Location: Cincinnati, OH
Member since 1/4/2012


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Questions from teacherrunnermom

Can Botox Under the Eyes (In the Eyelid Area) Cause Permanent Puffiness / Eye Bags?

I had botox injected into my lower eyelids in an effort to remove some of my under eye wrinkles. About a week, after the injections, I woke up with huge eye bags. That was 4.5... READ MORE

Will Getting a Facial Affect Under Eye Fillers?

I had Juvederm injected into my tear troughs about two weeks ago. (The results so far have been just okay.) I was wondering if getting a facial would affect the Juvederm at all... READ MORE

How Long Can the Facial (Around the Eye Area) Swelling Last After a Smartxide Dot Laser Treatment?

I had the Smartxide Dot laser treatment done two weeks ago; I only had it done around my eyes to reduce crow's feet and fine lines. I was very swollen for several days after,... READ MORE

Would you recommend using Juvederm Voluma for filling in tear troughs / reducing the appearance of under eye bags?

Have any of you used Juvederm Voluma for filling in tear troughs / reducing the appearance of under eye bags? If so, did you find it to be effective? Thank you! READ MORE

Recent comments from teacherrunnermom

Thank you so much, ExploseBSE, for that extremely helpful response. I really appreciate the knowledge you have shared. So was the surgery a blepharoplasty? Could you elaborate a little on what you had done. I am so glad for you that... READ COMMENT

Where did you have the Botox injected? Any info will help us respond. I am sorry that you are having such a tough time. READ COMMENT

I am sorry to say that I honestly do not know how many units of Botox I had but it was not much at all! I never went back and really asked b/c I was so upset. By 6 months, I only felt about 50% healed, so if you are further along than... READ COMMENT

I would say I am about 90% back to normal; but the skin was stretched so it never recovered to the point of elasticity that it was previously at. READ COMMENT

I do think that there is hope that it will continue to improve. Sadly, many of us did not see real improvement until the one-year mark, despite the various approaches we tried to get rid of the eye bags. So it does seem that the old... READ COMMENT