Member since 3/31/2013


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Questions from AndraP

Cheek Implant Rejection Concerns?

Hi. I live in Australia and am considering cheek implants. I want this to replace fat lost in the mid face area (I am 61 and have good skin tone and minimal sagging). I want... READ MORE

Cheek Implant - is a Compression Garment Recommended?

I recently asked about implant rejection and wish to thank all those doctors who responded. I have decided to proceed with this surgery and am in the process of locating a... READ MORE

Preventing Infection Using Cheek Implants?

Which method of inserting cheek implants provides the best protection against infection or, in other words, how is the sterility of the implant best preserved during insertion?... READ MORE

Can a Doctor Recommended a Plastic Surgeon Consulting in Manila, Philippines Who is Experienced in Cheek Augmentation?

I will be in Manila in early July and would like to have sub malar cheek implants inserted by a well qualified PS preferably trained in the US or another First World country... READ MORE

Bulging vein on left cheekbone. Would a vascular surgeon be the right doctor to address this or am I stuck with it?

I am a 62 yo female and for a few years now I have been troubled by a small pea shaped bulge in a vein about an inch from the corner of my left eye and sitting right on my... READ MORE

Discussions started by AndraP

Anyone had cheek implants in the Philippines?

After tons of research over several months I settled on cheek implants (sub malar) as being my procedure of choice to give lift and fullness to the mid face.  Then I... READ MORE

Recent comments from AndraP

And no, it didn't hurt a lot but I did need headache meds for the first weak. The headache (not agonising, just persistent moderate headache) was the only pain I had. I forgot to mention the severe bruising I have may well be related... READ COMMENT

I can answer your question as I am 10 days post op for a temporal brow lift and upper blepharoplasty. I am caucasion and quite fair and still have noticeable swelling and navy blue marks under my eyes. I am using Coverblend makeup... READ COMMENT

I'm glad you are now in a good place Necky. Antidepressants can certainly change your perception and after 20 years on meds I know from first hand experience. They saved my life for sure. But your experience is still relevant and the... READ COMMENT

I went to a cosmetic physician and asked about lipo under the chin and a small tuck and he said the big danger with that was that scarring is so unpredictable. It's normal for scar tissue to contract but it doesn't always contract... READ COMMENT

I'm so glad I had the opportunity to read these experiences before committing to surgery. I am so so sorry that this has happened to all who have had unsatisfactory results and hope you can take some small comfort in knowing you have... READ COMMENT