Tucson Plastic Surgery and Skin Care Patient Reviews, Feedback and Kind Words

If you still can't decide whether Maloney Plastic Surgery is the right choice for your cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, see what some of Dr. Maloney's other patients are saying about their procedures.

Botox

I am very pleased with my Botox results and look forward to having "microdermabrasion" and "breast augmentation"

I can't thank you enough for all your help. I really am enjoying the results of the Botox. I have a new found confidence and a bounce in my step. Thank you again for such a great and generous wedding gift. I will be sure to send wedding pictures.

I skeptically came in with a bunch of my friends for a "Botox party". I think I was the last out of us to get it. Many of my friends had Botox before. The Botox is perfect! What I have noticed is that it makes my face look gentler, responds to me when I'm not making a frown. My forehead has a smoother appearance, which is more youthful, and yet completely natural looking. I even feel happier. I Love it! Thanks! Your soon to be frequent customer.

After being teased by my friends and family for years about not having a top lip when I smiled, I now have full luscious lips! I also love my Botox. My kids don't tell me I look angry anymore. They always thought I was scowling at them. I will be back in a few months for more! P.S. My husband loves my new lips

…To tell you the truth, I do not know I have survived in the corporate world without Botox for the last several years! My crow's feet and forehead creases are gone! I look and feel younger! I am only 38, but my lines made me look much older. Fitting in as a saleswoman, I have to look my best. You better believe Botox has done that for me. Thanks again!

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Breast Augmentation

I just want to say thank you for the care you all showed me. I was quite nervous as you remember in choosing sizes for my new implants. You all were so helpful and made me feel comfortable. I am very happy with my results and I can not wait for swimsuit season!

I want to let you know how happy I am with my breast enhancement. I have had small breasts all my life and I LOVE the new enhanced me. This was a dream come true. I really did not know exactly what to expect when all was said and done. I wanted to be bigger, but not "obviously fake". I am just the size I wanted to be.

I was very nervous to have the operation done, but your staff was able to answer my million questions and put me at ease. Thanks again for everything.

I just wanted to let you know how thrilled I am with my breast augmentation. The size is perfect and I finally have the breasts I have always wanted. I feel so good about my self! Thank you for your great work!

I wanted to let you know how sincerely pleased I am with my breast augmentation and liposuction operation. It has now been almost six months since and I am thrilled. I had been thinking about breast augmentation for many years and did a lot of research before deciding to go ahead with the operation. I also talked to another surgeon here in Tucson before my appointment with you. I finally decided to have the operation just in time for my wedding. It was my gift to myself. I thought I would have a lot of pain and would be in bed for at least a week or so. It was much easier than I expected. I had surgery on a Tuesday and went to a party with my friends on Saturday night! Now all my friends want surgery, and you can bet I will be sending them to you. I can't tell you enough how thankful I am that I had operation done and you were the physician that did it. I feel better about myself and have more confidence. Thank you for giving this to me.

You recently gave me a breast augmentation and abdominal plasty. After having three children my breast and abdomen were sagging and unattractive. I would like to tell you that I am very happy with the results of my surgery. For the first time in five years I am able to wear a belt with my pants. Also this is the first time since I was a teenager that I am totally happy with my body image. Thank you for making me feel great about my body!

I wanted to express to you again how delighted I am with my breast augmentation and liposuction. I finally feel great about my body and last month on my honeymoon in Maui, I purchased my first bikini in years! You are a gifted surgeon and I am fortunate that my friend recommended I see you. Your staff was marvelous—from my first contact to my post-operative care. Your assistant was able to answer so many of my questions before and after surgery and was able to put my mind at ease. What pleasant and caring people you all are! Surgery is never fun, but you all made it a good experience.

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Breast Reconstruction

I just wanted to express my gratitude to you for the wonderful work you did revising and repairing my breast reconstruction. In 1993 when I had the bilateral mastectomies and reconstruction involving expanders, the only implants available to me were the saline implants. To follow, about 11 years later when silicone implants were available, I had them replaced while living in Texas.

Only a few years since the second "revision" I came to you with several complaints, as I had a capsulized right breast and the space between my breasts had become "detached", my left breast was also quite a bit lower than the right.

