Guacamoleandchips

Location: Albuquerque, NM
Member since 11/8/2011

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  • 31 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 15 comments
  • 15 questions

Reviews by Guacamoleandchips

First round totally disappeared. Second round still here, but with big dent

At 41 after 2 kids, I felt like I had lost a lot of volumein my face... especially around my eyes and cheek bones. I felt like I looked much older than I did. I got an upper and lower blepharoplasty and full face fat transfer from Dr. Karam two weeks and a few days ago. I won't really... READ MORE

Questions from Guacamoleandchips

Swelling - Ice or Heat for Fat Transfer/Bleph?

I am 5 days out of an upper/lower blepharoplasty and full face fat transfer. I am very swollen in my cheeks and my eyes are black/blue and yellow. I thought the swelling would... READ MORE

Ice Vs Heat Post-blepharoplasty or Fat Transfer?

What is the evidence, if any, on when and how to use ice or heat after a blepharoplasty and fat tranfer? READ MORE

Retin-A .1 Every Day Still Has No Effect, What Can I Do?

Hi. So, I use Retin A's strongest level pretty much every day. I have no peeling or irritation and wasn't sure if that meant that it was not having an effect. Do you... READ MORE

Not Really Peeling with Obagi, Is this Normal?

Hi. I am not really peeling on my Obagi NuDerm... I am doing it correctly, but nothing is really happening. I have used Retin A for a long time. Thanks! READ MORE

Loss of Volume in Temples, Cheeks and Under Eyes - Fat Tried Two Times and Disappeared?

Hi. I spent a huge amount of money getting a full face fat transfer that pretty much entirely disappeared. I ended up with a dent in my cheek when I smile where the fat didn't... READ MORE

Neocutis System Vs. TNS Recovery for Anti-aging Long Term Use?

Hi. Would love to know which product is better for just a regular anti-aging regimen? Thanks! READ MORE

What are cosmetic options for prominent front teeth? (photo)

I loathe my teeth. I know they could be worse, but the front teeth are so square and prominent and slightly forward from the rest of my teeth. I saw an orthodontist who didn't... READ MORE

Too much cheek fat two years out?

I have both too much cheek fat and and a bit of a dent from fat in one cheek. Anything to do? READ MORE

Is 10% Hydroquinine safe?

I am a 45 year old woman with olive skin with some deep freckling/pigmentation. In the past, I have done Obagi and loved it, but my Derm said he could just kind of do a... READ MORE

What is the least scarring face lift? Can it all be hidden in the scalp?

I thought I read a few years ago about someone in LA doing small targeted incisions in the scalp that pulled at strategic places and did not have any visible scars even around... READ MORE

How do you choose a facial laser practitioner?

I am interested in doing a facial rejuvenation laser. Seems like there are a sprinkling of nightmare stories and I want to make sure I choose the person (and the laser)... READ MORE

Are there different kinds or qualities of microneedling?

There seem to be a variety of microneedling procedures (some expensive and some not) that happen in a physician's office or medi-spa. Some are $250 and some are $3,000. What... READ MORE

What is Vivace Microneedling?

Someone offers it, but I can find very little information about it... which is worrisome. Is it effective? Safe? READ MORE

Different recovery/risk profiles for Fraxel Repair, Mixto, and medical grade TCA?

Trying to figure out which is least risky on Fitzpatrick Type III and won't leave me with pink skin for months. I have medium skin with some acne, laxity, wrinkling and pore... READ MORE

Laser/microneedling/Ultherapy post fat graft

Can you get laser resurfacing or micro needling w/ RF after a fat graft? Don't want my face to melt. I had it about 4 years ago and don't want to do anything to make my face... READ MORE

Recent comments from Guacamoleandchips

What was your recovery like time-wise? READ COMMENT

He's so arrogant. He botched my bleph a bit and fat transfer. He fixed the bleph but they were super rude about it. Fat transfer left a big dent in my cheek READ COMMENT

I didn't, I decided to do some at home peels I bought online. And do hydroquinone I got from dr Carey, my derm in abq READ COMMENT

I am in Santa Fe... Dying to do this. Signed up for a peek in abq next week at Flawless off menaul. My skin is exactly like yours. Tell me how it turns out. READ COMMENT