Location: Phoenix, AZ
Member since 10/18/2013


  • 13 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Red As a Tomato - Phoenix, AZ

I have had brown aging spots on my face for about 15 years. I'm 69. Over the past few years they are getting larger and there are more of them. Used lots of concealer under foundation but they still bled through. Most people I talked with about it said they didn't even notice, but it bothered me. I decided laser was the best solution thinking I could have my skin sort of evened out... READ MORE

Questions from Frizzy

Is it common for skin to lighten considerably after CO2 laser?

I had CO2 laser of my entire face on Oct 23, 2013. My skin is still reddish around the jawline and on my cheeks. The rest of my face which is lighter than I've ever seen it.... READ MORE

My face still covered with whiteheads after CO2 laser in Nov of 2013. Any suggestions?

Face puffed up until my eyes were slits 72 hours after procedure. Swelling went down. Very red for almost 5 months afterward. Redness went away leaving a rash along jawline... READ MORE

Recent comments from Frizzy

You are most welcome. If it helps anyone to know there is light at the end of the tunnel I am glad to provide that info. One thing that spurred me on to post was someone who said there is never an end to the acne. It took a good... READ COMMENT

Thank you for the words of encouragement, Eva. I appreciate it. I don't dwell on the issue of the redness, but it is a reality. My skin absolutely soaks up whatever cream I put on it (last night it was Tepezcohuite cream) and I... READ COMMENT

Hi LovelyInsideandOut We should all adopt your user name as a motto. I have to remind myself that no matter what procedure I have elected to have, it is secondary to the work I need to keep doing for the inside. . . my attitudes, my... READ COMMENT

I believe it. I'm even thinking it may be a year or more for me. READ COMMENT

No, I wouldn't do the laser if I had it to do over. But as I said in a reply to Grace60, the same PS did a facelift for me in 2007 and it's so good three of my friends went to him, too. (And they look great) I think how skin reacts... READ COMMENT