Location: texas
Member since 2/27/2009


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  • 17 questions

Reviews by mikemills

Ala-pdt Adverse Reactions

Worst thing i have been through, healing is taking so long, make sure you are safe when using this treatment iwth right incubation time and exposure times.had an ala-pdt treatemnt doen and got a sever reaction with scabs and blisters. soem of the scabs and blisters came off early. i am left with... READ MORE

Questions from mikemills

Will Redness After Photodynamic Therapy Resolve on Its Own?

I got a severe phototoxicty reaction when I had ALA Photodynamic therapy. 3 hours incubation, activated by omnilux re 633 for 10 minutes. I had excessive crusting and peeling,... READ MORE

Smoothbeam Vs Fraxel Restore for Collagen Production?

Which between Smoothbeam Laser and Fraxel Laser stimulates collagen better? Does Fraxel Restore remove scar tissue while Smoothbeam only remodels? READ MORE

How to Tell if Redness Are Scars from ALA-PDT Treatment?

I had an ALA(Aminolevulinic Acid)-PDT (Photodynamic therapy) treatment done and got a severe reaction with scabs and blisters. Some of the scabs and blisters came off early. I... READ MORE

How to Maintain Dermis After Fraxel Restore?

After a series of Fraxel Restore, should you get a single maintenance treatment every 4-6 months to keep dermis stimulated even though only it only treats a percent of dermis,... READ MORE

How Long Before You See Improvements After Fraxel Restore?

For Fraxel Restore in treating superficial fine lines, enlarged pores and shallow scars,  from your experience, is most of the dermal improvement from new collagen... READ MORE

How Long Before Collagen Level Recedes After Fraxel Restore?

After Fraxel Restore series, how long do dermal results last? In treating fine lines and superficial scars and and keeping the skin plump.After a series, with good skin care, ... READ MORE

Will Getting a Second Series of Fraxel Restore Improve Results?

Hi. If you get a 4 treatments at 26 percent coverage, then wait 6 months for full dermal results, and then get a few more Fraxel restore treatment, could results improve even... READ MORE

Better Results from Higher Fraxel Treatment Levels?

I know higher level provides deeper penetration and treatment levels correspond to percentage of epidermis and dermis treated. Thus, would level 10 of Fraxel Restore give... READ MORE

Are Fraxel Restore Unusual Side Effects Caused by Too High Energy Levels?

I have read that some patients here with the fraxel restore can peel in large white chunks, which i guess would be called scaling? is that mostly due to too high energy or too... READ MORE

Would Oracea Help with Aging and Sun Exposure?

Would oracea in theory have any effect on dermal aging from sun and normal aging process etc. by its effect on keeping healthier ratio on mmps, timps etc READ MORE

Did The Gentlewaves Treatment Company Go out of Business?

Lightbioscinece website doesnt exist, did they go out of busineess and what happeneded withere there handheld device for home use? its fda approved but not on market READ MORE

Is 1.25 and 2.00 Astigmatism Mild or Moderate? Intralase Good for Me?

I am 35....i only have very very minor +0.25 farisightness in both eyes, which doesnt need treatment... however i have one eye 1.25 and 2.00 astigmatism....i currently dont... READ MORE

Oracea and Dermis?

I know oracea is sub antibiotic dose to treat rosacea and acne.. i was wondering with its effects on mmp's and timps in dermis. could it also help prevent aging by inhibiting... READ MORE

ALA_PDT, Blue Versus Red LED?

I am italian descent, skin type 3..... for mild acne and rejuvenation with short contact 1 hour ala-dt...i know the differcence bettween skin pentration of blue and red and u... READ MORE

One Ear Protrude from Folding when Sleeping? (photo)

Hi. when i sleep on my side, my ear always folds back against the pillow and my head and now my right ear in the upper portion sticks out.... my left ear doesnt do since mostly... READ MORE

Does 1 Hour Ala -pdt with Omnulix 415 Led Effect Collagen?

I know blue 415nm penetrates shallow versus red 633nm... but i read blue LED versus red with ALA has less side effects such has post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, blisters... READ MORE

ALA-PDT 1 Hour with Blue Light?

I am skin type 3, 36 yr old male. is short incubation ALA 1 hour activated with omnlux blue cause less hyperpigmentation than with omnilux revive 633 for skin type 3? second,... READ MORE

Recent comments from mikemills

For skin type 3 when treating superficial scars and enlarged pores. when at good fluence range. what is typical treatment level range from (7-10) is best for results and to avoid PIE and PIH? READ COMMENT

Is 600 for full face or the whole cheeks only READ COMMENT