Testimonials – Master Makeup Artist, Skin Care Specialist, Cosmetic Surgery Consultant and Author Susan Gail

Cosmetic surgery consultant, author of Cosmetic Surgery: Before, Between and After, skin care expert, and master makeup artist Susan Gail provides pre- and post-op cosmetic surgery patients with skin care products that aid in recovery after surgery, personal advice and guidance, and crucial information to help prepare for and recover from surgery. For more than 25 years, Susan Gail has worked with cosmetic surgery patients to set realistic goals for surgery, find the right surgeon, and experience the most healthy and comfortable recovery possible. Whether by reading her book, speaking with her in a plastic surgery consultation, or using her collection of cosmetic surgery recovery skin care products that are not provided by surgeons, thousands of patients have greatly benefited from Susan Gail's experience and knowledge!!

For a cosmetic surgery consultation, post-op skin care products, or for any of her other services, contact Susan Gail today.

What Cosmetic Surgeons and Others Are Saying About Susan Gail

“The amount of effort that the patient puts into the whole process of plastic surgery is of the greatest importance. Author Susan Gail has used her personal experience and her ability to organize information to present Cosmetic Surgery: Before, Between and After to her readers, and believe me, there is a wealth of information on the subject contained within its covers. Not only must patients be well informed about the realistic goals of surgery, but they must have an organized and selective approach to choosing a plastic surgeon and getting prepared for their actual surgical procedure. After the surgery, the patient must understand the principles and methods by which they can maintain their best aging and thus "keep the clock turned back." By following the principles outlined in this book, one is adequately prepared to do this. I strongly urge that you consider using this valuable resource before going through a plastic surgical procedure.”
James H. Carraway, MD
Director, Plastic Surgery Center of EVMS
Virginia Beach, VA

“Any form of cosmetic surgery is a serious undertaking. Ms. Gail has written a practical and helpful guide to navigating the waters of plastic surgery...a worthwhile read for anyone considering plastic surgery.”
Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS
Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Senior Scientific Editor — Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Private Practice: Manhattan, NY

“Susan Gail’s book excels in educating people about cosmetic surgery. It is thoughtful, insightful, and clear in thought. This is an exceptionally good book and virtually leaves no stone unturned in dealing with the cosmetic surgical process. With this book, the patient becomes knowledgeable about cosmetic surgery in a format different than that of the consultation room. This information is empowering to the patient and makes the surgeon’s job easier. As a plastic surgeon, I would welcome this book in my office and waiting room. Congratulations on this exceptional book.”
Jonn H. Moore, Jr., MD, FACS
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College
Private Practice: Philadelphia, PA

“A valuable and insightful guide for the novice plastic surgery patient. The book is terrific.”
David Hidalgo, MD, FACS
Chief of Plastic Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital
Private Practice: Manhattan, NY

“Susan Gail gives an outstanding balanced view, she is a patient advocate and pro-cosmetic surgery. It is a ‘must’ read for everybody involved in the decision-making process of cosmetic surgery.”
Oscar Ramirez, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor
The John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Private Practice: Timonium, MD

“An honest, practical approach for anyone considering aesthetic plastic surgery.”
David C. Baker, MD, FACS
Private Practice: Manhattan, NY

“Susan Gail’s cosmetic surgery book is an honest, intelligent, thoughtful and extremely useful guide to plastic surgery. This book is easy to read for anyone contemplating cosmetic surgery. Susan gives her readers great step-by-step ideas for the whole experience — from choosing a surgeon to planning your first post-op sex! Her attitude is realistic but uplifting. I highly recommend it for anyone planning surgery.”
Thomas W. Loeb, MD, PC
Board-certified Plastic Surgeon
Private Practice: Manhattan, NY

“Finally, practical, actionable information for anyone thinking about plastic surgery. Susan Gail gives readers a step-by-step plan for making appropriate choices to get the best results from elective procedures. Packed with self-care advice and information, it is also an enjoyable read, infused with the author’s wit and charm.”
Mark J. Tager, MD
Health Promotion Consultant
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

“Very informative book on how to pick your plastic surgeon...will be an asset to those who read it. It was very insightful, organized and thorough. It was written as only could be written by a skin care professional who has learned by actually experiencing the whole postoperative process. I look forward to using this book with my own patients.”
Richard J. Greco, MD, FACS
The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery
Private Practice: Savannah, GA

For a consultation that can help you improve your cosmetic surgery results, contact Susan Gail today.

