Location: New Philadelphia, PA
Member since 8/6/2009


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Reviews & Stories

Lipodissolve Ruined my Cheek - Long Island, NY

Had the injection on my left cheek bc of the extra fat grafting I had. Now my cheek has some kind of build up, looks bloated, puffy. But it's not swollen. I def don't look like I used to. So a top surgeon in LA thought it is that didn't dissolve so we decided to have liposuction on the cheeks. Alas, it is still there. I tried consulting with many other surgeons, tried kenalog shot,... READ MORE

Questions from newpotatoe

Is Skin Only Facelift No Longer Performed?

I had exilis (fat burning, skin tightening) done on I'm my cheeks and my skin is now slightly sagging. I also have a medpor implant in my infraorbital rim cheeks that I... READ MORE

Can Coolsculpting Be Applied to an Area a Week After Having Invasive Surgery in the Same Area?

I just had an implant deep inside my tissues reduced. Swelling is pretty bad, with very slight bruising, hardly noticeable to be honest. Can I have coolsculpting done in that... READ MORE

Options to Remove Fat That Intervenes with Muscle Tissue, I.e. Coolsculting, Exilis Etc. What Are My Alternatives?

I had a surgeon tell me that the fat on my cheeks (deformed fat, necrosis, caused by lipodissolve) cannot be removed by liposuction because of the interfering muscle. He also... READ MORE

Is there a surgeon out there that has successfully removed infra-orbital rim implants along with the screws that were used?

Is there a surgeon out there that has successfully removed infra-orbital rim implants along with the screws that were used? The implant is made by Medpor, porex, so my blood... READ MORE

Recent comments from newpotatoe

The surgeon I spoke to was Dr. Barry Eppley. READ COMMENT

Hmm maybe you're right Seraffe, it may have been craniofacial. I checked with the surgeon who advice me that he can easily remove the screws and he is both a craniofacial and maxillofacial surgeon. READ COMMENT

Hi Chloe I also received an orbital rim implant, and it's the screws that gives a slight lopsided look when you smile. That's why I'm unhappy with the implant. I'm looking for someone who is a maxillary surgeon. Other surgeons would not... READ COMMENT

I had an MRI done and the tissue examined and it turned out it was fat necrosis aka deformed fat caused by lipodissolve. I had liposuction surgery on the cheek which helped a lot. But there was still some fat remaining embedded within... READ COMMENT

I'm not sure what lipostabil but I'm pretty sure it's different. If its not FDA approved I would stay away from it. I would recommend coolsculpting or exilis. I had about 45ccs of fat grafted and a little too much on my left cheek.... READ COMMENT