hinrgmike

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Member since 1/29/2012

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Reviews & Stories

Experienced Delayed Severe Allergic Reaction To Radiesse (Carrier Gel) - Scottsdale, AZ

Radiesse seemed like a great option for me to restore lost facial volume in my submalar regions (both sides) where the fat had worn away beneath long-time cheek impacts (terino combined Mediums which I had put in 1998). As one accustomed to numerous procedures over the years with no ill effects (restylane, alloderm grafts, fat grafts, articoll injections in lips, botox, soft form lip implants,... READ MORE

Questions from hinrgmike

How to Deal With 2 Week Delayed Adverse (Allergic?) Reaction to Radiesse? (photo)

Had one 1.5cc Radiesse into submalars below existing cheek implants where fat had worn away. Had a lot of swelling immediately after but by 3 days post looking good if just a... READ MORE

Recent comments from hinrgmike

Glogglo - that's unfortunate to hear. Given the time since injection maybe it's the actual Radiesse vs. carrier gel. Depending where injected and your body's collagen response I've seen it last up to 2 years in a few friends (e.g. under... READ COMMENT

Update - one 6 day round of steroid taper stabilized everything. Between that and aggressive use of clarisonic and moist heat several times daily, I was able to quickly breakdown the carrier gel. Also probably helps that I my metabolism... READ COMMENT