LA writer

Location: Studio City, CA
Member since 12/13/2011


  • 6 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

What to Do About "Joker" Smile - Elephant Butte, NM

I've been searching for a doctor (lived in LA for many years) to correct the dreaded "Joker" smile (a result of Radiesse and poorly injected Restylane). I relocated to New Mexico and found Dr. Hopkins (referred by acquaintance). He was wonderful-spent a long time examining my face, discussing options, and as he is very conservative (I really appreciate this approach), he suggested less than... READ MORE

Vertical Lip Lines - Irvine, CA

I had those pesky "smokers lines" above and below lips-although, I am not a smoker. Went to a doctor in Irvine, California that I had gone to before for Botox. He is a skilled injector and very conservative in his approach (which I like). I am so pleased with the results- virtually minimal swelling, no bruising and elimination of most of the offending lines. My Dr.... READ MORE

Recent comments from LA writer

Why are you even looking at this site? Aren't you happy with what you have?? Judging others is not the purpose of this forum. READ COMMENT

I'm so happy that Dr. Hopkins "under" rather than overdoes like many others. A tiny bit of Botox can go a long way! READ COMMENT

I just had restylane to try to plump up lip corners-not very successful. READ COMMENT

Hi Britt, Nice to bond with another pug parent! As far as the choice of Restylane goes-my doctor advised as the lines were quite deep (I am 60) and needed to be "filled in". READ COMMENT