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Reviews & Stories

Dr. Mike Lafkas, aesthetic laser care, Seal Beach, CA

At 41 I got greedy and now I look like a boney caricature of myself. Lifted things but aged me and I don't recognize my pretty face. Will things go back? I can't take a decent pic. Spent life modeling etc please beware. Very depressed. Good clinic. Etc can anyone relate to this. Perhaps it melted fat? Did your look return? Looking at all before and afters...the only people who look... READ MORE

Botox Insomnia Thread/Dysport - Los Angeles, CA

I was trying to respond to my thread, but oh yes Botox gave me hideous insomnia for 6 weeks, not at first, but after 3 times, b4 that I was fine, nada. Thank you to the doctors who hear me, and no thank you to the doctors who question if it was the botox, cuz peeps with horrific side-effects know better, and it's super condescending and frustrating to her that, especially since... READ MORE

Questions from babalulu

Insomnia and Anxiety After Botox

I had Botox done 6 times. The first 3 times I had no side effects. The latest 3 times, I got a wicked sinus infection, and an insomnia that's so bad, even 6 over the counter... READ MORE

Will the New Botox Cream, Revance 1000 (Still in Trials), Reduce Side Effects?

Revance 1000 still in trials, I get horrific side-effects from botox/dysport...I heard this cream works great, do u think side effects (anxiety, debilitating anxiety) will be... READ MORE

Potential chin or jaw work ? Hi. My lower third face is weak. Would chin or jaw work help fill this out? (photos)

When i push my lower jaw forward my face looks great filled out and supported. ..are there any appliances that could bring my jaws forward to fill out my face? Considering a... READ MORE

I did Ultherapy 6 mos ago. I have a thin face with big brown eyes. I look hard now. Will this wear off or is this my new face?

I am 41 big eyes, beautiful bone structure. My eyes aren't as pretty and now I'm too boney. Have I ruined myself or will things fall back into place? I can see how this... READ MORE

Ultherapy; Does it wear off? Will my face go back to normal? It has been 6 mos and the result is very unflattering.

Can someone tell me if my face will loosen up and things will go back to normal. I want to look soft and friendly and sexy again. I look like skelator. The shape of my face and... READ MORE

My nose looks huge after Ultherapy. And advice?

Ultherapy gave me a narrow looking face and the main focus went from my eyes to my nose and cheek area on the sides of my nose. Have you heard of this? Will this resolve with time? READ MORE

Ultherapy made my eyes smaller and hooded. Can you tell me why this happened?

It's been 6 months. I just saw my before and afters. My eyes are now small and hooded. They were big, bright, and bushy-tailed looking. I've aged 5 years in 6 months. The... READ MORE

What is the best type of fat graft for the face? (Photo)

I was botched by ultherapy and went from a beautiful face to scary. I am gaunt. I'm 41. I need THE best as I've heard horror stories. What should I be looking for exactly? I am... READ MORE

My eyes have shrunk from Ultherapy. Will they come back to their original shape? (photos)

Ultherapy destroyed my looks. I can get fat grafts but my gorgeous eyes are now small and worn with some retraction. Did it shrink the socket? Will it ever go back? This isna... READ MORE

I have lower and upper eyelid retraction in one eye. What are my options? Fat injections?

I did ultherapy 6 months ago and had a bad result. Fat loss and a wonky eye. My eyes are both smaller and one is retracted. Can this be solved with fat injections? Will this... READ MORE

I don't like my eye shape after Ultherapy. It went from round to almond. Will this go back? (photos)

I guess the direction of the heat pulls the brows out, but also pulled the eyes out horizontally so that they have lost their openess. This is a pic of another gal on line.... READ MORE

I need help. Ultherapy ruined my face. Can I get to back? No I do not and cannot do Botox. (Photo)

I was beautiful before ultherapy. 6 mos later, I am gaunt and any asymmetry I had us magnified 100x. Especially my eyes. They are small and miss shapen . I was always able to... READ MORE

