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Had It Done Without a Test Site First - Los Angeles, CA

June 5, CO2 laser, day 7 normal with peeling....

June 5, CO2 laser, day 7 normal with peeling. Then, June 12th, had radiesse (had before- no reaction)into cheeks,then Belotero (given to doc by sample rep).The belotero was injected around mouth lines, also lipline top and bottom, around sides of eyes, and brow lines. By 11pm, face completely swollen with welts around areas where belotero injected.Doc says because co2 laser being a week ago. I think complete allergic reaction to Belotero? Put me on Methylpred & Cetiriz.Still very swollen and miserable.

Took about 8 days to settle back down to normal. I...

Took about 8 days to settle back down to normal. I still maintain it was an allergic reaction to botelero. My advice, have a patch of skin tested with the product before you put it on your face. If in doubt, take another look at my picture.

I had another severe reaction to hylaronic acid....

I had another severe reaction to hylaronic acid. Same picture as above. this time, I had hylaronic acid wiped over my face after needling.

My advice is INSIST on a TEST Page, unless you don't mind being home bound for 7 days with an unrecognizable face.
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