Location: Durban
Member since 1/12/2009


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Reviews & Stories

Developed Foreign Body Granuloma After Lip Augmentation - South Africa

Very bad experience as I now have to live with this pain. For 7 years all was well but a year ago a developed foreign body granuloma. I had a filler injected in my lips 8 years ago and have developed foreign body granuloma. The retired plastic surgeon says it was Juverderm. Is this possible and what treatment do you suggest? READ MORE

Questions from Girlie1

Research to Find Effective Treatment for Foreign Body Granuloma from Permanent Filler?

I had a unknown permanent filler injected in my lips 11 years ago. 4 years ago I developed foreign body granuloma. I have read that biofilms encapulating bacteria have formed.... READ MORE

Recent comments from Girlie1

Hi Gloria I read sherman oaks restylane and see the problems with semi-permanent fillers. However I was under the impression semi-permanent were less likely to cause problems. I have had this problem for about 6 years now and dont... READ COMMENT

Hi Gloria, Wow and I only thought that people who have permanent filler have had problems. To tell you the truth these operations, medications and trip to Italy has drained me financially so I have been limited to medical support. ... READ COMMENT

Hi Glogglo, Yes I went to Dr Cassuto and for a while I had a slight improvement but my lips are really very bad. I am not sure if it is a biofilm infection as everytime I have an operation another lump appears and sometimes more... READ COMMENT

I totally agree... I live a life of hell due to having a permanent filler injected in my lips. I have had 6 operations, 10 sessions of cortizone, taken umpteen medications including organ anti-rejection, been to see Dr Cassuto in... READ COMMENT

Please add me as a friend on facebook as I have been to see Dr Cassuto READ COMMENT