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Starlux 1540 + Subcision - done - Philadelphia, PA

I have moderate acne scarring on my cheeks and rather severe scars on my chin. (Rolling scars). I took Accutane in my 20s, and it was a wonder drug. It cured my cystic acne and plumped up my skin. About ten years later, a slow progression of scar visibility began. Now, in my 40s, I am very unhappy with my appearance. Evidently, being thin and losing "volume" in my face as I've aged is the... READ MORE

Recent comments from PixieWixie

It's actually a pillow. Sort of looks like a stretched out "X." If you Google "wrinkle pillow," you'll see a bunch. READ COMMENT

Thanks, K! Sounds like we have a similar predicament. I agree. I want to have a facelift. Nervous, and of course, there's the $$$! But, really glad that needling is working. Keep us posted, and good luck to you! READ COMMENT

Thanks for the comment, B. Good luck to you. I am persistent. Since I've had the treatment I posted to RS, I've had a couple fraxels, a few IPLs, DeepFX, about a dozen microneedlings, and probably things that I'm forgetting. And to... READ COMMENT

HI, Megan. Definitely pink where the subcisions were done. It's not hard covering those areas with makeup now, though. The depth of the scars is reduced and overall things are progressing very well. I really hope my postings are helpful... READ COMMENT

Hi, Madison. He's a dermatologist. He's a professor at the medical school and also department chief at the hospital. And yes, I had the same experience. Doctors that I saw wanted to use the tools they had on hand, but my research and... READ COMMENT