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Juvederm and Necrosis - Livingston, NJ

Had Juverderm applied on my labionasal folds once...

Had Juverderm applied on my labionasal folds once on november of 2011. My experience at the time was satisfactory. I had some bruising and swolleness for at least 1 1/2 weeks but the results were good. The effects of the results lasted until May of 2012. I decided to go back and get a second round of the procedure. I had the procedure applied and this time it seem more painful and i felt the Doctor injected the areas a bit more than the last time. Over the period of 24 hours i noticed lots of redness and starting to surface on one side of my skin small pustules that eventually became larger. It was the memorial day weekend so i couldnt go back to the Doctor. The offices were closed. As the weekend progressed the skin became darker and had become really infected to the point the i had black scabs. Eventually, i went back to the Doctor which gave me some antiobiotics and topical cream that got rid of the infection. The scabs disappeared but what now remains is the redness that i am hoping it will correct itself. I did some research over google and found documents that explain that necrosis can result from juverderm. It is a rare occurance but a possibility. It could've been due to injecting directly into a blod vessel or perhaps injecting too much of the gel that would prevent blood flow from the local arteries to the labialnasal areas. The other side of the face is fine so are some other areas i had treated. It has been 2 weeks with the redness and it has not demished much. I had posted my experience on this web site and a Doctor commented saying that an IPL would help dimishing the redness. I am considering this as an option . Perhaps next week i'll return to the doctor and request this done. I've had fillers appied on my skin before and never did i get this reaction. I am hoping this will clear up and i wouldnt have to suffer embarassment any longer.

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4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
3 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Hello Megan,
Thank you. The area does not hurt. There were scabs and now there is only redness. Is not sensitive. It an annoying redness that seems not to clear up. The doctor is applying a laser to the area that suppose to help in resolving the issue. The juverderm from "hell" , I call this experience. thanks.
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It does sound like the Juvederm from Hell! Please let us know how the laser works at clearing it up. I'll be very interested to hear & hoping you get good results from it.

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I'm sorry to hear that you had to be one of the few who experience Necrosis. Does the area hurt, and is the redness raw, or just red in color?

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