Truly, when I began this journey I was thrilled with whatever breasts I could have via reconstruction, because I knew my new breasts were not going to be cancerous. I also knew I would never be perfect. You not only corrected the deformities, but you rebuilt me to look so natural that for the first time since 1993, I felt pretty. I had accepted not being able to wear bras again, and just this month went out to buy the most beautiful bras I could find and they fit!

I am approaching 60 now and my expectations were just to look a little better, never did I expect to see an image in the mirror of a self I could be proud of, without the scars of the past so evident and unforgettable. In many respects I can set aside those wounds and losses now. There are no words to really thank you, but thank you Dr. Maloney. You have a wonderful gift and you restored not only my breasts, but my spirit.

I just wanted to express my gratitude for all your hard work on my breast reconstruction. You've made an extremely positive difference on my whole body's well being. Going through all those consults with other plastic surgeons to finally decide on your practice was definitely worth it. I am so happy with my results. Thank a million!

A Big thank you for you excellent reconstruction and reduction surgery on my breasts. After finding out I had cancer in two areas of my right breast earlier this year I was shocked (why me?) No one in my family had ever had breast cancer. Well, I had to make a choice between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy. I elected to have the right breast removed, reconstructed and the left breast reduced. I am now completely healed and am delighted with the out come. You did a marvelous surgery and I cannot thank you enough. The caring and understanding of you and your staff has made this difficult time in my life much easier. Again THANK YOU

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Liposuction

Dear Dr. Maloney, Just wanted you to know I look super! It really shows you took your time and cared. After my three kids, my stomach looked terrible! I was hesitant to have surgery, but I knew it was the only way to get rid of the stretch marks and flab. You answered all my questions, were very professional, and a true artist. I am only five weeks after surgery, and look at my new self. I look forward to being a client again soon.

Thank you so much for the jump start I needed to get my body back into the shape it was years ago. The recovery from liposuction was easier than I thought. It was so nice to talk to Lindsay and Jodie in your office who both had the procedure done. They put my mind at ease. I have continued to diet and work out at the gym. This weekend I fit into a dress I have not been able to get into in years. Thank You!

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Facelift and Blepharoplasty

I am writing to express my appreciation for the extraordinary experience you and your staff have consistently provided during my treatments at your surgery center.

I cannot say enough about the courtesy, respect, knowledge and professionalism so generously extended by all of you from the first consultation through the surgeries, follow-up visits and skin care procedures. My experience at Maloney Plastic Surgery has been wonderfully unique. Each of you have always generously offered your time and expertise in a non-hurried, compassionate and capable manner, ensuring my education, comfort and complete satisfaction every step of the way.

The entire Maloney team has afforded such superior professional interaction, but that alone would not be so significant without the beautiful results your exceptional education, skill and years of experience have achieved. You earned my complete trust from the beginning and deservedly so as I am delighted beyond words with the results you have created for me.

As a woman in my mid-sixties, I had no desire to look twenty again. I had the face lift and MAX fractional co2 laser in the hopes of looking my very best at this stage of life. Your artistic judgment and gifted abilities have renewed my sense of being beautiful, confident and appropriately refreshed. Feeling happy and reflecting energy and vitality when I look in a mirror was what it was all about for me, personally, and what a gift it is to be experiencing this again at my age!

My sincerest thanks to you, Dr. Maloney, to Lindsay, Susan, Vanessa, Lorraine and Margarita. Each of you has contributed to my well being significantly through your dedication, approachability, kindness, compassion, specialized training and considerable talents. I look forward to the privilege of a continuing relationship with you as you help me to maintain my improved appearance for years to come. My sincerest thanks, also, to all other staff members whom I haven't had the pleasure of meeting but who contribute as well to the totally exceptional medical practice you have built and maintain.

In genuine appreciation...

Thank you so much for turning the clock! With the upper eyelid surgery, my eyes are more open, the extra skin is gone and I still look me, just a decade or so younger. You are a miracle worker! It was such an easy procedure with such a quick recovery. I was back at work in just three days! See you soon for the lower lids. Thanks again for everything.

