Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

jane1987

Member
  • Posts

    11
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Reputation

1 Neutral

1 Follower

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Not Telling

Recent Profile Visitors

711 profile views
  1. Hi, Been looking through the forums on doctor recommendations and looking to find latest recommendations for doctors who can treat acne scarring? Seeing quite a few of the same names pop up Dr H, Dr Anil. Ideally trying not to spend thousands. I have Asian olive skin with mix of mild/moderate boxcar, rolling and ice pick scars on my cheeks from years ago. Had fraxel once which helped maybe 10% overall for the most shallow scars.
  2. Also DRaGZ I checked out your post and I think your results are pretty amazing. May I ask what your doctor charges for a consultation (I am based in LA also)? Could there be an option to do something similar to what you did but at lower settings? I am hoping to do something that means I can wear makeup a couple of days later and it be not so noticeable. A week is a little too long to take off work
  3. Thanks for the comments. I appreciate it. TCA cross definitely interests me and is something I have considered. I have to admit that lasers do scare me a little especially with the red bleeding after pictures. My face is really important in my line of work, so I would need to do something with the least downtime even if that means slower more gradual results. I did notice though that my doctor has an erbium fractionated laser listed on his site that sounds pretty much essentially the same as t
  4. I have some scars on my cheeks that I really want to get rid of. In most indoor light they look fine but as you can see in some harsh outdoor light, they really stand out. I have included soft light and harsh light of each side so you can see the difference. I would say they are mostly pretty shallow. Any advice on what treatments would be best would be appreciated. My doctor recommended smoothbeam to me but I have read a lot of not so great things about it and am a little worried that it might
  5. Hi, So I have been on accutane 5 months now (40mg a month) and it has worked miracles. I have clear skin (pretty much by month 3). I have been talking to my derm about how to get rid of my pitted scars. Most are very small with a couple deeper ones - but overall in my derms opinion it is all very mild. Now she has told me that I can get smoothbeam to get rid of these scars whilst I am still on accutane. I asked about waiting 3-6 months after accutane before any scar treatments and she said
  6. Where did you get it so cheap?! The cheapest I have found is costco at around $200 :/
  7. I had the copper IUD (Paraguard) for about 7 years and struggled with acne during the entire duration never attributing acne to the IUD. I loved the IUD because I didn't have to think about taking pills all the time etc and it was a great long term plan. However, It was only through research that I discovered copper in the IUD can mess up your zinc levels and this can be a cause for acne. After removing the IUD my skin got a lot lot better - i went from having medium/severe acne to fairly mild
  8. Oh and someone recommended Costco to me. They quoted $227 a month for a 40mg prescription of Claravis. I can save only like $11 if I order a two month supply but i don't know how long I will be on 40mg. Does anyone know of a better price than the one above?
  9. Hi, I just went to my derm who has agreed to prescribe me accutane, I will get the prescription and can start the meds in one month as required by ipledge rules. However, as I have only recently moved to the US for work purposes only I don't have medical insurance. My doctor told me that as I am paying for the course myself, my 'homework' is to ring up different pharmacies to find the best price as they differ greatly from pharmacy to pharmacy and then I can buy it from there using my prescrip
×