Location: San Antonio, TX
Member since 1/24/2013


  • 31 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

Content with First Syringe of Voluma...not Second

After reading all the reviews and doc Q&As and having 2 derm consults, I made the decision to go for it. Having read all the not-so-great results and side effects had made me a little nervous and the stories of too much voluma also scared me but everyday as I looked at my sudden aging in the mirror, particularly with my more noticeable nasolabial smile lines, I knew I just needed to take a... READ MORE

Okay but Not Entirely Pleased- San Antonio, TX

After much research, I made an appointment with Dr. Dechers who came recommended by my OBGYN. The consultation lasted a good hour but I was made to feel that I had taken a lot of their time with questions and at the end, I felt rushed rushed out the door and told to call with any further questions. Although pleasant, the Patient Coordinator just doesn't come across as real or sincere so I... READ MORE

Questions from TexCyn

How long before the linea alba is visible after a tummy tuck?

I had a tummy tuck procedure 3 weeks ago, there's no vertical "indent" and the muscles feel quite tender and perhaps are still swollen. Does muscle swelling affect the look of... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Scar revision: kenalog, micro-needling, laser? What is the best recommendation? (photo)

It's been almost 3 years since my tummy tuck. I used the silicone sheets per my PS but didn't do the trick. I was then referred to a dermatologist who said it was a... READ MORE

ResurFX or Genesis for Tummy Tuck Hypertrophic Scars? (photo)

One dermatologist says Genesis at $200/session and another dermatologist says ResurFX at $400/session for my tummy tuck scar that left a hypertrophic scar, including on drains... READ MORE

Can saline implants be partially deflated for purpose of wanting smaller breasts instead of an explant?

On the fence about having saline implants removed but thought the happy compromise and ideal solution would be to have them just partially deflated. Is this even possible? READ MORE

Recent comments from TexCyn

Thank you! I did give it some time and it improved on its own. Thank goodness. READ COMMENT

I've had a number of kenalog injections (and they were painful) and I hardly saw any improvement, so then I was told to try microneedling, so I tried a few treatments (don't remember the cost) but no improvement. Then I was told to try... READ COMMENT

Later* (not letter) READ COMMENT

Thank you for reaching out again. Feels a little scary. READ COMMENT

Not too close but perhaps close enough for the voluma to have moved up as it settled (if that makes any sense). It felt a little high as I walked out of the office. It didn't bother me and days letter, it felt and looked okay. But now 2... READ COMMENT