noipl

Member since 2/11/2011

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  • 6 total posts
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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

Recent comments from noipl

This was actually in 2010...I was very traumatized by this and it left white spots in my melasma. The only good thing she did was prescribe Biafine. It saved my face. I went back several times and she was mortified. She really did... READ COMMENT

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... READ COMMENT

I have consulted with him also. I get the same impression. He is a breath of fresh air. This was not his first career in the medical field, maybe that is why. I will do a test spot for melasma and see how it goes..... READ COMMENT

Hi Britt, Thank you. I have consulted 2 doctors since. IPL should never have been used on my mixed race skin (now I know). I get the same answer of 'time will heal all' and 'try the frazel re:store'. I am sick of... READ COMMENT

I am excited to read your post. This Dr. that I consulted asked me a question, no other Dr. has asked in all of the 20 years that I have been going for the free consultation (never committing). He asked, "do you want to wear a bikini or... READ COMMENT