I'm going to give a little background about my experience/history with fillers and Botox because it will provide more context to why I think Dr. Mehta is so amazing.
I'm 32 years old and have been getting Botox since I was about 26 or 27, when I started noticing furrows forming between my brows. They weren't severe, but I wanted to nip them in the bud before they got worse, which has worked... more
I am 41 years old, and though my Mexican skin has kept me youthful looking, I noticed my parentheses lines had gotten a lot deeper since turning 40. I asked my doctor for filler, and he recommended Juvederm XC. I LOVE the result. It was painless and took at least five years off my face immediately without being obvious. It just gave me my old face back! My doctor is very skilled and good at... more
I'm 43 years old and got both botox (april 2014) and juvederm (june 2014) for the very first time from Dr. Evan Ransom, and I'm really happy with the results. I've had a very deep frown crease by my left eyebrow which I started to notice when I was around 10 years old. Of course it was very tiny then but 33 years later it has gotten very noticeable . People would ask me how I got my 'scar'.... more
So my lips are pretty thin. I thought it would be fun to have some fuller lips for when I got to meet my favorite singer. I got Juvederm injected in them and also some to the folds under my nose. The first day after I liked it, but I was swollen. By the point this picture was taken, it was about 4 weeks after and my lips really were exactly the same as before. So I felt that was not worth... more
Over a year ago, I had Juvederm injected into my lips, in order to give them an even fuller appearance. The injector (Nurse) that I had this done by, was terrible. One syringe was used in three large shots, one in center of the lower lip and two on the sides of the upper lip. Obviously this resulted in irritating lumps. They subsided over the year, and I never had the lumps dissolved with the... more
Anyone had experience with dr Mabrie from San Francisco or dr Karam from San Diego? I want my eyes and lips done, looking for a fat transfer or filler but can't decide which doctor, both have good reviews. Pls share ur experienced if you have seen these 2 doctors. I want to be careful on these decisions, it's not something I can hide if something goes wrong. more
I'm a 38 yr old mother of 4 and I went in about 11 days ago to try Juvederm in my naso-labial folds (which are not that bad, but certainly starting to appear on their "way down"). I went to the place where I've been getting my facials/dermasweep for over a year. It is a "laser and skin" center- managed by an MD, with a nurse who is certified in injections and lasers and then several... more
At age 43 I felt my face was starting to sag! I received Juvederm XC for tear troughs and lips, and Juvederm XC Ultra for marionnette and naso-labial folds. My dermatologist feels that Juvederm is a good choice for a first experience with fillers since the gel is 'softer' under the skin compared to Restylane/Perlane, so we went with that.
OMG the pain and the tenderness. I can hardly touch... more
Had my lips done last year with juvaderm ultra plus (not sure the difference between regular juvaderm) but my PS says he only uses it in the lips because it lasts long and makes them extra supple. I absolutely love the result! At first, the swelling was shocking and I didn't want to leave the house but after that was gone, I was so happy. Finally I have beautiful lips! more
I have been going to Dr. Commons for botox and juvederm for about 2 years now. I had seen 3 others before him and am happy to say he is my favorite of them all. He has a very nice bedside manner and his suggestions are so incredibly helpful. He is honest and will tell you if he thinks something you had in mind isn't a good idea, which I am truly grateful for.
I came in for juvederm... more
I'm 25 years old and I have very thin skin under my eye area. You can slightly see a blue vein under each eye and the eyes were hollowing out a bit just making me look tired on a regular basis. Every other area on my skin is quite healthy, so this area makes me pretty self conscious.
I did about a year's worth of research before I decided to move forward with fillers. I was going to go... more
Two years later it still looks good. I've always had dark undereye circles. (Fair skin, thin under the eyes with blue). Then they got even worse with age with facial fat loss, the eyes started hollowing out... NOTICEABLY! I had 1 syringe (very conservative) split between the two undereye areas. It has lidocaine or similar, so it was painless, but a little scary to have a needle right under the... more
I decided to get my lips plumped with Juvederm after researching online. I had my appt today. There was not a lot of pain and I had a full syringe. Left with little swelling, iced the lips then slowly it got swollen and bruised seems to be a bit more swollen then the pics I have seen. Does the amount of swelling and bruising I have seen normal. Would like to hear your experiences. Sent pics... more
My lips were a bit uneven and not quite as full as I'd like, so I decided to give Juvederm a try. As it was my first time getting any sort of cosmetic procedure, I opted for half a syringe initially for more modest results and I couldn't be happier. The results are subtle and natural (read: skilled and precise injection), but make a huge difference to me. more
The deep lines around my nose and mouth were driving me crazy for the past couple of years. I decided for my 52nd birthday to treat myself to some Juvaderm and Botox. I did a bunch of research and found a skin clinic in San Francisco with excellent reviews. I was pretty nervous when I went in-both about the pain and the outcome. I did have to ask the nurse who was administering the product... more
I had juvederm injections done for the first time about three weeks ago... i already have very full lips so people thought i was crazy for even considering it. but i just wanted a more plumper look in my upper lip... so i went to get them done and the nurse who did them only put very little at first since i have very full lips we didn't want to put to much we agreed that if they weren't what i... more
I am very pleased with my Botox and Juvederm results. Dr. Commons' Botox technique gave me a brow lift along with getting rid of my heavy brow frown line, eliminatied my crow's feet and under eye wrinkles. The Juvederm filled in my thin wrinkled jaw line, smoothed out my wrinkles in and around my lips (my lipstick goes on great now), eliminated the bunny lines on my nasal bridge and the lines... more
I have terrible bruises this time. I'll wait until the bruises and swellings are gone and then decide.
Comparing techniques of the two doctors: my first one did about 2 injections on each side and used the regular Juvederm. No one, including me, noticed the difference, but I don't think she is a bad doctor. It's just that the way my cheek and eye areas shaped.
The second... more
Wanted poutier lips.
My experience with Juvederm XC was great. It has been 8 months after my injection in my lips, and they still look great. I have looked at many online at before and after pictures, and have never seen results like mine. I am VERY satisfied with the results.
Overall the procedure was painless and fast. I saw immediate results, but after a few ... more
I'd been to this dermatologist before for V-beam and was very happy with the results. Went back a few years later (I'm now 46) for juvederm around the mouth to hide a bit of sagging/beginning of marionette lines. She injected one syringe total and it has now been three weeks.
On one side the sagging looked much worse, not better. Overall, I just look chubbier around the mouth, not... more
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