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

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

Question to Dentists/Prosthodontists: Could someone give me an approximate of how much a dentist charges for fixing this in NYC?

I have a full upper denture and a front tooth came off while eating. It may have come out clean, or it broke from the plastic gum. Could someone give me an approximate idea of... READ MORE

Recent comments from silasolfamiredo

Oh Nora, your lips were perfectly beautiful and your lip corners were not down at all to start with!!! I'm surprised dr. didn't tell you that you don't need it (maybe I shouldn't be surprised?). READ COMMENT

Lereve.....your nose is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!! The perfect feminine look! I'd kill for a nose like yours. Of course, you're gorgeous in general! :o) Enjoy it!!! :o) READ COMMENT

Hi MaryCi, I'm so glad you had such a successful rhinoplasty!!! Now all you need to do is....enjoy it!!! :o) Whom do you have on your shoulder? Looks so cute but can't tell. :o) READ COMMENT

I agree with Donna1958!!! READ COMMENT

Hi, I feel very deeply for your problem's my problem too though I live in US...But just want to tell you that in this life it's inevitable to bump into insensitive people, but you MUST ignore them and go on with your... READ COMMENT