Location: NYC
Member since 6/22/2008


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Questions from silasolfamiredo

What is Photo Facial on Hands

Hello, I went to a local "spa laser center" hoping to see someone who had done - successfully - her age spots on hands and lower arms, but they convinced me to start... READ MORE

Is There One Laser Treatment to Treat Multiple Skin Problems?

One laser (or IPL) alone ok to remove 3 different things? Can one laser (or IPL) alone cover: age spots, spider veins and wrinkles on hands? Or it's a different laser for... READ MORE

Would Lip Wrinkles Affect Permanent Makeup Results?

About cosmetic dermatology: I want to have a Permanent makeup on my lips. But I'm an older lady and I have wrinkles surrounding my lips, they are little vertical lines all... READ MORE

Is Juvederm Effective for Deep Nasolabial Lines?

Consulted with hospital cosmetic clinic to take Juvederm injections for deep nasolabial lines, and finer lines/wrinkles around mouth including lip's short/vertical lines. I was... READ MORE

Will Dry Needling Produce New Collagen in an 83 Yo Female?

Is it possible that an 83 year old taking this treatment NOT see her collagen stimulated as she hasn’t enough of it? I understand it takes from 3 to 10 treatments at a... READ MORE

How would an elderly person's skin take Botox?

Would the skin of an 86 year old woman successfully take Botox on the frown lines to start with (then will probably want to expand). This lady is very healthy in general and... READ MORE

Where does remaining skin of shortened nose go?

Lady in her late 80's wishes to shorten her nose (besides other nose improvements). If this is possible, where does the remaining skin go??? I was told by a plastic surgeon on... READ MORE

What's the longest in terms of months I can wait between my medical clearance and my surgery?

I had all blood/other medical clearance done for my plastic surgery about a month ago and I'm worried I may need to do it all over again since I haven't yet found the... READ MORE

SMAS, composite, or deep plane rhytidectomy?

I read various articles on these methods and wonder which of these might best apply to an 87 year old woman in excellent health and active. Just lifting the skin obviously... READ MORE

I learned of Laser Resurfacing AND Dermabrasion. Which one is best? :o)

I have typical octogenarian wrinkles all around the mouth...I don't like needles so fillers are out. I learned Laser Resurfacing isn’t very thorough, but, it only takes one... READ MORE

From a ridiculous extreme long/upward nose, to the other extreme ridiculous long/downward/wide nose (photo)

My 3d nose revision...devastated! (At same time: face, neck & lip lifts, fine!). See pre/post op photos plus 2 nose models I gave to surgeon as guidance. But nose is now much... READ MORE

Why all this mystery about not being able to shorten a very long nose?

I have a long, downward, and wide (flat at the 3rd part of the nose almost touching the lip) done about 4 months ago but my dr. says he can't make it shorter. Said he can try... READ MORE

Recent comments from silasolfamiredo

You're welcome heledd, I do hope it will help you, but keep in mind you may be wasting your time by trying to see surgeons while your surgery is still too fresh. Beware of those surgeons who'll tell you they can do it sooner. At this... READ COMMENT

Katie, I hope you didn't go for "relaxing the lips" or worse, for a skin graft after such great work he did on you!!! I wish mine were like yours. However, you'll see they'll come down quite a bit. Are you now on your 3rd month? ... READ COMMENT

Heledd, writing an email is good but a letter is much better. Write exactly what you want to tell him and your questions, but with politeness and truth in it. Also break up paragraphs so as to make it easier to read, as well as... READ COMMENT

Well what's done is done. The important thing is to learn from it. So don't be angry, just start the search because it takes a lot of work and a lot of time. First search the internet for a rhinoplasty expert or specialist. If you... READ COMMENT

Heledd, were your 3 revisions done by the same surgeon??? No!!! Why did you keep going to him??? It's time you search for another one and this time be very stern in your judgment of him BEFORE acepting. Rereading my post above. If... READ COMMENT