Location: Cincinnati, OH
Member since 1/4/2012


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Questions from teacherrunnermom

Can Botox Under the Eyes (In the Eyelid Area) Cause Permanent Puffiness / Eye Bags?

I had botox injected into my lower eyelids in an effort to remove some of my under eye wrinkles. About a week, after the injections, I woke up with huge eye bags. That was 4.5... READ MORE

Will Getting a Facial Affect Under Eye Fillers?

I had Juvederm injected into my tear troughs about two weeks ago. (The results so far have been just okay.) I was wondering if getting a facial would affect the Juvederm at all... READ MORE

How Long Can the Facial (Around the Eye Area) Swelling Last After a Smartxide Dot Laser Treatment?

I had the Smartxide Dot laser treatment done two weeks ago; I only had it done around my eyes to reduce crow's feet and fine lines. I was very swollen for several days after,... READ MORE

Would you recommend using Juvederm Voluma for filling in tear troughs / reducing the appearance of under eye bags?

Have any of you used Juvederm Voluma for filling in tear troughs / reducing the appearance of under eye bags? If so, did you find it to be effective? Thank you! READ MORE

What should I do when my under eye filler (Juvederm) retains water?

This winter, I had filler injected to lessen the appearance of my under eye bags. (I believe the filler was Juvederm.) I was very pleased with how it looked. However, now that... READ MORE

Is it possible to have upper bleph and sinus surgery at the same time?

First of all, I greatly appreciate the service that you provide by answering people's questions here! Now for my question. I have been wanting to do an upper bleph for over a... READ MORE

Recent comments from teacherrunnermom

Thank you so much, ExploseBSE, for that extremely helpful response. I really appreciate the knowledge you have shared. So was the surgery a blepharoplasty? Could you elaborate a little on what you had done. I am so glad for you that... READ COMMENT

Where did you have the Botox injected? Any info will help us respond. I am sorry that you are having such a tough time. READ COMMENT

I am sorry to say that I honestly do not know how many units of Botox I had but it was not much at all! I never went back and really asked b/c I was so upset. By 6 months, I only felt about 50% healed, so if you are further along than... READ COMMENT

I would say I am about 90% back to normal; but the skin was stretched so it never recovered to the point of elasticity that it was previously at. READ COMMENT

I do think that there is hope that it will continue to improve. Sadly, many of us did not see real improvement until the one-year mark, despite the various approaches we tried to get rid of the eye bags. So it does seem that the old... READ COMMENT