I had my freckles ( aka age spots) lasered off the top of my hands and posted the progress on my blog. I was very happy with the results, but wondered how IPL ( also called photo rejuvenation) would have worked. To answer that question, Dr Lefkovits offered to use IPL on the freckles of a friend.
I knew just who to call. Judith has had my back since we worked together in advertising. Dealing with some pretty difficult clients, she was always the island of calm in any storm. Since I started my blog, Judith has been an enthusiastic supporter and when Dr Lefkovits made the offer, I punched in her number on my cell. Tall and slim, she is a terriffic … Continue Reading… →
When it comes to lasers, by this time I know the drill. If I had been using Retin A or Triluma on my hands, I would have had to stop 2-3 days earlier. One hour before the treatment I dabbed on a numbing cream made with lidocaine. ( Its available only with a prescription). Dr Marmur slipped on a pair of red goggles, gave me a pair to put on and aimed a YAG laser at the top of my hands. I hardly felt a thing. I’ve got a pretty low tolorance to pain, so if I say somethings doen’t hurt, trust me, it doesn’t hurt.
As I sat in the treatment chair, the spots turned white and crusty. Dr Marmur gave me tubes of Aquaphot to put on the fried spots and a packet of large, self adhesive bandaids to cover the tops of the hands. By the time I was at the … Continue Reading… →