cape cod

Location: Monomoy Island, MA
Member since 3/11/2011


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  • 71 questions

Reviews & Stories

DO NOT Go to This Doctor! He Caused Infection and Wouldnt Issue Refund! Mexico, MX

I went to see Dr. Cerpa and it was a nightmare. This will be a long story but I will start from the beginning. first off, I gave him a deposit for the surgery. When i got to his office, it was small and it looked very poor. there were even holes in the walls. however, i tried not to judge his surgical skill by his office. however, i thought that if a doctor is making enough money from his... READ MORE

Questions from cape cod

Fraxel or Er Yag for Pitted Scars?

I have icepick and boxcar type scars and asked around for prices on different lasers. i want to get the most fo my money, and one dr. told me fraxel for $900 each session with... READ MORE

What Type of Butt Implant is Best? What's Normal Longevity?

I am planning on getting butt implants but do not know much about what implant is best and what position to have them placed in. Are they similar to breast implants (over the... READ MORE

Brazilian Butt Lift Vs Butt Implants

I have been asking around what is the preferred procedure for many surgeons. Some tell me that fat transfer is preffered, with less complications. Other surgeons tell me that... READ MORE

I Just Got Scar Revision (Punch Excision) for an Icepick Scar, but Now my Scar is Raised. What Now?

I was told that punch excision plus dermabrasion would help a few of my icepick and boxcar scars. i had one scar done and now my scar is raised and red, more like a... READ MORE

What is the Best Option for Weight Loss: the Lap Band, Gastric Bypass,etc?

I am wondering which option is the best for permanent weight loss. All i know of so far is the band, gastric bypass, and the sleeve. READ MORE

What Happens to Your Butt when Butt Implants Are Removed or Replaced?

I have heard that when you remove butt implants or each time you replace them the skin will be stretched from having them in so it will appear saggier. is this true? also, do... READ MORE

When You Move a Certain Way, Can Butt Implants Be Noticeable or Do They Always Look Real?

I want to know if someone looking at your butt will be able to tell that you have butt implants. READ MORE

What is the Best Way to Get Rid of Icepick Scars?

I have icepick scars on my face, and I know there are many treatments out there. What treatment gives the best results? READ MORE

Is There a Chance That You Can Lose Sensation After Getting Butt Implants?

Will I still have as much sensation in my butt after I get butt implants as I did before? if there is a chance I won't, how common is it for this to happen? READ MORE

Should I Have a Laser Treatment or Scar Excision for Acne Scars?

I have some acne scars that arent very deep. Most are icepick but i also have one icepick and one boxcar scar on my cheeks. Would a scar excision followed by dermabrasion fix... READ MORE

What is the Recovery Like for Butt Implants?

I woud like to know how long the recovery is or butt implants, and if there are certain things you can and cannot do while your healing. how long do the scars take to heal and... READ MORE

Is It Easy for a Butt Implant to Rupture?

If you fall down, have sex a certain way, etc, can a butt implant rupture easily? also, is it easy for things to go wrong with such an implant where you are sitting on it... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take to Remove a Tattoo?

I want to get a 6 x 6 inch tattoo removed, and was wondering how long itwou;d take to get it removed? also, how often are the removal treatments? READ MORE

Will Oily Skin Always Come Back After Finishing Each Course of Accutane?

I have taken 3 courses of low dose accutane (40 mg 3 x a week) and my oily skin has always returned, though not as bad as before i took accutane. I want to know if this will... READ MORE

What Does the Process Look Like when Having a Tattoo Removed?

When hsving s tsttoo removed with a laser, is there going to be any burns, redness, mark, etc or will there just be fading of the tattoo without any of this? READ MORE

What Type of Treatment Would Be Best to Get Rid of These Scars? (photo)

I have some scars on my cheeks I would like to get rid of and I am wondering what type of treatment would be best to get rid of them. One of them is a rolling scar, the rest... READ MORE

I Was Given the Wrong Size Permalip Implant, Now What? (photo)

I wanted fuller lips with a larger cupids bow, so I decided on permalip implants. I asked for the largest size, but was given the medium size. The surgeon said according to his... READ MORE

Is Liposuction Relatively Permanent If I Generally Fluctuate 10 lbs?

