I've seen a variety of dermatologists and cosmetic specialists over the years for everything from acne to anti-aging. That is until I found Dr. Omeed Memar and his team. Located conveniently a mere steps away from Chicago's Millennium Park and the Mag Mile, Dr. Memar is truly the nicest, most trustworthy and skilled docs around. He has earned both my trust and my strongest recommendation.... more
I wanted to get treatment for hyperpigmentation and IPL was recommended by my dermatologist. I had one treatment at her office, but wanted to continue somewhere with more convenient office hours. Skin Deep was the first place I tried and I have never looked back!
The treatment definitely worked although you do have to continue with it. Melasma is not a condition that can be cured. It's... more
I went to Dr. Laurie Casas' office in Highland Park for my procedure. Maureen Spahr RN performed my procedure. Maureen was extremely thorough and carefully explained the procedure before she began. I have had 4 treatments have noticed a significant difference in the quality of my skin( sun damage,fine lines and enlarged pores).
After the first treatment the majority of the sun damage I had... more
I live in a nothern state, so I decided to have IPL in the winter ( late December 2010 )so my skin would have time to heal before the summer. I was adament about staying out of the sun or tanning bed. It worked terrific at first. I had three treatments. I used sunscreen everyday even though it was winter.
Now ( April ) my age and sunspots have come back worse than they were before. The... more
My regular redness subsided, but i now have rosacea inflammation that i have never experienced before, i originally had it done to remove redness from kprf.My first treatment i did both an ipl and v beam back to back. The second treatment I did only a v beam. I was doing the treatments to remove permanent redness from keratosis pilaris rubra facei which is different from rosacea. After the... more
I was paranoid to get IPL done. But I did a lot of research online and found a top-notch dermatologist who is board certified AND is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine. And she did a great job.This is only the first of 5 treatments. However, I feel much better now that I've had my first treatment. My best advise to anyone considering IPL treatment is to NOT cut corners on... more