First of all, I would like to thank you for the awesome lower blepharoplasty that you did. As I told when I came in for consultation, I have always had "Bags" under my eyes, even as a young girl and that has always bothered me. After speaking to you I felt confident that I would have good results, I just didn't know how good until now. After the procedure I did have some swelling, which I fully expected, but once the swelling went down I actually had eye sockets like everyone else, instead of "bags". I am thrilled with the outcome and would like to have my upper done in the near future. You and your staff were very kind and caring which was greatly appreciated. Thank you again, you have made me look years younger and I love the new look! I will not hesitate to refer my family and friends to you.

...you took years off my tired face. Friends say how rested and refreshed I look, and when I look in the mirror I feel the same. My neck and lower eyelids had bothered me for years, and I did nothing about it. My husband passed away about eight months ago and I needed something to jumpstart my life again. You gave me that new outlook. I embrace each day and am thankful for what I have. You helped me get my self out of bed in the morning and look forward to each day. Thank you and please thank all of your wonderful staff.

Thank you so very much for the wonderful job you did on my total facial rejuvenation. My eyes, face, neck and brows look great. I finally look as young as I feel! You took years off my face, but I did not look "fake." My friends and family are so happy with my decision to finally have this done as am I. Thank you so much.

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Skin Care

I have had acne scaring for years. I came to you originally for a chemical peel to get rid of it. You, unlike other physicians I saw, told me that a chemical peel is not what I needed. Instead you started me on a skin care program. Your assistant told me everything I needed to know about it. I have to tell you at first I thought it was a lot of money, and how could some creams fix all this? Well I was so wrong. I have used the Obagi for 4 months now. It has done so much for me. My skin is more even, tighter and has a softer appearance, and my scars are greatly improved. My mom can't believe it worked so well. I know I can't get rid of them for good, but now I am not embarrassed to go out in public without makeup. Thank you.

I just wanted you to know that I am very lucky to have you as a Doctor. I am very happy with the way things turned out. People are always telling me that my scars are getting better and I am lucky. Thank you.

I just want to let you know how happy I am with my laser hair removal. I have been shaving my face and especially my upper lip every day since I was 12 years old. I feel like a man, and do not feel sexy having to do this I am 28 and I have always been so embarrassed to go on weekend vacations with my boyfriends because I did not want to have him catch me shaving. I have only had three treatments and I only have to shave every other week. After a few more, I hopefully won't have to shave at all. Greg proposed to me a week ago and now I can go to the Bahamas for our honeymoon and feel sexy and beautiful. Thanks for the boost in self confidence!

…Not having to shave has been the greatest present I could have given myself. My bikini, underarms and legs are so smooth and I am so happy. I am so excited that this technology is available. I would recommend it to anyone…

A few weeks ago you did a photofacial (IPL) followed by a microdermabrasion. I can't believe the years of Arizona sun damage that was lifted after just one treatment. My face looks younger and tighter and my skin felt amazing. I can't wait to return for my next treatment…thus far I am very pleased with my results and I greatly appreciate all the time you spent with me going over the treatment options that would benefit me the most. See you in a few weeks!

...I am so happy to have my sun spots finally disappear after all these years. I had always put sunscreen on my face and neck, but neglected my arms and hands. I was so spotted and my skin was so damaged that when anyone looked at my arms and my hands, they thought I was much older than I am! What a relief to finally find something that can help with my years of sunbathing. The treatment (photofacial or IPL) was easy and you walked me through every aspect of it. This is the best Christmas present I could have given myself.

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Body Lift

Dear Dr. Maloney, Lindsay, Margarita, and Staff,

After having four children, the last an emergency cesarean, losing 40 pounds, and just generally being an apple shaped person, my stomach was a physical eye sore, and an emotional self worth destroyer. For 24 years I vowed that I would one day take the money and the time to regain my pre-pregnancy figure through plastic surgery. Having four children, being a stay at home mom with only breadwinner in the family, and general life, I continually put it off.

