Member since 3/10/2014


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Recent comments from jqw3827

There are many questions. Are you being seen and treated by a board certified (in plastic surgery) plastic surgeon - or an aesthetician in his/her "medi spa"??? Yes - Hydroquinone and Tretinoin (a/k/a Retin A) are used in combo -... READ COMMENT

It's also possible that after 6 Ipls you've maxed out its benefits. What are you aiming for? If you still have dark spots they are probably too deep for IPL to dint. Then you start trying other things after an aporopriate resting period... READ COMMENT

No way should you do microdermabrasion or a peel this soon. I'd give that IPL 3 months to calm down. So if you are concerned this place might be out of business by then, or that they were really too aggressive - why not go ahead and... READ COMMENT

To me, personally, if it looks like an iron mark - it seems to be a burn. I had one mark like this on my neck once and it took a very long time to fade. Happily, it was winter and I could wear turtlenecks. But, the aesthetician was... READ COMMENT

I think if you read the literature carefully, you'll see there's a RANGE for length of effectiveness - with 6 months being a maximum. So, it depends from person-to-person; from procedure-to-procedure, etc. I personally waited 5 months... READ COMMENT