Location: Falls Church, VA
Member since 12/1/2008


  • 5 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 comment
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Ultimately Pleased, but Recovery Time Considerable.

I received Juvederm in my nasolabial folds, upper lip, and to push out a scar beneath my lower lip that was deepening into a wrinkle.  One thing that surprised me was that the topical anesthetic was more unpleasant than I anticipated.  The dental block was basically like what you'd get from a dentist.  The Juvederm injections themselves were just a little uncomfortable -- the... READ MORE

Problem is Inconsistency of Results

My regular dermatologist referred me to a cosmetic dermatologist to treat spider veins behind my nose.  I had had them treated with laser many years ago, but they had come back.  When I consulted the cosmetic dermatologist, she gave me three options for treating the spider veins.  I mentioned to her that I had also wanted to ask her about options for lightening melasma and age... READ MORE

I Was Pleased, but No Way Should You Do This for Mild Stains or Yellowing

I had severe discoloration as a result of staining after orthodontia, natural ivory and yellow color of my teeth, and coffee and tea use. The dentist who performed Zoom was a different doctor than the one I usually see at this practice. To give you an idea of the extent of the discoloration, she kept saying that she thought I had staining from tetracyline, and I had to keep reminding her... READ MORE

Questions from maggie2u

Safe Treatment for Seborrhoeic Keratoses While Pregnant?

Hi, I am in my forties and pregnant, and I guess the increased oil production is making the keratoses on my forehead just go crazy.Before pregnancy, I had just had individual... READ MORE

Recent comments from maggie2u

OK, several weeks after my last post, I'm firmer in my "not worth it" assessment. The age spots are coming back; the melasma is coming back; the broken capillaries look about the same as before treatment. That's a whole lot of cash... READ COMMENT