geek

Location: East Orange, NJ
Member since 8/25/2012

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  • 110 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 103 comments
  • 6 questions

Reviews & Stories

49 Years Old, Male, Eye Bags - Harrison, NY

I had a lower eyelid blef 3 1/2 years ago and was never pleased with the left over bags. Recently I started looking for reviews and things to try and ended up getting a consultation with Dr. James Gordon. Doctor Gordon reviewed the eye bags and recommended I do a filler injection. We did 2 sessions using Restalyne-L. Although I could not see much results on the first one, 3 weeks later on... READ MORE

Questions from geek

Lump or Cyst After Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty? (photo)

Had surgery done July 16, today is August 25. So it's been almost around 6 weeks. Doctor told me that I need to massage area rigorously, right eye is lump is prominent, left... READ MORE

Erythema After CO2 Laser Resurfacing? Can I Use Hydrocortisone 1%? (photo)

I'm 46, today is 3 weeks since I had this procedure done. Doctor was more aggressive in the chicks for my acne scars. Everything was going very well, was very burned/red, skin... READ MORE

CO2 Laser face resurfacing - Is it ok to get it done more than once? Laser machine name: "SmartXide2 C40".

I'm 49, male. I had this procedure done Jan 2013. I was pleased with the results and it improved my acne scars. Machine used: "SmartXide2 C40". I see different opinions that... READ MORE

PRP treatment and then CO2 laser treatment 1 week later

My friend asked me to post this. He is 48 and considering a PRP procedure (injections, not micro-needling). Then 1 week later getting a full face CO2 laser treatment with... READ MORE

PRP injections (face) and CO2 laser face resurfacing with different doctors. Which procedure is better to get first?

My friend contemplating these 2 procedures but the plastic surgeon that will do the PRP injections does not offer CO2 laser, so he's getting CO2 laser at a different... READ MORE

Acne scars, subcision and/or fillers? (Photo)

Male, 49, Hispanic ethnicity. CO2 ablative laser 3 years ago and 2nd 3 months ago w/PRP. Scars improved after each treatment and during the swelling the skin surface looked... READ MORE

Recent comments from geek

How much is this type of surgery? READ COMMENT

Yeah, here's from their web site: "Immediately prior to application, a platelet activator/agonist (topical bovine thrombin and 10% calcium chloride) is added to activate the clotting cascade, producing a platelet gel. The whole process... READ COMMENT

Thanks man. The reason why I wouldn't think he is including ACell is because of its price, I did read somewhere that it is not cheap, so this would add to his cost. There's a doctor in NY who charges around $5k JUST for a treatment of... READ COMMENT

Following your progress CaliD3. I've been thinking about a 2nd FUE in Turkey and this doctor may be my final choice if I decide and take the plunge. Do you happen to know if he used any Acell along with the PRP or just PRP alone? He... READ COMMENT

Can you post pre-post pictures? How much is such a surgery? READ COMMENT