Location: NYC
Member since 6/22/2008


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  • 14 questions

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

Is it true that red eyes can be made white again, as in this picture?

I hope for the white of the eyes as in the picture here: For decades my various ophthalmologists answered they can't do... READ MORE

Recent comments from silasolfamiredo

:o) Your case is like a fairy tale to me. Now the only thing you need to do is . . . . you and your hubby go and have the times of your lives - ALL OVER AGAIN!!! READ COMMENT

I forgot to add: why didn't you post your before/after pix here? This way we can all see what happened. READ COMMENT

Lalamusc, your surgeon is offering you to correct it, please call and talk with him. It's a good sign when they take responsibility. I'd contact him if I were you and tell him, politely, exactly what bothers you in this rhinoplasty... READ COMMENT

THANK YOU JacqE for your extraordinary description of your cosmetic adventure!!! This is so valuable to all of us! You seem to be a very common-sense lady, excellent and generous writer knowing full well what us, the readers, deeply... READ COMMENT

Be very careful!!! For free??? A PS will be practicing on you.... This is how my facial problems started. When I was a teen a co-worker told me she had her nose done at a hospital totally free. So I wanted that too and went....ever... READ COMMENT