I need to restore my eyes to their original pre-ultherapy shape. Should I see an oculoplasty surgeon? (Photo)

My eyes are small and hooded. I was pulled too tight I guess and lost fat in the forehead causing a droop. I look like hell. Is there a way to get my eyes back to where they... READ MORE

Hi there. I need to file a complain about ultherapy. Where can I do this? (Photo)

I called the company and that did not do much. How can I file with the FDA? Women need to hear the potential side effects of this before they decide. Check out pics READ MORE

Can you do an upper bleph to remove only a little bit of skin? What about in one eye only? (Photo)

I have one sagging eyelid after ultherapy, while the other eyelid is retracted. Can you just do one eye? Can you control how much skin is removed? My eyes look crazy after this... READ MORE

Can you inject the crease in your upper lid with fat or filler?

Not the brow bone, bit the actual crease? Ultherapy left me with droopy creases. I'm not sure why this happened but I look awful. Thanks READ MORE

Can fat grafting change the shape of your eye?

Or at least give the illusion of different shaped eyes? I would like my eyes to be more sensual looking. They are now round since radiofrequency ( ultherapy ) . READ MORE

Is it advisable to melt all previous fillers before receiving fat grafts?

I have old fillers on cheeks and under eyes. Ultherapy made me look like a skeleton. I can't wait to get fat back in my face. Do I need to melt old fuller's first? Can you... READ MORE

Why does Ultherapy change your eyes for the worse? (Photo)

Ultherapy only lasts 1-2 years. Do the eyes go back to looking pre-ultherapy when everything falls? Here are 2 examples. These women had gorgeous eyes and now they don't. Small... READ MORE

Are fat grafts tricky in the buccal area? Less so in the temples? (photo)

I would hate to have a lump or any imperfections. What kind is better of the buccal area? I was botched by ulthera. I has fillers to help but it's not working. I'm all nose and... READ MORE

Should you inject fat or fillers on depressions on the side of the nose due to Ultherapy fat loss?

Another botched ulthera parient. Yay! My nose Looks gargantuan after severe ultherapy fat loss. I've noticed the sides of ny nose is empty and depressed ( it's not the only... READ MORE

Ultherapy made my face so small and narrow. Will I go back to normal? (Photo)

It's been 6 months. I'm literally missing 30 percent of my face. It's so ugly. I'm all nose. I didn't look anything like this.I just did 2 juvederm in the buccal area. I'm... READ MORE

How can I sue Ultherapy?

My face is ruined from fat loss and I need surgery in one eye from ptosis. They have to go behind the muscle and tighten it. This was the worst thing I have ever had happen to... READ MORE

My eyes have become asian/almond shaped after ultherapy. I also have a droop in one eye now. Why does this happen? (Photo)

This entire treatment has been a disaster. I need Ptosis surgery in one eye but don't want to do it until I know if my natural eye shape will come back before I do it. It's... READ MORE

I had Ultherapy 6 months ago and it has pulled my eyebrows to the sides so my eyes look asian. Can it be fixed?

This had been very awful as my eyes appear smaller and almond. Before i rush into surgeries. ..i need to know if this will loosen up. I want my eyeshape back. This sucks. READ MORE

Ultherapy ruined my face and eyes. My left eye is retracted on the lower lid? Advice? (photo)

This entire process has been a shit show. It melted fat in oat of my face but my cheeks are becoming huge. I'm distorted all around. My left eye looks crazy. I'm allergic to... READ MORE

I lost a lot of facial fat after Ultherapy and my lower eyes have retracted . Will fat injections bring back my shape?

I know this is an atypical side effect , but it happened. Doctors agree, and are working to restore my face...the worst thing is my eyes. My brows look strangely flat against... READ MORE

Can fillers on sides of nose restore eye shape? (photos)

Ultherapy resulted on a ton of fat loss. The sides of my nose and cheeks are flat flat flat. Temples gone as well. I am suffering eye lid retraction on bottom lids from this... READ MORE

Can any procedure be done to show more white on the corners of my eyes?

