SapphireOne9

Member since 9/14/2008

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Eyelid Surgery to Eliminate Lower Eyelid Wrinkling?

I am 55. I have some crepiness, wrinkling, and now a slight laxity in my lower eyelid skin. I did have CO2 Laser under the eyes when I was 40, which did a miraculous job of... READ MORE

How Soon is It Safe to Get Restylane Injected in Undereye and Upper Cheek Skin After a CO2?

Laser peel? I had a week's downtime with significant peeling and am still red. All my wrinkles are gone (for now) but I may want to plump the skin up again after healing is... READ MORE

How can I correct a deep scar in upper lid near brow

Is there any way of filling in a deep scar in an upper lid near the brow safely, either surgically or with filler? I've tried fat injections and restylane but neither lasts.... READ MORE

Recent comments from SapphireOne9

In the upper lids, particularly the crease, I find mine lasted a long time - I see no change in the amount in the crease after 4 years! Maybe it's permanent there, on me, at least. In the brow area it usually lasts on me about a... READ COMMENT

I looked into pearl fat grafting but decided it was a bit risky; more surgery, somewhat invasive, as I was told the fat is put into the orbital septum, and fat does not last well on me. Many doctors are now doing the hyualuronics. ... READ COMMENT

No, I would not do that unless they are in different areas of the lid. Either one works; it's what the injector is most comfortable and experienced with. They are basically the same formulation but in different consistencies. Also,... READ COMMENT

I've tried fat (didn't last at all on me) and two of the hyaluronic fillers, restylane and Juvaderm. I found after 3 injections, the fullness from the hyaluronics lasted permanently on me in the crease of the upper lid. It stimulates... READ COMMENT

Erbium. It has to be a laser like CO2 or erbium that actually ablates the epidermis during resurfacing so that new skin grows back. I've had both types of lasers under and around my eyes to get rid of wrinkles and surgical scars. ... READ COMMENT