Location: Kansas, AL
Member since 10/15/2007


  • 15 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 9 questions

Reviews by tealeaves

Fraxel Great for Overall Skin Quality! - Philadelphia, PA

I had four treatments 6 weeks apart last year of Fraxel 2. Ther first two the settings were low and I responded well to the pain. I asked the dr. to crank up to highest setting for the last two and then I really noticed the difference. I was able to tolerate the pain w. a small dose of percocet... READ MORE

Happy with Open/in the Hair Line Brow Lift

Pros--natural result; better lift than botox; open procedure lowered high hairline for better proportions to the face. the hairline incision was causing me much anxiety pre surgery but really pleased and how thin the scar is and see it diappearing already!Cons--not known at this time (not... READ MORE

Questions from tealeaves

Will Open Brow Lift Scar Heal Nicely?

I am considering an open brow lift to correct my hereditary low brow and high forehead. I've been keeping my brow elevated with Botox in the past 5 years. I have total trust... READ MORE

Ointment for Scar from Tricophytic Brow Lift?

I'm nervous about the scar healing following a Tricophytic brow lift. Surgeons, do you have suggestions for types of ointments to use after the scar has closed? Any supplements... READ MORE

Pelleve Frequency, How Often, How Long Does It Last?

Hi, I've heard conflicting reports on how often to get Pelleve (6 months?) and how many treatments to get to start (2-3). Also, how is this different than Thermage? READ MORE

TMD Patient Considering Full Mouth Restoration?

TMD issues have plagued me for the last 15 years. I discovered the field of Neuromuscular dentistry and have had my upper teeth fully restored 7 years ago. It didn't alleviate... READ MORE

Braces on Veneers, is It Possible?

I'm a TMD patient who has had TMD issues for 15 years. I've had my uppers restored w veneers and now considering the lowers which are worn down from grinding and I have a... READ MORE

Considering a Vestibuloplasty for Minimal Tooth Show?

I've been to aneuromuscular dentistry to treat TMD. I've also invested in a full mouth restoration to replace small, worn teeth. I'm happy that I'm out of pain but dissatisfied... READ MORE

Benefits of Chin Aug Intraorally Vs. Extraorally?

Hi, can surgeons comment on the approach they like to make for chin augmentations (intraorally vs. extraorally)? Also, can you comment on the typical downtime, swelling and... READ MORE

Smart Lipo over 70?

I'm asking this question on behalf of my mom She is over 70 and it fine shape, no hypertension or high cholesterol and no heart disease. She's having a hard time finding a... READ MORE

Facial Fat Grafting vs. Selphyl. What's the best option for facial atrophy?

I had two treatments two years ago of Selphyl for some minimal lower face, cheek facial atrophy. I felt it gave minimal improvement. I'm seeing a new dr. and he recommends... READ MORE

Recent comments from tealeaves

Is your profile picture your before photo? if that is the case the dr. did a lovely job as your cheeks are quite flat in that picture and they look fuller now. congrats on nice work! READ COMMENT

Hi, Megan, I posted a dental related question recently and am getting no comments from the dental community. do you have any advice on how I might rephrase to get some commentary? I also think it might be good for me to write directly... READ COMMENT

I'm very glad i went w. this approach as it def made my hairline lower and the scar healed nicely. Within in 2 weeks i was back to work w. some good camo makeup My doctor did an abrasion type treatment on the scar 2 weeks after and scar... READ COMMENT

Hi, I just saw this, sorry for the delay. I was reviewing my review as i'm one year post op today. Did you end up having the procedure? I still have a bit of numbness and get an occasion bit of botox but still happy w. it. READ COMMENT