Member since 11/27/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Artifill Lump in the Tear Trough Area

I had 1/2 syringe of Artifill injected under each eye four weeks ago. Immediately after the procedure, I could see that my skin was raised under my left eye in the tear trough area. The aesthetician said that it would go away, and it is still there, same size! It is 7/8" long by 1/2" wide. I have gone back to the office weekly, and they keep telling me that is the bovine collagen and... READ MORE

Questions from reallysad

Is it Possible to Surgically Removed Artfill? (photo)

I am trying to find a doctor who has surgically removed Artfill because I have a lump in my tear trough area from the product (.40cc under each eye). My oculoplastic surgeon is... READ MORE

Recent comments from reallysad

What type of long term complications did you end up with after kenalog? Did you have multiple doses or just one? READ COMMENT

I am curious if you still have lumps from PMMA. I had Artifill injected under my eyes 8 months ago, and the lump is still there and still looks the very same. I want to have it surgically removed, but I haven't found anyone who had... READ COMMENT

Unfortunately, I have not. I went the conservative route and waited, hoping the product would dissipate. It hasn't improved at all. As a matter of fact, I think it has gotten a little larger. This could be swelling since I have a lot... READ COMMENT

So, are you saying that you do not recommend surgical removal? Since the lump is in my tear troughs, I am considering blethoplasty. However, my skin is tight under the eyes and I really don't have a lot of excess skin so that may not... READ COMMENT

Did you resort to surgery? I would really like to speak with someone who had this stuff surgically removed because I am considering it. I have a lump in my tear trough area. READ COMMENT