Noonie

Location: Ohio, OH
Member since 11/29/2011

Activity

  • 27 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 24 comments
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Photodynamic Therapy with Levulan - 45 Years Old - Sun Damage, Uneven Skin Tone and Acne Areas

DAY 1 - May 1, 2017: I had the PDT with Levulan done. My face and jawline were cleaned with acetone 3 times before the nurse applied the Levulan. I sat in the waiting area for 1 1/2 hours to let the acid absorb into my skin. There was no pain or discomfort whatsoever during this period. Maybe a little itching at times. After the incubation time I was brought into the room with the... READ MORE

43 Years Old...some Sun Damage and Occasional Breakouts. - Akron, OH

I've been using Retin-A Micro .1% for 16 weeks now. At first I broke out some and I was dry and peeling. I used Vanicream moisturizer and because I used it religiously I was never terribly red or irritated looking. I used only warm water to wash my face at first because everything seemed too drying. Retin A is an amazing product. I will use it for the rest of my life. My skin is soft,... READ MORE

Questions from Noonie

Levulan and Blue light treatment - stop Retin-A?

I am going in for the Levulan and blue light treatment on my face next Monday, May 1st. I am currently using Retin A .1% every night on my face. Should I stop using the Retin... READ MORE

Recent comments from Noonie

I just had a PDT with Levulan treatment on Monday. it is Thursday and wow! My face is super red, sore, peeling in some areas and I had a lot of white bumps all over my face. It's been a tough few days. I've had trouble with acne on... READ COMMENT

Im so glad you posted this. I had the PDT with Levulan done Monday. I woke up Tuesday with hundreds of white puss filled pimples on my face. It looks horrible. By the end of the day today some of the white pimples are becoming... READ COMMENT

Hi there. I just had my PDT yesterday and woke up this morning with whiteheads all over my face and neck. I don't have any burning, pain or swelling today (day 2) but the whiteheads are a disaster. No itching or burning either, but I... READ COMMENT

I' have an appointment to get this on Monday and I'm a little nervous. Any advise would help. Deco874, did you get it done and how did it go> READ COMMENT

I am 8 months into using Retin A Micro....I still peel some....I use a Buff Puff to exfoliate some of the peeling skin. it works well and when done gently, does not irritate my skin. I will try to take some more pics today to show how... READ COMMENT