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Reviews & Stories

Permanent Filler Removal. Beverly Hills, CA

Hi, i am writing this review for those of you who made the mistake of getting permanent filler. i had permanent filler in December because everyone i knew had it done and looked great. The dr was a talented dr from Brazil (a real dr with a practice in Ribeiro Prieto) and sculpted such beautiful faces. i never got anything done other than restylane under my eyes and artefill once (results... READ MORE

Two Rounds of Hyaluronidase and That Esky Tyndall Was Gone - New York

This is the best dr for hyaluronidase. i had these two pesky dark circles due to restylane. she quickly fixed . it only took two appointments. no bruising, no downtime, no discoloration (and my skin is thin). i searched everywhere for someone who could do it, but it was frustrating and the drs i saw undercorrected me or overcorrected me once and left me with dry skin. no side effects with dr... READ MORE

Juvederm Tear Trough -New York, NY

I have dine restylane under my eyes for years. not a problem, ever! the last time my dr. , a ny dermatologist decided to inject me with juvederm in the tear through. she wasn't going to say it was juvederm and i adked why not resylane? she said it would be better for the tear through. results a real disaster! i had lumps and tyndall which i never had with restylane. it took me 4 rounds of... READ MORE

Questions from angelxoxoxo

Seeking Doctor Who Treats Hemosiderin Stains in NYC

I have a hard time finding a dr. who treats hemosidern stains (I have hemosiderin stains under my eyes, near the cheekbone from nose surgery) with a q switched laser. Any... READ MORE

Does Lytera Work on Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation?

I have some pih under my eyes from injections. my dr. recommended lytera. does it work? and how does it compare to hydroquinone 4%? READ MORE

10 Days After Hyaluronidase, Still Discolored? (photo)

I had hyaluronidase because of tyndall effect. my skin is not back to normal yet. i didn't have any obvious bruising after the hyaluronidase injection, but my undereye area is... READ MORE

2 1/2 weeks post hyaluronidase: tyndal, hyperpigmentation or bruising? (photo)

Hi had a bad juvederm job (this time my usual dermathologist injected me with juvederm instead of restylane). had three rounds of hyaluronidase spaced a month and then 2 weeks... READ MORE

Tyndal after juvederm injected won't go away after hyaluronidase treatments? (photo)

I had always used restylane with no problems, but last time the dr injected me w. juvederm, major tyndall and uneveness . after the first hyaluronidase injection, the lumps... READ MORE

Discoloration after juvederm and the hyaluronidase?

I always got restylane but my dr injected juvederm 3months ago. i had tyndall and uneveness. 4 rounds of hyaluronidase (the last was 1 Mo ago) later the discoloration remains:... READ MORE

Any surgeons who deal with permanent filler removal or bioplastique removal? (photo)

I had bioplastique injected on my cheeks (the cheeks looked good), bjt when i smile, my face becomes idistorted because i think they put it in the groove between the cheekbone... READ MORE

Does it make sense that the round puffy smile would be caused by filler on the masseter when my face at rest is thin? (photo)

My injector put filler all over my face because i was complaining of having a skinny face. i lost the groove, which i liked between mandible and cheek and worse of all, when i... READ MORE

Seeking experienced NYC doctor who is very skilled in restylane injections under the eye?

Did restylane under eyes for yrs (never a problem). 1st problem may: bc my usual dr was on vacation i used belotero who left me with bags. a dr fixed it with hyalouronidase. 2... READ MORE

Hardening and lump after hematoma evacuation on cheeks following a facelift. Will this go away?

2 1/2 weeks post op. i developed hematoma day after a facelift. blood was drained for ten days (it was serum mixed with blood at the end). my face would appear thinner after... READ MORE

fat grafting or filler after permanent filler removal? (Photo)

Had permanent filler removal a mo. ago with facelift (my skin was very tight bc my ps said it would be loose after removal). i developed hematoma on both sides. it was drained... READ MORE

Help finding a dr who is experienced with hyaluronidase and tear through restylane injections in NYC?

