Location: Washington, DC
Member since 1/30/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Fraxel for Acne Scars Ruined my Skin/life

Its been a month since I got my Fraxel to help with mild acne scars on my face and I hope this is the only worst decision of my life. I am Indian Asian female with olive skin tone and I went with a very reputed doctor who actually was one of the pioneers of Fraxel Dual laser. We did 2 test treatments and my skin responded beautifully. With the actual treatment with higher setting, my skin... READ MORE

Questions from maya_zoye

One Month Post Mini Tummy Tuck, Upper Abdomen is Huge? (photo)

I had my mini tummy tuck with lipo and muscle repair done exactly one month ago and my results dont look good. My upper abdomen looks bloated, not like swelling but actually... READ MORE

Fix Smart Lipo Bumps and Banana Rolls? Ruined Appearance :( Please Help!

Hi - I am very petite 4'10" weighing 95lbs but had a weird lower body appearance with fat thighs. I got smart lip done on legs (outer thighs and above knees) almost 1 1/2 years... READ MORE

Mini Tummy Tuck 1 Year Post, Needs Fixing? (photo)

Hello - I am 4' 11"/96 lbs. After two c-sections and a 10 lb baby, I wanted to fix the loose skin on my stomach. I was never overweight, worked out healthy and doctor claimed I... READ MORE

Mini Breast Lift with no implants; What really happens in this procedure and what visible benefits can be achieved?

Hi - After breast feeding both my kids for more than a year, my breasts have taken an impact. I am very uncomfortable with the idea of breast implants but would like to improve... READ MORE

3 weeks post op Full Tummy Tuck, I have a slight hard bulge above belly button. Is this normal? (photos)

I am exactly 3 weeks post full tummy tuck with muscle repair. One week postop, I picked up my laptop to walk to my car(regretting). Also I had coughs that same day. Now there... READ MORE

Disproportionate Thighs (photos)

I am very petite 4' 10 weighing 95 lbs with a 22 inch waist but my thighs look ridiculously huge. after 3 liposuction procedures the back of my thighs look pathetic. I love... READ MORE

What's the best treatment for scarring on my face? (Photo)

I have a lot of scars on my face and I have desperately tried every product to help diminish them with no improvement. What is the type of scar I have? Can anything be done? READ MORE

Unable to find acne scar treatment in Bay Area. Can you help?

I have been searching non stop for a doctor in the San Jose, California area that treats Acne scars using CO2 laser. I have found many of them in the nearby Danville area or... READ MORE

Gall bladder incision scar after tummy tuck (Photo)

I had an amazing tummy tuck with great results but within year had an emergency gall bladder removal laparoscopically. The Incision near my belly button is very prominent with... READ MORE

Is this hypopigmentation after Fraxel? (Photo)

This is my day 15 picture after fraxel to treat superficial acne scarring. This is my 3 fraxel. The first 2 were tests to see how skin responded. The 3rd time the doctor went... READ MORE

Discussions started by maya_zoye

Tummy Tuck Cost in San Jose, CA?

Hi - I am 33 and in athletic shape and I weigh 97 lbs. I have loose skin on my lower abdomen after 2 c-sections (made 2 big babies). I am wondering how much does it cost to do... READ MORE

Mini Tummy Tuck 3/27/12

Hello ! I am getting my mini tuck next week. My doctor indicated that repairing the abdominal muscles, removing any excess fat is all part of the procedure, so I am excited !... READ MORE

Journey to Fraxel Healing and Recovery

Fraxel damaged my smooth glowing skin. I am now left with orange peel skin with holes, patchy sand like texture hyper and hypo pigmentation, crepey skin. I only went... READ MORE

PLEASE SHARE: Recovery from Laser using Dermarolling

Hello All - There are not many reviews/information regarding  results of dermarolling to recover from laser/IPL/fraxel damage. This is my attempt to encourage... READ MORE

Deramaroller Quick Start CheatSheat

Please add any tips to this threadDermarolling Must ReadPREP & SANITARY1. Make sure your dermaroller is only yours and not used by anyone else2. Make sure your dermaroller is... READ MORE

Best Makeup Products to hide Fraxel Damage/Orange Peel Skin/Pigmentation/Texture

Has anybody found a good primer/foundation that applies well on the orange peel and texturized skin? Please share your recommendation.I currently use Estee Lauder double wear... READ MORE

Recent comments from maya_zoye

Will it work on pores/holes caused by laser damage or just regular skin pores? READ COMMENT

I am so heartbroken as well. My entire life is now overtaken by this laser damaged orange peel skin. :( READ COMMENT

Please share ladies what you are doing to improve so we can help each other recover. READ COMMENT

Oh thank you... I am going to try the base layer makeup. READ COMMENT

I just googled HGF and EGF (Epidermal Growth Factor) and they are exactly one and the same. I just started using one by SkinActives, havent seen any improvement yet. Have you used any? READ COMMENT