I am thin, I am 5'4 and 120 lbs but I have stubborn belly fat I want to get rid of. My weight usually fluctuates from between 110-120 and I am wondering that if I get... READ MORE

I Am Interested in Getting Butt Implants but Am Not Sure About the Surgeon. How Do I Build That Trust?

The surgeon I am planning to see uses round implants and does not shape the implants because as I am told, the round implants are the ideal shape for most patients. I asked how... READ MORE

I Am Unsure About my Surgeons Preferences in Where to Place Butt Implants- Does It Sound Good?

I have corresponded with a surgeon Im interested in about butt implants and I am unsure about whether this surgeons technique is ideal. The surgeon said that he uses round... READ MORE

Does a Clitoral Hood Reduction Increase Sensation of the Clitoris?

I want to know if a clitoral hood reduction makes sex better by improving sensation of the clitoris? is a reduction or removal better for this? READ MORE

Do Butt Implants Look and Feel Real? I Have a Thin Frame.

Despite some surgeons on this sites reccomendations for butt implants for a desired larger butt (ive found the reccomendations usually come from surgeons who perform them... READ MORE

Which Offers More Volume: the Verifil/fulfil or Permalip Lip Implant?

I have medium sized Permalip lip implants and am not happy with the size, it is not much larger than the size of my natural lips. I am thinking of getting the largest size but... READ MORE

I Want my Brazilian Butt Lift to Last for at Least Ten Years. What is This Dependent On?

Besides keeping my weight stable and living a healthy lifestyle, how does a succesful brazilian butt lift depend on the skill of the surgeon? Are there different methods for... READ MORE

I Am Not Sure Whether to Get Breast Implants or Brazilian Butt Lift First, Suggestions?

I am thin now, but I will have to gain weight to get a brazilian butt lift, though Im not sure how much. I was wondering if it would make a difference if I were to get breast... READ MORE

Should Gel Butt Implants Be Approved for Use in U.S. in Your Opinion?

I am hearing about alot of women traveling to Mexico and Brazil to have butt implants made of gel. People have said since Brazil has a long history of doing butt implants,... READ MORE

How Long Do Butt Implants Usually Last? What Happens to Them Over Time?

I know that many surgeons say they SHOULD last a lifetime, but how long do they USUALLY last? also, after having them for a long time does the butt start to sag? or if they... READ MORE

I Have Some Rolling Scars That I Am Going to Treat with Excision and Laser, How Long Do I Wait Between the Two?

I am going to have some scars treated with excision and then laser, how long after the excision would be best to have my skin lasered with fraxel? they are depressed acne scars READ MORE

Does Sculptra Help with Rolling Scars?

I have some scars that I believe are rolling scars, they are visible when under shadowing and also appear as lines in my cheek when I smile in any light. I dont know if... READ MORE

Is It Very Easy for Butt Implants to Shift?

I am thinking of getting butt implants placed within the gluteus muscle, and choosing round shaped implants. how likely would it be for these implants to shift? if they do... READ MORE

Are There a Lot of Risks that Come Along with Butt Implants?

Is it highly unlikely that a person will not have complications at some point in time with their butt implants? Can they become infected anytime or does infection usually... READ MORE

Is Liposuction a Worthwile Procedure? If I Gain Weight, Will It Go Back to my Mid Section?

Im thinking of getting liposuction because I have two punds in my midsection that i cannot seem to lose despite being thin. My weight fluctuates between 10 or even 15 lbs... READ MORE

Looking for a Safe Affordable and Effective Liposuction Procedure Around Midsection, Options?

I am looking for a liposuction procedure to get rid of a couple stubborn pounds around my midsesction. Since I dont have that much fat to lipo, I am looking for something... READ MORE

Does Cost of Liposuction Depend on How Much Fat You Want to Remove?

