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    Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
    4/28/2016 3:44:41 PM

    Reviewer: Picato Gel, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am Irish--meaning I have very light skin that freckles. I do not tan. I used Picato on my forehead and not too close to my eyebrows. On second day my forehead was throbbing and I had many blisters. I called the Dr and did not apply 3rd day (good thing!).Then my whole face swelled up and my eyes became slits.Dr said Very severe reaction. Would never again use this product. Rather go back to the K ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
    4/15/2016 6:29:35 PM

    Reviewer: Dede, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My face began to blister the first day. I am on day 4 and my face is swollen and blistered and painful. I spent 45 years in the sun on the golf course, and the doctor told me the blisters are where the skin cancer is, so I have lots. Easy to use. I hope my face heals within 2 weeks- I look like I have a major chemical burn. Putting Vaseline on helps

    Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
    4/13/2016 2:58:08 PM

    Reviewer: Scot, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    On my second application of the face. First application, I was on the sever end of blisters and peeling. My face bled a little at night. But the results were dramatic, skin looks much better and the AK seems to have gone away. Froze them off multiple time previously. 30 days later applied the 2nd application to the other side of my face. On day two and reaction not as severe this time. Feel ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
    4/3/2016 10:11:00 PM

    Reviewer: Jjmurph01, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Took the 3 day facial treatment. No impact daysc1 or 2. Day 3 began to feel like a sunburn and face turned red and tender. Now day 6 and easing up but flaking. No blisters. No way I can tell if it is working as designed.

    Condition: Red Patches from Sun Exposure on the Face or Scalp
    3/15/2016 10:33:51 PM

    Reviewer: DE, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am on day 4 of my treatment and so far so good. I saw results a few hours after the first application on day 1 on several spots above my lip, on my chin and on both sides of my face. Since the tubes only have a small amount of gel, I only applied to those areas I had problems. The leftover I just brushed over my right cheek and it turned red, now is peeling. I have a lot of tightness on my chin, ... Show Full Comment

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