Member since 11/28/2012


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24 Hours Post-Injection: Swollen and Bruised As Heck - New York, NY

I had 7 CCs of radiesse injected into my upper cheeks, nose and temple area yesterday to fill out my face, which has been getting noticeably thinner over the years. So far all I can say is that my face is incredibly swollen, sensitive and bruised. It looks like I got in a boxing ring and lost badly. Concerned, I went back to the doctor today but he assured me everything was perfectly normal... READ MORE

Recent comments from farawayguy

Definitely not at my request. The doctor said that was his standard operating procedure, which surprised me. I asked about just using a local but he was fairly firm that he preferred general. It certainly added to the expense. READ COMMENT

I'd rather not name the doctor on here publicly but you can email me for the name directly. I'm not 3 days post procedure and the swelling is definitely starting to go down . I am still pretty bruised at all the injections points (I... READ COMMENT

I agree it was very expensive but I think that was because it was a high-end Manhattan, NYC clinic. I am not sure how many syringes were used but I know it was 7 CCs total in 5 different places. The doctor also used general anesthesia... READ COMMENT