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


  • 26 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

Relieved and Content with Voluma

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

Maybe 1/2 a syringe in each nasolabial area? Thank you for your suggestion! READ COMMENT

I think a lot of docs go for the "Apple" face look which does create bigger/higher cheeks especially when smiling. I'd talk to your doc to talk about your concerns, or see another doc. After more reading and seeing my deeper smile line... READ COMMENT

Thank you. My nasolabial smile lines are still there and actually, on one side, the smile line looks deeper when I smile, which is odd. My coworker pointed it out. READ COMMENT

I think I need more than the 1 syringe but maybe not another half in each cheek. Not sure. I'm going to ask for 1/4 more in each cheek and to save the other half for later, which many dermatologists do for their patients. READ COMMENT

Where was the voluma placed? Maybe that affected your overall look? Mine was primarily placed in the high cheekbone areas, and a minimal amount just under at the mid face. READ COMMENT