Theresa is nothing short of a miracle worker. Professionally, she is welcoming, warm, engaging and instantly makes you feel at ease.
She is a total pleasure to deal with. Beyond that, her work is absolutely astounding. I came to see her with a complaint of throat 'necklace' lines which have plagued me since childhood and which more than one dermatologist and plastic surgeon told me simply 'could not be fixed.' Thankfully, I found Theresa’s wonderful, informative website and booked a consultation on the off chance there might be something she could do.
She was thorough and professional during the examination and we discussed what types of results I could expect. The procedure and follow-ups were performed in a beautiful, relaxing spa environment. While the sensation can be a bit prickly at times, Theresa constantly ensured that the skin is properly numbed and she has a delicate touch. And boy, what results!
Well worth any minor discomfort you might feel. She minimised the discolourations, shadows and lines on my neck with a technique as artistic as it is scientific. She is a painstaking and a devoted perfectionist. Her craft is truly remarkable and offers such an extraordinary range of 'cures' where traditional medical methods have not only failed but are invasive, painful and infinitely more expensive.
I not only would recommend Theresa, I plan to treat more areas in the near future. A rare experience that surpassed my most hopeful expectations. I am so grateful I found her.
Five stars out of five
Thank you for your help. You provide a great service. I wish I had found you years ago.
I have scars from thyroid cancer (on my neck) and basal skin cancer and mole removal (on my face). I really hated these scars and just wanted them to fade away. I have been searching for years to find someone to make my scars less noticeable. I have spent lots of time and money and had one scar revision that left me with a much worse scar.
Thyroidectomy Scar: The largest and most visible scar, which I have had for about 27 years, is from thyroidectomies. I consulted many medical professionals looking for a solution.
Surgical Revision: I was told by a medical professional that the only solution was to have the scar surgically revised by a plastic surgeon. I had my scar revised by a plastic surgeon. I was not happy with the results, since the scar was much more visible now.
Creams: I also searched for non surgical means to hide my scar. I tried flesh coloured creams that were thick, greasy, and did not really hide or blend in my scar.
Laser Treatment: Each time I saw my dermatologist, I asked him for a solution. He told me that scar revision would not improve the appearance of my scar, but that laser treatments were the best option (although expensive). He didn't know of anyone using these lasers and recommended that I search the Internet to find someone.
It took me a long time to find a doctor that offers the laser treatment. I met with Dr. Hayes B. Gladstone, M.D. at Stanford. He told me immediately that he could not help me, that the laser treatments are extremely expensive, require many treatments, and that the results are not impressive and not guaranteed. Had I gone to another doctor, I might have been told a different story, which is my past experience. I was very glad that Dr. Gladstone was honest with me and gave me a solution, which led me to you for micro pigmentation. I had never heard of that, but was happy to have a solution. Although results are important, cost is also important, since I must pay out of pocket for this. The price was much more reasonable than for the laser.
My newest and whitest scar improved almost immediately after the first treatment. My older scars took more than one application of pigment before they began to blend in. But, they have all shown significant improvement and are blending in very nicely. The treatments did not take long and weren’t’ painful. I have told my friends in the medical profession about your service.
It took me years to find a solution that I am happy with. The biggest obstacle was a lack of information or incorrect information about solutions from medical professionals.
It would be great if patients with scars were given good information about solutions. If medical professionals do not have this information, I believe it is very important that they be informed.
San Jose, California
Thank you so very much! Finally I can feel like I can show my arms!!
You have done such a fantastic job covering up my stretch marks, I can't even tell the difference between my own skin and the 'camouflaged' skin!
I am getting married next April and I really wanted to be able to wear a strapless wedding dress, NOW I CAN!!
I LOVE YOU!!! YOU ARE THE BEST!!!
Redwood City, California
My name is Pamela, a 44-year old resident of Long Beach, who contacted Theresa to solicit her help in trying to reverse facial scars created by a dermabrasion surgery.
Having paid thousands of dollars for dermabrasion surgery to improve my skin, and ending up with horrific, indented scars, you can imagine my outrage and depression as I laboured to find solutions to this unexpected debacle.
The doctor who scarred me was of no help, in fact, he refused to even address the matter with me. Hence, I was left to my own devices to try and find scar revision techniques.
One such technique is that of "needling", wherein the scar tissue is "needled" numerous times with the type of small needles used in permanent makeup artistry. In researching this technique, I found Theresa's website on line, and was immediately impressed by her thoroughness and professionalism. I called her San Francisco office to explain my situation; the staff were very helpful and made an appointment for a consultation the following week.
During my consultation Theresa thoroughly explained the process and gave me a realistic exportation of what results I could expect. I was humbled by her compassionate response and willingness to devote her time and expertise in trying to help me. Despite her many hours devoted to my problem during my treatments Theresa was in touch regularly to check up on my healing and progress.
A few weeks after my last sessions my scars are barely visible and I am absolutely thrilled with my final results!
