Location: Chicago, IL
Member since 11/22/2011


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Reviews by ajapel

Fat Atrophy, Wrinkling and Eye Pain after IPL and RF from EMAX fotofacial - Palm Harbor, FL

I went to an mdspa in the Palm Harbor to receive IPL to get rid of my visible blood vessels on my cheeks in Mid November. I'm 37. Unfortunately, the PA did the area near my eyes as well though I didn't request it. I had swelling for about 7 days total, mostly around my eyes. I had a... READ MORE

Questions from ajapel

Bumpy, Rough Texture from IPL Done 7 Weeks Ago, is This Permanent?

I had an IPL fotofacial on my face for broken blood vessels. I was very swollen for about 7 days mostly on the upper cheeks. I now have rough skin and bumps all over my cheeks... READ MORE

eMax SRA Common Settings- I've Been Left With Bad Skin Texture,

Dear Doctors: I had Emax with the SRA head and my face has been wrinkling ever since with hyperpigmentation and texture changes (orange peel like texture). I had after the... READ MORE

A PA Performed IPL + Radiofrequency Fotofacial with Syneron's EMAX SRA Head. Now I Have Eye Pain and Fat Atrophy, Options?

Settings were optical fluence of 25 and RF of 25. I was treated right up to eyeball (literally) and now have daily right eye pain that worsens with movement and use. Eye docs... READ MORE

Recent comments from ajapel

My treatment was a fotofacial but the machines by Syneron also have radiofrequency - the same technology that is used by Thermage. I have very evident fat loss. It happens, it's been documented in literature, it's real. READ COMMENT

Plus you have to have an expert doctor write up their thoughts before you can even bring a case. READ COMMENT

In general. Florida capped compensation at insanely low amounts so lawyers don't bother unless a doctor pretty much kills a patient. They also made it mandatory that patients have an expert that is certified in the same field as the... READ COMMENT

My damage was also in Florida. The state has laws that protect the doctors, not the patients at all. Worst state to be damaged in. READ COMMENT

Radiofrequency should be banned. It's effects are like a wild card. READ COMMENT