Before I sought out a plastic surgeon, I completely changed my life. I began eating very low glycemic, I have diabetes, and I went to the gym four to five days a week for up to 3 hours some days. I lost forty pounds. I took supplements and read all the natural health information I could get my hands on. I did this for three years. Even after all that, I had a saggy, hanging, fat stomach. My muscles were so separated that I could put both hands all the way through my stomach wall into my insides. This year was the year I said, "It's my turn."

I researched surgeons in my area and got a person referral from my private doctor. I made an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Maloney and I was sold.

I decided on a full tummy tuck and I went ahead and had a breast lift with augmentation as well. There are few words to describe what it is like to have your entire body from the neck down be rejuvenated. For the first time in my entire life I have a flat, firm, stomach. My breasts are full and firm and no longer sag down. This experience has changed my entire life. And might I mention, I am 51-years-old.

If you have any fear of plastic surgery, fear no longer. Dr. Maloney and his staff could not possibly be more accommodating. If you have questions, comments, concerns, you will never leave their office feeling rushed out or pressured. Lindsay bent over backwards to accommodate my needs and Margarita is just as pleasant as she can be. In fact, everyone in this office is a consummate professional and caring.

If there are any issues with your procedure, you will be taken care of immediately. You will never feel alone or uncared for. Obviously I cannot say enough wonderful things about my surgeon and his staff. He is a true artist in every sense of the word.

Thank you to Dr. Maloney, Lindsay (make sure she gets a raise), Margarita and the entire staff at Dr. Maloney’s for helping me change something that has bothered me my entire adult life.

Thanks so much for the body lift procedure you performed on me. It goes without saying that I am absolutely ecstatic with the result. It has exceeded my expectation, both in terms of the physical as well as the mental aspects of the outcome. My skin is tighter than it has been in over twenty years. I am now seven weeks out from the surgery at this point, and am already back to my vigorous workout schedule! Both friends and family are also amazed at my new contour! I keep getting positive comments from everyone that I see. I really appreciate all of your hard work. You always have been there for any/all questions, which really helped me out great! If any of your other patients are interested in having this surgery, I would highly encourage it. It can really change someone's life.

WOW! I am a totally new person! After loosing over 130 pounds after gastric bypass surgery I had tons and tons of extra skin everywhere. After the first part of the operation (lower body lift), I could not believe how small I really was under all of that extra skin. My face lift took all the extra skin under my chin and neck away and I can't believe how good it looks. I am still recovering from the third part (upper body lift), but am well on my road to recovery. I just wanted you and your staff to know how special you all are to me and how happy I am. I was pulled over for speeding the other day and I handed the cop my old license. He did not believe it was really me. Thank you for making me into a better me.

Thank you so much for all you have done for daughter. She had a total lower body lift after her massive weight loss. My husband and I were so proud of all the weight she lost, but the extra skin still dragged down her self confidence. She came to us wanting this surgery and at first we were hesitant. After meeting with you and your staff, we felt more comfortable and encouraged her to have the operation. After three months she looks and feels better than she has since she was a teenager. She is working out at the gym, eating healthy and is even getting up 30 minutes earlier in the morning to put on makeup and do her hair, something I have not seen her do in over five years. Thank you for giving us back our daughter.

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General Thanks

My visits at the Maloney office are always professional and courteous. I feel extremely comfortable with the staff, almost like a mini vacation as I savor my delicious chocolates. Thanks to all for their hospitality.

Somehow my appointment had been cancelled but I was treated like royalty and Jeannie whisked me out of the waiting area and made sure I was comfortable until it got sorted Out. Bravo!

The staff is amazing!!! I'm always satisfied with my services.

Vanessa did an excellent job!

Friendly and made me feel comfortable.

Nothing to change. Excellent caring staff and a doctor I have confidence in with exceptional qualifications. Couldn't ask for more.

I always feel I have received excellent advice and service from Jeannie. She is a true professional.

Thanks to each of you who are so warm and friendly. You make visiting Maloney Plastic Surgery a genuine pleasure and something I always look forward to.

Every visit is always pleasant. Everyone is very personable, caring, attentive and friendly. I highly recommend Dr. Maloney. Have nothing but positive feelings toward the entire procedure.

