She may be a pro at helping others find true love as Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker, but Patti Stanger confesses to Life & Style she turned to plastic surgery to boost her confidence before hitting the dating scene.
“I had my first breast reduction and lift five years ago,” the 52-year-old tells this week’s issue of Life & Style. “Then I had another one. I felt skinny and young again!”

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Then in 2011, she went back in for a face-life, but, she recalls, “my doctor suggested an eye lift.” Afterward, she was a new woman: “I felt pretty and like I could go out, date and compete with all the young girls,” she says.
And it wasn’t long before Patti found her own man: mortgage broker David Krause. “When I met David, he thought I was younger than I was!” she raves of her tweaks. “He didn’t care, though, when he found out my real age.”

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Plastic surgeries may have helped Patti’s confidence soar, but, she admits to Life & Style, it’s part of the business. “When you’re on TV, you have to do this. Anyone who says they don’t is lying.”
For more, pick up this week’s issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now.