I am looking to lose a couple of stubborn pounds around my midsection, and since it is such a small amount I dont want to be paying several thousands of dollars if I dont have... READ MORE

Will Butt Implants Become Less Riskier As Newer Technology Develops, or Will There Always Be Inherent Risks of Butt Implants?

In your opinion do you think butt implants will become a less risky procedure with fewer complications as technology advances, or do you think butt implant surgery will always... READ MORE

How Long Does Sculptra Last for Acne Scars?

I have some depressions in my face that appear as lines in my cheeks when I smile. I think these are called rolling scars, but not sure. I asked a plastic surgeon what would be... READ MORE

Is a Browlift Permanent?

Is a browlift permanent or is it something you have to have redone after a number of years to maintain results? READ MORE

Does Microdermabrasion Help Rolling and Icepick Acne Scars?

I have icepick and rolling acne scars, and wanted to know if microdermabrasion would help. READ MORE

Does the PMD or Any at Home Microdermabrasion Kits Work Well?

I have some acne scars that I would like to at least soften. Would one of these at home microdermabrasion kits help? I would think the advantage would be that I could do them... READ MORE

I Got a Lip Implant and I Still Want my Lips to Be Bigger, What else Can I Do?

I got the largest permalip implant and I still want my top lip bigger with more volume at the cupids bow. Can another implant be placed on top of the one to achieve this? or... READ MORE

Is Sculptra a Permanent Option for Acne Scars?

I was told that Scultpra is a permanent option for acne scars because it helps the skin create alot of collagen. Does this effect last longer than 2 years? Also is there a less... READ MORE

I Have a B Cup Breast Size, is 350 Cc's Too Much for Breast Implants?

I want to get breast implants but I dont want to go too large and then risk sagging later and need for a breast lift when I am older. If I am a b cup now, will getting 350... READ MORE

Should I Get Moderate Plus or High Profile Implants? Submuscular or "Dual Plane"? (photo)

I am wondering if I should get moderate plus or high profile implants and also if i should get dual plane or completely submuscular? I have already decided that 350 cc's saline... READ MORE

How Long After a Fraxel Treatment Can I Get Sculptra Done?

I am having fraxel treatments done, and I am also having 3 sculptra treatments done for acne scarring. How long after each fraxel treatment can I have sculptra injected? READ MORE

Are Saline Implants Safe?

I am thinking about getting saline implants but i am afraid because i have lyme disease and am afraid of getting sicker. my lyme doctor told me that saline implants still have... READ MORE

Can I Use Retin-a, Differin, or Tazorac While Doing Fraxel Treatments?

Can I Use Retin-a, Differin, or Tazorac While Doing Fraxel Treatments? READ MORE

Is There Newer Technology That Allows Laser Hair Removal to Be Pain Free?

I was told by someone that there is newer technology which allows laser hair removal to be pain free or much less painful. i have fair skin and dark, coarse hair and am used to... READ MORE

Does Fraxel Help with Rolling Acne Scars? if Not, What Does?

Inhave rolling acne scars, i believe, they are shallow indented scars that have no sharp edges. they show up looking creases in my cheeks when i smile. what treatment would be... READ MORE

I Want to Use a Dermaroller After I Just Had Sculptra Injections for Acne Scars on my Cheeks. Is This Ok?

I just had Sculptra injections in my cheeks to fill in acne scars on my cheeks and help my skin to produce my own collagen to plump the skin over time. I want to do dermaroller... READ MORE

Can You Use the Co2 Laser on a Small Area of the Face?

I have two small areas on my face with acne scarring. I would like to know if I can have the co2 laser on these small areas on my cheeks, or will I have to have a full face... READ MORE

Does Subcision Without Fillers Still Improve Acne Scarring?

Can subcision alone, without fillers, improve acne scars? READ MORE

Can Subcision Be Performed on a Scar at the Same Time That It is Excised?