I had very poor results from Ultherapy. It tightened the skin around my eyes, giving me a smaller asian eyed look. The middle of the lower lid is a bit retracted and the... READ MORE

Can filler be placed above the lips and above the brow area?

I lost a lot of fat from Ultherapy, and my face looks "off" Can filler be placed along the mustache area of the lips? Also my brows are pulling towards the sides of my face... READ MORE

It is my understanding that Ultherapy shrinks tissue? Will it expand again?

My eyes are pulled too tight. The doctor says I have "over correction" which is rare but happens. My eyes appear pulled. Will the tissue expand? I can't get answers here. READ MORE

Will these eyes go back to their original shape?

This is ultherapy only. No botox. Many women's eyes have become smaller after the "tightening". Same happened to me. WILL they go back to being big and bright? READ MORE

Will the shrunken tissue from ultherapy expand eventutally?

So many of us on this board had our faces destroyed by ultherapy. Everything is off. No facial fat, eyes that look different . Is this it? Or is there any chance in hell that... READ MORE

My left eye is ruined from ultherapy. The entire brow is pulling. Will this go back? (Photo)

I had gorgeous eyes. I am ruined by ultherapy, especially the left side of my face. Can I PLEASE get answers. This entire experience left me ugly. READ MORE

I had "over correction" with Ultherapy. What is the protocol for this? (Photo)

My eyebrows are super flat and tight against my head, and my eyes are being pulled. I guess I responded "too well" in a sense. It's very unattractive and uncomfortable. Is... READ MORE

I have ptosis 4.5 months after Ultherapy. How can I tell if this is nerve or muscle damage? (Photo)

My left eye used to be my bigger eye. Since ultherapy my forehead is so tight and so is the left eyesocket, and it's drooping. There's not any wiggle room for my eyelid and... READ MORE

Is there any way to stop collagen growth?

I am at 6 mos post ultherapy and my looks are changing drastically, still. I my eye sockets ate appearing smaller and smaller due to collagen. Can I take steroids or ANYTHING... READ MORE

Are clinics allowed to only use one transducer for all areas of the face during Ultherapy?

Would this cause adverse effects? What about using old transducers? I am having terrible results and now need ptosis surgery. My eyes are so pulled and small. The doctor won't... READ MORE

What's the best filler for forehead contour?

I lost a LOT of forehead fat do to unexperienced ultherapy tech. My forehead is small and lost contour. My eyes are drooping too. Fat injections scare me. The entire head needs... READ MORE

Over correction is a rare side effect of Ultherapy. What would the symptoms be?

I have very tight small eyelids post ut. . My upper face and cheeks are so tight, it's uncomfortable. My eyelids are super tight and I now have ptosis in one eye. Can ANYONE... READ MORE

My Ultherapy tech uses 3, 4, 4.5 trasducers. I have a thin face and thin skin. Is this too much?

What happened to 1.5 around the eyes? Is this why I'm having to much fat loss and eye trouble? My sockets are so tight and small it hurts. I need Ptosis surgery bc of it I... READ MORE

What happens if they do Ultherapy transducer over the eyelid level 3?

I thought this was a big no no. My eye sockets have shrunk and I have ptosis in one eye. My eye shape has changed and my lids are so tight . Scared. Could my vision be... READ MORE

I'm still unclear about fillers vs fat injections (Photo)

I have NO facial fated after ultherapy. Fillers are expensive. I'd love to have ny natural fat back so it would be me again. My forhead needs a ton as well. I gather fat around... READ MORE

Can you get rid of facial collagen?

I did ultherapy and it's building collagen over my fine cheekbones. The mathematics of my face is all wrong. The cheeks are big and flat. This exact thing happened to a few... READ MORE

Is this a better suited job for fillers or fat injections? (Photo)

All if my fat melted off after ultherapy. Especially the left side. The left was always smaller now i look awful. Will fat be lumpy? I'd really love to have real fat again.... READ MORE

I have flat cheeks and forehead. I need an expert. Are Asian doctors better ?

