36 Yrs Belotero Tear Trough - Newport Beach, CA

I'm very frustrated and I'd have to say no!! ...

I'm very frustrated and I'd have to say no!! Simply because I didn't think I needed it anyway. I have never had any procedures done and I'm 36. My skin is great as said the cosmetic surgeon I went to. I just wanted a little botox between eyebrows and was interested in a possibly a slight brow lift with botox. I planned on spending less than 500 for this to be done. When I left there the guy managed to talk me into Belotero under my eyes and used 100 freaking units of botox!! Saying im young so my muscles are stronger and I needed more. He's a good Newport Beach Dr too with amazing reviews. First he said my skin was great and I didn't need anything done.. then when it was all said and done my whole tax refund was gone. $1400.00 later. 10 days later . I'm back for a check up and he now dissolved most the Belotero on one eye and then added more to the other!! So now what? I wasted 500 because he dissolved it ? Why don't I get that money back? It was his freaking suggestion in the first place and then left me with a blue pillow that tugged at the skin making it look creepy. The dissolving needle hurt like heck and luckily it went down and appeared to work in less than a couple hours. And no bruising either. But now that eye he dissolved looks hollow and skin looks creepy compares to the other filled one.. So now I have one eye with Belotero and one with dissolved Belotero and I paid full freaking price and he didn't offer for me to come back in to fix this eye. WTH?? I don't thinks it's fair a Dr suggests something . Then come back in to dissolve what he suggested.. so I paid for it for ten days just to take it out! Yeah I'm not happy and my skin looks super creepy now under that one eye. Should I call him back in a week? What do I do about having one good eye and one bad. If I go somewhere else I'd have to pay all over again. He also admitted he uses too much botox and said he would make a note that I was hyper sensitive to it. Uh.. Mmmm excuse me. 100 units at 36 yrs old and I'm hypersensitive? ? I think not! I feel ripped off! And don't know where to turn with this eye situation. He should of told me to come back in and see what can be done right?? Help.

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Which dr was this? I'm thinking about getting belotoro under my eyes in Newport Beach too
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I'm sorry you had such a negative experience.  Some doctors will do a revision for free, I would hope that given your circumstances with the belotero that your doctor would not charge you to fix your eye.  What do you think you are going to do?
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I agree with the above comment. It can't hurt to ask for a revision. Have you checked out a local dermatologist? Sometimes they are a little less injection happy and in my experience, have a better understanding of what normal should look like.
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