Location: Illinois
Member since 1/12/2012


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Melasma Treatment - Illinois

I just had the treatment today, so this review is currently reserved for commenting on pain/downtime. Here are a few pertinent facts: My skin: very fair, burns easily in the sun Age: 37 Gender: female Hair color on face: invisible Treated for melasma all over face (about the color of light freckles and in patches on my forehead and cheeks primarily) and for 3 acne scar areas (two on chin, one... READ MORE

Recent comments from psyche74

It's been so many years now that I can't remember exactly how it turned out. But I know it did not make the melasma worse at least, and by the end of 2012, my skin looked very even and light overall. Over time, out in the sun, of... READ COMMENT

Oops--the above should say "120 hours later." READ COMMENT

96 hours later: All areas treated for melasma are completely normal in color and the skin really does look better than it did. The skin tone and texture are both more even, and I will definitely return for a second treatment in 6 to 8... READ COMMENT

Day 3: Skin looks almost completely normal (some areas show the slightest signs of pink) except in the areas where I was treated for acne scarring. The acne scarring areas are still quite pink, still have the fabric texture, and still... READ COMMENT

Update for Day 2: The areas where they treated for acne scars are more red than the rest of my face today. Mostly my skin looks as if it got a very mild sunburn. The areas treated under my eyes are slightly puffy but nothing horribly... READ COMMENT