Tomato Face

Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Member since 7/9/2009


  • 14 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Fraxel Repair - Almost 60 and Now Not Happy in my Own Skin - Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

I had Fraxel Repair 3 weeks ago. I reacted to the numbing agent so was given adovan and dental blocks which I don't recall as I was not fully conscious. The recovering process has been wrought with extreme redness, itchiness and patches of sand-paper like skin. I am concerned that I am 59 years of age and my skin is looking worse than before the treatment. I am more wrinkled and my... READ MORE

Questions from Tomato Face

V to Y Lip Augmentation or Alloderm?

I'm considering the V to Y lip augmentation or Alloderm? Which is better?Also, what is the general cost? how do I find the best possible cosmetic surgeon who does this... READ MORE

Untraumatized Fat Grafts Vs. Liposuctioned Fat for Lips

How does untraumatized fat grafts compare to liposuctioned fat for augmenting the lips? Are there any numbers on how long to expect this procedure to last? Is it worth the... READ MORE

Recent comments from Tomato Face

Thank you for asking about my outcome. The hydroquinoine USP 4% helped the most with readness. I got some tightening from the procedure but not a significant face-lift type of change. I am concerned that it minimized the fat pads... READ COMMENT

Has anyone had a lip lift that they are really happy about? who did it? what type? how much was it. what about the nose and scars underneath? please advise. READ COMMENT

Who was the doctor? did he or she say it would change over doesn't look bad but it does look like you need to balance out the horizontal plane of your face. How does it look when you smile? good luck. READ COMMENT

I am interested in who did your implants and photos of how they look. I am in North Carolina and prefer to have it done here but might travel if necessary. READ COMMENT

It has been almost 3 months and I can NOT think of any arguments to support someone having Fraxel re:Pair. It is painful, expensive, longer than stated downtime and my skin looks worse than before!!!!!!!!!!!! I am kicking myself for... READ COMMENT