Member since 3/9/2012


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Questions from amy1117

At a Physician Owned Medi-Spa, is a Registered Nurse Allowed to Administer Botox Without Ever Being Evaluated or Seen by the M.D

I live in CA where "Medi-Spas" are everywhere. I recently had Botox by an RN, leaving me with an inquisitive look on the right side of my face. I have never seen the... READ MORE

Can a RN (Not PA, Not NP) Perform Pixel Laser Without Physician Exam and or Supervision (Direct/indirect) in CA?

I recently had Pixel Laser resurfacing performed at Medi-Spa in California, by an RN, (not PA, nor NP). I ended up with "minor complications," and asked to see MD. He... READ MORE

Recent comments from amy1117

I had fraxel for some acne scarring also. Immediately after the treatment i was sooo happy! Then about a week later, it didn't look as good. It turned out i was swollen and the scars appeared to be more diminished than they actually... READ COMMENT

I totally agree! The obagi system including cleanser, toner, clear, blender, and endoderm. My face was red for awhile , but melasma was gone! READ COMMENT

You mentioned that you addressed your hyper-pigmentation issue prior to the co2 laser with "excellent results." May I ask what you used for the hyper-pigmentation? I have some on my chest due to suntanning in the 80's......I would like... READ COMMENT

I agree...when the procedure is first done, you are a bit swollen so the acne scars seem to have "disappeared!" I, like you, felt it unbearable pain wise. The first time they just did the numbing cream....after bawling my eyes out, the... READ COMMENT