I've been wanting lip injections for a least 10 years. Naturally, I have basically no upper lip and a VERY thin bottom lip. I was so hesitant because of the pain, the cost, the fear of what it would look like etc. Plus, I didn't know who to go to. Many doctors in my area don't have before and afters on their websites, so I couldn't check their work before I committed. I finally asked around... more
I had dragged my feet for more than FOUR years in getting any more filler in my face. I'd had several rounds of Juvey Ultra and botox placed under my eyes and in the N/L folds by my mouth done by a previous surgeon. My last treatment done by that doctor was in 2010, just before I had facial lasering that left me with a staph infection and permanent pigment issues on my face.
However, the... more
After reading quite a number of bad reviews regarding juvederm under the eyes, I almost cancelled my appt with my doctor. However, since my plastic surgeon performed a breast lift and reduction and I couldn't have been more pleased with the results, I have a complete and total trust in my surgeon (he was also recommended by quite a number people in my area and my family doctor). I went... more
I just turned 50 and when I looked in a mirror, the valley created by the 'sunken' skin was all I saw. It was like I had been socked or had just woken up from a 100 years of sleep.
After much research on this site and others, I had juvederm injections to make me look human again. The dermatologist was not that keen to do the procedure as she said it can have mixed results, but I... more
One of the worst things about Juvederm (or any injectable) is that some people are very susceptible to bruising. When this happens it’s no longer a secret little procedure you can do over the weekend and people will start asking who beat you up.
I’ve tried Juvederm twice now and although I hold it in higher regard than older injectables like Restylane (I’ve read too many... more