I cannot say enough about the care, professionalism and expertise demonstrated by Theresa and feel blessed to have met this exceptional woman.
Long Beach, California
Just a follow-up note thanking you for the great care and the new lips - it is amazing how much better already they are.
I will keep you posted on my progress and look forward to the next treatment when we can further our projects!
Thanks again for the great care and support!! This is fantastic!
I am truly excited about something reconstructive for the first time in more than 15 years!
YOU ARE AWESOME!!!
Anna Simos MPH, CDE
Stanford University Hospital & Clinics
Transplant Diabetes and Program Coordinator
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 94305
I am so pleased that I found Theresa. My experience with Theresa has been a truly uplifting one. I received excellent work and advice from her. After my procedure, I was concerned with redness in the area. I trusted and followed Theresa’s advice, step by step.
My results were incredible. It was like no procedure had ever taken place. I am grateful and totally satisfied with her work. Normally, I do not write testimonials. However, I could not refrain myself. I would recommend Theresa’s services to anyone in a heartbeat.
Thank you so much Theresa for helping me regain my self-confidence and being able to except compliments along the way. Keep up the great work.
I have had several procedures by Theresa over the last 12 months to cover vitiligo on my face. I've tried everything to get rid of it for the past 20 years, but nothing helped then my doctor recommended I see Theresa and I could not be happier.
Theresa's understanding of my wants and needs and her attention to detail makes her, in my opinion, the best out there.
I had consulted with half a dozen doctors before selecting Theresa and I couldn't be happier with my decision!
My results are fantastic-- my skin blends in and looks so natural. It is exactly what I wanted!
I would recommend anyone to Theresa. Thank you doc for really caring so much about your patients!!
Eesha Agarwal, London
OMG!! Theresa is a genius!!
I had the most ugly stretch marks all over my arms and now they are gone! Bring on summer!
Serenity is the greatest, the staff are awesome and the docs are out of this world. The results I experienced are astonishing!
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU Theresa!!
Michelle R, San Francisco
I wanted to let you know how pleased I am with the procedures you did. It is so good to look into the mirror and not see huge stretchmarks staring back at me. Thank you so much and also to your kind and professional staff.
I so very much appreciate your conservative approach and that you always respect me as a patient. I am also grateful to you for being so kind, caring, and patient with me . You all always treat me with the best of care and put me at ease. I look forward to seeing you very soon.
Mark C, San Francisco
I had a lumpectomy followed by chemo and radiation on my left breast in 2002. I had a new cancer in my left breast and under my right arm in 2008. The incision from the last surgery on my left side opened after the stitches were removed and had to be re-stitched.
I had the option of having nipples made and decided against it. I was told that the nipples were formed by taking skin from the groin area and twisting it to make it look like nipples. Then it would still have to be tattooed to be the right colour. The skin graft I've already had to have was more painful than the double mastectomy and I simply did not want any more surgery so I opted to get my areolas tattooed.
I was referred to Theresa through the Cancer Support Network and couldn't be happier. Theresa did so much more for me than even I expected. She restored my colour and gave them back their symmetry. I feel normal again. She gave me back not only my areolas, but my dignity and my self esteem.
She is such an amazing artist and I just dont know how to thank her. THANK YOU Theresa, I appreciate you and the work you do, for me and for all the thousands of woman whom you have helped. Good things are waiting for you!
With much love and thanks,
Judy Harris, St John's Wood
Dear Theresa, I just wanted to send you a quick note to say thank you again for the wonderful care you took of me. I really appreciated all the time and attention you put into my scars, I can't tell you how wonderful it is to be able to finally wear my hair up without having to wonder if anyone can see my scars!:-)
You are fantastic, and so were your staff. Thank you again for everything.
Margaret D, Mayfair, London
My name is Joan, a 73 year old female who grew up in Southern California before sun-block was available. I have extreme sun damage all over my body. I have also had 5 Mohs surgeries on my face as well as actinic keratosis, basal cell and malignant cancer in situ on my forehead.
Having no wrinkles on my forehead, when the surgery was performed the Dermatologist planned to close the incision using a skin graft, however, in the end, he was able to close the margins without a graft and he did a wonderful job.
When my wound healed it left a sizeable white scar from the hairline down to the eyebrows. For a while I tried to cover it with makeup but as the skin got whiter I was very self-conscious and asked about laser treatments. I was told that laser treatment would only make the scar red and was recommended to Theresa and Dermink.
After the initial consultation I had a total of three treatments done.
The first one showed an improvement and after a period of 5-6 weeks a second treatment and then a third followed which now completely covers the scar. I no longer wear a foundation, just light powder and blush.
I feel so fortunate and the entire procedure was totally painless and inexpensive. I have the before photos and after pictures and the results are nothing short of a miracle.
Every time I look in the mirror I am so grateful for the micro-pigmentation and the results obtained.
Anyone who has a visible scar should get a referral to have micro-pigmentation performed by Theresa!!