Also, isn't subcision only temporary? If the skin becomes saggy as it ages and loses collagen, wont the old scars that had subcision "reappear"? READ MORE

What Dose, Frequency and Duration of Using Accutane Will Produce the Best Results for Reducing Oil?

I would like to know what regimen of using accutane would produce the best results for oil reduction, and make the possibility of oily skin returning highly unlikely. READ MORE

Can Accutane Be Prescribed for Things Other Than Cystic Acne?

Can accutane be prescribed ( and covered by most insurance) for things such as super oily skin, rosacea, or mild acne? Or is it only prescribed and approved for cystic acne? READ MORE

What is the Best Type of Accutane Regimen That is Given to Eliminate Acne and Other Conditions Long Term?

Is a high dose or a low dose more succesfuly used to eliminate acne long term? What type of regimen ( high, low) is used for rosacea, or excessively oily skin? I am not asking... READ MORE

Do Hyaluronic Acid Fillers Such As Juvederm or Restylane Build Collagen in Tissues?

Do hyaluronic acid fillers such as juvederm or restylane build collagen, so that may be a good treatment for depressed scarring on the face if used over time? I would like to... READ MORE

I am thinking about using silikon droplets to fill in some depressed acne scars on my face?

However, I asked a plastic surgeon about it, and he said that this type of filler will migrate, drooping down from gravity after so much time has passed. I don't know what to... READ MORE

What are the results of silikon 1000 for acne scars over time?

I went to a doctor to ask about silikon injections for acne scars. She didn't discourage me from getting them, but she told me that she wanted to be honest with how the results... READ MORE

I just had butt implants intramuscularly and i am having some wound dehiscence. is there anything i can do?

I am 130 lbs, my doctor told me that my butt would be able to hold 375 ccs. he placed them intramuscularly with one incision using round cohesive smooth gel implants. the first... READ MORE

6 weeks post op, what can I do about wound dehiscence from butt implants?

I had 350 cc implants intramuscularly and I still have a wound that is 2 inches long and 1 inch wide. I am six weeks post op. also have some fluid around the incision so I have... READ MORE

Why isn't my incision closing after I had butt implants? (Photo)

It has been almost two months since I had butt implants. I had 375 ccs of cohesive silicone implants placed intramuscularly. I had my drains in for 4 weeks because of too much... READ MORE

Why is my incision leaking and open still after butt implants? (Photo)

So I just went to the e.r. because my incision is still draining 1 1/2 months post op for intramuscular implants. My wound has been open the whole time, doctor took sutures out... READ MORE

Can infected butt implants be saved? (Photo)

It has been a month and a half and the intramuscular implants I have are still draining through the incision, which is open because of the drainage which is doctor... READ MORE

Should I be issued a refund for my butt implants surgery? My surgeon said he advised about potential risks.

I had butt implants placed in mexico. I had drains placed and I was draining blood for a month in mexico. The surgeon took the drains out and advised I fly back to the u.s. and... READ MORE

Is a reverse tummy tuck /abdominoplasty worth getting?

I am thinking of getting a reverse abdominoplasty for about two inches of skin below my breasts I don't want. However, I am worried about the scar and also if my breasts could... READ MORE

I have pain with intercourse and I'm not sure what is causing the problem. (photo)

I can only have intercourse for about five minutes before I am in pain. It is at the entrance of my vagina and I have had a procedure to remove the old skin in the area that... READ MORE

Discussions started by cape cod

Butt Implant Cost

I read from this site that the average cost for butt implants in 6 grand, but I was going to schedule a consultation with a doctor in New York but he charges 10 grand. I live... READ MORE

do butt implants look real?

Im 5'3, 116 lbs and interested in getting butt implants. I used to be 160 lbs, but lost alot of weight and alot of the fat came off my butt. I was interested in getting... READ MORE

What is a Good Surgeon for a Brazilian Butt Lift in California?

I am interested in getting a Brazilian Buttlift and wanted to know who the best doctors for this procedure are in California. READ MORE