Location: Houston, TX
Member since 7/30/2012


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Reviews by AprilCW1

Allergic Reaction to Restylane - Tear Troughs - Houston, TX

I have gotten Restylane injections under my eyes 4 times previously and never had an issue. In Oct 2011, I received Restylane in tear troughs and Juvederm in nasolabial folds from "med-spa" (nurse inject). Beginning in Feb 2012, my eyes started swelling and given the last injection was 3... READ MORE

Recent comments from AprilCW1

The HA is finally all gone, but has left even deeper troughs than before. I am getting Radiesse filler from a fantastic dermatology physician group. It doesn't fill as well as the HA fillers, but it does lessen the after-effects from... READ COMMENT

I would recommend you go to a doctor instead of a medspa. For example, Advanced Dermatology (several locations) has their MDs do this. READ COMMENT

I think it was less than a syringe - because the nurse used the remainder in my lips. READ COMMENT

Mine were usually swollen right afterward, but would go down in a day or two. This occurred 6 months after my last injection - and out of the blue! READ COMMENT

Sorry to hear about your experience - mine too was very similar. I did end up getting 5 hyaluronidase injections over a period of 3 months, in addition to two rounds of oral steroids and one set of steroid injections. I am finally... READ COMMENT