Location: Fairfax, IA
Member since 4/19/2011


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Questions from scarredforlife

How Can Thin Patients Treat Deformities from a Fat Transfer?

I underwent a fat transfer to treat a recent facial wound. I am thin but curvy, size 2 or 4, with a very nice shape. However, now I have a dent in my leg! I also notice a loss... READ MORE

Fat Transfer to Treat Facial Wound

My doctor treated a facial wound with a fat transfer about a month ago. My wound was 6 months old at the time, and had left scarring and discoloration. He said the "stem... READ MORE

Recent comments from scarredforlife

I'll defer to InjectorNurse's opinion as to what helps the most. She has healed much better than I have. As far as the wound healing, it took about 2 months for me. One thing I didn't do (that I wish I had) is cover the wound with... READ COMMENT

Here is another resource for you. Look for the treatment under the "impending necrosis" section. You may want to bring this article to your doctor appointment today. Again, if your doctor hasn't heard of this complication or tries to... READ COMMENT

It is good that you are seeing a plastic surgeon today. However, he/she may not be familiar with this complication. Most likely, the Radiesse was injected into a vein causing vascular occlusion and subsequent impending necrosis. Do NOT... READ COMMENT

Julie, I would love to talk to you. I had the exact same thing happen to me in September, 2010. My wedding was in October, and I had to get married with a bandage on my face! My skin is still red and (I'm afraid) scarred forever. I'm... READ COMMENT