Your office is wonderful. Everyone is caring and patient. I am hoping that you continue to have specials on fillers and Botox as that is helpful to those of us on a budget. Plus, as new things come on the market I would like to be updated. I have been very pleased with everything I have had done there. The results have been life changing.

I've always had great treatment! I didn't mind my wait as I know things happen. I love the fact that Dr. Maloney has his own area!! You are all great and I have already referred friends.

Change nothing! Everytime I come in, I am greeted by name and they always cover my questions . . . and believe me I have some pretty off the wall questions. I totally recommend your team for any service that you offer.

Appreciated skin care advice from Vanessa, and the information provided by Lindsay and Dr. Maloney very much.

Great experience all around. I did a lot of research and stressed out about choosing the right plastic surgeon, but I left the appointment feeling very happy with my choice.

I really enjoyed meeting everyone and look forward to seeing my new self when I save the money.

I really enjoyed talking to Dr. Maloney and Lindsay. I never felt pressured and Dr. Maloney was sincere and seemed extremely knowledgeable. Lindsay answered all my questions without me even having to ask them. Very good transparency!

Everything is always perfect. Please do not change anything. Of course, progress is always good. At my age, I couldn't handle to drastic a change.

Very pleased with my visit. I felt welcome, everything was well explained.

A college English Professor once lectured that when writing business letters or manuscripts, it was sinful to redundantly use adjectives. To successfully write any composition, it may be necessary to lock oneself in the office coat closet and resort to using a Thesaurus to avoid this sin. Unfortunately, I am about to commit the ultimate sin, using the only word I can to describe my experience with you, your background, facility and staff, which is simply this, impressive.

Your background at Columbia and Harvard, impressive. Your office staff, facility, surgical center and technical team, impressive. Dr. Barrett, impressive. Everyone from making an appointment with Marguerite, Vanessa's scheduling of surgery, Amanda's surgical check-in and prep, Stephanie's follow- up, and countless others who were there, blurry faces to very sweet medication given by Dr. Barrett, all impressive. All kind, thoughtful, gentle, and caring.

My sincerest hope is that if I ever have to utilize your facility again, other than for follow-up to this current procedure, it's for something incredibly "fun" and beautiful. But be rest assured, I know I will be in the best of care!

Lindsay, thank you for all your help and support during my reconstruction. You did a great job!

Lindsay, thank you for all your help and support throughout all of my time as Dr. Maloney's patient. You have been so great and kind to me. I just wanted to make sure you knew how much I appreciated your efforts to make me a "happy" patient. Thank you again.

Dr. Maloney, thank you for all the help and concern, I really appreciate you for fixing me up.

Dr. Maloney, thank you for all that you have done for me. I am so grateful for the generous wedding gift. I can't remember the last time I was this comfortable in my own body! I know my new confidence will show in my wedding photos.

Dr. Maloney, thank you so much for all you have done for me. I am fortunate to have this done at a young age. It has given me more confidence and comfort.

Dr. Maloney, thank you for all you have done to go above and beyond my expectations. I am so pleased with your work and will not hesitate to recommend you to any of my friends! Both you and your office staff are so professional and accommodating. Thank you again, Dr. Maloney.

Dr. Maloney, I wanted to congratulate you on being voted "Best Doctor" again this year. You deserve it! I cannot express in words how much you have improved my life. You were given an impossible task in repairing my face after my car accident. You did a great job and I cannot thank you enough for what you have done for me. Always in my prayers!

Dr. Maloney, I wanted to say thank you for seeing my wife so quickly and for the excellent care you provided her. Her Leg is healing up very well.

Dr. Maloney, thank you so much for all that you did to make my surgery go so smoothly. Time to time again.

I want to express to you again how delighted I am with the results of my surgery. You are a very gifted surgeon and I am so fortunate that my friend recommended you to me. And your staff is marvelous—from my first contact where Veronica gave me directions, to meeting with Lindsay who answered all my questions and "held my head" all the way through before and after my operation, to meeting with Yoli about my financial responsibility—to my interview with you. To the entire surgical experience and after care—what pleasant and caring people you all are! Surgery is never fun, but you all made it a good experience. Thank you.