Ever since i left san Diego i am having a hard time finding a dr who does restylane well under the eyes (i did it for years). one did juvederm and it was too thick, it lumped... READ MORE

Dimpling and lumpiness after deep plane face lift with filler removal (Photo)

5 weeks post op. deep plane facelift 5 weeks ago. i have dimpling when i smile (internal scarring from hematomas i developed on both side of cheeks). i am more lumpy on one... READ MORE

6 weeks post facelift and filler removal. should I have lumps after hematoma evacuation? (Photo)

Had a deep plane face lift after removing permanent filler. developed hematoma on both sides. drained x 10 days. face looked nice after draining. a week later i developed scar... READ MORE

Deep scar tissue after facelift and consequent hematoma. What are my options?

6 wks post op. had a deep plane facelifet. developed hematoma symmetrically on both sides day after. Drained nearly every day. now i am left with two thick bands of sar tissue... READ MORE

What settings for ultrasound on the face for facelift hematoma scarring?

I went to three specific places one used three mhz, one 1.2 another 0.6. i don't know what is right. my hematoma was drained the day of facelift (6 wks ago) for almost 15 days.... READ MORE

Hematoma and scarring at the site of drained hematoma. it seems as it is liquifing in some areas?

After facelift i developed hematoma on both sides. it was milked every day for a couple of weeks. then i developed scar tissues. ibegan conservative steroid injection... READ MORE

Hematoma after facelift causing massive scar inside both cheeks: How long until I can have internal scar revision? (Photo)

Seven weeks postop. i can see the results already of the facelift which was part of filler removal. i developed hematoma and then a thick band of scar tissue which makes me... READ MORE

Tyndal effect can appear brownish on skin already lighly discolored: Dr refuses to give me hyaluronidase

Have had dardk circles all my life. reddish brwn,restylane works. used hyaluronidase 2 times because dr used juvederm oncer (tyndall). took me five rounds to get it out. my... READ MORE

Internal scar after hematoma on both sides: Will scar revision help get my face shape back?

I had a face lift and removed some filler. developed hematoma on both sides. afterward i developed to thick band of scar tissues where the hematoma was. makes my cheeks look... READ MORE

How to treat and find the cause of lumps and bumps left after facelift?

2 months post op. i had hematoma. it was drained. left scar tissue which i am treating w kenalog, warm compresses, massage, ultrasound. When i smile, my cheeks look like two... READ MORE

Can you have a facelift without internal sutures?

I thought i was feeling the internal sutures near my mouth (before forming scarring from a hematoma i saw the corners being pinched and i couldnt.camt smile like i did. dr said... READ MORE

how long should I wait before having a Facial or lightly Ablative Laser after my facelift?

2.5 months postop. my skin was dry after the facelift. can i have a facial with a few extractions? my skin was super dry now it is starting to break out (i gave a tendency).... READ MORE

Can I have surgery to release skin adhesion to underlying structure of the face after facelift? (Photo)

2 .5 months post op. have internal scars (hematoma on my cheeks which was milked 14 times).now i have hard and soft lumps . the skin on my whole cheek area seems to be stuck to... READ MORE

Can you recommend a good teartrough injector in NYC?

I had bad experience this and last year with injectors in this area (did it for 8 years no problem), last year my usual detmatologist injected juvederm which resulted in major... READ MORE

What ultrasound treatment options can I use for facelift scar tissue treatment?

After dveloping hematoma fm facelift i developed scar tissue on my cheeks. i am doung kenalog massage and ultrasound. my therapist said she uses 3 mhz at low setting. now i saw... READ MORE

Any expert injectors to fill up gaunt face/irregularities after facelift to remove permanent filler in NYC?

It has been three mos since a facelift to remove permanent filler (I m young and my skin too tight for a facelift but it was the only way). filler was removed, but I had... READ MORE

Lumpiness after facelift to remove permanent filler. Can I camouflage with hyaluronic acid or fat?

