Location: Chicago, IL
Member since 2/9/2011


  • 11 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

10 Years Younger with Reshaped Brows!!

I knew that my brows were too thin, and I hated the way the ends drooped down way too low. Plus one brow was noticeably lower than the other. But I didn't think that anything could be done beyond filling them in the way a makeup artist had shown me. When I heard about eyebrow tattooing, I researched the procedure and found a practitioner in Chicago with the artistic skills to reshape my... READ MORE

Body jet lipo for outer thighs in Chicago

I learned about body jet lipo from a brochure in the waiting room while I was waiting to use my groupon for Botox. I'm certainly not a typical candidate for lipo because I'm over 60 and very slender--except for the saddlebags on my thighs that have always made buying pants/jeans a nightmare. When I learned that there was a cancellation on the surgical schedule in two days, I didn't hesitate... READ MORE

LOVE the Initial Swelling - Chicago, IL

I had Sculptra done yesterday to fill out my cheeks and my long, narrow face. I've had other fillers in the past, with variable results (sometimes good, sometimes minimal). This time I went to a new doctor who recommended Sculptra. Immediately after the first treatment he commented that I looked 15 years younger, and I totally agreed! Unfortunately, I know that the swelling will be gone in... READ MORE

Questions from Chicago5110

What Can I Do Before and After a Procedure to Minimize Bruising? I Have an External DCR Scheduled in 3 Weeks.

What can I do before and after a procedure to minimize bruising? I have an external DCR scheduled in 3 weeks. I previously had a failed tear duct procedure that caused terrible... READ MORE

How can I find a doctor who uses a technique involving many tiny injections of Restylane for facial rejuvenation?

This technique worked especially well for me for filling in lines and wrinkles around my mouth, but it worked well in other areas of my face, too. A total of 1 or 2 syringes of... READ MORE

Recent comments from Chicago5110

I'm had my lips done 2 days ago, and my experience has been quite different from yours. The numbing cream did almost nothing for me. I'm pretty tolerant of pain--but it was really bad. However, I've experienced no pain at all... READ COMMENT

My dermatologist used a Q-switch laser at the lowest setting. This is the same laser used to remove tattoos. The stained pigment rose to my skin's surface and then flaked off over a few days. Only one treatment was needed in my case.... READ COMMENT

I had a brown area under my eye following tear duct surgery. (I had actually been stained by my own blood.) No concealer could cover it. I had excellent results with the laser that is used to remove tattoos. I can't remember the... READ COMMENT

I saw Dr. Iteld at the Geldner Center. He is very personable, and he seems to be skilled with Sculptra. I had 2 treatments of 2 vials each for a total cost of $3000. (Yeah, Sculptra isn't cheap. And the first treatment of 2 vials... READ COMMENT

I had my first Sculptra treatment yesterday. During my initial consultation, my doctor told me that he had treated 20 patients with Sculptra. He reportedly had good results 19 times, but no results at all with one patient. I guess... READ COMMENT