tried but failed

Location: Australia
Member since 7/3/2009


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  • 2 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Botox and Antibiotics - a Bad Combination - Australia

I was taking a tetracycline antibiotic (doxycycline) when I had 15 units (total) of Botox injected. I had been taking the 25-day course of doxycycline for 18 days before the Botox and 7 days after the Botox. I had the Botox injections on 10 July. The Botox was put in my frown lines, above my eyebrows, in crows feet area, in bunny lines and one under the eyelashes of my left eye. A total of... READ MORE

Hyaluronidase Nightmare - Permanent Damage to Lower Eyelid Tissue?

10/08 juvederm in tear troughs for eyebags/dark circles (looked great). 04/17/09 restylane in tear troughs (top up). Unhappy with the result. 06/15/09 dissolved with hyaluronidase. All product dissolved. Big mistake! Within hours of the hyaluronidase injections my lower eyelids were terribly swollen (like large bags of water) and black - much worse than original bags. I used Advantan... READ MORE

Questions from tried but failed

Hyaluronidase Side Effects

What should I do to resolve the puffiness and swelling in the lower eyelids? Will it resolve over time? If so, how long should I expect to wait? Or has the hyaluronidase done... READ MORE

Does Hyaluronidase Cause Permanent Damage to Lower Eyelids?

In October 2008, I had Juvederm in tear troughs for eyebags/dark circles, which was successful. In April 2009, I had it 'topped up' with Restylane. It was awful. On June 15,... READ MORE

Recent comments from tried but failed

Hello everyone. I have missed you!! Sorry not to have written for so long and massive apologies to those who have written me private emails that remain unanswered. I just couldn't deal with it for a while. I hope you understand. I... READ COMMENT

Thank you too, Simba. And The Lion King is one of my favourite movies. x READ COMMENT

Hi Lorri, Have you considered asking your original provider for a contribution to fix the damage? It is a heck of a lot of money! Now that I know how much this is really going to cost me, I am considering asking mine. She was happy... READ COMMENT