Location: Arlington, VA
Member since 1/16/2016


  • 261 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Microneedling for IPL Damage

*Please note: Original fat cells that have succumbed to necrosis/lipoatrophy because of laser, RF, and/or IPL treatments CANNOT regenerate or replace themselves. They have been destroyed permanently.* I have not (yet?) evidenced fat or volume loss from a botched IPL treatment done 9/21/15 (please read my IPL review, which I will update 3/21/16 when I hit the 6-month mark), but I have... READ MORE

IPL Aged Me 10+ Years - Dunn Loring, VA

Like an idiot, I did not do my research before I bought a package of 3 IPL treatments off Groupon because I have visible capillaries and redness on my chin and on and next to my nose that I thought was getting worse with time (I turned 47 a few days after the procedure). She -- a PA -- used a Cutera Something on the right side of my face that felt like she was stubbing tiny cigarettes out on... READ MORE

Questions from Peyton2012

What are the pros and cons of transconjunctival deep-plane mid face lift?

I am 47 and am considering having a facelift in the next few years. I saw a video of a renowned British PS performing a TDML and securing the lifted layers with titanium screws... READ MORE

Laser-Savvy Doctor Needed for Worsening Facial Rosacea (Non-Pustular)

Hello! I am looking for the names of doctors in my area who would be willing to take the necessary precautions against "laser splash" when treating the rosacea on my face,... READ MORE

Recent comments from Peyton2012

"Start listening to the walls speaking"? You're the one who needs a psychiatrist. READ COMMENT

You clearly have not read my testimony or the testimonies of other IPL and laser/RF victims on this site. Also, your two December 30 comments can be described as "word salad." They are incoherent and make me wonder if you are drunk... READ COMMENT

I am very sorry to hear of your damage and fat loss, but please check out the fat-transfer reviews on this site, there is at least one doctor I have heard of -- Dr. Donath in Cincinnati -- who is doing great work. READ COMMENT

That is SO true. I want to get this mole lasered off my face but I am hesitating. Same deal with getting a peel. Even though both would be done by people with MDs. READ COMMENT

Just like every problem has a potential solution, every solution has a potential problem. READ COMMENT