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


  • 92 total posts
  • 1 review

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

Shay, this happened to me too. I am a certified aesthetic nurse specialist and a trainer for Radiesse occluded an artery in my cheek. My skin died, and I saw your first post tonight and suspected that is what happened to you too. I'm... READ COMMENT

If you have a volume loss you should set up a consultation with a practitioner in your area with the best reputation locally. They will be able to assess you carefully and choose the right product. I can tell you that there are some... READ COMMENT

Thank you, Honeybee7. It has definitely made me a more careful injector! It's a blessing in a cruddy package. ;-) READ COMMENT

Yes, my event was reported to the FDA. I hope it, and other reports sparked the FDA alert. I was so happy to see that! Research the article by Carruthers et al., 2014 regarding blindness resulting from dermal fillers. They list... READ COMMENT

I think it is safer to have microneedling done in a professional doctor's office. We should think of the risk of infection and possible scarring. States have different laws regarding the depth of microneedling and which medical... READ COMMENT