What People Have to Say About Susan Gail

"As a member of the nursing profession, and as a caregiver specializing in post-cosmetic surgery recovery, I highly recommend Susan Gail's book, Cosmetic Surgery: Before, Between and After.

"After working in the field full time for a number of years, I felt I knew just about everything there is to know about recovery from cosmetic surgery. However, after reading Susan Gail's book, I gained many new insights. Now, I highly suggest to all my clients that they read Ms. Gail's book before surgery.

"Susan Gail's book is full of extremely helpful and thoroughly researched information, including how to find the right surgeon, possible dangers, what exactly the surgical process entails, and how to be prepared for every aspect, psychologically and physically, before, during and after surgery. Ms. Gail is extremely honest about expectations, fears and outcomes. She is extremely brave in chronicling every aspect of her experience, including photos, from informing friends and relatives, dealing with their judgment, pre-surgery jitters, post-surgery depression and her final satisfaction with her decisions.

"Not only is Cosmetic Surgery: Before, Between and After thoroughly informative, Ms. Gail's humorous writing style makes her book an enjoyable, funny read. For anyone contemplating cosmetic surgery, this book is a MUST!!!"
Paulla Weddle, San Diego, California

"I had five popular books on the facelift experience. Including The Facelift Diaries, one of the most disturbing of the five. THEN I got THIS BOOK! Susan Gail not only gives more REAL DETAILS about the doctor search, the actual MECHANICS of the post-op period, and how to REALLY prepare for your downtime... she has PLENTIFUL photos. AND...She is an aesthetician and cosmetician who had previously seen and worked on people in all stages of the surgery process before getting her own done.

"She is FUNNY, honest, and SHE IS EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY ! She also is incredibly encouraging in that she has a real facility for intuiting how her words might be affecting the reader and making sure that she keeps you on the positive rather than the negative track. Even when she herself is colliding with unexpected calamities and mishaps. SHE NEVER FORGETS to remind the reader that... IF you make the decision to go ahead, you WILL be happy you did.

"I LOVED THIS BOOK. It's goin' WITH me into (or UP to) the operating room!"
L. Marlow, West Hollywood, California

"The information in your book Cosmetic Surgery: Before, Between and After was incredibly helpful! Your post-op kit was filled with wonderfully appropriate products that any cosmetic surgery patient should have at their fingertips to facilitate their healing process. It was like a treat the Cosmetic Fairy Godmother sent to help me heal better and faster!"
R. Brinig, San Diego, California

"Thank you for the amazing box of goodies! I started using the products as soon as I finished the workbook. Your Recovery Kit is fantastic, practical, user-friendly and just loaded with all the products and little items that are most needed after cosmetic surgery. Thank you for putting together such a wonderful collection. I highly and very happily recommend your kit to anyone having plastic surgery!"
E. Sieger, Allison Park, Pennsylvania

"I rarely spend extra money on myself but your post-op kit was the best investment I ever made. It was so easy to have everything I needed in one place without having to think about it. I want to thank you for everything!"
S. Hunt, San Diego, California

"Your book is lovely. Well written, clear and well illustrated with great anecdotes. Congratulations."
Sander L. Gilman, author "Making the Body Beautiful"

"Thank you for your wonderful book! I feel much more comfortable about going into surgery with this knowledge."
P. Diaz, La Jolla, California

"Your book is wonderful, informative, helpful, funny. The best available on the topic!"
Margarite Olmos

"Just finished reading your book and your terrific insights have helped me make better decisions. My surgery is in June...can you come and hold my hand?"
Dot DeStefano

"Susan, everything you told me, everything you wrote about in your book is RIGHT ON! You provide a very valuable service. Your post-op kit was a blessing. You are very special and I hold you in a very dear place in my heart"
Barbara Morris author, "Put Old on Hold"

To discuss any of her products or services, contact Susan Gail today.