Not by the Hair of my Chiny, Chin, Chin! - Dayton, OH

MY BACK STORY I started noticing hair on my chin...

MY BACK STORY
I started noticing hair on my chin after the birth of my second child (25yo). It started slow and due to waxing and tweezing it progressively got worse. I also get VERY BAD ingrows/scarring/and keloids! (notice in pic) I have cysts on my ovaries as well. However finding a doctor to look into that is another post all together. Finally I couldn't take it anymore and opted for electrolysis. (43yo)

FIRST ELECTROLYSIS -- xxx
I wont say her name, because she seems like a genuinely nice lady, did not do a good job. She seemed nervous and made me uneasy. She was VERY heavy handed with the probe. So much so that it has left scarring. (see pics) I felt the probe go in and a burning like I have never felt before. I literally was pulling away each time. (and I'm no sissy to pain) She even had the nerve to say: "And I didn't even have it turned up to as high as I wanted it to go." I got a SEVEAR headache ( I NEVER get headaches) that lasted from the moment I left her office until 48 hours later. ...I never went back to her.

SECOND ELECTROLYSIS -- Amy Day
I went for an initial consultation. She took me right on time. She explained everything about the procedure. She discussed my specific situation and what to expect for results. She gave me ideas of follow up care as well as pre-care. She told me to stop waxing/tweezing and to get an electric shaver for ladies. She also told me to buy some Loreal360 for my face, but not to use it 2 days before an appointment ( because it would take moisture from the skin). She was honest about the pain involved and didn't try to sugar coat it. She charges $1 a minute, which is super cool. So if you can't take it in the middle of your appointment and want to stop, you are only billed for what you've used. I have an actual appointment in a few days. I will follow up with how it goes..

UPDATE!
I have now gone to her for a few appointments. I must say I am very pleased with the results. On the other side of my face, which Amy has worked on, it looks flawless! (pics will be added in 24 hrs) The skin looks like normal skin, with no discoloration or scarring. There wasn't nearly as much pain as the first lady. It was tolerable. I did use a numbing cream but I don't think it helped any. I still felt the sting. I have switched to a different numbing cream and will let you know how that works out next time.

Right side

I got the right side done. Iv added the pics so you can see. This is the same side of my face that the first lady burned up. You can see the splotching and discoloration. I know it will correct itself either in a year or if I get a facial peel (which I'm thinking of doing when this is all over, to even my skin tone). I think 2 more one hour appointments and I will have my first clearing. Then I can go in for stragglers and maintenance. I'm hoping to be home free by end of summer.

I also switched numbing creams like I said I would, and it did help. I have read that if you don't like a cream try a gel. So I purchased a gel and it worked much better than the cream. My tech. also added some nitro(?) on top of that to open my pores and let it get in even deeper. I'm not sure if that did anything, but every little bit helps.
Amy Day

She is very pleasant and you can tell she knows her stuff. Great bedside manner as well.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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