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So Far, So Good - Charlotte, NC

I noticed a tiny blurb on my year-end benefits sheet in 2013 that my company's adult orthodontia coverage was going to disappear! Still fairly new to this company, I immediately reached out to benefits to find out if there was any way I could get my coverage on the books by year-end 2013, and was told that as long as I started a procedure - I'd be grandfathered. Having noticed some fairly... READ MORE

Recent comments from jqw3827

In case of bruising, you were smart to do this 10 days in advance. I think you'll be pleased with Juvederm - I've never used Voluma, personally. I agree that you should get 6-8 months out of Juvederm on the marionette lines - also my... READ COMMENT

I thought I remember that it was hard - and NOT moving - like a cyst would be. Other people have reported these kind of "nodules" after Voluma, and that alone has kept me away from it, although around Memorial Day I did re-up my normal... READ COMMENT

The nodules are one thing; lumpy bumpy another. Regular Juvederm can be somewhat "lumpy" if not massaged in and Voluma just lasts longer. Manual massage may help, and also, there's evidence that lasering heat may help melt the stuff,... READ COMMENT

There are actually a lot of things you can do yourself at home, and the Riiviva is one of them. Last year, I had a friend talk up microdermabrasion at a medispa; I went - it seemed no different than what I did at home. And then not a... READ COMMENT

Okay - here's the doctor who was cited on the other thread as writing about possible Voluma lumps as a side effect that have nothing to do with injector error: Dr. Catherine Durboraw from The Center for Aesthetics in Idaho. READ COMMENT