I had a deep plane facelift w.filler removal 3 mos ago ( i am young but it was the only way to remove it). hematoma left me with lumps and internal scar tissue visible... READ MORE

Does Fat Grafting help patients with scarring problems after facelift?

3.5 mos ago i had a facelift which left me with lumps visible when i smile (hard scar tissue and soft seem empty ) where hematomas on both sides were drained for days. my skin... READ MORE

Can skin adhesions after Facelift be addressed laparoscopically?

After face lift and hematoma my skin is still matted down(3.5 mos post op). usedcsteroid inj and massage and ultrasound but my skin is still matted down in the lower cheeks,... READ MORE

Isolaz four month after facelift?

A couple of months after facelift i started to break out: i have whiteheads, blackheads. Can i do isolaz after a facelift? i went for two facials and did a vitalize peel (made... READ MORE

How can I remove 2 juvederm syringes before fat grafting used to conseal facelift irregularities and scarring?

Hi, had a facelift. 4 mos post op. facelift left me w. adhision. had three sterid injections spread 1 m apart. used juvederm to conceal then and now i have a lump of juvederm... READ MORE

will differin 0.1% thicken skin?

I have a bout of comedonal acne after facial surgery, and developing hematoma/ internal scar tissue. my skin is also thinner because it was treated w steroids (i still have... READ MORE

acne after kenalog 10 for post surgery scar tissue ?

After having facial surgery i developed hematoma and internal scar tissue which was treated with kenalog. two weeks after the third injection , which was a month ago, i began... READ MORE

can i use differin creaml and get facials for comedones?

I am having a bout of adult comedonal acne with milia i think due to kenalog. facials dont seem to help. can differin cream help? and how long? will it cause wrinkles and thin... READ MORE

Volume loss, facelift and scar tissue. Juvederm voluma or fat transfer? (photo)

4 .5 months post op. i had some volume loss in the temple and cheek area after a surgery that required a deep plane facelift technique to remove permanent filler. i have some... READ MORE

I'm confused. Is fat grafting permanent or not?

I went to three drs. each told me a different story:, one that he rare.y needs touch ups in hispractice and that fat grafting is permanent. another dr said that it can last... READ MORE

differin for closed comedones? Or laser?

After three shots of kenalog, spaced a month apart i developed a case of adult acne (i am 40). i have closed comedones on my cheeks and chin and facials are not improving it. i... READ MORE

Which would you recommend; under eye filler or fat grafting?

I am having microfat grafting including under eyes area. . i had bad experiences with fillers due to overfilling or tyndall effect in the past. i am starting to think that... READ MORE

1 week post op fat grafting and I look the same after minus some asymmetry. How long before I can do filler?

I did full face fat grafting a week ago (temple and cheeks) . i looked a little swollen the first few days, but now i look the same as before minus a little asymmetry and... READ MORE

Is lytera as effective as hydroquinone 4% in treating post inflammatory Hyperpigmentation?

I read that lytera is just as effective as 4% hydroquinone. i had laser burns under my eye (to treat a bruise) and when i heal my dr suggested hq. i know it causes redness in... READ MORE

I have a laser burn. How do I prevent development of PIH?

I had a black eye due to a procedure and the nurse used laser and burned me three days ago. i blistered and my skin is pink. dermtold me to put aquafor and eventually hq.... READ MORE

Does Voluma really last two years on cheeks? Are you able to achieve a softer look in the submalar area with one syringe each?

I had fat grafting but the results are not dramatic, so i anticipate doing voluma on the submalar area at the three month mark. are you able to achieve a softer look in the... READ MORE

2 weeks post op Fat Grafting, my face is asymmetrical. How do I fix my asymmetry? (photo)

I had fat grafting three weeks ago, but i am asymmetrical (it has bn the same degree of asymmetry since day one just on a smaller scale). i wanted to fix a little asymmetry i... READ MORE

Laser for IPL burn under the eye. Can I use Medlite for the PIH? If so, when? I can't live with a perennial dark circle.

