Good for Cheeks After 3 Weeks of Swelling
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After a year of wishy-washy scheduling and...
- 15 Feb 2009
After a year of wishy-washy scheduling and canceling, I finally had intraoral Radiesse injections to correct my sunken cheeks from weight loss. I did not bruise and the procedure was not painful, but I swelled for a full two weeks.
At over three weeks, one cheek looks fantastic while the other looks lower than the other, leaving an unsightly bag/line of demarcation under one eye. The result is that I have traded 'sunken' for 'asymmetric,' despite having the doctor massage the product twice.
I am sorry that I did this 'to myself' and hope that it lasts only 3 months as I've read that others have experienced.
Now that my Radiesse has settled I can see that I...
- 27 Feb 2009
Now that my Radiesse has settled I can see that I had merely been in a panic over what was the swelling period.
Now that it has settled it looks fine---good, even! I would do it again but perhaps more gradually than 1 syringe per cheek.