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East Haven, CT

Please help me with this dilemma regarding Skin Resurfacing / Chemical Peel

I've been seeing a plastic surgeon and had 3 Skin Resurfacing / Chemical Peels done so far @ 225.00 each, and have yet to notice any difference in the appearance or texture of my skin. Is there any treatment that you could recommend that will treat the fine facial lines and firm my skin as well? I tried to make a wise investment in my appearance when I went for these treatments; however, it seems that I've wasted money. I can't afford to make this mistake again, so I would appreciate any recommendations or advice you can provide. Thank you in advance for your help.

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Plastic surgeon
San Diego, CA
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  You get what you paid for.
May 22, 2009 3:26 PM

A $225 peel will almost never do anything. I suggest you see someone about a TCA peel 30,35 or 50%/ Sneak up on it by using the 25% first and see how you like it. An Erbium laser peel (more)
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Beverly Hills, CA
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May 21, 2009 5:10 PM

For treatment of fine lines and typical aging skin, I would normally recommend laser treatment to you. For more pronounced crow's feet, nasolabial folds, etc, you would also generally (more)
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