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Phoenix82

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  1. Here are the 2 week pictures. You can see I'm still red. As I mentioned in the last post, my scars are all pretty visible at this point. The coloring is a bit patchy, which makes the texture look a little strange. It will be interesting to see how the scars heal over the next few months. Based on how my scars look now, I'm pretty sure there isn't going to be massive improvement to the point where I don't have to worry about the scars. But I'm still optimistic I'll see some meaningful results.
  2. So far I'm still pretty red, but it fades a little each day. I'll post some new pictures on Wednesday which will be the 2 week mark. At this point I'd say its smoother but, but my scars are still visible. The doctor did emphasis that this would probably be the case and that I should wait 1 year to judge the final results. I also talked to some other patients who said their scars returned after the procedure. Still, its a little depressing to see the scars come back. I'd hoped that if the de
  3. Here are a couple photos from today (Day 6). Not too much to report at this point. I'm still very red.
  4. Here are a couple of the before pictures. I posted a bunch more in my gallery.
  5. Four days ago (11/20/2013) I had dermbarsion, co2 laser and recell performed by Dr. Maini in Nottingham. Today I got the bandages off. While I’m too red to make a final assessment, I am optimistic that I will have a good outcome from the procedure. The procedure was carried out under local anesthesia. I’m not a huge fan of needles, so getting the injections was not too pleasant. Then the doctor took the skin sample for the recell. He took the skin from behind my left ear. The C02 laser was
  6. Phoenix82

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    These are the pictures taken before the dermabrasion/recell. They are in the worst possible lighting.
  7. A few days ago I had a skype consultation with Dr. Maini from the Zenith Cosmetic Clinics in the UK (I live in the states). I wanted to share the information with community and get some feedback on some of the issues that came up. First a little background. I'm a 30 years old guy with a very fair complexion (type 1), I had some acne scarring from high school but a lot of it came in college. I have mostly boxcar/rolling scars with a few ice picks. Over the last year I've tried having subcisi
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