Chrissie

Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 8/12/2009

Activity

  • 42 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 41 comments
  • 4 questions

Reviews by Chrissie

Was Pleasantly Surprised - La Jolla, CA

I attended a cosmetic surgeon's open house and won in a raffle one Vanquish treatment. I decided since he was offering a special discount at the open house to buy an additional three treatments. I am petite but have fat accumulation around a long surgical scar on my abdomen. My last treatment... READ MORE

Questions from Chrissie

Any Danger to Eyes Using LED Blue and Red Light Therapy?

I have purchased a blue and red light LED therapy machine for home use. I have beginning glaucoma and wonder if there is any danger in using this machine? I use the plastic eye... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for a ThermiTight even though I had Eliquis for a previous blood clot and Atrial Fib?

I am a late 60s woman in good health, relatively speaking. Would like the procedure for my neck and the corners of my mouth where I have excess skin that droops. Am I a... READ MORE

I'm on blood thinners and am thinking of getting a peel. Will it be necessary for me to get off the thinners before the peel?

Will it be necessary for me to get off the thinners before the peel? Is there any bleeding or bruising involved? I take Eliquis daily as the blood thinner. READ MORE

Why don't doctors put their Ultherapy patients in a twilight sleep?

I had painful gum surgery and other dental procedures and a colonoscopy which could be painful and I'm always given a shot of something that puts me out so I don't feel the... READ MORE

Recent comments from Chrissie

Many have had the same experience with pain. It really perplexes me why they can't give you a twilight sleep med like they do for dental surgery or colonoscopies. Please keep us informed as to the results. Thanks for sharing. READ COMMENT

Thanks for your honest appraisal. Most reviews I read say basically the same as you did, i.e. hurts like heck. Not for me, not ever. I'll wait until they come up with something that actually works and isn't like torture. My... READ COMMENT

Thank you for your review. It certainly has confirmed to me the decision not to go ahead with it. READ COMMENT

Thanks for the update. I had considered it but after talking with a friend who, like you, had no results, I decided against it. You're lucky you didn't have pain. READ COMMENT

I hear from everyone that it is very painful. When I have a colonoscopy, I demand I be put out, not just in some twilight zone, and do the same when I had gum surgery (although for that, I didn't have to ask, they just do it.) So why... READ COMMENT