After an extremely nasty and painful bout of shingles on my face, I was left with deep indents of scar tissue on my nose. It was directly on the tip, and very noticeable. I also had dark scarring (but not indented) above my right upper lip, along my right cheekbone, and directly in the middle of my forehead. After giving myself a period of time to let my body naturally heal, just looking in... more
I received 4 syringes. I had the crease near my forehead between my eyes and creases around my mouth and my cheek bones done. Everything was fine until day 2 and 3 when my face swelled up so bad (I thought OMG what have I done). I couldn't go out anywhere. However, on day 3 I left for Florida and just hoped that I did not run into anyone I knew. I kept applying cold compresses to reduce... more
I had those pesky "smokers lines" above and below lips-although, I am not a smoker.
Went to a doctor in Irvine, California that I had gone to before for Botox. He is a skilled injector and very conservative in his approach (which I like).
I am so pleased with the results- virtually minimal swelling, no bruising and elimination of most of the offending lines.
My Dr.... more
I had Restylane injected under my eyes to fill in under eye circles. At first it seemed great. One eye seemed to "take" better than the other side. A few days later I realized that I have lumpy bumps under my eyes when I smile. One cheek seems to be higher than the other and I feel like I look like a gargoyle because the photos pick up every shadow under my... more