I would like to say that the staff here are amazing and beautiful people. They are very helpful and extremely professional. Dr. Maloney is an amazing individual as well as an expertise in his field. I am truly grateful to be a patient here, along with full trust and confidence in Dr Maloney's skills. Thank you so much.

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Complete Journey

My journey started in December of 2008 with a diagnosis of breast cancer. In February of 2009 I had my right breast removed. I then went on to four months of chemotherapy treatment. In early 2010 I started thinking about breast reconstruction. I made the decision to have my left breast removed and to start the reconstruction process. This was a very hard decision to come to and I was very concerned about the whole process. I was given the names of a few different surgeons in Tucson who specialize in breast reconstruction, Dr. Maloney being one of them. I visited or spoke to all of them and while they all seemed qualified I knew the moment I walked into Dr. Maloney's office I felt comfortable and at ease. After a consultation with Dr. Maloney, which included discussion of the removable of my left breast, placement of "expanders" to stretch the chest to accommodate a breast implant and the placement of silicone implants, I made the decision to have Dr. Maloney take care of my surgery.

I had a lot of questions throughout the process and Dr. Maloney and his staff were always great about providing me answers. Something that is of HUGE importance to me is truthfulness and I have to say that Dr. Maloney and his staff are excellent with this.

I went into this process completely understanding that this type of surgery is "reconstruction" surgery; you are receiving "new" breasts, not getting back your originals. This was probably the most important thing for me, I wanted to come away from this process looking "normal", to be able to go out and look like any other woman but I also needed to understand exactly what I was getting in to.

My questions for Dr. Maloney and his staff included:

  1. Are there places I can go to talk to women who have had this type of surgery?
  2. Does Dr. Maloney know of any women who have come to him that would consider sharing their experience with me?
  3. What are expanders?
  4. Where are the expanders placed?
  5. How are the expanders enlarged?
  6. Do the expanders hurt when they are enlarged?
  7. Can I live my life as normal while the expanders are in?
  8. After the expanders go in how long until the implants go in?
  9. What are the implants made of?
  10. What sizes are the implants?
  11. Will my breasts be the same size they were before my mastectomy?
  12. What will my breasts look like when the process is complete?
  13. What is the recovery time after the implants are put in?
  14. How do I get started?

I always received honest answers from Dr. Maloney and Lindsey to all of these questions.

I had my left breast removed and the expanders placed in my chest on May 26, 2010. After a recovery period from the expander placement surgery, I went to Dr. Maloney's office once a week for Lindsey to enlarge the expanders. The process to enlarge the expanders consisted of a saline injection of 100 cc's in each breast. I chose to go with 100 cc's a week; I believe this is something that each patient determines with Dr. Maloney and Lindsey. Lindsey was always up front and honest with me about the discomfort that could be associated with this process. I can honestly say I had no problem with the expansions, it would take about 10 minutes for Lindsey to complete the injections and I would be on my way. I didn't have any problems at until I was near the end of the expansion process and even then there really wasn't any pain, mostly just discomfort, while you are going through the expansion process you look like you have breasts, they are kind of in the way. They are not soft and don't really move like breasts. Again, I would definitely say it was more of a discomfort than pain. Once we had completed the expansion process we allowed my body time to recover from the expansion process and scheduled my implant surgery. On October 2, 2010 Dr. Maloney removed the expanders from my chest and placed the breast implants in my chest. I am now happy to say that I am completely recovered from my surgeries and I have had a really great outcome. My breasts are a nice size, very close to what they originally were, and they look good in my clothes. I still have to decide about nipple reconstruction but there is no hurry, this can be done anytime.

Throughout this whole process I never really changed my day to day activities. Other than two short recovery periods, after the expanders were placed in my chest and after the implants were placed. I continued to work, babysit my grandkids and horseback ride, all of the things I love to do.

I know that everyone tolerates pain differently but again I have to say, this was not bad at all. If anyone reading this is considering this type of surgery or knows anyone who is, I will always be happy to share my experience. I am very happy with the outcome of my surgery and my experience with Dr. Maloney and his staff; I know I made the right decision in going to him.

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