Here is a pix of my neck ten days after removing the various bumps and splotches. The scabs are gone and the redness is slowly fading. To avoid awkward stares questions, I am still wearing scarves and chuncky necklaces to cover them up. I found that powder mineral foundation does hide them, but then rubs off and stains my tees and blouses, soI’m sticking to camouflage rather than make-up. Now that I’ve worked so hard to polish up my neck and chest I want to protect it from new problems. I had three types of spots:
Brown spots: These are a combination of age and sunlight. The former I can’t so anything about– the latter just needs a daily sunscreen. Done.
No, I didn’t get attacked by a flock of vampire bats. This is what my neck looked like the day after Dr Marmur removed some freckles, skin tags and red spots. As before, I had applied a lidocaine cream to numb the area, but Dr M felt that I needed a bit of injected lidocaine to be more comfortable. She used a laser on the freckles, cut off the skin tags and eliminated the red spots, called cherry angiomas, with electricalcauterization. Thanks to the lidocaine, the whole procedure was painless. She topped each spot with a dab of Aquaphor and a non-irritating strip to cover them.
The treated spots look alot worse than they feel. In fact, I had far less discomfort with this treatment than I had when … Continue Reading… →