I've desired smoother skin due to acne scaring and overall unevenness of my skin. The doctor recommended laser resurfacing. After considering it and reading up on the procedure I decided to go through with it. I did a full face resurfacing under conscious sedation. I woke up with what looked like a very bad sunburn. There was no pain but quite a bit of discomfort with my face feeling very hot... more
The recovery was fairly easy. In my case, you just have to make sure to wear a lot of sun block after the procedure, especially that when I did it in September. It was still pretty warm weather, so I just have to make sure to follow all of the instructions. Basically, you wear a lot of Vaseline, like a type of Vaseline product on your face for a while, but again they're very specific and very... more
I had Botox and a Profractional Laser treatment done in 12/12. The botox was done with absolute perfection and my 40 something crows feet diminished over night. The Profractional Laser treatment was done with care, complete accuracy and I couldn't be happier with the results. It smoothed out my acne scars, remaining wrinkles and reduced sun damage spots.
I recently had to see Dr... more
I had the sciton microlaser all over my face with additional deeper profractional laser to treat acne scarring on my cheeks and lines around my mouth. The dermatologist indicated at least a 50% improvement for the scarring. The procedure itself was managed with pain medication etc. so was not too uncomfortable however the heat that developed in my face for about 20 minutes at the end of the... more
I had an eyebrow lift and my face lasered. My skin was tightened, a few years peeled off. But my forehead developed uneven pigmentation. No, it didn't go away. It is red, and white like a rash. It is not visible unless you are close. For a few months after this procedure, I could feel the collagen production in my skin. This was a good thing. more
About 15 years ago, I had my entire face lasered to remove sun damage and brown spots. I did it at my dermatologist's (moneymaking) suggestion, since I had just gone in for some spot removal.
It left my face looking like a skinned knee for about two terrible weeks - oozing, red and scabbed (although if you use the suggested ointment, it doesn't actually scab, and therefore, doesn't scar.)... more
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