Hi, my dr used ipl or bbl on a very black bruise and burned me. two weeks later i am left with pih and it looks like i have been punched. i am using lytera at night and... READ MORE

Treatment options for IPL burn? How long before I can do some kind of laser to speed recovery?

Two weeks ago, my dr used ipl or bbl for a bruise under my eye. the bruise was so black that i got a burn with a couple of blisters (i did ipl before never an issuebut not on... READ MORE

Looking for Voluma/Sculptra doctor in NYC. Can I get my shape back with filler? How much would it cost? (Photo)

I lost fat on my face due to steroid injections used to treat scar tissue, so i did fat grafting a month ago. the results are too subtle and the asymmetry has been exacerbated.... READ MORE

Is it a good idea to do pretreatment before laser to treat PIH burn?

3 weeks ago, i got a bbl burn under my eye because my skin had a dark bruise and absorbed too much light (i had 1st and one light 2 nd degree burn with blistering). now i have... READ MORE

Treatment options for 1st and 2nd degree IPL burn under the eye. What should I do? Is it permanent?

My dr used a bbl on a very black eye. i blistered in some areas. 7-10 days later the blisters went away but i was left with redne/brown pih (it has now been 3 weeks).i am al... READ MORE

I have a laser burn with blisters. The bleaching creams cause redness. Now what?

I have red/brown pih under my eye from laser burn (my skin is not dark and did l before and laser without issues). tried lytera once the blister were gone : redness tried... READ MORE

I have PIH from IPL burn. Can I mix lytera with cortisone?

Hydroquinone irritates me makingbme red. so does lytera, but not as badly, but still enough not to be able to use it without tingling and redness (bc it is on the lower eyelid)... READ MORE

Burned from IPL and left with a brownish/red mark under my eye - Which lasers will work best? (Photo)

I had a bbl burn THREE wks ago (the dr tried to treat a super black bruise under the eye). i blistered in a couple of areas and i am left with brownish red pih (some ppl say it... READ MORE

One month after fat grafting and it is all gone! Was I undercorrected? Can I get fillers (Juvederm and Voluma) in two weeks?

I did fat grafting 4 1/2 weeks ago and i am comparing before and after pictures of fat grafting on my cheeks and jaw. i look almost the same as before and perhaps a little... READ MORE

I have PIH from a burn, cannot use hydroquinone or lytera. What would you recommend? (photo)

Had a burn onbmy face from IPL laser a month ago. i refuse to live for years with it. it is btw brown and red. based on the picture is it Dermal or epidermal pih? i bought... READ MORE

Can I do fillers six weeks after Fat Grafting,

I had fat grafting over a week ago and it didn't take (only skightly on my cheeks where i didn't even want it because they are already high and full). Now one of my eyes is... READ MORE

Can I get Voluma in the buccal area? Fat transfer didn't give me much volume in that area.

I need to add volume to the buccal area. fat transfer didn't give me much volume in te area. i would like to try fillers and read that voluma is long lasting yet reversible.... READ MORE

Two months after fat grafting, results have completely gone. Can I have fillers now?

I did fat grafting almost two months ago and it is all gone! i compared before and after pictures and all the fullness i had disappeared quickly. I look exactly the same and... READ MORE

I used hidroquinone on PIH after IPL laser burn. Two days later I'm very red. How do I minimize the chances of making PIH worse?

I had a laser burn 1.5 months ago. i used lumixyl, elure, neocutis. tried triluma 2 nights ago and it caused the area to become very red. how do i minimize the chances of... READ MORE

Any doctors in NYC who uses a woodlamp? I need to understand whether i have epidermal or dermal pih after IPL laser burn.

I had a bbl burn 1.5 months ago., under my eye. i can't use hydroquinone because it makes me very red. i am currently using aza clear. i used medlite at very low settings once... READ MORE

is it possible to treat a vein that sticks out in the middle of my forehead?

