned out, I had the highest of recommendations closer to home. My son’s girlfriend is a theatre nurse in the public hospital system and has assisted Dr Choy during breast reconstructive surgery. Having chosen to have elective surgery, it hadn’t occurred to me that she may know Dr Choy. She was very excited to hear that I had selected him for my surgery. She commented on how thorough he is and how the best outcome for the patient is of the upmost importance to him. She further commented on his friendly nature and how he puts those who work alongside him at ease. All praise rightfully deserved. I highly recommend Dr Choy as the Plastic Surgeon for those who are seeking any form of facial rejuvenation surgery.
Hi, my name is Margie and I’m 75 years young. I’m here to share my amazing experience with Dr Choy who performed a revisional facelift and upper eyelid enhancement surgery on me early on this year. Back in 2001, I had my first facelift in Sydney with a well-known and eminent plastic surgeon who is now retired. About fourteen years passed and time caught up with me. So I started another extensive search for the best plastic surgeon for facial rejuvenation. After all I was in an age group that maybe wasn’t suitable. This is when I came across Dr Choy upon various strong referrals and positive feedbacks from my social networks. I then went online to verify Dr Choy’s qualifications and expertise. All reports were excellent so I made my initial appointment. To my astonishment and delight, Dr Choy was a lot younger than I thought especially with respect to his years of extensive training and qualifications in cosmetic plastic surgery. He explained in great details what could be achieved considering it was the second time around. The underlying muscle could be compromised as my skin was very thin and not young and supple anymore. Dr Choy was warm & sincere, honest & upfront, and I trusted his judgement on the projected outcome. So I chose to go ahead with his recommendation for a revisional facelift and upper eyelid enhancement surgery. Dr Choy and his team supported me every inch of the way with logistical arrangements, the hospital, the anaesthetist and payments all arranged on time. Nothing was too much trouble. All my questions were answered in great details so my mind was clear as I was in good hands. The big day arrived. The surgery went perfectly, no dramas. The anaesthetist told me afterwards how impressed he was with Dr Choy’s expertise. I was feeling so good that I was discharged in that evening, and went to my sister’s home where she cared for me post-op. There was no pain after surgery – discomfort yes, swelling yes, bruising yes – but nothing more than had been explained or expected. I took a selfie every day and wrote a caption. For example… Day 1 – Oh my God! Day 2 – A round with Mike Tyson. Day 3 – This doesn’t look like me! This went on until Day 10 when – Wow! I can see me again. Finally, on Day 14 I was feeling very warm towards Dr Choy so the caption read “Ellis is back on my Christmas list”! Six months have passed during which I have had several follow up visits. I had joked in the theatre that Dr Choy was going to make me the best looking 65 year old (when my actual age was 75) and now when I look in the mirror my visage matches my expectations. I know I couldn’t have been in better hands than Dr Choy’s. My surgical journey with Dr Choy has been truly amazing!