Location: US
Member since 10/4/2010


  • 9 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Awful - New York City

I had this procedure ten years ago for acne scars in New York City. If you have done a lot of research on fat injections, you probably know the doctor's name but I do not feel comfortable naming him here. Apparently he has a number of disgruntled former patients who have posted on the web, and I really don't want to get involved in that. I just want to share my experience with the... READ MORE

My Experience with Silikon 1000 for Acne Scars - New York City

I never write reviews for anything, but given the amount of research I did on Real Self before having this procedure, and the strong negative opinions of some doctors on the subject of silicone injections and acne scars, I felt I owed it to folks who are here looking for info. About me: I am a woman in my mid-30's who had cystic acne in my late teens/early 20s that was cleared... READ MORE

Recent comments from 688365anon

Thank you for your comments. I haven't been able to go for my second treatment yet because my work has been extremely busy, and I need about two days to fly up and back to see Dr. Barnett. But I am looking forward to going within the... READ COMMENT

I'm so sorry to hear that SJM. Yes, I hope other people do their due diligence here at Real Self and other sites. I would note that the internet wasn't really a resource for these types of reviews when we had our procedures, so it's... READ COMMENT

Hi Britt--yes, it was not a great experience to say the least! Thank you for asking. The negative effects--swelling, overcorrection--did go away with time. I even rented this special machine the doctor recommend to decrease swelling (it... READ COMMENT

I know, I'm sorry. My scars were not the type you could see really well in a typical photo of my face--I would've had to sit under harsh light and take it, which honestly I was too ashamed to do (I see now it's silly, a lot of people... READ COMMENT

Thanks, Sharon! Acne scar treatment in particular is a tough area for consumers to navigate, because we're used to so much being promised and so little being delivered. This is the exact opposite of all of those negative experiences I... READ COMMENT