I am thinking someone who works with Asian faces to build contour. I am in Los Angeles. Can travel anywhere. Lost all of my fat and contour due to ultherapy. I am 7 mos post. I... READ MORE

Is there any way to loosen tight upper eye lids?

I have catastrophic results from ultherapy. I believe they went over the eyelid with a 3 transducer. My upper lids are so tight bc the skin was shrunk, giving me a small asian... READ MORE

Ultherapy shrinks skin, shrank my lids, Is there anything I can do to get old eye shape back?

I know they are using it to shrink nasal skin after rhinoplasty. Ultherapy can be very dangerous. Why is it taken so lighlty? Too many pretty faces destroyed. READ MORE

Is there any way to minimize facial fat on the face?

I'm 7 mos post ultherapy. I have collagen growth where I don't want it, on cheekbones and under my eyes, giving me a puffy round look. Im very depressed. Anything to remedy... READ MORE

Can upper eyelid skin be stretched?

I had a really bad reaction to ultherapy heat. At month 5 my eyes became smaller and beady due to major skin shrinkage. My face and eyelids are tight making my eyes look small... READ MORE

Can someone tell me if Acculift would work on my top cheekbones? (Photo)

I had gorgeous sharp cheekbones until I did ultherapy. Now I have collagen growth, padding all over them. Now my cheeks and face look flat. I always had a vshaped face. What... READ MORE

How can I thin out collagen?

Ultherapy made me puffy and contour less. The results are ugly. I'm month 7 and getting worse. Is there anything I can do? READ MORE

Why is Ultherapy toted as a non invasive lunch time facial?

My face and life is seriously destroyed by ultherapy as many other women as well (read our reviews) The results are highly unpredictable. So why the blasse attitude? I had no... READ MORE

Don't doctors notice people are prettier before Ultherapy? How can we get our spark back?

This is a result from a top surgeon. I believe the machine just burns fat and makes the beauty and character GONE. How can we get our spark back? READ MORE

Is there a way to remove upper cheekbone fat?

I'm 7 months into catastrophic ultherapy results. I have unlimited money so I can travel internationally. I had glass cutting upper cheekbones that are now padded giving me a... READ MORE

What's the difference between facial collagen and fat?

Ultherapy put a bunch of collagen over my gorgeous cheekbones. I'm post 7 mos and only getting worse. The results are making my cheeks look flat and the troughs look puffy, bc... READ MORE

What gives a nurse or a doctor a license to go off label without a patient's permission?

My beautiful face was destroyed by ultherapy. They do not use 1.5 transducers, only 3 and above. They went over my lids and up to the orbital bone, creating small pulled eyes... READ MORE

My eyes are very small after Ultherapy. I want my big eyes back. Which doctor do I see?

It's been 7 mos and I am watching my eyes get so small. The upper lids are really tight. I'm going to an eye doctor tomorrow to make sure there was no damage behind the eye. I... READ MORE

A 3 transducer was used over my eyelids during Ultherapy. 5 months later my eyes became small, who can I speak with?

Aesthetic laser care is the MOST advertised utherapy company in the world. They don't use 1.5 transducers and went over my eyes with a 3. My eyes became small and tight upper... READ MORE

Ultherapy is shrinking women's eyes. Can anyone explain why? Is it the globe, skin, or muscle or all of the above?

I am willing to travel to Asia, Harvard, etc and have met with top eye surgeons. I can't get an answer. I will not quit and gave been granted 20 grand for research. I'm here to... READ MORE

I am puffing 7 months post Ultherapy I look awful and my delicate bone structure is gone. Will steroids help stop this?

I am BEGGING here, and have to become my own doctor bc I CAN"T get answers. My face is getting so big, puffy, and distorted (collagen growth?) I am thinking a few weeks of low... READ MORE

Can upper cheek fat, right under the rim, be reduced via entry through the eye socket/lash line ?

