egm

Location: DC
Member since 4/29/2009

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  • 9 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 5 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews by egm

IPL for Dark Circles, Now I Have Light Sensitivity

I have extremely severe dark circles with dozens of small veins that add to the problem. I tried Juvederm injections, and they were unsuccessful. I thought I would try IPL for zapping the veins, getting rid of dark pigment, and encouraging collagen production and thickening the skin a bit so my... READ MORE

Wish I Had Done This Earlier - Washington, DC

I had a terrible Resty fill under one of my eyes about 2 months before my wedding. He used WAY too much and injected badly, leaving what looked like a large kidney bean under my eye. He didn't have any experience with Hyaluronidase and told me of the horror stories and suggested I wait it... READ MORE

Questions from egm

Eye Sensitivity from IPL?

While getting IPL for dark circles, I noticed that one zap above my eye caused a noticeable pain on the bone under my eyebrow. Since then (yesterday), that same eye is... READ MORE

Can VBeam Laser Help with Dark Circles?

I have dark circles caused by very thin skin and bone structure (complete lack of cheekbones). While I plan to get cheek implants soon, I realize this will help but not solve... READ MORE

Recent comments from egm

It may not be the filler. As I got older, I also started noticing that my dark circles look different in varying lights - put me in very bright lighting and I look good, in foggy daylight I look like I've been beaten. This was a problem... READ COMMENT

I'm confused - so the only time you see the ill effect of this injection is under the flash of camera or in a dark room? READ COMMENT

PS: I had a terrible filler injection under my eye and it was two weeks before my wedding. I looked like a monster on my wedding day because I was too scared to do the Vitrase. I live with it another 5 months before finally caving and... READ COMMENT

If it's the result of a burst blood vessel, you can get a v-beam laser treatment and it should heal it up. That costs about 300-400 bucks depending on where you live. If it's because he injected the filler too superficially and it's... READ COMMENT

What type of lasers would work best at zapping capillaries around the eyes? READ COMMENT