Location: Redding, CA
Member since 1/21/2011


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Reviews by Injector1

Half of my Face Rotted Off! - Redding, CA~Say NO to Radiesse!

I am a cosmetic laser nurse and injected Radiesse, Restylane and Juvederm for many years. Last February the company sent a new injector trainer to show me and my staff the latest way to augment cheekbones to do the 'liquid lift'. I chose to be injected first before my volunteer patients... READ MORE

Recent comments from Injector1

I thought the same thing initially. Since my injury the company, BioForm Medical, has been bought by Merz. I hope they have better customer service these days. My injury was over 5 years ago, so perhaps things are different now. I... READ COMMENT

Kathy, thank you for your kind words. I healed very nicely, but it was a tough year to go through. I have dedicated my career to teaching prevention of this complication, and prevention of blindness. These adverse events can happen... READ COMMENT

Oh, and sometimes Restylane too. READ COMMENT

Hi Brande, I am not allowed to give medical advice on this site because I am not a physician. I am allowed to tell you what I did, however. As soon as my husband (a head and neck surgeon) confirmed my worst fears of a vascular... READ COMMENT

Hi Casualcollins, thank you for your kind and encouraging words. I really appreciate that. Have you consulted a plastic surgeon? Perhaps a surgical repair could break up the line (z-plasty) and make it less indented? I am not... READ COMMENT