Member since 2/13/2013


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Reviews by kittyisblue

almost 2 1/2 years post op

Last week I received my insurance approval for surgery. Currently, I'm 125lbs.; and I wear a bra size of 30-32E (ideal size is a 31E). This surgery is something I have wanted for the past 7-8 years. After my mid-February consultation, I was surprised at how easily it was for me to: obtain... READ MORE

2nd PicoSure Tx (15 q-switch Tx's) - Progress!!!

Yesterday I completed my first session of laser removal. In total, Im having three tattoos removed. Two of the tattoos being removed are on my arms, and the third, is on my back. I must say, I'm a little disappointed after my first session. I know this is going to be a process. And I know that... READ MORE

Questions from kittyisblue

Worried my tech isn't turning up the Q-switch laser to a strong enough number to be producing any effects. Is this right?

I'm on my 5th and 3rd laser removal session (Q-switch). I've noticed that when the tech is performing the treatments, he only turns the laser up to 2.3. I've seen on many of... READ MORE

Recent comments from kittyisblue

They are running a special at $1000. For unlimited treatments for a year. Then you pay $20 for each session you show up to. And you can schedule as many as you want, including treatments for aged skin spots, sun damage, etc. it's really... READ COMMENT

I'm right there with you. I had my first Picosure treatment today- after having about 15 with the q-switch (I've actually lost count). I think I expected more immediate results today... There are so many other days I contemplate a... READ COMMENT

I just read your thread. You've been through quite the conflict, as to how to handle your tattoo. But it sounds like you got a pretty good deal at Northwest. Good for you for shopping around. I went to their sister shop - Highbridge for... READ COMMENT

Thanks for the words of encouragement!! I will update after the PicoSure about the location, process, and cost difference. The laser clinic is about 20 minutes south of the Twin Cities. There are actually two of them. So I'm going to... READ COMMENT

Hello :) It's tecommended 4-6 weeks, and up to 8, if you don't mind allowing your skin a bit of extra healing time. I've been doing this every 6-8 weeks since June 2013. It feels like forever but I wouldn't change it. I also had some... READ COMMENT