Location: ct
Member since 9/7/2009


  • 15 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Ipl for Brown Spots/sun Damage - Stamford, CT

Pictures are 22 hours post procedure. Doctor did a test patch on face before having assistant continue with the procedure. Eye patch tapes placed over both eyes. Whole face only took about 5 minutes. Feels like a hot rubber band snap and also see lightening like flashes of light with each pull of the laser wand trigger. Felt like it was getting hotter each time. The assistant would pause... READ MORE

Botox and Antibiotics Caused Flu-like Symptoms, Extreme Anxiety, Other Problems

I recieved 30u of cosmetic botox by cosmetic surgeon. I informed him that I was being treated for lyme disease with zithromycin and he said it was not a problem. I subsequently had a severe reaction and have had to discontinue my lyme treatment - possibly until the effects of botox are gone. Do not get botox if you are currently on antibiotics!I had 30u of cosmetic botox in my forehead and... READ MORE

Recent comments from Lala50

Also, regarding above statement "your skin has no protective barrier right now" - your skin IS your bodies protective barrier. The IPL does not remove the skin and it does not "interfere with the skin's (derma's) natural ability to... READ COMMENT

You know what is even less of a "smart move"? Taking medical advice from an uninformed internet troll who thinks they have somehow acquired a medical degree by doing google searches. I have read some of your other posts and am... READ COMMENT

I do not have melasma. I have small sun damage brown spots (sunspots) READ COMMENT

Yes! Cigarette analogy is good :). Really hot rubber band. I was surprised how my body involuntarily jumped with every zap. I was worried on the second day also because the brown spots still felt so smooth. I guess you have to wait... READ COMMENT

I am sorry. Have you checked back in with the provider? Ask them if they recommend cold packs or an anti inflammatory like ibuprofen. READ COMMENT