Member since 2/25/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Restylane for Under Eye Bags and Malar Bags - San Francisco, CA

I am 56 years old and have been very unhappy with my under eye area. Recently went back to my plastic surgeon and asked to try restylane again to fill the under eye area and camouflage my malar bags if possible. We used about 1.5 syringes and I am very pleased with the outcome!! I previously had this treatment with the same doctor and fave up with one syringe because I really didn't see... READ MORE

Dental Implants After Invisalign. - Alameda, CA

I completed my invisalign treatment a few months ago and I am now taking care of my two missing molars. I had root canals on these teeth, lost one about 15 years ago and had a bridge to replace my missing tooth. A few years ago one of the molars holding the bridge became infected and I had another root canal. That lasted a year and I had the tooth pulled and bridge removed. I started... READ MORE

Great Invisalign Experience so far! - Alameda, CA

I started Invisalign in early September. I quickly adjusted although all the tooth brushing gets old really fast. But I have had very little pain and I imagine that Invisalign is superior to wire braces. I can already see progress and I am very excited. Love my dentist and the whole experience. By the way, I am 54 years old and have wanted to straighten my teeth my whole life. I am so happy to... READ MORE

Questions from Vjv1

Malar bags? (photo)

I'm 55 years old and have bags under my eyes. I tried filler with a very good plastic surgeon but we only used one syringe of filler (Restylane) and the results were not very... READ MORE

Recent comments from Vjv1

It's a tough one! I'm really happy. Just hate that it costs so much and is temporary. I have thought about surgery but the malar bags are so tough and hard to treat! Now im trying to find a great concealer to cover the redness on my... READ COMMENT

Hello! Thank you for your comment. My doctor said anywhere from 6-12 months I will need a touch up and it will probably require less than the original amount. It lasts the longest under the eyes. I know that is a lot of money but... READ COMMENT