Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 4/7/2014


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Embarking on a Journey to Repair Eczema Damage - San Diego, CA

I'm considering a facelift or reconstructive surgery to repair damaged caused by eczema. I've had eczema my whole life, which is caused by an allergy to animal dander and dust. It once covered my body with open sores, and when I was 10 years old I was taken to a doctor who gave me a potent prescription cream. In 3 days my skin cleared up. I'm still allergic to dander and dust, and sometimes... READ MORE

Recent comments from Gearsgirl

Thank you for taking the time, even when in pain, exhausted and discouraged, to blog your journey. You are an encouragement. You look amazing! Your body resembles Helen Mirren, who was recently described like this: "At age 69, Helen is... READ COMMENT

Sats, it's been a long journey with lots of discouragement and I hope that you are recovering from your lift and seeing good improvement. I'm looking forward to your next update. I'm practically decided on a doctor and the procedures,... READ COMMENT

Sats, thank you for sharing your experience. I've wondered about laser resurfacing, which is what the PS recommend to do after the face lift, to further smooth the scars. I was under the impression that resurfacing caused collagen to... READ COMMENT

Thank you, deenerbug. I've had two consults so far and both recommended a face lift to flatten the scars. The treatment may also include a chemical peel. READ COMMENT

Yours was an excellent documentary of the procedure. So detailed and helpful. I'm looking into how best to get rid of scars from eczema damage. I've been told that a face lift will smooth them, and at age 55, I could use some "lift" :)... READ COMMENT