Six years ago I had a micro laser peel for minor acne scarring. The doctor recommended peels but I only did one. It was very painful like a blowtorch in the face and it left a scar under my eye. When I went back for a follow up I pointed this out to him in which of course......take a big guess.....what do you think he did? Deny,deny,deny! As they all do.
The following year I developed major hyperpigmentation but of course I did not go back. I went to another facility and guess what he offered....well another laser. I told him I did not want to go that route and he said oh no it is safe. I ended up doing a few treatments of the Affirm and now my skin is wrecked. It took a few years but now I am paying for it. I am only 36 and my oil glands are not working and the skin appears dead and wrinkly on my face. Where the goggles were on is starting to sink and my face hurts like I have a wild fire spreading.
These doctors do not give a crap about us as long as we are paying for their beach houses and fancy cars. What is worse are the companies that are developing these devices. My skin is so thin and I am scared to go outdoors even with protection on. I need a full faced helmut.
What am I to do? I cannot imagine how much worse it will get......I have tons of broken blood vessels throughout my face and of course they suggest IPL or Vbeam......screw off I say! That will be the end of my already non existant skin! Women need to go to the media about the damage they have received with these weapons of mass destruction! Don't be a sucker when the doc says he can help!