CO2 Disasterous Results - Richmond, VA

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I had only mildly noticeable lines around my mouth...

I had only mildly noticeable lines around my mouth and mild acne scars. CO2 took out all my pigment, (think ghost), destroyed skin laxity, pitted and left lesion like marks all over my skin. Four years out and I've aged 20 years. Its only getting worse. Skin is waxy, dimpled and mottled. This procedure destroyed my skin and its progressively getting worse. This is reason why the late review. At first it wasn't that bad but over time its a hundred times worse than I ever thought imaginable. The below image is what I look like now.

Is there any stopping the destruction?

My skin continues to deteriorate over 4 years after co2 ablative. Its extremely dry. I'm so depressed I can hardly keep going at times. I used to have lovely skin and every time someone tries to help, they make it worse. The most recent was a moisturizing mask which took even more pigment out, I'm a splotchy mess. Further scarring. Looks like I've had acne all my life. Jennifer at Dr, Sundin's office did it. And Travis Shaw did a very mild peel 1.5 years ago to help with the damage but only made it worse. Its a living hell and i"m embarrassed by how disfigured the doctors have made me. I don't understand how they can live with themselves knowing they damaged me and changed my life for the worse. I would never in a million years wish this on my worse enemy.
Richmond Plastic Surgeon

Initially I felt Dr. Ferland was super nice spending time with me and answering questions. I realized later that the aftercare was minimal and insufficient. Additionally she said my friends were being "nice" when they said I didn't need laser work. There are much less aggressive treatment options available that are fall less risky that she did not suggest. Probably because she didn't sell them. My skin did not warrant this aggressive treatment. It could have been resolved with creams, fillers and retin A. I was very anxious about this procedure and possibility of problems but she assured me I would look great. I did for about 5 months, but then I lost all pigment in my skin and now its dimpled, mottled, pitted, loose skin and scarred. She has not taken my calls or returned correspondence. Basically kicked to the curb since there is now a big problem. I would at least hope she would refer me to someone who could fix up the mess.

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
1 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
2 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
1 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
1 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
3 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
3 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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