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L.E. Age 16 — Birth Defect

Before Surgery I’ve had a terrible secret for four years. Not even my mother knows. I’m sixteen, and I’m deformed. My left breast began developing when I was twelve. At first I though it was weird that my right side wasn’t as big. But I figured that sometimes it happens this way. Was I wrong! [...]

By | 2014-06-20T01:39:35+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Patient Diaries|

C.K. Age 49 — Eyelid Surgery Diary

Before Surgery I’m embarrassed to tell you that I used to love to look at myself in the mirror. I don’t anymore. I try to divert my gaze whenever I can. When I have to look to put on my makeup or do my hair, I see my mother. I don’t recognize myself. I feel [...]

By | 2014-06-20T01:38:41+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Patient Diaries|