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Hi all,

Anyone else out there worried about wrinkles appearing as their faces deflate?! I am taking collagen each evening to try to help my skin reset itself but I wonered if anyone out there has any tips to help. I am also taking resveratrol every morning to maximize body repair.

I suppose I should not expect to look like I did before I gained weight but a fair approximation in a dim light would be nice.:confused1:

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Hi all,

Anyone else out there worried about wrinkles appearing as their faces deflate?! I am taking collagen each evening to try to help my skin reset itself but I wonered if anyone out there has any tips to help. I am also taking resveratrol every morning to maximize body repair.

I suppose I should not expect to look like I did before I gained weight but a fair approximation in a dim light would be nice.:thumbup:

I realized that when I was fat I got old and just couldn't tell. ;o) It's not as bad as it could be. I will say that when I first got to goal it was spooky, but it snaps back a bit over time.

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I worry about that as well. It's my turkey neck that bothers me.

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Hi all,

Anyone else out there worried about wrinkles appearing as their faces deflate?! I am taking collagen each evening to try to help my skin reset itself but I wonered if anyone out there has any tips to help. I am also taking resveratrol every morning to maximize body repair.

I suppose I should not expect to look like I did before I gained weight but a fair approximation in a dim light would be nice.:thumbup:

OMG -- I hadn't thought about that ... I always tease that I look younger than I am because I'm so fat it pulls all the wrinkles out of my face ... UH OH ... guess I'd better starting working on face exercises... I don't want to look any older than I do and definitely not my age!

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V Angel, How well did you say you knew that plastic surgeon?

I don't know him at all -- I know his sister pretty well though ... he does no free consultations so once I get close to goal, I'll be going to see him to see how much it's going to cost (BOB) ... LOL

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No, I don't really worry about it. I was tired of being in my 50s and having a baby face anyway. My face now is a lot more interesting instead of a big old round moon and it's not *that* wrinkled.

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No, I don't really worry about it. I was tired of being in my 50s and having a baby face anyway. My face now is a lot more interesting instead of a big old round moon and it's not *that* wrinkled.

Mac you have a good point. I am hoping I may have cheekbones by the end of the year :(

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I'm with Oregon Daisy -- I'm worried about my turkey neck!!!! I can see in some before/after pictures now that my face is less round and my cheekbones are beginning to show. I've always thought that the weight made me look older, so I'm hopeful that I'll look alright.

I've heard that it may take a couple of years for my skin to adjust to my size. Anyone else heard that?

How does everyone feel about cosmetic surgery at our age? Anyone done anything?

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I am experiencing the deflated bag syndrome. I have alot of wrinkles now. I am using lots of products, not seeing results.

I think I will go for the "life style lift" when I am one year out. It is a minor surgery that lifts the neck, jowls and cheek folds. ($3,200 approx) I do not care about the eye and forehead wrinkles.

I need to do something about the upper thighs and upper arms. I am working out with weights, but, man they are flabby. So I suppose I will have to do something there. sigh!

I am pleasently suprised that my stomach is nice. I thought for sure I would need the "tummy tuck" but I don't ~yet~. LOL Another 32 lbs off and we shall see!

Anyway, I have no potion/lotion that works. I am just gonna be patient until October then~~look out wallet!!

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I'm not in my 50's, but my wrinkles are more pronounced with my loss. I will be getting botox in the near future, and have found a good product for the neck.

The Garnier Gravity Defying moisturizer really does work. I've been using it for 2 months, and have seen a lot of tightening for the neck area. My turkey neck wasn't bad, but it bothered me.

I always had forehead wrinkles, but my crows feet and fine lines around my eyes are definitely more noticeable.

I'm extremely vain, and will have the wrinkles fixed. I'll wait until I'm older to have a face lift, but I'm a nip/tuck advocate.

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Yep, I plan on getting something done after 2 yrs, we will see what needs to be done at that time. I'm 57 so I don't think my skin will be as elastic as it use to be. Will probably need my eyes, neck, and face lifted some. Not sure about the arms, don't really want long scars. I'm loosing slowly so I hope that will help some too. It's frustrating, but I know I won't regain anything that I loose, so even a one pound loss makes me happy!

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Hey Jane. I'm 52 and I'm worried just a little. I still look like I am in my thirties but, I was already seeing jowls start to appear before any weight loss. I wonder if they will go away or just get more pronounced. I'm also wondering about my stomach. I have never had children and was wondering if this will make much of a difference. I'm not too concerned about how everything comes out though. I know that no matter how much weight I lose, my body will never look 20 again. I will just be grateful not to be the fattest girl in the room anymore.

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Hi, well at 8 months out post surgery, I can say that unless you exercise you'll have hanging skin. . . i'm 48 and have had 2 pregnancies I have that ugly apron which just sorta is there now, i exercise a lot and have noticed that the skin slowly is shrinking back. . . i'll never look WOW, but that is ok cause just like Texanatheart, I'm not the fattest girl in the room anymore and that is what matters to me! Good luck. . .

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