Location: Perth, AU
Member since 12/27/2013


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Questions from Staceyoz

White scars from laser, why?

I had Palomar erbium non ablative fractional laser 6 months ago and I am left with white fine slightly raised scars, a dent in middle of forehead by hairline(widows peak area)... READ MORE

Skin texture awful after non ablative fractional laser I'm so depressed?

I have already been informed by a doctor on this site that white lines over the face is most probably due to being treated too aggressively and settings were too high. Would... READ MORE

Does laser permanently damage and alter your skin?

What causes the orange peel texture when you've had laser? is it being treated too aggressively? shallow scarring,lines from laser head,grid texture also please help why has... READ MORE

Filler to outer lip line left me with blue tinted lips and it's lumpy 4years after

Hi I had restylane injected to my upper and lower lips jut around the soon as he'd done it I noticed it was like a white lump all round the edge almost like a... READ MORE

Can you have hair loss from fractional lasers?

Can the palomar emerge 1410 wavelength damage hair follicles? I have scarring along my hairline and into my hairline from the laser head and my hair has gone very thin in these... READ MORE

Can the palomar emerge 1410 laser cause fat loss, damage hair follicles and create millions of micros holes and scars in skin

I seem to have fat loss,holes all over skin laser head scars redness and dents after Emerge non ablative 1410nm laser. 4 treatments highest setting being level 5 on last... READ MORE

Loss of volume after laser?

Can a 1410 wavelength fractional diode non ablative laser cause fat loss and scarring. Also have bad skin texture and a mass of pinholes still 15mths after. READ MORE

Was my fat loss in cheeks caused by palomar emerge fractional laser?

My cheeks have sunken in after 4 laser treatments 1410 wavelength . Does this wavelength go into the fat layer? Level 5 highest setting was used READ MORE

Best treatment for laser damage?

Its been 19months scince i had fractional laser treatment. My skin is ruined. Scars dents pinholes from the laser. A doctor has suggested sculptra will this help does it work READ MORE

I have pinholes 19 months after Fractional laser. Any suggestions?

19 months after fractionsl laser i still have pinholes all over my chin,one cheek and forehead. Im using Dr Aspect exfol a serum and have had 6 microdermabrasions in total with... READ MORE

Will the Dermapen help repair my damaged skin after fractional laser?

I had 4 laser treatments 2 weeks apart last one on highest level,level 5 it was the Palomar emerge non ablative laser. 19 months on still have scars/dents, pinholes in a grid... READ MORE

How deep is 1410 nm?

I had 4 fractional laser treatments with a 1410nm diode laser machine. My one cheek has lost volume it feels like my fat pad has gone i can feel my cheek bone could the thermal... READ MORE

Is it safe to have fractional laser treatment every 2 weeks?

I had 4 non ablative fractional laser treatments each one was 2 weeks apart which was recommended by the clinic. Except the 4th which was 4 weeks after the 3rd. I have terrible... READ MORE

Can Hair follicles on the scalp be killed by a Fractional laser?

I've asked this before on here and was told no it can't happen. I have hair missing along my hair line which I noticed a few weeks after I had my 4th fractional laser, it was... READ MORE

Can yellow and red led light therapy repair and improve damage from fractional laser?

I have been recommended yellow led followed by red led treatment and dermapen treatment to correct damage caused by fractional laser which consists of pinhole scars rough... READ MORE

Will dermapen help laser damage

I have pinhole griding left after fractional laser 20 mths ago i have been recommended dermapen to correct this. Will it work? Could it cause more problems READ MORE

Why do fractional lasers leave pinhole scars in skin? Is it the machine or the person treating?

Why does this happen I've been scarred and it's been almost 2 years Scince I was treated with no improvement. Seen numerous dermatologists a plastic surgeon numerous docs no... READ MORE

Loss of hair after Fractional laser. Is this normal?

