Pain After Active FX - South Plainfield, NJ

I just had active FX about two hours ago. It was...

I just had active FX about two hours ago. It was an hour drive home. I am experincing pain and drove home with AC on face. I just turned 55 and wanted to address a bit of slacking on lower face, lip lines and a few crows feet. I'm having a bit of anxiety right now and called Dr. for something for pain. He did not want to give me anything said it should pass and to use wet compresses on face.

2nd day post procedure. Terrible first night. No...

2nd day post procedure. Terrible first night. No one should be sent home from this procedure without pain medication. I had to take pain meds I had from an abscess tooth to make it through the night. I am so frightfully swollen I dont recognize myself. All was expected as I had read about procedure as much as possible before taking the plunge. Its going to be a rough weekends to get through but I am looking forward to getter great results. I would post pictures but they are frightful. Eye lids were done and Dr. says I can expect to have a more open look once healed. Hope hes right.

This is day three if you count day of procedure. I...

This is day three if you count day of procedure. I still have significant swelling under eye area and lids. I can tell skin is ready to peel and resisting the urge to scrub my face to get it off. Jury is still out on this one. As was posted here many times before the first couple of days are the worst. Probably not as bad if eyes are not done but I am hoping for improvement in that area as Dr. had mentioned. Its tough to be patient when your expecting miracles right? LOL. I'm sorry but I cant manage to post pictures. And unlike most people on this site I will not abandon updates when procedure is completed. That is the most frustrating thing I find here, no one seems to post at the three and six month mark intervals as to there progress or lack thereof. Promise to keep anyone interested in my thoughts and progress.

Well it has been two months since my procedure. I...

Well it has been two months since my procedure. I am scheduled for my follow up tomorrow. Yes it's taken this long because it is an hour drive and I have just been too busy. I'm a bit up set that there was no follow up to my treatment. No calls nothing. No one concerned if I came back or not. I can honestly say I see not the slights inprovement in my skin. Mild crows feet stil there. All this talk of collegen rebuilding I think is bull. It was a lot of money for me to spend, quite painfull and one would expect at least some result. Im interested in seeing what the doc has to say and eager to see what improvements he can so me in my after picture that I dont see my self. I am truly dissapointed.

If there is anyone out there that is a patient of...

If there is anyone out there that is a patient of the Bucks county Dr. I would appreciate it if you could get in tough. I dont see any improvement if there is it is very slight and he is trying to talk me into package to have procedure done again. I'm uncertain about all of this and wondering if I should save my money for a different procedure.

Well it is now 7 months post procedure. I can say...

Well it is now 7 months post procedure. I can say now that the procedure was definitely NOT worth it. It's painful. Took off the top layer of my skin and it was glowing for the first few weeks. I was advised by doctor to have another about now. I think this collegen rebuilding is a bunch of bull personally.

Well it is now January six months after the...

Well it is now January six months after the procedure and there is absolutely no difference. Chemical peel would have provided same result and not have been so expensive. Save your money.
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