My ultherapy treatment left me with "collagen growth' over my fab cheekbones, leaving me round and puffy, It's a ledge of fat. Is there anything that can get rid of this shelf?... READ MORE

How can I find an eye specialist who understands Ultherapy technology?

My eyes have drastically changed since ultherapy 7 mos ago. Eye surgeons want to operate for Ptosis, but my eyes were not like this a mere 3 months ago. Basically I need... READ MORE

My eyes have become small and mis shapen after Ultherapy. Is this from fat loss? (Photo)

I can't get answers. Doctors want to do surgery for ptosis. Ultherapy has been a horror. I don't do botox. It also made me grow collagen over my cheekbones . Advice, Beuller?... READ MORE

My face lost all fat from Ultherapy, and now I have collagen growth everywhere. I'm puffing up like a pumpkin.

Everyday it gets worse. I've told everyone that I am I'll and on steroids and have moved in with my mother. Month 7. Can I stop this, take steroids? Face lipo? I shudder... READ MORE

Why does Ultherapy shrink the eyes or lids? Will it go back? (Photo)

You would save me a ton of money running to and from eye doctors if u just answered me. It happened to me and i,want to fix it. WILL IT GO BACK? Useless I tell ya. READ MORE

How can Ultherapy-induced ptosis be cured? (Photo)

There are hundreds of women who now have to life with eyelid ptosis after ultherapy. What do we do? We didn't sign up for this. Here are pics. I have dozens more.  READ MORE

Any idea how to stretch skin around my eyes, so my eye shape comes back? (Photo)

No one seems to help me. Beauty is V important to us, I mean that's why we are on this blog right? I just want to look like me again. READ MORE

I have a pad of fat over my cheekbones after ultherapy. How do I get rid of this?

Ultherapy grew collagen where I don't want it. Over my angular bones, leaving me puffy and dull looking. What are my options? I wish there was new doctors on here. I'm getting... READ MORE

Is the sculptra collagen building like ultherapy collagen building?

I'm 7 mos post ultherapy and Im so puffy I can't even look in the mirror without crying. Will the collagen wear off like sculptra does? I tell people I'm Ill and on steroids.... READ MORE

Can someone please help me. I have been to numerous doctors, it's getting expensive. I just want my eyes back. Thoughts? (photo)

Doctors don't know about ultherapy, ultherapy doctors don't know about tje technology. I am doing everything a woman can do. Until I figure out WHY this happened, I can't fix... READ MORE

How do I get vertical eye height? Calling all ocuoplast surgeons! Eye surgeons.. (photos)

The skin around my eyes were shrunk by heat (ultherapy) giving me a smaller look, less White showing a different shape , and less height. It happens from this procedure. What's... READ MORE

What the difference between sculptra and ultherapy collagen?

Do they produce the same type of collagen? Type1? Do they last the same amount of time? Do they wear off as fast? Thanks READ MORE

I have thick collagen growth over my sharp cheekbones, leaving me puffy and depressed. Is there anyway to get rid of this?

It's like a sleep mask of collagen, it's awful. I'm 7 mos post ultherapy, and this was my first symptom, before all the volume loss. Is there ANYTHING I can do, scar tissue... READ MORE

What would you recommend to get these eyes back to how they were? Plastic and oculoplastic surgeons please reply (Photo)

This is 6 mos post ultherapy. There are dozens of us with ruined eyes after ultherapy. What surgeries do you suggest to get size and shape back? There is no botox involved READ MORE

Would dermapen break up scar tissue? What would?

Yup, me again...SO I have scar tissue (collagen) from Ultherapy all over my upper cheeks where there was once fabulous bone! I have been doing some deep tissue massage on my... READ MORE

Recent comments from babalulu

How can i fox every millimeter of my face? I want the whites of my eyes back the most. I hate small mean eyes. I posted pics of my eyes on my thread. I'm gonna keep puffing for a few more months. I'm seeing famous plastoc surgeon on... READ COMMENT

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