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Reviews & Stories

Radiesse SCARE! - Tampa, FL

My Story: With my wedding anniversary approaching I felt it was time for a little 'fix me up' . I'd been contemplating certain facial procedures for a while now & finally worked up the courage to go after reading and seeing so many other women who have had fillers with good results...my goal was to look 'refreshed' not over done or fake. That's just not me. After doing my homework, like I... READ MORE

Questions from DA50

Will Radiesse Injections for Tear Trough Area Hinder Having a Successful Facelift in the Near Future?

I had Radiesse injections for the tear trough area as well as upper lip lines and read that it can take anywhere from 1 - 5 years before it dissolves completely. Do I need to... READ MORE

Will RUSTY STAIN on my Skin from Radiesse Ever Go Away?

I'm 6 wks post Radiesse injections for tear troughs. I now know that most PS will not use Radiesse in this area due to problematic issues. Day 2 I developed raised fluid sacks... READ MORE

What is Your Opinion Regarding the 'No Drains, No Pain Pump' Abdominoplasty Technique?

I have been researching the different techniques used for abdominoplasty and would like to get the the opinion from a PS's point of view on the 'no drains, no pain pump'... READ MORE

Desperately seeking FELLOWSHIP TRAINED FACIAL P. S. in the Tampa, St. Petersburg area in Florida.

Looking for Fellowship trained specialist in Facial Plastic Surgery. Would be willing to travel anywhere in Florida, but would prefer to stay local if possible. READ MORE

Discussions started by DA50

Has anyone had Radiesse injections followed by a facelift???

I would like to know if anyone has ever had Radiesse injections and shortly thereafter had a facelift procedure done??  I had the product injected just above my mid cheek... READ MORE

Will these 'stain marks' on my upper cheeks ever go away after receiving Radiesse injections to treat my tear troughs?

I am now 6 wks post Radiesse injections that were administered just above my upper cheek bones to treat the tear trough area of my face.  I now know that most PS do not... READ MORE

Is There a PS That Specializes in Abdominoplasty in Florida?

I've been searching for months on the internet for a PS who 'specializes' in Abdominoplasty in Florida. There seem to be so many Cosmetic Surgery Centers now that perform this... READ MORE

Recent comments from DA50

Leelee1 if you don't mind PM me with who the doctor was. I live in Tampa too. Have you tried using a sonic toothbrush to gently massage that area yet? Use the backside of the toothbrush (not the front). I did this and it helped a... READ COMMENT

I am SO SORRY that you are having to go through this!!! It's an outrage that these places are doing this to their patients! My advice to you would be to seek treatment from ANOTHER DOCTOR!!! NOT THE SAME PLACE THAT DID THIS TO YOU!! ... READ COMMENT

I feel so bad for you because I truly FEEL YOUR PAIN!!! I was there just 2 1/2 months ago! And I went into a DEEP depression over how I looked! If you read my story on my profile you will understand just how I felt. I was on the... READ COMMENT

I feel your pain.....I said the same thing! I am now 3 months post injections and it has gotten better BUT I do still have a slight staining under my eyes. I'm really hoping that goes away in time. I think doing the warm compresses... READ COMMENT

I totally agree with you K8tiemd!!! Looks like we both tried this around the same time....I am almost 3 months post injections and I have similar results. It has left a slight staining under my eyes and I'm praying it will go away in... READ COMMENT