AprilCW1

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

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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 months prior - I assumed it was not the Restylane and went to urgent care believing I had orbital... 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