Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 1/27/2009


  • 4 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Fillers/Botox in Expert Hands = Money Well Spent

As a resident physician I understand the rigors of medical training and what it takes to really master a procedure. I have scarring and entered my medical training in my mid-30's - my first cosmetic dermatologist was a Hopkins trained doc and president of the Amer.Society of Dermatological Surgeons. When he learned I was coming to SoCal for residency, he warned against the plethora of med-spas... READ MORE

Heavy, Made Nl Folds and Jaw Drooping WORSE

I had had HA filler placed in the past, but was talked into Radiesse by a new, experienced, injector. She just did not follow the natural contour of my face, place product ever-so-slightly too medially and low. Even a few mm's off, this stuff is heavy (it's a mineral) and now I have more prominent nl folds, tear troughs and slight jowls on what was a firm jawline. Do NOT let... READ MORE

Questions from ChristineE

Will Discoloration After Fraxel Restore Be Permanent?

I had my first Fraxel Restore treatment appoximately 7 weeks ago for acne scars. Although the intense redness subsided in a few days, the skin on my face is certainly mildly... READ MORE

Possible Long-term Complications from Retin A Use Before Fraxel Laser?

I have a fair complexion and just went in for my second Fraxel Laser treatment 4 days ago. I use the lowest dose of Retin A every other day, and had my last dose 3 days before... READ MORE