Location: Washington DC
Member since 7/11/2008


  • 31 total posts
  • 2 reviews
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Reviews & Stories

Fat Transfer Gave Me Squirrel-face - Fairfax, VA

I had cheek implants 10 years ago, and as my facial fat eroded over time, the implants stuck out more and more. Each cheek had a bump where the implant was, a valley under it, a little bump in the center of the cheek, then another valley at the nasolabial fold. I showed the doctor that I wanted the two valleys on each cheek filled in, and said it would be bad if all that happened was that the... READ MORE

Wish I Could Remember What I Did!

I've had glycolic and TCA peels, but the best peel I had was one I did to myself accidentally. It did not cost $100; the form insists that peels must cost at least $100. I put 2 skin lotions on my face before bed - one was a vitamin C lotion in an orange bottle, and I forget what the other was. I walked away from the bathroom, but hadn't gotten very far when I realized my face was burning. ... READ MORE

Discussions started by phil-in-va

Retin-A burn => fantastic cheap peel

About 10 years ago I was using retin-A and various over-the-counter skin lotions on my face. One day I put one lotion on (I don't remember what it was!), then put a "Vitamin C... READ MORE

Recent comments from phil-in-va

Carecredit is not insurance. Nobody gets insurance to pay for fat fillers, unless they had trauma to the face. READ COMMENT

Can you post a before picture? READ COMMENT

I sympathize for your trouble--bad face work is very disturbing. But I don't see why you want to protect this doctor and endanger us by not telling us who it was. READ COMMENT

$14K for 2000+ grafts? Seems awfully pricey to me. READ COMMENT