Location: Las Vegas, NV
Member since 9/22/2011


  • 86 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 17 questions

Reviews by Victoriana

scarred face from fraxel repair and dual

I went into this procedure knowing exactly what to expect. I chose this procedure for mild acne scarring on my cheeks, my right side being worst than my left. I had done my research, chose a board certified plastic surgeon who performed the procedure... and who has experience with the... READ MORE

The Best I Have Felt in 2 Years...- Virginia Beach, VA

After having a horrible experience with laser resurfacing, I found a doctor who is qualified, caring, attentive, honest and the list goes on.....what I think every patient wants in a treating physician. Thank you Dr. have made me feel better about my face in 2 visits than I have in... READ MORE

Questions from Victoriana

What Can I Do For Uneven Indented Skin Texture 2 Weeks Post Fraxel Repair on Whole Face?

I decided to go with this procedure for mild acne scarring on my cheeks....I had the crusting, the oozing with vinegar soaks and acquafor and then onto PCA skin regimen.My face... READ MORE

Uneven Skin Levels from Fraxel Treatments. What To Do?

Ive had 3 procedures total. 9 months out of fraxel repair and 2 months since last dual.( done for minor acne scarring) I have additional scarring and whats worse is uneven skin... READ MORE

I Have Asked This Before and It's Been Are Depressed Post Laser Scars Treated?

Please don't deviate the question. No need for settings, laser. A worthless "surgeon" who took a gamble on my face for money. I'm left with damage how do I treat it? Are laser... READ MORE

Scarred for fraxel dual. Any suggestions?

Rectangle on my left cheek...more subtle damage on shapes and lines pretty much all over my face. Done by board certified plastic surgeon who obviously is incompetent! Is there... READ MORE

Scars post laser resurfacing. Can a light dermabrasion by a skilled physcian be used to smooth them out?

Can a light dermabrasion by a skilled physcian be used to smooth out scars done by non ablative laser? Laser treatments (for scars) don't seem to do much once the swelling... READ MORE

Where to go for damages from Laser Resurfacing?

Lots of people here including myself have had damage from laser resurfacing... Not just in our minds but in our skin. Scars, lines, dents ect. Where do we go? Derm? Or facial... READ MORE

Erbium or co2?

What the difference between the two lasers? Which is best for scarring? Shallow scarring? READ MORE

Is scarring from non ablative laser deeper than acne scars?

Being that non ablative laser works from keeping the epidermis intact is scarring from non ablative laser Usually deeper than "moderate" acne scarring? Is it more difficult to... READ MORE

awful texture and scarring - Microneedling, laser or peels?

What is the best treatment for awful texture and scarring? Can shallow (very shallow scars) ever be completely removed?? READ MORE

Modalities for treating wide shallow scars?

What treatment is best for wide shallow scarring? To best describe this....pieces in my skin are "missing". This happened from a botched laser procedure. What is the best way... READ MORE

Is there a difference between atrophic and depressed scars? Can shallow scars ever be blended completely?

Is There a difference between atrophic and depressed scars? Can shallow scars ever be blended completely? READ MORE

Microneedling for post laser scarring?

A fraxel dual procedure left me with a rectangle burnt in my left cheek and other scarring of lines and shapes pretty much all over my face. Theyre shallow in appearance..... READ MORE

Alloderm graft for scarring?

Can an alloderm graft be used for acne scarring or skin that was damaged by laser? Thank you READ MORE

Scarring from lasers? What can we do?

More and more people seemed to be complaining about disastrous results of laser resurfacing. These are happening at both med spas but also with board certified plastic surgeons... READ MORE

Dermaplaning- facial shaving. Does it smooth out scarring?

Does dermaplanning done weekly smooth out scarring? Micro injuring the skin and ridding it of the debris Over the course of time....say 1 year? READ MORE

Fat transfer for laser scarring. How long is a usual recovery from this procedure?

My ps suggested FT to my combination with other resurfacing help my face from the inside and outside. how long is a usual recovery from this... READ MORE

Can shallow atrophic scarring be completely blended in to surrounding skin?

I have asked this before and been ignored...please dont give a generic copy and paste answer! can shallow atrophic scarring be completely blended in to surrounding skin? why... READ MORE

Recent comments from Victoriana

When it comes to scarring we are our own worst critics....and it is very disheartening to see scars on your face when u look in the mirror. i do agree with deems109- i think your improvment was significant and that you look great. READ COMMENT

Im so sorry this happened to u... i have been burned by laser from which i have scarring...i know what toll it can have on ones life and the whirlwind of awful emotions. retin-a and hydroquinione help as far as skin care regime.Fillers... READ COMMENT

Man, dont i know those feelings! the anger..and anxiety of trying to process what happened. i too have scarring from the laser. not the mixto but fraxel. im so so sorry you are going through this and wish you the best. READ COMMENT

And my scarring from the dual happened to treat the first scar. noone would help me treat it but the dr that had done it. if one could only turn back time.... :-( READ COMMENT

I was scarred twice the first time it was the fraxel repair for a scar near my nasal labial fold and the second time it was the fraxel dual. board certified plastic surgeon. there is a misconception that these things only happen in med... READ COMMENT