Member since 10/6/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Beletero Injections - Vernon Hills

Intended for small scar near mouth and area above lip. I usually don't react to fillers, but this product seemed to elicit an allergic response. Areas where the Beletero was injected became hardened and red. It felt like a little hard ball was pushed from my skin (much like milia). I wanted correction to some very superficial scarring. I hoped to receive Silikon 1000 which is well... READ MORE

Dr. Epstein: Excellent Neck Lift (61 Y.o.) - Northbrook, IL

My neck lift involving platysma muscle repair and slight under chin liposuction was performed one day ago. Already I can determine the operation was highly successful. Dr. Epstein is careful to suggest an array of treatment options with expected outcomes. He will not aggressively push procedures and is a consummate professional. The Doctor's staff are a great group of women whom I... READ MORE

Recent comments from LaTrec

I also forgot to mention post Accutane I administration impairs healing. If you do begin a course of treatment you cannot do lasering, chemical peels, etc. until the after you have waited a significantly long period. Your OBGYN would ... READ COMMENT

If you have acne in other areas of the body you might want to consider Spiranolactone. Look it up on the Internet. It is much better tolerated than a drug like Accutane. Spiranolactone was originally created for high blood pressure.... READ COMMENT

My dose was 50 mg. This however has no bearing on your case. Some people requie 75 mg or more. Others might find Spiranolactone difficult to tolerate if they already have low blood pressure. Originally, the drug was prescribed only... READ COMMENT

The Spiranolactone is indicated for patients who exhibit hirsutism, acne and amenorrhea. It may be associated with PCOS. Blood tests can indicate elevated levels of male type hormones. One does not require excessively high blood... READ COMMENT

Hi Melissa, I did mention the crepey skin. I don't believe any was removed. My fear is that once the neck looses tautness, firmness, elasticity, etc. there is only so much that can be done. I also believe that if skin is pulled too... READ COMMENT