Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Member since 2/15/2011


  • 19 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Laser Hair Reduction? Or Generation? - Tampa, FL

In 2004, I began searching for an experienced laser technician to perform laser hair removal. After shopping around, I decided on Hair Today Gone Tomorrow in Tampa, FL (no longer in business). I was told during all of my consults that my leg hairs were too light and fine to absorb the laser for successful hair reduction. But I decided to opt for full body hair removal regardless. 3 years... READ MORE

V Beam For Facial Redness

The flushing and redness on my entire body increasingly gets worse, so I opted for V Beam laser treatments for both aesthetic and lifestyle comfort purposes. I had a second VBeam treatment today with Sue at The Laser and Skin Center in Virginia Beach. I am very pleased with her aggressive treatment, although I have a lot more swelling this go around. READ MORE

Questions from Nelle9985

Breathing Troubles Due to Rhinoplasty?

My first rhinoplasty was successful in correcting a deviated septum, but aesthetically I felt my nose could have been reduced in size, so I had a secondary rhinoplasty... READ MORE

How Can the Cleft in my Chin Be Removed?

I feel as though my chin appears too masculine and I want something done to achieve a more feminine and youthful appearance. After four consultations, two plastic surgeons... READ MORE

Recent comments from Nelle9985

Judy, You can always inquire about their training. I asked my tech about hers, and she said she graduated from a laser technician school. I am sure the doctor also over-saw a lot of her treatments for a period of weeks before letting... READ COMMENT

It is not uncommon for a laser technician to perform a treatment, depending on the state's regulations. Some states require you to be a licensed medical professional (M.D., R.N., P.A., etc) while others may just require supervision of a... READ COMMENT

Hey ndkrn, my second treatment was done by someone different and I had A LOT more swelling because it was a more aggressive treatment. It took a good week for the swelling to subside. My eyes were nearly swollen shut for a few days so... READ COMMENT

Shampoo, where have you decided on getting your treatment? My treatment had good results, but to be honest, I think Dr. Rostan's treatment was better even though she did fewer pulses. I still have clearer circles from her treatment. The... READ COMMENT

None at all. I am anxious for another treatment to see if it will really reduce my flushing completely. READ COMMENT