Location: Houston, TX
Member since 7/30/2012


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Reviews by AprilCW1

Allergic Reaction to Restylane - Tear Troughs - Houston, TX

I have gotten Restylane injections under my eyes 4 times previously and never had an issue. In Oct 2011, I received Restylane in tear troughs and Juvederm in nasolabial folds from "med-spa" (nurse inject). Beginning in Feb 2012, my eyes started swelling and given the last injection was 3... READ MORE

Recent comments from AprilCW1

I would recommend you go to a doctor instead of a medspa. For example, Advanced Dermatology (several locations) has their MDs do this. READ COMMENT

I think it was less than a syringe - because the nurse used the remainder in my lips. READ COMMENT

Mine were usually swollen right afterward, but would go down in a day or two. This occurred 6 months after my last injection - and out of the blue! READ COMMENT

Sorry to hear about your experience - mine too was very similar. I did end up getting 5 hyaluronidase injections over a period of 3 months, in addition to two rounds of oral steroids and one set of steroid injections. I am finally... READ COMMENT

Twice at a medi-spa and twice at a dermatologist. I am not sure what to think since the reaction was so delayed (3 months after the fact!). However, I will be going to doctor's office going forward. READ COMMENT