Member since 2/11/2011


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  • 2 reviews
  • 1 discussion
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Reviews by noipl

IPL Burns Darker Skin - California

In 2009, I went to this Dr. for treatment for melasma. Long story short, they recommended IPL. We conducted a test spot and it went well. The next appointment, I got cold feet and wanted just the melasma spots treated. She insisted I would be happier with the whole face. The pain was awful and I... READ MORE

Worth It - San Diego, CA

I have had two treatments on my upper abdomen. The second treatment was 2 weeks ago. I find the initial attachment hurts and then numbs due to the cold. It is uncomfortable when they remove the suction and it looks like a piece of salmon. Let them massage the area. The last two days have been... READ MORE

Questions from noipl

Cosmelan MD or Rejuvenize Peel for Dark Skinned Woman with Melasma?

I have had the Cosmelan MD applied for over 2 years; pretty consistently, and use 50spf sunblock on my face. I have severe melasma on my cheeks and upper lip . I am of mixed... READ MORE

Discussions started by noipl

Did it Oct. 3, 2014

This site helped prepare me. It was so hard the first 3 days. I had a nurse and my adult son helping. Today is day 5 and I am just being able to be off of the narcotics. Hope... READ MORE