i can take alot of pain,i was thankful that they used a topical cream for pain which they sent me home with. i am still numb i can tell i am thankful for that. my skin is very dark and red with a waffel pattern much darker than the video i saw on this site. i have great skin i did it for pore reduction and fine lines and to tighen the skin my husband is alarmed but i think that i will have a good out come. i also purchased from them sun protection we are in a heat wave here and i am to stay away from the heat and its rays.
i have been going to this dr. for over 30 years so i have great skin from them teaching me how to take care of it. i was a little worried because i could smell my skin burning during treatment. i took an aleve for pain and inflamation. the topical is keeping my skin numb i am only to put the numb cream on tonight and tomorrow i will put organic coconut oil or aqua four ? spelling it like vasoline but it has healing properties in it.they said i would swell so far i have not swelled.
i wished i had washed my hair and not wore mascara today before i went in.i am just slightly uncomfortable because skin is tight and hard. i do feel that i will have a good out come but all that i have had done there has been a good thing. i usually just had the spots taken off my arms i played golf and bo tox. i have bo tox done other places and it does not last as long as it does when it is done here. the fillers i had done in my lips and labial areas are still doing their job.i just hope that this is a good thing it is just more aggressive than anything i have done in the past. i am 53 and want to look natural not plastic so i did this.i had this done at 2 30 it is 10 so i do not know at this time if it is worth it or not. it looks not so good right now
As promised I got a phone call this morning to see how I was doing. It sounds like I am doing good from my report from the nurse. She wanted to know if I was swollen or in pain or if I needed to see her. I think this is a plus to talk to your DR. I am so glad I went to a professional Plastic Surgeon. This is not a procedure for a spa!!!! I feel like they would have immediately done something if I needed help. I can see how there could of been a problem with swelling and I would have wanted a DR. To be there not a person who just took a course! The phone call, if anything to see how you are doing is normal or not and it makes you feel not alarmed. This morning my skin was very tight so I mixed the numbing cream with the organic coconut oil. This was a good thing and the nurse said it was ok to do. I had minor swelling. Took an aleve after breakfast I am here at work this is how it is it is like I fell asleep in the sun at the beach so you know it zaps your energy so drink water, stay in air conditioning. If you have to get into your car use sunscreen here in Texas the sun is so hot. My husband is more concerned at this point than I am. As long as I do not look into the mirror I am fine. I am so glad I had the coconut oil (it is organic and hard to find it is called ? I will have to go get the jar it is actually cooking oil!) To mix with the numb stuff they gave me because the coconut oil mixed just melted on my face so no rubbing was necessary. Then you could put the numb stuff on comfortably. Avoid getting it on your lip because it numbs them I did not like the numb lip thing. But if I ever have anything done to my lips I am asking to use this! My face stayed numb for hours so whatever they used is incredible for topical! The look today is like I had a screen pattern over my face the waffle areas are brown under is red. The nurse said the brown is the sun damage.I will keep you posted. Also I would have this treatment done in the beginning of the week so you can reach someone but my Dr. I can reach him if I needed help he would be there for me. Goes back do not do this at a spa!!! I feel sure if I had any scaring he would be there to fix it, spa they do not have the knowledge of skills a DR. office will have. Also if you work and you are concerned with what people see I would take a couple days off and say that you feel asleep in the sun with sunglasses on!