Dermalive Granuloma Removal - San Francisco, CA

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I had a Dermal Filler injected in my Nasal Labial...

I had a Dermal Filler injected in my Nasal Labial Folds. No real education was really given to the consumer and it started growing granulomas in my face. It took me seeing a few doctors, before we could get to the bottom of what it could be as this permanent filler was new on the market . After many years of trying to keep them under control, with injections to keep the swelling down I knew I had to do something. I started emailing doctors all over Canada and researching doctors in other countries. Every one with the same answer. No we cant help. Until this year 2013. I found a doctor who specializes in this sort of removal. I am recovering and I am happy to get this out of my face as it was encroaching on my facial nerves. Just in time I had my removal done. I found my doctor on this website. Thank you RealSelf for helping me find my Doctor.
My results are great I am 34 days out and recovering nicely. It was a long surgery, but my Doctor was a perfectionist and my facial scars will hardly be noticeable after 6 months and I will be fully healed in 11 more. I will keep you updated as to my progress please. Reply if you want to know more information.

the critical stages

I had to have these granulomas removed because they were starting to become a serious problem on the inside. What's so scary is that I looked fine from the outside. To leave these in is to risk nerve damage. Narcosis of the tissues and even amputation of tissue.
This is so serious if you have had permanent fillers injected and you have Lumps growing in the injection sites please comment here I will help you.
If you have any Botox or Fillers and lumps growing in an injection site please been seen by a Doctor trained in injections to consult you.
Research and education is key. The website is fantastic for that email the Doctors they will let you know if they can help. Don't get discouraged I emailed a few before I found mine!
He saved my face, I am so grateful.

My Year in Review!

Thank you Dr. Corey Maas you did a fantastic job removing my Dermalive Granulomas and saving my face! I am forever Grateful to you and your team. I will help advocate for anyone needing this horrible product , removed from there face. I cannot say enough how talented and precise you were with my face... Thank you is just not enough!
San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon

My Doctor was amazing he did such a good job. I want to thank him for doing what he did when no one else could.

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