Location: Atlanta
Member since 2/28/2011


  • 184 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 7 questions

Reviews by cveroleyva

Very Comfortable Experience, Now Have Permanent Damage.. - New York, NY

Let me put this out there, I made it to 3 out of 4 ipl sessions. It was a very comfortable experience, no stinging, no burns, no rubber band snapping sensations, the office was great. Explained worse case scenario it may not work, best case scenario skin will look great. I browned on my sun... READ MORE

Juvaderm to Correct Ipl Associated Fat Loss - Atlanta, GA

I just had juvaderm today, it's my first time ever using any type of filler. My doctor injected about 12 injections on the right side, and about 8 on the left. The results were subtle, but immediate, and it corrected an indent on both cheeks under the cheekbones. I was told that I will swell... READ MORE

Questions from cveroleyva

Is IPL with RF Powerful Enough to Melt Fat?

The more research I do on IPL, the more I see doctors that post and promote their practice stating the ipl does melt fat and can tighten skin. I see all doctors here on this... READ MORE

If IPL Causes Collagen to Shrink, is New Collagen Built Around It Always Uniform or Can New Collagen Be Uneven?

If ipl causes collagen to shrink, and allow new collagen to be built around it, isn't shrinking collagen a negative for the skin? How can the recovery be uniform? Is that... READ MORE

IPL, Facial and Extractions in the Same Session?

Or can this cause scarring? Noticing many practitioners at medspas will do both at the same session. READ MORE

Patients w/ Long-Term Effects of Laser Treatments - Your Experience?

How often doctors on this board experience patients coming back to them after one year out from their post laser treatment showing textural changes, fat loss, dry skin? I'm... READ MORE

Chances of Increased IPL Scarring if Not Enough Gel is Used?

I've been reading that if providers do not use enough gel when treating patients with ipl, this can increase etchmark scarring. What does this gel do? Do providers disclose... READ MORE

Do Cosmetic Lasers Penetrate Through the Dermis? Isn't This Where Second Degree Burns Occur?

I'm reading that lasers don't go that deep, yet sebaceous glands, hair follicles, etc...are located in the dermis level. According to burn centers, heat generated that... READ MORE

Recent comments from cveroleyva

Hi, your so lucky! im certain its invidual based, ive seen so many great reviews with pics and so many horrible, mine included, with pics. i had a chubby face, and i liked it on me because of my background, but its messed with with my... READ COMMENT

Hi HopeandPray, I dont mean to scare anyone, but yes i have experienced fat loss. it happened within the months after my ipls, i was told i looked really sickly, and still do, although my weight hadnt changed, and now that im almost... READ COMMENT

Sorry for not respondong sooner to those asking questions. i have been using the hydroxy lotions, i dont think it helps, but i dont think ot hurts either. just remember eveyrhting is an individual experience, so what may not work for me... READ COMMENT

Hmm, i have one. thanks for a wonderful comment and have a great day;). READ COMMENT