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Permanent Disfigurement - Los Angeles
- posted 2 years ago
- updated 1 year ago
- Not Worth It
- Cost: $4,000
- Mary Powers -Long Beach, CA (Los Angeles, CA)
I had fat transfer under my eyes. The immediate...
- 25 Sep 2010
I had fat transfer under my eyes. The immediate result was very noticeable mismatched lumps under each eye. My Dr.told me it would last about 3 months. A year later there was still no improvement. During this year I tried restyline to fill in the lumpiness. It didnt work. I tried Radiesse to raise my cheeks in an attempt to hide the lumps. That didnt work either. I also had to get a series of IPL laser treatments to get rid of a bruise that wouldnt go away after a failed attempt to have it removed by needle.
After a year I had surgery to get them removed-a blepharasty. She got most of it out but not all. It was very grisly fat tissue that would have never dissolved on it own. Its been 2 years now and I still have several pea sized lumps under one eye. I tried a kenalog injection in one lump. It helped somewhat I like to think. Both eyes have an identation or groove at the top of the cheekbone where there was not before. I look both unatural and older. When I smile the skin under the one eye folds up very differently then the other. I lost a year of my life consumed with trying to fix this botch and a lot more money. Every day I look in the mirror and am reminded of the worst mistake Ive ever made.
Its been 1 1/2 years since the bleph to remove the...
- 23 Oct 2011
Have had some success with 5FU. It did not...
- 14 Feb 2012
The 5FU didnt work. It was just an extended...
- 9 May 2012
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fat transfer under the eye has very unpredictable results and any competent Dr. should know this and not subject their patient to it.