I’m 65, long time swimmer, daily exerciser, and shameful sun lover, and with lots of fine wrinkles & deep creases on the forehead and around the mouth. I looked older than how I feel and wanted a look of “freshness”. I was scheduled for a face lift elsewhere when I decided to consult Doctor Kotler. His recommendation was a chemical peel would be more effective to achieve my desired... more
When I decide where to dine I fluctuate. I can go to a fast food joint (sometimes, if it fits the bill) or I can go to a pricey haute cuisine, fresh food, always great restaurant. Who cares? But I only have one face, and it deserves ONLY the best. What’s my point? For years I’ve been feeling like my face, which was getting more and more wrinkled, didn’t represent the energy... more
I asked Dr. Hansen to do the fraxel laser to my face. He said it mightn't be good for asian skin type like myself. so he did light chemical peels for 6 at two weeks apart. feel good already after first peel. more
I had heard of Dr. Pearson through a mutual friend, being new to the area I didn't know who the best and most trustworthy doctors are yet. I have melasma on my face and it has bothered me for years and it was finally time to do something about it.
I went to Dr. Pearson and he gave me a thorough exam, asked excellent questions and recommended a series of chemical peels and the addition... more
I wanted to use peels to help with my acne scars, it made matters worse. My nose is red for whatever i don't know.
It produced an adverse effect and burned the top layers of my nose? or got it infected? acne? i don't know. I used salicylic acid, glycolic acid and lactic acid at diff times over the course of a month or two (peels from skin laboratory). It made my nose permanately red... more
I am overall quite happy with the results. My discoloration (from acne scars and sun damage) are almost gone, my skin is less oily, my pores are smaller and some wrinkles are less noticeable. I'd recommend the treatment to a friend. Absolutely! I'm also considering doing it again in a year or so.
The two things that I disliked were:
1. The first two days, I had a severe, scary... more
I'm very fair skinned and sunburn easily. With all sunburns I've suffered--especially as a kid because my stepmother thought frequent sunbathing/sunburning would result in a "base tan" that would eventually keep me from burning any more....NOT TRUE!!!--I concluded that I would start aging fairly rapidly if I didn't start dealing with my skin early (in my twenties).
I started with a DIY... more