Member since 11/5/2012


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Fat Loss, Skin Indentations, Orange Peel Texture from IPL - La Jolla, CA

I had one IPL treatment when I was 21 years old and experienced the uneven texture, facial fat disappearing over the course of a year, orange peel skin texture, and more. I was told by the doctor that it was impossible for IPL to do this, but you can actually see the line where the laser went, and where the healthy skin that was not treated begins. This was so long ago, and it is heartbreaking... READ MORE

Recent comments from assilk

Omg you look amazing. READ COMMENT

Thermage can cause fat to be lost from your face. It may not happen every time, but it happens, and it's an incredibly difficult problem to fix (the fat loss is usually uneven and can even take on a grid pattern and causes remaining... READ COMMENT

I am so so sorry. It makes me ILL to hear that thermage is still in business and doctors continue to do this horrendous procedure. I had a similar experience with IPL 10 years ago and that was when all this thermage fat loss stuff was... READ COMMENT

Yay! Glad you had such a great outcome. I'm curious - did you have your bicuspids out when you had braces? I can't tell from the pics. That can cause TMJ and is what I'm dealing with... I feel like braces are a risky solution to bite... READ COMMENT

I'm guessing you didn't get this done last year? I think that improving your smile will really transform your face... but I think you should be careful to not just rush into the first/cheapest option you find. This is a decision that... READ COMMENT