Good face gone bad

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Location: CA
Member since 11/15/2010

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  • 2 reviews
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  • 11 questions

Reviews by Good face gone bad

Fat Transfer - Gambling with Your Face - California

I really liked my face.In hindsight,the minimal "refreshing" I wanted was something that at my age should have been done with fillers. Myth 1) It's non-invasive.I was shocked at my appearance after the procedure and was swollen for months.It invaded my life. Myth 2) It... READ MORE

EMATRIX - JUST SAY NO! - California

I'm so over all these mystery machines and their claims to: a) magically rejuvenate skin with no downtime, b) tighten sagging skin, c) be safe for all skin types d) blah, blah, blah, blah. I'm here to tell you that I've tried a lot of different things by qualified an... READ MORE

Questions from Good face gone bad

How Can I Get Rid of Grid-like Patterns Imprinted on my Skin After Laser Treatments?

Had TotalFX in Feb.Very happy.Had AFT/IPL in May and walked out shockingly red.Swollen for about 8 days.When brown spots came off there were some scars.First noticed orange... READ MORE

Is It Possible for EMatrix Radiofrequency Solution to Cause Any Fat Atrophy?

Thanking you in advance for your response to this multi-part question. If eMatrix can't cause fat atrophy, why not? If it can, under what circumstances? Could it possibly... READ MORE

Surgical Removal of Forehead Veins? Other Options?

Large blue puffy veins:forehead & temple.4 Yag treatments didn't work (worse).Temples filled w/Resty.Fat Transfer not an option.Afraid of schlero. 1)Is microphlebectomy... READ MORE

Does Exercise Impact the Longevity of Botox and Other Fillers?

I'm a huge fan of Botox and fillers;however,I wonder about the exercise impact.Most say none.I spoke with someone who works for the manufacturer of the most popular... READ MORE

Can a Browlift Minimize the Appearance of Forehead Veins?

I have thin skin, little fat, and large puffy blue veins on my forehead not attractive to say the least. Would a browlift improve the appearance of these veins? When I pull the... READ MORE

What Are the Individual Variables That Can Determine How Long Botox and Other Fillers Last?

Though companies give guidelines as to the longevity of Botox and other fillers, there seems to be some variables that determine how long it actually lasts for each person.... READ MORE

Is It Possible for EMatrix to Cause Fat Loss?

I often read that negative results of a procedure are due to the lack of skill on the part of the provider. Is it possible that the eMatrix settings could even be set to reach... READ MORE

What Actually Happens when Collagen Remodels or Reorganizes?

I read this a lot and wonder if this could ever be a bad thing. Could it reorganize unfavoribly and create a scar following a "laser" procedure designed to stimulate... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Do a Fat Transfer to the Forehead?

If it is possible to add fat to the forehead, which technique would you recommend and what are the possible complications? Thank you. READ MORE

Can Fraxel Restore Treatment Impact/melt Belotero Filler?

I've consistently heard that Lasers don't reach the areas where fillers are typically injected; however, it's my understanding that Belotero is injected more superficially.... READ MORE

What Layer of Skin Does EMatrix Target?

A recent answer on RS said eMatrix disperses energy under the skin & is not absorbed by melanocytes. I'm confused about what UNDER THE SKIN means. eMatrix minimally targets... READ MORE

Recent comments from Good face gone bad

Peels are the way to go I stand behind that. It takes time to turn the skin over so it's not instant correction. Glycolics are great. I've had success with the Vitalize Peel by Skin Medica and light TCAs. Lasers, sub-rejuve,... READ COMMENT

I still have Dr. Hoenig (PS) do mine in LA as well as Dr. Lafkas (Cos Derm) in seal Beach - different areas. Everybody has their strengths and fav products. You just have to figure it out! Time/Money/Perseverance! READ COMMENT

The key is choosing the right doctor (technique) and the right filler. When you are maneuvering around the lumps of a FT, it takes a lot of skill. Sculptra has lost favor over the years in my opinion. I've heard more than one... READ COMMENT

This does mess with your mind in ways I would never have imagined and it can steal your life - if you let it take hold. And again, things may be just fine. Some people on this site can speak to that. I just wanted to share that I... READ COMMENT

I have one more thing to add to my last note - and this goes for anyone who going through this hard time. . . Find a good therapist to help you get through it. I should have, and I didn't! At the very least, they can help with some... READ COMMENT