Location: Vancouver, BC
Member since 2/2/2012


  • 17 total posts
  • 6 reviews
  • 1 discussion
  • 4 questions

Reviews by lightbulb

Used Retin A - Vancouver, BC

I was using a higher priced French label which had retin A in it and was okay with the result compared to any other store bought product but then realized the cost difference between prescription retin A and my tried and true product . I switched to the medical grade and found the results much... READ MORE

Botox As a Maintenance for Wrinkles - Vancouver, BC

I started getting botox treatments when I was forty and have continued with the program every three months Very happy with the results - I am now fifty and most people are shocked as they think I look about 32. READ MORE

Juvederm Tried It but Have Moved on - Vancouver, BC

I had various fillers over the years initially my lip area then my nasal area then the cheeks and now all of the above plus whatever else needs to be touched up . It is not the product of choice for me currently as I feel there are better options on the market. Currently I use Radiesse and am... READ MORE

Used Years Ago - Vancouver, BC

I have used all the fillers that were on the market over the years I think this was one of the first so it has been years since I tried it. It was fine but there are better products with better results on the market now. READ MORE

Low Grade Chemical Peel to Add to Skin Regime - Vancouver, BC

I use this procedure every two months or so to add to my skin regime. It makes a difference with fine lines and just brightening and rejuvenateing your skin. Tingles slightly but I have a high pain tolerance and it takes no time at all. I use this procedure as well as laser IPL on a rotation... READ MORE

Ipl Every Three Weeks to Brighten my Skin - Mission, BC

I have had 4 ipl laser treatments - each is about an hour long full face and neck chest area . Each treatment has cost me approx 60 dollars .The treatment has made my skin dewy and glowing. I have not done any fillers prior to treatment as I read that it may interfere with them. I will do two... READ MORE

Questions from lightbulb

Laser Skin Tightening. Should I Stop Tanning and Using Retin-A?

I will be having this procedure done on a monthly basis to encourage collegan and a healthier looking skin. I have used fillers and botox for over ten years and feel the need... READ MORE

What does Fraxel Laser Do?

Is Fraxel the laser that makes age spots blacken and disappear? I have done a series of IPL last winter worked great for neck area not so much for face so I dont want to invest... READ MORE

IPL or peel first?

Recently pre purchased ipl and peel - in what order should I do them and what time frame for best results READ MORE

Fraxel and being a Immune Compromised - deficient patient

I am no novice to skin health care - over 15 years of treatments and fillers but recently diagnosed as a PID patient - so need advice re fraxel and possible risk of infection... READ MORE

Discussions started by lightbulb

I am interested in getting skin tightening on my face and neck

I am a 50 year old woman who has generally good skin tone and texture.I have been using retin A and botox and fillers on a regular basis for about ten years as a part of a... READ MORE

Recent comments from lightbulb

My forehead was the only thing treated with dysport and I swelled up as well - felt like I was a fish big fish face - doc gave me some pills to reduce inflammation but no refund was offered - would not rec botox is a better option for me READ COMMENT

I go to DR S as well - no problems READ COMMENT

I was warned about artecoll about 2 years ago - I have had lip injections for about ten years and my current doc asked if I ever had it done - no - there was a warning sent out by ?? about two years ago - it shouldnt be used anymore.... READ COMMENT

Initially a frown line between my eyebrows then the forehead and eyes then the chin and neck and nose. Now it is all of the above. I try not to let the botox wear off so that is why the three month schedule sometimes it is even eight to... READ COMMENT

I think the radiesse lasts longer although as I tend to get it done annually or at the beginning of the year and then just before the holidays in December I don`t really notice a turn around on the filled areas READ COMMENT