Location: Orange County, CA
Member since 4/26/2011


  • 9 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews by lunatwingirl

Didn't Work for Me, with Side Effects - Orange County, CA

I had cosmelan done at my dermatologist's recommendation for some minor pigmentation about 8 years ago. Her nurse whispered to me before I left to leave it on longer for a better result. Well, I did, and I turned red and peeled like crazy for about a week (which I think is normal). This... READ MORE

First Radiesse Experience! Laguna Niguel, CA

I've been wanting to try a filler ever since I started noticing my cheeks and nasolabial folds getting more hollow looking over the past few years. Now with my 40th birthday coming up I decided to finally try it. I was so nervous that something might go wrong, but that is part of why I chose... READ MORE

Questions from lunatwingirl

Is 6 months post-op too late for Kenalog injections? Also, am I at risk for indents?

I had a rhinoplasty years ago, and then a revision in December 2013. I developed a lot of scar tissue in the tip after the first surgery, and seem to also be developing scar... READ MORE

What is lowest effective dose/strength of kenalog for rhinoplasty swelling and scar tissue? (Photo)

I had rhinoplasty 6 years ago to fix a broken nose. I was happy immediately after, but developed a lot of swelling and scar tissue in the tip afterward. I had a revision... READ MORE

Best treatment for malar bags? (photo)

I have malar bags that I've treated in the past with Radiesse. I've never been able to get 100% correction, and I understand they are tough to fill in. One doctor said to just... READ MORE

Can Vbeam interfere with scar healing?

I had 4 suspicious moles removed by shave excision in January this year. In the past Vbeam has been very helpful to fade the redness. I had Vbeam done a month after the... READ MORE

Recent comments from lunatwingirl

From my experience of two surgeries, the nose tip almost always drops a bit during the healing process....I wish mine had stayed more upturned. I hope you are doing ok, I know how it is to stress about how it's all going to turn out... READ COMMENT

Hi Britt, My skin is much much better now, thanks. I got the melasma pigmentation from taking progesterone for PMS, and at this point it is pretty much gone. I guess I'm one of those people who can't take hormones without getting... READ COMMENT

I've had lots of moles removed by this method. I had really red scars that lasted a few months and then faded to slightly lighter than skin color - not very noticable at all now, but I didn't enjoy the healing phase. Having a... READ COMMENT