Has Given Me a New Lease on Life in the Past Week! - San Francisco, CA

Hyaluronidase experience worth relating, so please...

Hyaluronidase experience worth relating, so please click here to see my posting in the Juvederm section under "Too Many Risks" I have lots of photos in that post and way more details.

In short, I had a terrible experience with Juvederm Ultra Plus XC being injected into my naso-labial folds about 3 weeks ago. Went to a med-spa place, and while the injector is supposedly a "certified injectable nurse" I can hardly believe it... awful awful job. Super puffy wide swaths of filler could be seen up and down the folds. Particularly on my left side. Morphed into awful new creases and the puffiness would not go away (despite massage, bruise creams, etc.). I sadly have skin stains still-- I pray they are not permanent.

Anyway, I have been incredibly depressed about what I did to my face. Just wanted to turn back the clock and go back to what I looked like before I did this. So regretful! I was blessed to find an amazing doctor (plastic surgeon this time!) who is experienced in hyaluronidase and he was willing to help me. I was scared out of my mind-- having read just awful horror stories about the enzyme destroying people's faces. But I looked so awful, I had to try something. HOWEVER, I did my research and took the chance on this doctor who got excellent reviews.

Has really given me a new lease on life in the past week (have had 2 rounds of incredibly small doses a week apart). I am not 100% back to myself, but almost. At the very least I can now function and probably can wait until the rest of this stuff naturally absorbs now. Wow, what a terrible experience with Juvederm but I am so thankful that I went with a hyaluronic acid-based filler and had the privilege of getting this stuff out of me.

If you're miserable with your filler injections-- do research and go for it with the hyaluronidase. DO RESEARCH FIRST THOUGH. I personally do NOT recommend going to the same person who messed you up, unless you really have trust in the them from previous experiences with them. I was NO WAY going back to the woman who did this.

The first PS I went to and asked to use the enzyme refused. Said it wasn't her job and she couldn't fix it. Turns out only once had they ever used the enzyme. Um, no. Glad I didn't have it done with them then.

Research doctors who have done many "fixes" with the enzyme. Of course you don't want them to have had to re-do their own mistakes with it a hundred times! But with a little research and asking them, you can most likely find out if they do revisions of other dr's work. Those plastic surgeons do exist who help out people with botched jobs from other doctors.

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Excellent

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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