Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Member since 1/29/2011


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Questions from Pittsburgh9239

Is it still ok to get restylene filler in the eye troughs if a person has severe dry eye?

I have severe dry eye but would love to have the restylene injections for my dark circles/tired look. Does this have any impact on the eyes themself? Also, I read in another... READ MORE

Is it better to see an actual plastic surgeon for administering fillers or is an R.N. ok ?

Since Juvederm Voluma has just become available in December of 2013 is it better to see an actual plastic seurgon or is it ok to see an R.N. with 10+ years experience with... READ MORE

Help with cystic acne that is scarring my face

I am 43 and have been suffering w/cystic acne for the past 5 years. My dermatologist had me on bactrim for 3 years w/no success. I actually had to see a plastic surgeon to have... READ MORE

My two front teeth continue to chip. My dentist has repaired the chips, but strongly suggests the veneers. But the cost? (photo)

I have had two small chips in my right tooth in a coarse of a three year period and now the left tooth has chipped. My dentist who is also (cosmetic) keeps stressing vaneers.... READ MORE

New FDA approved injection for spider veins in Pennsylvania?

Hello, back in February of 2014 I went to my doctors for my fourth injection for spider veins around my ankles. I discussed how I had not seen much improvement from the last 3... READ MORE

Recent comments from Pittsburgh9239

Hello , thanks for sharing your story. It appears she did a great job on your procedure. I am wanting to consult with Dr. Pautler but not exactly sure what I want done. Did you know exactly what you wanted going into this and if not did... READ COMMENT

I should add that I had two syringes of voluma and did not get half of the volume in my cheeks as you received. I also paid $2,000 for the voluma and this was back in January of "2014". It's supposed to last close to two years, it's... READ COMMENT

Hi, I was wondering how many syringes of voluma the initial injector did in order to get so much volume. Normally they do a syringe then wait a week or two then add more if needed at your follow up appointment. Do you still have any... READ COMMENT

I meant to say on the nose and around it. Thanks... READ COMMENT

One other thing, do you happen to know what the laser procedure was called or the type of laser that was used and whether or not this might be an option for spider veins in and around the nose? I would imagine it's the same type of... READ COMMENT