Location: Ottawa, ON
Member since 9/2/2013


  • 23 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Micro-needling. Ontario, CA

I have pretty bad acne scars and have been micro needling for about a year now. I have dark skin (African american) and lasers can be damaging to dark skin so I decided to try micro-needling. I have tried dermarolling but prefer a derma stamp and single needling. I stared at a 1.0 mm stamp and worked my way is to a 2.0 mm stamp and single needle I bought from owndoc. My results aren't very... READ MORE

Questions from m1234

Best Treatment Options for my Acne Scars? (photo)

I am considering having subcison done for my moderately severe rolling and boxcar scars on both cheeks.I was wondering if my shallower boxcar scars would benefit for this... READ MORE

Can tazorac be used with sulfacet R?

I would use sulfacet during the day and tazorac at night. I have super oily skin so dryness wouldn't be a problem. I have been on tazorac for 6 weeks and have cysts on my jaw... READ MORE

Any Ontario dermatologist with experience in treating dark skin with lasers for severe acne scars? I'm willing to travel.(photo)

I haven't found a dermatologist here in Ottawa that has suggested a combination of treatments (I would like subcision, scar excision and laser for best results) for my acne... READ MORE

Recent comments from m1234

I had to switch back to differn (tatctu forte which is a combination differn xp and bp). Retin A stopped working for me, but I do still apply if after using my dermastamp and for a few days after. READ COMMENT

I had to stop doing treatments. I had a another bad cystic acne break out from jan to jun2016. finally its under control so I am just getting back to using my derminator. I did a treatment last week. I will continue to update my posts. READ COMMENT

Yes your def right I'm extremely afraid of making my skin worse than it is. Yes I have roller, box car and ice pick scarring. thanks I will try combing both lengths now that I have the derminator I can. Thank you I really do... READ COMMENT

Thank you for all your great advice. I was seriously considering getting Fraxel restore dual later done but the reviews are horrible. Would i see the same results using a 1.5mm instead of a 2mm or do you mean I should combine the 2... READ COMMENT

Really that's amazing I didn't realize yeast caused acne. The burning isn't bad and sara from owndoc suggests applying retin a right after rolling for stubborn scars and that burns more. Im not currently using infadolan or retin a... READ COMMENT