It is visible especially when i smile and or lower my face. any idea? who can treat it? READ MORE

Removing Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) left two months after laser burn.

I had a bruise under the eye. dr treated with bbl and burned me (i had a couple of blisters). has been three months and i still have brown pigmentation to tend to become... READ MORE

Can't use Hydroquinone because it makes me very red. What cream can i use instead as pretreatment for PIH?

Used lytera a week and it made me red after a few days (apllied once a day). i bought elure, lumixyl, perle neocutis, aza clear. which one before laser for pih after a laser... READ MORE

Laser Genesis and Medlite for the treatment of PIH from laser burn, feels like a waste of money. Should I try Fraxel or Ruby?

Laser burn on a bruise (bbl) under my eyes, 2 moms ago. can't use topicals bc hq and lytera cause redness. tried neucutis lumixyl but no results. i have no choice but to use... READ MORE

Medlite and Genesis or Alexandrite for PIH after laser burn?

I have pih from a laser burn two months ago. i have brown, redness with telengiasis in the area which makes me look red i guess. what shall i use? combo medlite+ genesis laser... READ MORE

Can laser break internal band of scar tissue?

I had a procedure 9 mos ago and hematoma which was drained over a 10day period. (buccal area cheek) it resulted in scar tissue.. i feel a thick band deep and when i smile one... READ MORE

I did one vial of sculptra one week ago. I'm still swollen when I smile. Is this normal?

I did one vial of scuptra diluted with water al,over the sidesof my face a week ago. this week my face is swollen when i smile. i am scared and not sure i wantto do a second... READ MORE

Any recommendation for microliposuction for small area fat transfer in New York? (photos)

I had fat transfer and the dr put it on top ofvmy already prominent cheekbones (the point was to get balance) all the fat died except for that area on the side of my cheeks and... READ MORE

When will ATX-101 become available? Will it be used off label for other areas of the face?

Will it be used off label for other areas of the face? i would like to get rid of a small amount of fat transferred to the upper cheeks (near the eyes, it makes me look like... READ MORE

Can I use Voluma a month after Sculptra if i decide I do not want to use Sculptra anymore?

I used one vial of sculptra on the sides of my face and temples two weeks ago. the wait is exhausting and i think i need immediate gratification ad i am also afraid of... READ MORE

I read about a dr who gets rid of nasolabial folds by breaking adhesions with microcannula. Any drs near NY?

I have nasolabial folds but follers do not work due to adhesions and i read that many times that causes folds. i read about a dr in los angeles (r. patrick Abergel who breaks... READ MORE

10 days after Sculptra. my jaw is becoming heavy on one side. Is this normal?

I am desperate. how can i reverse that? i only did one vial injected on the sides of the face and jaw. READ MORE

Injected Sculptra 12 days ago. Now I have a swollen red lymph node.

I injected one vial of sculptra 10 days ago. only on the sides and jaw. now on the area near the chin at the injection site i have a swelling and a red area in one point. my... READ MORE

Recent comments from angelxoxoxo

Yes he removed it completely ( or most of it). no nerve damage. they do artefill here which is permanent, in europe and south america thry use bioplastique which is better bc it has less risk of inflammation, but if you dont like the... READ COMMENT

Sculptra injectors should use pophylactic antibiotic in order to prevent infections. if you had sculptra and are planning to get any injectable filler after you had sculptra please demand to be pretreated with an antibiotic. this simple... READ COMMENT

Hi n. are your cheekbones back to normal? they are a luttle pointy. why do thy even put it there? obviously you had cheeks already. i hope kenalog helped them go down... READ COMMENT

Omg. you look amazing! i can't believe what can be achieved with sculptra. how many vials each treatment. and the results are so natural! you look stunning! READ COMMENT

I hope you are doing better. i had fat grafting a couple of months ago and it exaccerbated a tiny asymmetry i had. I feel your pain. we can't trust drs with permanent stuff. most have no aesthetic eye. hopefully it will go away after... READ COMMENT