2 yrs ago i had fractional laser with Palomar Emerge 1410. Which is a diode laser. The consent form i signed says coinsidental hair removal which can grow back thinner thicker... READ MORE

Is it ok to have derma rolling with mild rosacea?

Im booked in to have dermarolling with a nurse who is very experienced to treat laser scars. I just need to know that this treatment wont make the rosacea worse. It is mild. ..... READ MORE

Burning, numbness, pins and needles on scalp and face. This started after Botox

I have a burning,numbness pins and needles sensation which is along the left side of my scalp front to back,left eye cheek and into my jaw. This started a year ago after Botox... READ MORE

Does led light therapy and Dermapen really work?

IVe just had my first of 6 led therapy treatments which was the White light therapy to prepare my skin for Dermapen. They recommended 3 white treatments and 3 red treatments.... READ MORE

My skin was not cooled after laser, can this cause problems?

On my 4th laser treatment I was treated on the highest level level 5 palomar Emerge fractional laser 1410nm. I have scars (white thickened lines the shape of the laser head)... READ MORE

Laser causes bad texture scarring and long term damage, why?????

Please can a doc,Derm plastic surgeon give a straight forward answer why the pinholes scars dents fat loss etc etc happen to thousands of people and ruin lives like me. And... READ MORE

Will Dermapen help with scars from Fractional Laser?

I have just had a course of 3 Dermapen treatments to correct damage from Fractional laser(scars,pinholes). And 3 led light treatments spread out every 6 weeks. When and will... READ MORE

Why hasn't my Dermapen treatment made a difference?

I have completed a course of 3 Dermapen treatments. Last one was 5 weeks ago and havnt had any noticeable improvement. It was to treat pinhole scars from a 1410 nm fractional... READ MORE

If you are treated with the laser head in the same spot (stacking) will this cause fat loss and damage?

I was treated with the Emerge 1410 Palomar laser .The girl on all 4 treatments stacked the laser over a scar i have and i have volume loss and really bad pinhole grid patterns... READ MORE

Is it safe for me to use a 1.5mm Derma Roller?

I have just purchased a Dr Roller dermaroller 1.5mm and plan to use it once a month to treat some pinhole scarring from a laser treatment i had 3 years ago. I have just had a... READ MORE

Can inflammation from fractional lasers kill hair follicles?

Ive been told the heat from a laser won't kill hair follicles and have been told the laser itself won't kill hair follicles because it dosnt reach the hair bulb but what about... READ MORE

Grid pattern still in skin 3 years after laser?

Its been 3 years now scince i had fractional laser and i still have the grid pattern punched in my skin and also white thickened skin in wierd patterns which i believe is scar... READ MORE

Tyndall effect 6 years after lips were injected. Any suggestions? (photo)

I had the border of my upper and lower lips injected with restylane nearly 6 years ago and I have the Tyndall effect still. I did go to see a doctor regarding this who... READ MORE

Will the Environ DF machine correct laser damage if used with Environ creams and serums?

I had a fractional laser treatment 3 years ago 4 altogether. I have been left with the grid pattern in my skin and white thickened skin where they caused damage to the dermal... READ MORE

Can heat damage the skin?

I've read that heat can cause DNA and collagen damage, cause blood vessels to grow and become bigger and thin the skin. This deeply concerns me when I've had Fractional laser... READ MORE

Grid pattern hypopigmentation visible capillaries and irregularities in the skin. What can I do?

3 and a half years ago i had emerge frac laser 4 treatments in total. It has already beeb confirmed to me that i was over treated and i have thermal damage. Ive had 7 skin... READ MORE

Hair loss from a 1410nm fractional laser, could stacking the laser have caused this?

Scince having laser I have got hair missing along and into my hairline. The girl treating me kept stacking the laser in the same area. Although the laser is only supposed to go... READ MORE

Is dermapen going to correct scarring and grid pattern in my skin from laser?

