Location: Massachusetts
Member since 2/28/2009


  • 12 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Pixel Not Worth the Risk

I was hoping to reduce a few fine lines, slightly uneven texture, a few small acne pits on one cheek,and pore size with the Pixel laser after it was recommended/suggested by the technician who performed another treatment on me. So far it is a disaster and even though I may not yet be finished "healing", (I am on day 5) I want to warn others to stay away from this procedure as it... READ MORE

Accent XL Under Chin and Neck - New London, CT

I'm only 37 but in the past year or so have noticed the very real beginnings of "turkey neck". Yikes! I went to a med spa thinking maybe I should have SmartLipo, but the saleswoman recommended Accent XL instead. A great suggestion, although I didn't go back there because they wanted to lock me into a package and were changing $500 PER treatment. I didn't like the place so... READ MORE

Questions from Painter

Long-term Effectiveness of Pixel?

I am considering a Pixel treatment on my face to help with texture, large pores, fine lines, and sun damage. I'm 37, very fair skinned with freckles, and sensitive skin. I am... READ MORE

Recent comments from Painter

UPDATE: I went back to the cosmetic surgeon's office that performed this procedure about a month after the procedure because I looked so much worse. They said it didn't seem like my skin was shedding properly so they gave me a free... READ COMMENT

I'm confused, when did you have this done? Very recently or quite awhile ago? Also, what do you mean by "finally, an honest review?" Do you think many of these reviews are not honest? READ COMMENT

Wow, how refreshing, thanks so much for your reply. I wonder what the criteria are for safety, considering it gives one such a burn, and even the FDA doesn't know if there will be long-term cancerous effects, no? And as far as "results... READ COMMENT

Texas Mom, I'm so glad you are happy with your treatment! Now that it is three weeks out, I'm curious if your fine lines are just as smoothed as they were at the one week mark? Because I know that at one week there is still... READ COMMENT

Dolvid, I'm glad your skin texture is smoother...I was mine was! Pixel is also a fractionated CO2 laser so yes, they're similar procedures. I still have hope that after a month (which is only several days away) things will at least be... READ COMMENT