I've now had 8 needling treatments throughout this year2016) 5 dermapen and 3 dermaroller 2mm. Using vit A vit C antioxidant serums sunscreen everyday. Can still see the... READ MORE

Steven Wallace NY plastic surgeon said some lasers if not used properly can cause fat loss. How can lasers cause fat loss?

I have lost a ridiculous amount of volume in my face since laser 3 years ago. I started noticing the sudden loss after the swelling went down and it's got worse. I also have... READ MORE

Why am I not seeing improvement after 8 skin needling treatments? Would growth factor serums help?

My skin was really damaged from 4 Palomar Emerge fractional laser treatments. Scars hypo pigmentation and pinholes. In masses from the laser. After 5 dermapen and 3 dermaroller... READ MORE

Dermapen or Derma Roller, trying to treat laser damage and seeing no results. What's the better device?

I am frustrated because I've read that dermaroller causes micro tearing and then read its Dermapen that does that. It's like the manufacturers of theses devices are attacking... READ MORE

Can Dermapen damage your skin?

I'm scared I had 8 needling treatments last year to treat laser thermal damage to my skin which consisted of scars and masses of pinholes and square shallow dents I've had no... READ MORE

Will chemical peels help my scars from fractional laser?

My face is covered in white scars and masses of pinholes 4 years on from 4 non ablative fractional lasers. I've had 8 skin needling treatments in 2016 with no improvement. The... READ MORE

Why are we not warned about pinhole scars from lasers?

I'm 4 years out from laser and still have terrible pinholes throughout my skin in a grid pattern. I'm noticing on my news feed more and more people are coming forward with the... READ MORE

Will PRP combined with skin needling improve pinhole scars from laser

4 years ago I had 4x Palomar non ablative 1410 fractional laser treatments. End result masses of pinhole scars in the skin and white lines from over treatment. Had 8 needling... READ MORE

Why are laser promoted as producing collagen when all they do is produce scar tissue?

My skin has been ruined by laser. I'm now left with linear scar collagen not the normal basket weave collagen. I think it's terrible how they are sold to you telling you they... READ MORE

Does dermapen skin needling produce fresh collagen or scar tissue collagen?

I'm very frustrated because I have just read 2 completley different statements from doctors on here one saying skin needling produces new collagen and another doctor saying it... READ MORE

Is laser 7 weeks after surgery which involved an infection safe?

I had a blocked gland in my chin area which became infected. I had surgery and had the gland removed. 7 weeks later laser was recommended for the scar. End result is severely... READ MORE

Peels to help with scarring from laser

I have just had my 1st of 6 Environ face peels to try and help/improve the damage caused by laser. I've already had 8 skin needling treatments with no results but I think I... READ MORE

What corrects laser thermal damage to the face?

Skin damaged 4 years ago after 4 fractional laser treatments with Palomar Emerge 1410nm .Had 8 skin needling treatments to try and correct results skin texture awful... READ MORE

Discussions started by Staceyoz

Bad experience with laser

It's been 6 months scince I had palomar erbium non ablative fractional laser, my skin is awful grid marks still,scarring in the skin, white raised swirly lines I am devastated... READ MORE

Recent comments from Staceyoz

Hi I've just looked at your pictures and it's exactly the same as mine texture wise. I have been told it's thermal damage. I've posted already to say what I'm doing treatment wise. Got 3 more peels but I know they are not going to... READ COMMENT

I've just had my 3rd one yesterday and got 3 more to go. My skin looks radiant after but the peels alone are not going to remove the scarring(pinholes because they are too deep so I'm going to complete the other 3 peels then have a... READ COMMENT

I've had 8 with no damage what so ever which is what this whole conversation is about. And I have stated beforethat in the wrong hands you could get damage from either BUT!!! What I've said is in the pictures posted you can see the... READ COMMENT

Call up Dermapen direct like I have and speak to Dagmar based in New South Wales Australia 02 9889 3636 let her explain both procedures like she did with me. And by the way don't believe everything you read on the internet speak direct... READ COMMENT

Dermarollers cause micro tears do your research READ COMMENT